Author Bob Goff Featured at Rochester University Annual Fundraiser

Rochester University’s Annual Fundraiser to Feature New York Times Bestselling Author Bob Goff at the Royal Park Hotel Rochester University’s 53rd annual Partnership Dinne, will feature New York Times bestselling author Bob Goff on April 20 at the Royal Park Hotel, located in downtown Rochester, Michigan. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.; dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Bob Goff is the author of the New York Times bestselling books “Love Does,” “Everybody Always,” “Dream Big” and “Undistracted.” He … [Read more...]

Local Real Estate Firm Launches Scholarship Program Aimed at Social Entrepreneurship

Stewart Team Real Estate Partners Awards First Rochester College Student with the Annual Stewart Team Real Estate Social Entrepreneurship Scholarship Oakland County based real estate firm, Stewart Team, recently announced a scholarship program in partnership with Rochester College aimed to help students majoring in social entrepreneurship. “Giving back to our community is at the core of Stewart Team’ mission,” said Kevin Stewart, Broker/Owner and Team Leader, Stewart Team. “When Rochester … [Read more...]

Invitation for Public Comment on Rochester College

Rochester College is preparing for its periodic evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), its regional accreditor. Rochester College will host a visiting team from the HLC on March 20-21, 2017. The team will review the college's ongoing ability to meet HLC's Criteria for Accreditation. Alumni are invited to submit comments regarding the college to the following address: Public Comment on Rochester College Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, … [Read more...]

Giant Paint by Numbers Mural Needs Your Help

Rochester College, Lake Norcentra Park, and Chief Financial Credit Union are excited to announce the painting launch of the Lake Norcentra Park Community Mural. Over the next two months volunteers will help paint and create a 1,800 square foot mural for spring installation on the Clinton River Trail. You are invited to join us this Thursday evening, December 15, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Department of Public Services for a community forum. The forum will feature Jon … [Read more...]

Snow Day for Monday for Most Area Schools

SCHOOL CLOSURES Schools that will be closed on Monday, December 12, 2016, due to severe winter weather conditions: Rochester Community Schools Avondale Public Schools Oakland Schools OPC Senior Center Click For a Complete List Open Schools and News: Oakland Community College is Open Today Oakland University: A snow emergency has been declared and all vehicles must be moved out of snow emergency lots. However, classes and finals are NOT cancelled. Visit … [Read more...]

Presidential Elections, Parties, and Popularity in the Early American Republic

Presidential Lecture Series Ideals and Political Realities Join Dr. David Greer from Rochester College on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. for his presentation that explores several features of American presidential elections under the country’s new Constitution in 1781, from the unanimous selection of George Washington in 1789 to the bitter contest between Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams nearly forty years later. Our Founding fathers struggled with the notion of political … [Read more...]

History in your Backyard Program

Rochester Hills Museum to Host Tour of Lake Norcentra at Rochester College Join BT Irwin for a tour of Lake Norcentra at Rochester College on Saturday, September 10 at 1:00 p.m. Museum Members are free, Nonmembers are $5 and all proceeds will be donated to Rochester College to aid in the preservation of this historic site.  Please register at or 248.656.4663. This site was originally home to Stanley Kubrick, a Detroit advertisement executive and Irish … [Read more...]

Experience A Day In The Life Of Charlie Brown At Family Musical

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Rochester College’s theatre department will present You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, a musical by Clark Gesner and directed by Meredith Gifford, over two weekends in late September and early October.  Based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schultz, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown reminds us that the little moments in life can make a world of difference. In this family musical, we see Linus, Lucy, Sally, Snoopy and others as they experience a day … [Read more...]

Directors Cup Awarded to Rochester College

The Rochester College Warriors earned their first ever United States Collegiate Athletic Association's Director's Cup Award for the 2015-2016 year.  The award was presented to Rochester College Athletic Director Klint Pleasant at this year's USCAA National Convention in Richmond, VA. The Director's Cup is awarded annually to the USCAA athletic program that has had the most overall success during the academic year. Standings for the Cup are based on a point system and algorithm. Points are … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Mural Voting

The Clinton River Trail is your trail. Lake Norcentra Park at Rochester College is your park. And Rochester/Rochester Hills is your community. Here’s your chance to choose your new public art landmark. Voting is open through midnight, Friday, July 8. The artist who wins will install her or his mural on the Clinton River Trail starting this summer. You may vote once a day through July 8. The winning artist will receive a $2,000 cash prize. Vote Now! … [Read more...]