Thursday, July 3, 2014
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Below is a compilation of Oakland University media stories for the month of June 2014.

This month featured 54 athletic stories, 24 academic stories, 21 faculty and staff stories, 21 alumni stories, 9 campus events stories and 8 administration stories.

While we can never track down all the stories about Oakland, we hope you will enjoy this report with the majority of coverage and let us know if you are aware of any stories we have missed.

Thank you for your interest in Oakland's media mentions.
The UCM media relations team.


 
Faculty & Staff
 
 
ABIM Announces New Members on its Specialty Boards and Exam Committees
Australian Business - 06/30/14
David E. Haines, MD, Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Rochester, Michigan and Director,

Supreme Court rules on Hobby Lobby contraception case
WWJ Newsradio 950AM - 06/30/14
Oakland University Wiliam Beaumont School of Medicine bioethics professor Jason Wasserman, Ph.D. is interviewed for this WWJ story. 1PM clip -different soundbite.

Supreme Court ruling on Hobby Lobby and contraception
WWJ Newsradio 950AM - 06/30/14
Oakland University Wiliam Beaumont School of Medicine bioethics professor Jason Wasserman, Ph.D. is interviewed for this WWJ story. Noon clip

‘The Fault in Our Stars' actress meets fans at the Baldwin Public Library in Birmingham
Macomb Daily - 06/23/14
Govich, who is a special instructor at Oakland University and Birmingham resident, plays Mrs. Waters, the mother of a teenage cancer patient named Augustus (Ansel Elgort).

Strong showings or bad flubs in a debate can define a political race
Detroit Free Press - 06/23/14
David Dulio, a political science professor at Oakland University comments for this article.

Political Debates
Lansing State Journal - 06/23/14
“In some respects both candidates would have a lot to gain by participating,” said David Dulio, a political science professor at Oakland University.

Debates come with Risks
Livingston.com - 06/23/14
OU Political Science professor David Dulio comments for this article.

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ actress meets fans at the Baldwin Public Library in Birmingham
Oakland Press - 06/23/14
Actress Milica “Mila” Govich, who appeared in the film “The Fault of Our Stars,” signed autographs and met fans at the Baldwin Public Library in Birmingham.

Washington Redskins patent revoked
WWJ radio - 06/19/14
Ernest Gifford, patent attorney and OU instructor comments for this WWJ Newsradio 950AM story.

Starbucks offers baristas college tuition
WDIV-TV4 video - 06/18/14
Dr. Jason Wasserman interviewed by Paula Tutman of WDIV-TV4 about Starbucks announcement it will help employees pay for college.

Starbucks to pay for college
WWJ web article - 06/18/14
Dr. Jason Wasserman, a sociologist working in OUWB's bioethics department comments on this announcement.

Starbucks to support employees college tuition
WDIV web story - 06/17/14
Dr. Jason Wasserman, a sociologist working in OUWB's bioethics department, comments on Starbucks decision.

Starbucks to pay for college
WWJ radio audio - 06/17/14
Dr. Jason Wasserman, a sociologist working in OUWB's bioethics department comments on this announcement.

Multiple generations of homeless Detroiters find stability in recently rehabbed Bell Building
Model D - 06/17/14
Becca Cheezum, assistant professor and associate director for the master of public health program at Oakland University comments for this article.

The Politics of Race in Rap
Bus Byway - 06/12/14
Emery Petchauer, an assistant professor of Urban Education at Oakland University comments for this article.

Outpatient spine surgery
Outpatient Surgery - 06/12/14
Dr. Mick Perez-Cruet of OUWB Neurosurgery is mentioned in this article.

“The Fault in Our Stars” actress coming to Birmingham for meet and greet
The Oakland Press - 06/10/14
...Our Stars, will appear in Birmingham next week. Birmingham resident and Oakland University instructor Milica Mila Govich will be at a meet-and-greet...

Valpak® Survey Finds Savers, not Spenders, are the New Sexy
Webnewswire.com - 06/08/14
...(aka, The Love Doctor®) is a therapist, professor at Oakland University (Rochester, Michigan), and research professor at University of Michigan,

The Fault In Our Stars: An “A+” Moving Love Story
CBS Radio - 06/06/14
Oakland University Theatre Professor Milica “Mila” Govich stars as Gus’ mom, Mrs. Waters.

OU lecturer has her act together in film roles
Detroit News - 06/06/14
Milica Govich, a special lecturer in theater arts at Oakland University, landed the part of the mother of Woodley’s character’s boyfriend, Gus, in “The Fault in Our Stars.”

