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Oakland Community College
2480 Opdyke Road
With five campuses throughout Oakland County, OCC is the largest community college in Michigan and the 25th largest in the nation. OCC offers degrees and certificates in more than 160 career fields and university transfer degrees in business, science and
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"We kicked off Royal Oak's renaissance ...
"We kicked off Royal Oak's renaissance by being there," said George Cartsonis, OCC college communications marketing department director.
OCC graduate Sarah Rougeau, of ...
OCC graduate Sarah Rougeau, of the Oakland Hills Country Club, won a silver medal; Shawn Loving and Gabriel Vera won bronze medals; OCC graduate Chef Randy Smith of the Walnut Creek Country Club was team manager; and OCC students Steve Valenti and Karen Hoffman served as team apprentices, said George Cartsonis, OCC spokesman.
Eton students often turn to Oakland ...
Eton students often turn to Oakland Community College, which offers a special program called Project BOLD that is a therapeutic educational program designed to assist college students diagnosed with neurologically-based learning disorders in learning strategies to handle college-level work, said George Cartsonis, OCC spokesman.
Many graduates who have used the BOLD
program have gone on to great success, Cartsonis
For example, OCC's Outstanding Alumnus for 2007, Dr. Robert Reid of Beaumont Hospital graduated from OCC with the assistance offered by Project BOLD and credits the program with his success, Cartsonis said.
OCC spokesman George ...
OCC spokesman George Cartsonis, said the Michigan College Access Network, under which the Auburn Hills group is being formed, is targeting the first generation (potential college students) minorities, veterans, displaced workers, financially challenged, underemployed, underachieving high school students and all those populations that need education, Cartsonis said.
Integral to the program are partnerships ...
Integral to the program are partnerships between schools and local employers, said George Cartsonis, OCC spokesman.
is a college credit program that could lead to certificates, and eventually associate degrees.
The funds will be used to establish a program and purchase training equipment that adopts the Automotive Manufacturing Technical Educational Collaborative Manufacturing Curriculum, Cartsonis