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People of OU: Student entrepreneurs Jada Samuels, Drew Ulmer

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 15, 2023

In colleges across the country, there are plenty of students who currently or plan to run their own business. This is no different at Oakland University, where two public relations majors are each showcasing...

PRSSA panel explores public relations in politics

PRSSA panel explores public relations in politics

Payton Bucki, Content Editor February 15, 2023

On Feb. 7, Oakland University’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter hosted a virtual panel discussion about careers in politics for public relations and communication professionals....

A photo from The Posts end of the year office party. In this article, Seniors leaving The Post share their favorite memories from their time working on the newspaper.

Seniors of The Post share their favorite memories of being Posties

The Oakland Post Staff April 13, 2022

In light of this being our final issue of Volume 47, our seniors are here to share their favorite memories from their time at The Post. Bridget Janis, Journalism Major & Graphic Design Minor, Managing...

Former Post editor Cayla Smith talks representation, mental health and working in journalism

Lauren Reid, Content Editor February 2, 2022

Dreaming and goal setting are instrumental in Oakland University alumna Cayla Smith’s post graduation mindset. The Post’s former campus editor, Smith currently works as a Multimedia Journalist for...

The Department of Communication, Journalism and Public Relations announced a new minor in Communication, Advocacy and Social Justice. The minor will be available in fall of 2022.

New Communication, Advocacy and Social Justice minor

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor January 12, 2022

The Department of Communication, Journalism and Public Relations at Oakland University is offering a new minor in Communication, Advocacy and Social Justice. The 20 credit minor will be available starting...

Madeleine strikes a pose outside Elliott Tower on the first day of classes.

People of OU: Figure skater, choreographer and PR student, Madeleine Gallagher

Lauren Reid, Content Editor September 22, 2021

She’s been Tinkerbell, Snow White and a plethora of other iconic Disney characters during her days on “Disney on Ice,” worked with Apple TV as a figure skater choreographer and lead skater, won Intermediate...

Attendees mixing it up during OU PRSSAs virtual Mocktail Networking Night. [Photo Courtesy of Tori Coker]

OU PRSSA hosts second Mocktail Networking Night

Tori Coker, Content Editor April 24, 2021

Oakland University’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America held its second annual Mocktail Networking Night on Tuesday, April 13, uniting current and future industry professionals...

New professor of journalism-advertising Guolan Yang.

Advertising analyst joins the journalism department

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter February 17, 2021

In August 2020, the department of Communication, Journalism and Public Relations at Oakland University welcomed its newest faculty member, Guolan Yang. “It was a dream come true moment for me,”...

New public relations major up for review

Amy Swanson, Staff Reporter October 18, 2016

A new public relations major is on track for approval and could be offered in the fall of 2017. Garry Gilbert, director of the journalism program and editorial adviser of The Oakland Post, is chair...

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