Review: ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ a romance doomed at Day 1
The Oakland Press - 06/06/14
and I feel it s my responsibility to minimize the casualties. Oakland University Professor appears in The Fault in Our Stars Such forthright,

 
Alumni
 
 
Utica Community Schools board fills vacancy
Macomb Daily - 06/30/14
Holder of a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Oakland University, Nesovski is employed as a data analyst at United Health Group.

Feldman, Altuve lead Astros over Tigers Rose overcomes late mistake at Congressional Langer wins Senior Players in playoff Despite not being a lefty, Christian Ehrhoff could be perfect fit for Red Wings Fire at Clinton Townsh...
Macomb Daily - 06/30/14
Oakland University hosts rooftop party in downtown Mount Clemens to enjoy the Independence Day Celebration Fireworks.

TLS Productions Now Offering Design Services
PLSN - 06/26/14
...his real world experience and a degree in lighting design from Oakland University, Robert is capable of developing sharp and concise designs...

Tagged: Cari McNichol
Gladwin County Record - 06/24/14
...high school? Gladwin High School. Where did you go to college? Oakland University down on Rochester. What are your hobbies? Reading that s about...

Swann soars in season closer
IOL - Independent Online - 06/24/14
...singing in public for about 10 years, since her student days at Oakland University in Michigan and at the Manhattan School of Music in New York.

Cousino fills Monroe County board post
Toledo Blade - 06/23/14
Bernie Cousino holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University and a master’‍s in mechanical engineering from Oakland University.

Keeping the Facts Straight When Choosing an Online Masters
Engineering.com - 06/23/14
The professionalism of professors was also important to Matt Toter. His bachelors was in industrial and systems engineering at Oakland University.

School board picks new superintendent
Candgnews.com - 06/22/14
...University and his educational specialist degree in educational leadership from Oakland University. Before his current position at Armada, Prewitt...

Rochelle Riley: Detroit needs dedicated teachers like 2 who plan to work for DPS
Detroit Free Press - 06/22/14
program through August. He will receive his master s in education from Oakland University in August. (He took classes while teaching.) Then he...

Southfield appoints OU alumnus as new City Administrator for one year
The Oakland Press - 06/20/14
...holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Oakland University in addition to completing graduate course work towards a master...

Sexton grad celebrates with the Spurs
Lansing State Journal (AP) - 06/19/14
...Spurs Jordan Howenstine grew up in Lansing and went to college at Oakland University in Rochester. Jordan Howenstine grew up in Lansing and went...

Cutting Wood with the Big Dogs: The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS are Coming
Alt Daily - 06/19/14
Kalamazoo College, she also holds advanced degrees from Wayne State University and Oakland University. She is old, but hasn t lost her joy for...

Oakland U. grad, Spurs PR staffer Jordan Howenstine feels NBA title euphoria
Detroit Free Press - 06/19/14
just being associated with the team was a dream. The former Oakland University walk-on basketball player always has loved the game and wanted...

Oakland U. grad, Spurs PR staffer Jordan Howenstine feels NBA title euphoria [Detroit Free Press :: ]
Technology News - 06/19/14
just being associated with the team was a dream. The former Oakland University walk-on basketball player always has loved the game and wanted...

Who will be Miss Davison 2014?
The Davison Index - 06/19/14
...model and leader. After earning a degree in Elementary Education from Oakland University, Emily plans post-graduate work in Special Education.

Troy High principal appointed assistant superintendent
Candgnews.com - 06/18/14
...University and his Education Specialist Degree in educational leadership from Oakland University, and he is currently enrolled in the doctoral...

Evocative, traditional Russian Orthodox monasteries in the United States give visitors a taste of a more mystical life
Russia beyond the Headlines - 06/17/14
St. Sabbas’ Abbott, Archimandrite Pachomy, who is also called Father Pachomy began his training at Oakland University.

Troy school board appoints new assistant superintendent
Oakland Press - 06/17/14
Mark Dziatczak received his education specialist degree in educational leadership from Oakland University and is currently enrolled in the doctoral program in education leadership at Oakland.

Atlas Township Clerk Teresa Onica honored for her work by statewide organization
Mlive.com - 06/17/14
An Oakland University graduate, Onica said the award is not a symbol of her accomplishment but comes from the inspiration she's received from her fellow clerks around the state.

