Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The Orchard Ridge campus hosts an opportunity April 20 to dump everything from computers to batteries.
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Wednesday, April 17
The Oakland Community College Sustainability Committee, in honor of Earth Week, hosts electronic waste collections this weekend at two locations, including the Orchard Ridge campus in Farmington Hills. The second collection point is the college's Auburn Hills campus. A list of items accepted from Oakland County residents is included on the flyer attached to this post. For more information, call Mike Halaburda at 248-341-2016.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Held at the Orchard Ridge campus, the event helps women decide whether they want to take classes at Oakland Community College.
The Womencenter at Oakland Community College, in cooperation with the American Association of University Women – Farmington Branch, will present “Back to School Day,” May 10 at OCC’s Orchard Ridge Campus in Farmington Hills. The event, designed for women of all ages interested in attending OCC, will address a variety of issues. Free and open to the public, it runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the campus’ J Building, Room 306. A light lunch will be served. These informational and interactive sessions will assist women in the decision-making process of returning to school at OCC. Topics include: How to get started; the admissions process; financial concerns; stress and time management; balancing work, family and school; and academic and career…
Monday, March 18, 2013
Admission to each of six films shown at the Smith Theatre in March and April.
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Monday, March 18
Oakland Community College (OCC) Orchard Ridge Campus in Farmington Hills will screen a broad variety of recent French language films at the campus’ Smith Theatre in March and April. The films are part of the Tournées Festival, a program of the French American Cultural Exchange (FACE), which brings works of contemporary French cinema to American colleges and university audiences. The festival offers a range of genres, and showcases innovation in both style and storytelling. A panel discussion led by OCC faculty follows each presentation. “These six films were selected not only for their cinematic value, but for their social and cultural relevance,” said OCC faculty member Gheorghita Tres who helped write the grant that supports the program…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Director Dennis North says 'The Great American Trailer Park Musical' veers away from last year's more serious line-up of shows produced on the Orchard Ridge campus in Farmington Hills.
You don't often see pink flamingos on a theater stage, but you will during this weekend's Oakland Community College (OCC) production of The Great American Trailer Park Musical, on stage at the Orchard Ridge campus' Smith Theater in Farmington Hills. Director Dennis North says the show, written by David Nehls and Betsy Kelso and musical directed by OCC professor Tom Dennis, involves not only student actors, but also faculty members and community residents. It represents quite a change from last season's line-up, which included Neil LaBute's The Shape of Things, a dark comedy about how far one man is willing to go for love. "We got a little heavy with it," North said. "This year, I kind of went the other way. With everything that's …