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Through the OSI, students have the opportunity to walk in this years Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Student volunteer opportunity to walk in 95th annual America’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter November 15, 2021

America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Detroit, Michigan, is an annual televised event that garners a vast amount of viewers each year. This year, the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) and The Parade...

A variety of volunteer opportunities exist on campus — last week, students were able to make Halloween kits for underprivileged students in the area.

Leadership and Volunteer Center makes Halloween activity kits for underprivileged children

Grace Lovins, Senior Reporter November 3, 2021

Oakland University’s Leadership and Volunteer Center held a volunteer opportunity on Wednesday, Oct. 27  for all OU students and faculty to assemble Halloween activity kits for local, underprivileged...

On Oct. 16., hundreds of OU students participated in the universitys Make a Difference Day. Students helped at 11 different sites around the community.

Hundreds of OU students participate in annual Make a Difference Day

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter October 20, 2021

There are many valuable volunteer opportunities here at Oakland University — one of these being Make a Difference Day 2021, which occurred on Oct. 16. This national service day opportunity allowed OU...

Two student workers set up a table for OU Day of Kindness, a day-long event put on by the Office For Student Involvement.

Campus community comes together for ‘Kindness Week’

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor February 15, 2021

Everyone needs be kind to each other, and sometimes people just need a little push to do nice things for others. Oakland University makes sure to give students an opportunity to practice being kind...

Virtual day of service continues, celebrates Dr. King

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter January 20, 2021

According to Bernice King, the youngest daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., 2020 was “a year of extremes” that emphasized the urgent need of creating the “beloved community.”  In celebration...

Oakland mens soccer alum, Nick Kristock founded Fleece and Thank You, a non-profit organization that helps deliver fleece blankets for children in hospitals. F&TY hosted a Super Run at Wayne State University on Saturday, May 7 where participants wore superhero costumes to show support. For more photos, visit the Oakland Post Facebook page. 

Soccer alum helps make Super Run super

Fleece & Thank You’s booth sat across from the T-shirt tent, which was down the sidewalk from the ice cream truck and moon bounce. Around these outposts, hundreds of superheroes walked, talked and danced.Earlier,...

Last year, participants completed 20-kilometer bike ride on stationary bikes as part of the indoor triathlon. Oakland University is hosting its second annual triathlon event on March 6 at the Recreation Center on campus. 

Campus rec hosting indoor triathlon event

Jake Smith January 26, 2016

On March 6 at 11 a.m. Oakland University and community triathletes will jump in the pool, hop on a bike and run to the finish line in the university’s second indoor triathlon event.The event is hosted...

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