Office for Student Involvement

Oakland Center, Room 49
312 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, Michigan 48309-4454
(location map)
(248) 370-2400

OSI Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

OSI Service Window Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Student Life Lecture Board

The Student Life Lecture Board sponsors a popular and diverse series of lectures at Oakland University that educate, inform, motivate and entertain OU students and the community. Past Speakers have included Bill Nye, Tyler Oakley, President Jimmy Carter, Danny Glover, James Earl Jones, Robert Kennedy Jr., Kurt Vonnegut and Oprah Winfrey. Click here for a full list of past speakers. The Student Life Lecture Board is governed by a set of by-laws covering the purpose of the organization, its members, their responsibilities, meetings and amendments.

Current Student Life Lecture Board members include:

  • Drake Lambright, Student Co-chair
  • Jean Ann Miller, Staff Co-chair, Senior Director, Office for Student Involvement
  • Catherine Troy, Associate Co-Chair
  • Tricia Westergaard, staff representative
  • TBD, OUSC representative
  • Bobby Beckemeyer, Student Program Board representative
  • Shyanita McKalpain, Center for Multicultural Initiatives representative
  • Sharese Stribling, Residence┬áLife Association representative
  • Tyler Dixon, Member-at-Large