Elizabeth Buzzelli includes Benzie County in her new book tour
Grand Traverse Insider - 06/17/14
Elizabeth Buzzelli has degrees from Macomb County Community College, Oakland University and the University of Michigan

OU Alum on TV in Denver
9 News Denver - 06/17/14
Steve Staeger joined the 9NEWS team in March 2014 as a General Assignment Reporter.

Avondale High School senior heads to West Point after Congressional nomination
The Oakland Press - 06/16/14
Hinman took advantage of dual enrollment at Oakland Community College and Oakland University while at Avondale, completing Calculus I, II and...

Grissom Middle School Principal appointed district chief academic officer
Shelby Township Source - 06/12/14
Joseph Konal holds an education specialist degree in administrative leadership from Oakland University.

Michigan Educator and Superintendent Begins Term as 2014-2015 President of National Science Teachers Association
Digital Journal - 06/12/14

Troy clerk earns certification from state
Candgnews.com - 06/11/14
...earned her bachelor s degree with a major in political science at Oakland University and is pursuing her Master s in Public Administration from OU.

ROHS Hall of Fame announce 2014 inductees
HometownLife.com - 06/11/14
...lawyer at U.S. Supreme Court cases; funded scholarships at Oakland University and Georgia State University Peter Kramer, 52, Community Leader:

Announcement: BluesGuitar.com Releases “How to Play a Solo over a Groove - Blues Guitar Lesson”
BizWire Express - 06/10/14
...has taught guitar and music for over 16 years. He is a graduate of Oakland University in Detroit Michigan where he earned his B.A. in music/performing...

 
Campus Events
 
 
Libraries offer deals on zoo, parks, cultural institutions
Candgnews.com - 06/27/14
Holland Castle Farms, Charlevoix Chamber Music Society of Detroit at Oakland University, Varner Recital Hall, Rochester Chamber Music Society of...

Costume sale set at Meadow Brook Theatre
Shelby Township Source - 06/17/14
Meadow Brook Theatre costume shop is having a costume sale Saturday, June 28, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Meadow Brook Theatre stage.

Meadow Brook Theatre to Host Costume Sale, June 28
Broadway World - 06/12/14
Meadow Brook Theatre costume shop is having a costume sale Saturday, June 28th from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, on the Meadow Brook Theatre stage.

Elliott Tower update: June 11
Oakland Press - 06/12/14
The Oakland Press provides a quick update on the progress being made at the Elliott Tower on campus at Oakland University.

Oakland University name installed on new bell tower
The Oakland Press - 06/11/14
Oakland University name installed on new bell tower Workers finishing inside of Elliott Carillon Tower on Oakland University's Campus. Workers...

Hazardous waste collection date set for June 21 at OU
Candgnews.com - 06/11/14
...years during the North Oakland Household Hazardous Waste collection event at Oakland University June 21. ROCHESTER People can bid farewell to the...

Thinking robots could be the future
Candgnews.com - 06/11/14
...annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition June 6-9 at Oakland University. ROCHESTER HILLS Robots used in everyday settings were explored...

SmithGroupJJR Reaches 100 LEED certified projects
BizWire Express - 06/10/14
...achieved its 100th LEED certified project: the LEED-NC Platinum Oakland University Human Health Building, constructed in Rochester, Michigan. With...

Health and wellness events: Support groups and more
Detroit Free Press - 06/07/14
...Community College Culinary Studies Institute. 1-4 p.m. Meadow Brook Hall, Oakland University, 280 S. Adams, Rochester Hills. 248-953-8123. www.thegardenpartymichigan.org.

 
Community Engagement
 
 
Curley, Matthews capture Blue Water Half Marathon titles
The Voice - 06/30/14
Jenae Curley, a fifth-year senior at Oakland University, ran cross country and track at Marysville and won the women's title.

Dodge Days story
WWJ Newsradio 950AM - 06/30/14
Second in a series of stories on Dodge Days and Dodge Brothers 100 year anniversary.

Dodge Days event
WWJ Newsradio 950AM - 06/28/14
WWJ's Jeff Gilbert does a story about Dodge Brothers anniversary.

Take An Adventure, Why Not? Golf Outing, 5K & More
Examiner.com - 06/27/14
...past October, just before Halloween, a 20-year-old Oakland University student fought for her life after sustaining injuries from a multi-car...

Clawson celebrates Fourth of July with a week’s worth of fun
The Oakland Press - 06/26/14
...well as the large inflatable balloons, and an appearance from Grizz, Oakland University s mascot. After the parade ends at City Park, activities...

