Oakland Community College is auctioning the opportunity to start the demolition of North Park Plaza in Southfield. (Source: Oakland Community College)

Planned ‘Implosion’ Brings 17-Story Southfield Building To The Ground [VIDEO]

It only took eight seconds for the building to come crumbling down, but Mayor Brenda Lawrence said that the implosion was more than just an exciting event.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2014

Debbie Stabenow (File photo)

Stabenow Pushing For Reversal On Student Loan Rate Hike

Senator Debbie Stabenow will be joining students from colleges across Michigan Monday at Oakland Community College in Southfield.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2013


LEAP = Learning Enhancements Assessment Program At OCC Using PowerPath

For over six years Oakland Community College’s Economic and Workforce Development Department has received an Oakland County Workforce grant to provide screenings for learning difficulties and interventions.


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National Women’s Art Exhibition At OCC

The Womencenter at Oakland Community College’s Orchard Ridge Campus presents “From Our Perspectives,” its annual national women’s art exhibition, the largest event of its kind in the country.


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Online Courses Thrive At OCC

OCC online courses have shown constant and spectacular growth and popularity since their introduction.


Strengthening The OCC Early Childhood Program

The OCC Early Childhood Development Program has undertaken an extensive redesign for this fall, including a new title – “Early Childhood Education” (ECE).



Non-traditional Career Path Option Explored

Learn more about this week-long day camp for young women aimed at introducing them to the world of construction.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2013

OCC Combined Regional Emergency Services Training Center

Emergencies are staged at OCC’s Combined Regional Emergency Services Training (CREST) center, a training “city” that simulates emergency situations faced by law enforcement, fire and EMS departments and civilian first responders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

OCC’s New Jobs Training Seeing Pay-Off

OCC Chancellor Tim Meyer says they are already training 320 future workers for three companies: wind-energy company Dokka Fasteners, and automotive suppliers Meritor and WABCO Holdings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2011