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Alumni Engagement

John Dodge House
507 Golf View Lane
Rochester, MI 48309-4488
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(248) 364-6130
ouaa@oakland.edu

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Golden Grizzlies Remote

As the world reacts to COVID-19, the OU Alumni Association wants all Golden Grizzlies to know we are here for you.

We have created this page to offer a way to connect with our Oakland Family, near or far.

  • FOLLOW US:
    Facebook
    Instagram
    LinkedIn

  • PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST
    Spread Grizzly spirit this Halloween season! Submit a photo of your pumpkin design to OUAA@oakland.edu by 10/27. Vote on your favorite pumpkin from 10/28-10/30 on OUAA Facebook. Winners will be announced 10/30!
    Download OU Pumpkin Stencils Here

  • @HOME SCAVENGER HUNT
    Show us your OU pride from home! Get creative with this (mostly) at home scavenger hunt. We'll pick one of these each day leading up to Homecoming Week (10/12-10/16) for you to participate in on social media. Winners selected at the end of each day so get creative! If you can complete the whole list (send photos to OUAA@oakland.edu) then we'll send you a grand prize!
    • Creatively take a picture of an interlocking OU
    • Number of family members wearing Grizzly gear
    • Coin dated with your class year
    • Something that is colored black and gold
    • Something that reminds you of OU
    • Copy of OU Magazine
    • Favorite photo from a time on campus
    • Something you got for free at an OU event
    • Something you purchased from OU Bookstore
    • Ticket stub from an OU event
    • Your diploma(s)
    • Photo with your favorite OU mug
    • Represent with your OU vehicle decal/sticker/license plate 
    • Wearing OU alumni gear
    • Photo with Grizz Head

      Extra points if you visit or show photo from a previous visit of:
    • Meadow Brook Hall and Gardens
    • Favorite campus hangout spot
    • Favorite campus study spot
    • Photo with Grizz or Matilda Statue
    • Picture by Elliott Tower

  • VIRTUAL BACKGROUNDS:
    Are you spending a lot of time on video conferences? Take Oakland University with you. Download virtual backgrounds from your favorite campus locations and show your OU pride during all of your meetings.

  • COLORING PAGE:
    Looking for fun for the young ones at home? Download this coloring page of The Grizz.

  • CAREER COACHING CORNER:

    Week 1 - Virtual Interview Tips
    Week 2 - Using Linkedin for Interviews
    Week 3 - Common Interview Questions
    Week 4 - Maintaining Momentum in a Virtual Job Search

  • GRIZZLIES REMOTE: 
    Show us how you're making your remote work space a bit more black & gold! Submit a photo here or tag us on social media with #GrizzliesRemote & #oaklanduniversityalumni.

  • WORK OUT FROM HOME:
    Check back each week to see the new schedule of classes hosted LIVE on the OU Rec Facebook Page.

  • ALUMNI BUSINESSES:
    Do you know an OU-owned business? Please let us know here! Check back for a list of OU businesses coming soon.