Michigan has a love/hate relationship with fireworks
The Oakland Press - 06/26/14
...season, right in here, said Perry, a summer worker who goes to Oakland University. It might be excess, but it s nothing that people should get...

Fireworks kick off weekend of events
Candgnews.com - 06/25/14
...Webber Foundation is the event s presenting sponsor. Other sponsors include Oakland University-Macomb County, and the Mount Clemens DDA. In addition,

Meadow Brook Theatre upgrades technology
Candgnews.com - 06/25/14
Michigan s largest producing professional theater, is located on the campus of Oakland University. For donation information, call (248) 370-4991.

Goodrich schools tab Auburn Hills principal as district's new superintendent
Mlive.com - 06/24/14
Michelle Imbrunone created partnerships with outside entities including Oakland University and Beaumont Troy Hospital.

Beaumont, Oakwood, Botsford will merge
Candgnews.com - 06/24/14
...existing medical school relationships, Beaumont Hospitals with the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Botsford with the...

Fans around Oakland County loving World Cup games
The Oakland Press - 06/19/14
...be made Sunday, promised Wagstaff. Joey Tinnion, 20, an Oakland University student whose father is British, watched the game with friends. All...

FirstMerit Bank and Total Outdoor Launch "Blue Shirt Campaign" to Honor Detroit Nonprofits
WTHR.com - 06/19/14
...Moss, 20-year volunteer for PAL; Kevin Farmer, Oakland University student volunteer at MiSci; Vinnie Massimino, communications employee at the...

Vihos art exhibit to open Friday at UW-Sheboygan
Sheboygan Press - 06/19/14
Georg Vihos was born in 1937 in Detroit. His art had its roots in his Greek heritage. He also has work on display at Oakland University.

MBH celebrates Dodge brothers centennial
Candgnews.com - 06/18/14
...was built between 1926 and 1929, and is located on the campus of Oakland University, off Adams Road south of Walton Boulevard. The Hall was the...

Six Michigan Counties Receive State Transportation Economic Development Grants to Help Support 939 Jobs
Insurance News Net - 06/18/14
Story mentions I-75 and University Drive rebuild project as part of grant project. See Oakland County paragraph.

The Michigan Lean Consortium Announces Its Status as a 501(c)3 Organization
Marketwired - 06/17/14

The Michigan Lean Consortium Announces Its Status as a 501(c)3 Organization
SYS-CON ITALIA - 06/17/14
The Lean Learning Center, Northwestern Michigan College, the Oakland University Pawley Lean Institute and the Michigan Shingo Prize through The...

The Michigan Lean Consortium Announces Its Status as a 501(c)3 Organization
4-Traders - 06/17/14
The Lean Learning Center, Northwestern Michigan College, the Oakland University Pawley Lean Institute and the Michigan Shingo Prize through The...

“You Never Know” brings charm, style to Cole Porter’s hidden gem
The Oakland Press - 06/14/14
...you go Through June 22 Meadow Brook Theatre, 207 Wilson Hall, on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester Hills 8 p.m. June 13, 18, 19, 20...

Macomb-OU Incubator steers next-level dollars to two start-ups
SE Michigan Startup - 06/13/14
The awards come from the Michigan Small Business Development Center's Business Accelerator Program through the Macomb-Oakland University INCubator.

5 questions with Vince Paul, president of Music Hall
Detroit Free Press - 06/10/14
Yes. It s unifying our community. That is to say, Oakland University s theater department performed Carrie in downtown Detroit in January. Unheard...

Oakland County Business Events
The Oakland Press - 06/09/14
...non-members. Program sponsors include Faurecia, DBusiness, Oakland University, and Cornerstone Community Financial. Waterhouse Photography is the...

 
Academics
 
 
Eureka Index: Most innovative companies Patent rankings show biotechnology, energy, manufacturing leading the IP pack
Crain's Detroit Business - 06/30/14
Oakland University ranked in this Eureka Index report, Crain's worked with the Chicago-based IP valuation services firm Ocean Tomo to rank locally produced patents based on quality.

'I'm trying to change the perception of people (about) kids coming from Detroit'
Detroit Free Press - 06/29/14
Fountain handed each senior a diploma during DEPSA s graduation ceremony at Oakland University. The tears flowed. Just seeing them grow, it has...

DEPSA a success story despite high rate of student poverty
Detroit Free Press - 06/29/14
...principal and now superintendent of DEPSA. The school, authorized by Oakland University, is now managed by a nonprofit company that Bland founded,

Oakland University students build hydrogen powerered fuel cell golf cart
Automation Alley - 06/26/14
With support from institutional and community partners, students in Oakland University’s International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE) chapter worked together to build a hydrogen-powered fuel cell golf cart.

