Raider One Card Photo Schedule Available Next Week

RaiderOneCardWhen can you get your picture taken for your Raider One card?

The Raider One Card Mobile Unit goes out on campus at the beginning of each semester, with the exception of the current semester, Summer II.

The schedule for each of these carding sessions is found on the Raider One Card webpage.

The next dates are:
2-4 p.m., August 27, Auburn Hills
11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 2-3, Orchard Ridge
11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 4, Southfield
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 6, Southfield
11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 8, Highland Lakes
11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 9, Auburn Hills
11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 10, Highland Lakes
11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 11, Royal Oak
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 13, Royal Oak

The locations for each campus are:
Auburn Hills (AH): G Building Café Area
Highland Lakes (HL): Woodland Hall, Outside Bookstore
Orchard Ridge (OR): J Building 1st Floor, Student Center
Royal Oak (RO): B Building 1st Floor
Southfield (SF): Student Center, Across from Bookstore

For other questions, contact the Raider One Card Office at (248) 232-4400.

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OCC Grad and Executive Sous Chef Sarah Rougeau Featured in HOUR

Women Chefs (2)_Page_02Congrats to OCC Culinary Studies Institute Grad Sarah Rougeau for her success as Executive Sous Chef at Oakland Hills Country Club.

Rougeau was featured in the following HOUR magazine article about women chefs. The article is out on stands now. Check it out! Congrats Sarah! You make OCC proud!

The award-winning OCC Culinary Studies Institute offers programs in hospitality including degrees in culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, culinary arts, restaurant management and hotel management. It also offers a variety of culinary events and dining experiences throughout the year. To learn more, visit our website.


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Apply Now for a Spot in OCC’s Fall Fire Academy

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The Oakland Community College Fire Academy is now accepting applications for its fall session. The fire academy is a 10-week program that runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, September 2 to November 7. The academy provides students … Continue reading

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Self Defense for Women Workshop – Register Now!

The Womencenter is proud to sponsor Self Defense for Women, a one-day intensive Womencenter Self Defense 403x403workshop designed to increase self-confidence through awareness and prevention.

Women will learn to:
• Lessen vulnerability to attack
• Devise strategies for handling
various attacks, from verbal to
life threatening
• Practice simple, effective fight
and escape techniques.

Women of all ages, sizes, and fitness abilities are encouraged to attend. Mothers and daughters (13 years of age and older), as well as young women preparing to leave for college are encouraged to attend. The event is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Orchard Ridge Campus, J-Building, Room 305. For more information and to register, call the Womencenter at (248) 522-3642. The instructor is Jaye Spiro of Mejishi Martial Arts, a 6th Degree Black Belt in Karate.

There is a $40 fee. Pre-registration is recommended. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring a brown bag lunch.

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OCC’s MAT2 a Finalist for Program of the Year Award – Vote Now!

Finalists have been chosen and online voting is open to MAT2select the winners of Automation Alley’s 14th Annual Awards Gala, Southeast Michigan’s most prestigious event honoring technology organizations and their leaders.

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, will announce the winners at its signature event, to be held 6 to 11 p.m., Friday, September 12, at Motor City Casino Hotel in Detroit. Easy online voting and information about each finalist is available here.

“Automation Alley is pleased to once again honor and celebrate our regional business leaders,” said Automation Alley Executive Director Ken Rogers. “This is your chance to vote for the true innovators, the individuals and companies in our region that are making a difference and moving our economy forward.”

Online voting is open until midnight, August 1. Award categories include Entrepreneur of the Year, Global Trader of the Year, Educational Program of the Year, Technology Company of the Year and Automation Alley Member Company of the Year. MAT2, a Michigan Economic Development Corporation Program housed at OCC, is nominated in the Educational Program of the Year Category.

Winners in each category will be announced at the Awards Gala. Finalists take into account the public online vote and the votes of the new Luminary Committee. Twenty-five regional leaders make up the Luminary Committee. Last year’s Awards Gala winners include:

• Entrepreneur of the Year: Bill Coughlin, Ford Global Technologies, LLC
• Global Trader of the Year: Fluxtrol, Inc.
• Technology Company of the Year: Pratt & Miller Engineering
• Educational Program of the Year: Central Michigan University New Venture Competition
• Automation Alley Member of the Year: Rochelle A. Black, Oakland University

For more information, contact the Automation Alley Resource Center at (800) 427-5100 or

About OCC

With five campuses throughout Oakland County, OCC is the largest community college in Michigan and the 25th largest in the nation. OCC is celebrating its 50th year and offers degrees and certificates in more than 160 career fields and university transfer degrees in business, science and the liberal arts. More than a million students have enrolled in the college since it opened in 1965. To learn more about OCC, visit

About Automation Alley

Automation Alley is a technology business association and business accelerator dedicated to growing the Southeast Michigan economy and enhancing the region’s reputation around the world. Automation Alley offers talent and business development programs and services to tech-focused businesses of all sizes — from startups to large corporations. Automation Alley collaborates with regional partners to provide members and clients with the best business resources available to drive local economic growth and positively influence the stories told around the globe about the people and businesses of Greater Detroit.

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