Oakland University Director Receives Award for Exceptional Service

Oakland University’s International Students & Scholars Director Honored with David Horner Award David Archbold, director of the International Students and Scholars Office at Oakland University (OU), was recently selected by his peers as the 2017 recipient of the David Horner Award for Exceptional Service, which is the highest honor given out by the Michigan Association of International Educators. To be nominated for the award, candidates must have at least 10 years of experience in … [Read more...]

Olympian Paul McMullen to Speak to Parents of Children with Dyslexia

Avondale School District Announces Olympic Runner, Paul McMullen, to Speak at Parenting Event For parents of children considered different learners, it is sometimes difficult to connect with the right information or resources to help their child.  A group of Avondale School District parents are working to change that by offering parent education classes, speakers, and information nights targeting specific issues or circumstances that may preclude a child’s success in the classroom. The group, … [Read more...]

World Language Education Leadership Award

Avondale High School Teacher, Laura Bradshaw, World Language Education Leadership Award The Michigan World Language Association (MIWLA) Barbara Ort-Smith Award. The award is the most prestigious distinction an educator in the field of world languages can receive in the state of Michigan. It honors those who demonstrate a strong commitment to the profession, manifesting itself in leadership and promotion of excellence in world language education. According to Avondale High School Principal, … [Read more...]

Lansing Wants Oakland University President to Explain Tuition Hike

Months before students returned to Oakland University for the fall semester, it was announced that tuition for the 2015-2016 school year would increase... a lot. In fact OU's tuition increase of 8.48 percent was the biggest hike in Michigan. Now, officials in Lansing would like OU president George Hynd to explain why such a large increase was justified. At the time the increase was announced, Hynd said it was because OU's tuition was "below market value." Eastern Michigan University was … [Read more...]

Rochester Adams Senior Athletes to Represent at 17 Colleges and Universities

On Wednesday, April 15, Rochester Adams highlighted their senior athletes, who collectively represent 14 sports, as they continue their athletic career at the collegiate level at colleges and universities in Michigan and across the U.S. Congratulations to all the athletes on their hard work and dedication, which will take them far on the field and in life. … [Read more...]