Paralegal student launches new career
Farmington Hills Patch - 06/23/14
For Karen Johnston, of Farmington Hills, the decision to attend Oakland University meant a chance to “reinvent” herself and fulfill a lifelong ambition.

Scholarship fund aims to share spirit of Troy High graduate
Candgnews.com - 06/18/14
...Troy High graduate Hailey Brouillet, a 20-year-old Oakland University junior majoring in health sciences, was undaunted by challenges. Hailey...

Oxford grad presents Nabi Tablets as part of IB project
Sherman Publications, Inc - 06/17/14
...and efforts and I am very proud of her." Jenna will be attending Oakland University in the fall where she will be studying Pre-Med. "I always...

Top Grads: Mona Shores announces top 10 scholars of class of 2014
Mlive.com (Muskegon) - 06/17/14
Jasmine Mancuso participated in National Honor Society, varsity tennis and Allegros. She will attend Oakland University to study environmental sustainability and resource management.

Miss Iron County appeals for contestants
Iron County Reporter - 06/17/14
Alex Nelson wants more girls to enter the contest before she heads off to Oakland University to begin studies in pre-med.

OCC students to have new robots thanks to GM
The Oakland Press - 06/15/14
...robots. In recent years, GM has also donated robots to Oakland University, Macomb Community College and Wayne State University. It is important...

Education reform: Can we agree it would be better if students knew what D-Day is?
Daily Inter Lake (AP) - 06/13/14
...of American history courses. American history courses at Michigan s Oakland University can be swapped with Foundations of Rock, Dance in American...

OUWB student featured for work in stroke research
CBS Detroit-WWJ radio - 06/13/14
OUWB student Rachel Hanke is featured in this WWJ radio clip about her work in stroke research.

Ecosystem trip to Costa Rica for OU students
TV20 News at 10PM - 06/13/14
This TV20 TV clip highlights professor Scott Tiegs and his group's recent biology trip to Costa Rica.

Story on Autism Film Workshop
Milwaukee NPR - 06/13/14
This audio clip comes from NPR in Milwaukee. It is a story played across the country on stations from Michigan Radio's original report.

OU student competes in Miss USA pageant
Latin Times - 06/12/14

Elizabeth Ivezaj (24, Michigan): Elizabeth Ivezaj is currently pursuing a degree at Oakland University majoring in Psychology with a concentration in Women's Studies.


Student Still In Med School Making Difference In Fight Against Stroke
CBS Radio - 06/12/14

The second-year student at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine just earned a grant for her work to identify patients at risk for stroke.


OUCARES Film Workshop story
NPR Milwaukee - 06/12/14
Reporter Kate Wells did story for NPR on Oakland University's OUCARES Adult Film Workshop for those with autism.

Thinking robots could be the future
Candgnews.com - 06/11/14
...annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition June 6-9 at Oakland University. ROCHESTER HILLS Robots used in everyday settings were explored...

ENGY MNG : Master of Science in Engineering Management Program to Offer New Concentration in Energy Management
4-Traders - 06/10/14
...ROCHESTER, Mich. ROCHESTER, Mich., June 10 -- Oakland University issued the following news release: The Oakland University Department of Industrial...

Lathrup grad sees the world on her own terms
Candgnews.com - 06/09/14
...have been recognized through numerous educational accolades, is on her way to Oakland University with a 3.45 grade point average oh, and she...

Detroit Country Day student excels in science, headed to MIT this fall
The Oakland Press - 06/09/14
...Honorary Science Award 13, a full scholarship to the Oakland University Summer Mathematics Institute and a Computer Science Department Award,

Chelsea High School Top Scholars
MLive.com - 06/07/14
...Print (school newspaper), Key Club. Recipient of Oakland University Presidential Scholarship. Plans After Graduation: Oakland University, nursing.

Daniel Burnett: Our history is being forgotten
Winona Daily News - 06/07/14
...of American history courses. American history courses at Michigan s Oakland University can be swapped with Foundations of Rock, Dance in American...

Must-see TV Sunday night for Macomb County residents
The Macomb Daily - 06/06/14
...model and aspiring actress and is currently obtaining her degree from Oakland University majoring in psychology and women s studies, her web...

