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Focus: HOPE Partners with Oakland Community College

Focus: HOPE and Oakland Community College (OCC) officially partnered with the Detroit Regional Chamber to offer the “Steps for Success” program. William Jones, Jr., Focus: HOPE, CEO; Timothy Meyer, OCC Chancellor; and Greg Handel, Detroit Regional Chamber, Vice President Education and … Continue reading

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Local Entrepreneur Jack Aronson to Give OCC’s Commencement Address

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Jack Aronson is Oakland Community College’s Class of 2016 commencement speaker. The event on Saturday, May 21, marks OCC’s 50th commencement ceremony. Aronson is widely known as the founders of Garden Fresh Gourmet. He and his wife, … Continue reading

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Judge who led Detroit through bankruptcy is OCC’s commencement speaker

Detroit bankruptcy Judge Steven W. Rhodes is Oakland Community College’s Class of 2015 commencement speaker. Rhodes presided over the city of Detroit’s bankruptcy, the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. In February, together with Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, Rhodes … Continue reading

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OCC Chancellor Meyer Applauds Governor’s Support for Community Colleges

OCC Chancellor Timothy R. Meyer applauded Gov. Rick Snyder’s 2016 budget recommendation for funding increases for the state’s 28 community colleges. “This is a clear recognition of the critical role community colleges play in the state’s economy,” Meyer said. Snyder’s … Continue reading

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Obama Tuition Plan Highlights Critical Role of Community Colleges

President Barack Obama’s announcement for a plan for free tuition highlights the important role of community colleges in higher education, said Oakland Community College Chancellor Timothy R. Meyer. “The President is on the right track connecting higher education to economic … Continue reading

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