Oakland County’s Medical Main Street Seeks Nominations for “INNO-VATOR of the Year” Award

Oakland County’s Medical Main Street is seeking nominations for its 2013 “INNO-VATOR of the Year” award that honors the creators of a medical device which demonstrates the most dramatic change in the medical device industry in Michigan. The award will be given on Nov. 7 during Medical Main Street’s INNO-VENTION 2013 Conference in Troy. The deadline to submit an entry is Sept. 17. Forms and conference registration information can be found at www.MedicalMainStreet.org. “Some of the most … [Read more...]

Cooking locally this summer

As July heats up, cooking with fresh produce from local farmers and farmers markets can be a way to keep things cool in your kitchen. “I personally love summer,” said Susan Baier in an email interview. Baier is a chef and instructor through Oakland Community College and the Culinary Studies Institute. Fresh seasonal produce in the mitten is one of this chef’s favorites because you get “the best flavor as it is harvested ripe from the vine,” she said. “Not to mention, the farmers are a … [Read more...]

OCC Art Classes Attract Students for Various Reasons

Students of all ages continue to create art in many forms at Oakland Community College. The Auburn Hills campus is one of five campuses in Oakland County that make up the network for Michigan’s largest community college. It opened in 1965 and uses the land of a former Army Nike missile base. A variety of art classes keep students returning semester after semester to the studios at the Auburn Hills campus: Drawing Sculpture Ceramics Jewelry Stained Glass Arts & … [Read more...]