 
Administration
 
 
Oakland University hosts second of three presidential candidate forums
Oakland Press - 06/30/14
Oakland University saw another packed house as it hosted its second presidential candidate open forum for Rodney K. Rogers.

Final candidate for Oakland University president announced
The Oakland Press - 06/30/14
Final candidate for Oakland University president announced The third-and-final candidate for Oakland University president has been announced...

Bowling Green provost named second candidate for Oakland University president
The Oakland Press - 06/21/14
Bowling Green provost named second candidate for Oakland University president ROCHESTER Oakland University has released the name of the second...

First of 3 finalists for Oakland University top job to be interviewed today
Detroit Free Press - 06/19/14
The first candidate is James Spaniolo, who is the higher education adviser to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and the former president of the University of Texas at Arlington.

Oakland University hosts first of three presidential candidate forums
The Oakland Press - 06/18/14
Oakland University hosts first of three presidential candidate forums Oakland University presidential hopeful James Spaniolo addresses a crowd...

Oakland University Dean Named to Lead UO Libraries
University of Oregon - 06/18/14
Adriene Lim, dean of libraries at Oakland University in Michigan, has been named the new dean of libraries at the University of Oregon.

Governor’s education adviser named candidate for Oakland University president
Oakland Press - 06/16/14
Oakland University has released the name of one of the candidates in its presidential search with more to follow soon, according to sources at the university.

Oakland University breaks silence on presidential search
Oakland Press - 06/13/14
An official announcement Thursday afternoon stated that the university has selected three finalists for the position and a new president will be selected by the end of August.

 
Athletics
 
 
Oakland's Travis Bader goes undrafted, says NBA teams have called his agent
Detroit News - 06/30/14
“Six teams have already called my agent,” Bader said in a phone interview following the draft.

Oakland Announces 2014-2015 Swimming and Diving Schedule
Swim Swam - 06/30/14
After a pair of Horizon League championships for the program in Oakland’s first year in the league, the Oakland men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have released new schedules.

Travis Bader update
Lansing State Journal - 06/30/14
Travis Bader makes summer hoops plans.

Oakland University's Travis Bader to play for Philadelphia, Golden State in NBA summer leagues
Oakland Press - 06/30/14
Oakland’s Travis Bader went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft Thursday night, but has reached an agreement to play for two different NBA summer league squads.

Michigan Girls Amateur golfer to attend OU
WLNS Lansing - 06/30/14
Okemos high school graduate Elle Nichols----who won the 36th michigan girls junior state amateur golf tournament at forest acres to attend OU.

Travis Bader back in Okemos before draft day
WLAJ -TV - 06/30/14
Travis Bader story

Advance All-Area North Baseball Team
MLive.com - 06/30/14
behind the dish, and at first base. Dileo, who is headed to Oakland University on a Division I baseball scholarship, batted a solid .374, with...

Okemos' Nichols wins golf Amateur, heads to national event
FreeNewsPos.com - 06/28/14
...a good experience to get before college golf. Nichols will play at Oakland University this fall under the direction of coach, and long-time local...

Elle Nichols Wins 2014 Michigan Girls Junior State Amateur
Golfblogger - 06/27/14
...the 2014 Michigan Girls Junior State Amateur. Nichols will play for Oakland University in the fall. Abby Pierce of Bloomfield Hills took the...

Metro & state: OU sharpshooter Travis Bader latches on with 2 NBA summer league teams
Detroit Free Press - 06/27/14
...midnight, the drama was over for many prospects. But for former Oakland University wing Travis Bader, that s when everything began cranking up.

Elle Nichols holds off Kelsey McDougall to win 36th Michigan girls junior state amateur
The Oakland Press - 06/27/14
...recent graduate of Okemos High School who is headed to play golf for Oakland University in the fall. Nichols won holes 13 and 14 on Forest Akers...

Okemos grad Bader will play for Golden State, Philly in NBA summer leagues
Lansing State Journal (AP) - 06/27/14
...will play for Golden State, Philly in NBA summer leagues Oakland University standout went undrafted Thursday When Thursday s NBA draft ended...

NBA draft: Oakland U. sharpshooter Travis Bader unsure he'll get picked
Detroit Free Press - 06/26/14
...every stop, Travis Bader tried to get a read. The former Oakland University wing ran through 11 NBA team workout stops leading up to tonight...

Travis Bader first Oakland University player to win Horizon League's top honor
Lansing State Journal (AP) - 06/25/14
Travis Bader first Oakland University player to win Horizon League's top honor Okemos High and Oakland University graduate Travis Bader on Wednesday...

