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President Pescovitz presenting at Mondays Board of Trustees meeting. Her commitment of $1 million is meant to help propel future leaders.

President Pescovitz gifts $1 million dollars to fund scholarship for future leaders

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief October 13, 2021

This past week, Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescovitz announced that she has gifted $1 million dollars to OU in the form of a scholarship that will be administered by the OU Honors College. Dr. Graeme Harper, dean...

OU freshman awarded full-ride scholarship by the US Department of Defense

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter May 26, 2021

One of the awardees of the U.S. Department of Defense’s annual National Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation scholarship (SMART) is Bianca Vitale, freshman at Oakland University. “I...

“I think it’s extremely important that we support these students and their families,” Aubry said. “Creating this award allows us to support frontline workers in completing their bachelor’s degree and achieving their dreams.”

Frontline Workers Scholarship launched to promote accessible education

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief January 20, 2021

The Frontline Workers Scholarship is a new initiative aimed to increase the amount of frontline workers with bachelor’s degrees. “Those people who work selflessly providing essential services are...

Virtual ‘Keeper of the Dream’ highlights students breaking down cultural barriers

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor January 19, 2021

This year’s Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Award Celebration was watched on screens across the campus community on Monday, Jan. 18 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  The 29th iteration...

Alpha Sigma Phi offers a new scholarship called Better The Man Scholarship. The scholarship reflects the five values of the fraternity being silence, purity, charity, honor, and patriotism.

Student Org Spotlight: Alpha Sigma Phi

KeyVonna Taylor, Staff Reporter September 27, 2016

The thought of paying for college can be intimidating and nerve-wracking for many students, but Alpha Sigma Phi hopes to limit financial stress for Oakland University students. As a third year nursing...

From left: Angie Schmucker, vice president for Development and Alumni Relations; Michael Mazzeo, dean of the School of Business Administration; and David Tull, founder and CEO of Crestmark Bank.

Crestmark Bank gives $100,000 to business school

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief September 6, 2016

Ten Oakland University business students will receive a $10,000 scholarship, thanks to a donation from Crestmark Bank. The scholarships will be awarded to two students a year over a course of five years...

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Lansing theatre awards Oakland student scholarship

Rachel Williams, Life editor July 10, 2016

Oakland University musical theatre major Emily Hadick was awarded a $2,500 Performing Arts Scholarship from Riverwalk Theatre. The theatre is entering its 28th performance season and is governed...

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