Oakland University athletics director search narrows to three candidates
The Oakland Press - 06/25/14
Oakland University athletics director search narrows to three candidates As Oakland University nears a decision on new president, the school...

Oakland's Bader named recipient of Cecil N. Coleman Medal of Honor
The Oakland Press - 06/25/14
...and athletics, and I am glad I can be a positive representation of both Oakland University and the Horizon League. The 6-foot-5 guard ended his...

Sieger wins MVP award in softball all-star game : Kingsburg Recorder
Hanford Sentinel - 06/25/14
...getting to know people and cheering everyone on. Salinas will attend Oakland University in Michigan to attend school and play softball. I am...

Former Brazilian pro passes love of hoops to area youth
HometownLife.com - 06/24/14
...and Dave Cowens Camp (both in the Boston area) and also at Oakland University s camp. Last summer he was invited to travel to Italy where he...

The Knee Jerks: Eno and Big Al - Oakland University shooting guard Travis Bader
The Knee Jerks - 06/24/14
Travis Bader talks to the Knee Jerks about his whirlwind life in recent weeks, traveling the country, working out for various NBA teams.

Pistons could use 38th pick to address their 3-point need
Pistons.com - 06/24/14
Travis Bader – Local favorite from Oakland University who leaves college having broken J.J. Redick’s Division I record for 3-pointers.

Top skills in 2014 draft class
ESPN - 06/24/14
In a game of H-O-R-S-E, I would go with Oakland's Travis Bader. Bader can stick in the NBA because of his ability to shoot the ball.

Charlotte Hornets: The case for drafting Travis Bader
Swarm and Sting - 06/24/14
One name that should at least be considered by the Charlotte Hornets is Oakland’s Travis Bader.

NBA Draft 2014: Pistons should consider drafting Oakland’s Travis Bader
Pistons Palace - 06/24/14
Travis Bader, the 6’5″ guard received a late offer from longtime Oakland head coach Greg Kampe after he considered walking on at Michigan State.

Okemos' Travis Bader hopes to realize NBA dream
Lansing State Journal (AP) - 06/23/14
...basketball, a late growth spurt and an impressive college career at Oakland University have Bader on the cusp of being drafted. He is considered...

A CAPSULE LOOK AT THE 2014 ALL-BLUE WATER AREA GIRLS SOCCER TEAM
FreeNewsPos.com - 06/23/14
...First-Team All-Macomb Area Conference Blue Division. Signed to play at Oakland University. COMMENT: I came in coaching with Devin, my first year she...

Staudt on Sunday: A look ahead to MSU hockey
Lansing State Journal (AP) - 06/21/14
...s Keith Appling get drafted? Will Okemos native Travis Bader of Oakland University get drafted? Will Michigan's Nik Stauskas be chosen before...

Fil-Am college standout Brickman eyes Gilas spot
Rappler - 06/20/14
...professionally in Europe." Gilas Pilipinas players Kelly Williams (Oakland University), Japeth Aguilar (Western Kentucky University) and Gabe...

Oakland U. grad, Spurs PR staffer Jordan Howenstine feels NBA title euphoria
Detroit Free Press - 06/19/14
just being associated with the team was a dream. The former Oakland University walk-on basketball player always has loved the game and wanted...

Grand Haven's Taylor Craymer leads team to win in Champions of Character All-Star Game
Mlive.com - 06/19/14

“Leah Somerfield, wow, she’s awesome,” Kambestad said of Somerfield, who will play at Oakland University.


Track: Andrew O'Connor commits to run for Spartans
The Times Herald (AP) - 06/18/14
...seven seconds behind. His older brother, George, runs for Oakland University. Following the success of siblings could be intimidating for most...

Five local players selected to City/County softball game : Kingsburg Recorder
Hanford Sentinel - 06/18/14
...team leading 14 stolen bases. Salinas will be attending Division I Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. Selma s Flores was battling injuries...

Defending champion shoots 63 to take top seed in Michigan Amateur Championship
The Macomb Daily - 06/17/14
...senior-to-be at Rochester Adams High School, and Jacob Johnson, an Oakland University golfer from Holt, each shot second consecutive 69s to finish at...

Hutchinson back in coaching at Neoga
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier - 06/17/14
...done volleyball clinics, had Neoga graduate Amanda Baker, who is now at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. Hutchinson said, "I will coach as...

HOG World Tour Visits R&S Sharf Golf Course at Michigan’s Oakland University
Hooked On Golf Blog - 06/17/14
HOG World Tour Visits R&S Sharf Golf Course at Michigan s Oakland University Today s World Tour stop was at a great university golf course here...

Fraser’s Bryana Opalewski named MCC Female Athlete of the Year
Candgnews.com - 06/17/14
...MCC this fall, and she hopes to pursue a degree in physical therapy at Oakland University or Wayne State. By Thomas Franz C & G Sports Writer

Travis Bader working hard to improve draft status
Morning Sun Newspaper - 06/17/14
The 2014 NBA Draft will take place on June 26 and Bader has been projected as a possible second-round pick.

Prospect rains down threes in Warriors workou
SF Bay - 06/17/14
Story about OU basketball player Travis Bader working out for the Golden State Warriors NBA team.

OU Golf Academy mentioned on radio
WJR Radio - 06/16/14
Rick Smith mentioned the Oakland University golf academy during his interview on the Paul W. Smith radio show.

Oakland's Bader working hard to improve his NBA Draft status
The Macomb Daily - 06/14/14
...has displayed all his life has carried over since finishing his career at Oakland University. The all-time NCAA record holder for 3-point field...

Metro+state: Ryan Brehm wins Michigan Open
Detroit Free Press - 06/13/14
College basketball: Former Detroit Southeastern standout Percy Gibson is transferring to Oakland University. The 6-foot-9, 255-pounder played...

Ex-Cyclone Percy Gibson finds new school
Des Moines Register - 06/13/14
Former Iowa State basketball player Percy Gibson announced Thursday he will enroll at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich.

Iowa State's Percy Gibson transfers to Oakland basketball
Detroit Free Press - 06/13/14
Percy Gibson had a few criteria when he decided to leave Iowa State.

Iowa State men’s basketball: Percy Gibson will transfer to Oakland University
Clones Confidential - 06/13/14
After announcing his transfer from Iowa State after the basketball season was over, Percy Gibson will be finishing his basketball career at Oakland University.

Gibson headed to Oakland University
Ames Tribune - 06/13/14
Former Iowa State men’s basketball player Percy Gibson will finish his career at Oakland University, he announced on Twitter on Thursday afternoon.

Iowa State's Percy Gibson transfers to Oakland basketball
Detroit Free Press - 06/12/14
...and a system that would allow him to flourish for his final season. Oakland University fit perfectly. And that's why he announced today he'll...

Evan Bowser finishes in top 10 at Michigan Open
The Oakland Press - 06/12/14
...close Thursday at Highland s Prestwick Village Gold Course, and one Oakland University standout landed in the top 10. HIGHLAND TWP. The Michigan...

Counting down MSU’s top 50 basketball players all-time: No. 30 – Stan Washington
Blogs - Lansing State Journal - 06/11/14
...Kareem and Saddi Washington. Saddi is an eight-year assistant coach at Oakland University. Why he s No. 30: Washington was an impact player right...

Mitchell gets sponsor's exemption 0
Wallaceburg Courier Press - 06/11/14

Two Oakland Grizzlies’ make cut at Michigan Open
The Oakland Press - 06/10/14
Two Oakland Grizzlies make cut at Michigan Open If Oakland University golfers Evan Bowser and Jake Johnson were intimidated being two of the...

Top volleyball players in West Michigan take court in all-star game at Muskegon Community College
MLive.com - 06/10/14
...others. Davis, who will go on to play Division I volleyball for Oakland University, said the match was an eye opener, which made her look back...

Former Hudsonville catcher Jake Morton drafted as pitcher by Indians but never threw a pitch in college
MLive.com - 06/09/14
...professional ball, he wasn t kidding. Morton, a redshirt junior at Oakland University, has been a catcher for the past four years. But when his...

Indians add total of 42 players in draft, including Yan Gomes’ brother on Day 3
TribeVibe - MLBlogs - 06/08/14
TCU (Bats/throws: S/R) 1178th overall pick: Jake Morton, RHP, Oakland University (MI) (Bats/throws R/R) 1208th overall pick: Ryan Ryder, RHP,

PCB Pirates open home slate against seasoned opponent
The News Herald - 06/06/14
...from their college programs. Lewis, who plays collegiately at Oakland University in Michigan, said road trips to South Carolina and Mississippi...

Lansing Catholic goes for repeat title in Division 3 boys golf
Lansing State Journal (AP) - 06/05/14
...from their starting lineup was Jacob Johnson, who now plays for Oakland University. The rest have returned and showed the strength necessary to...

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