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Oklahoma Baptist University, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Siena Heights University, Oakland C.C., Sheridan Community Hospital, Northville District Library, and Others

By Brian Warkoczeski
September 12, 2014 11:52 am

OBU Earns Top Ranking for Best Regional Colleges by U.S. News & World Report

For the 21st consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report listed Oklahoma Baptist University as Oklahoma's highest ranked college on the "Best Regional Colleges of the West" list for 2015. OBU is also ranked in the top ten "Great Schools, Great Prices" regional colleges and is the only Oklahoma college on "A-Plus Schools for B Students" for regional colleges.

NOAA expands Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron

NOAA has released a final rule and environmental impact statement expanding the boundaries of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron from 448 square miles to 4,300 square miles. The new boundaries now include the waters of Lake Huron adjacent to Michigan's Alcona, Alpena and Presque Isle counties to the Canadian border.

Siena Heights University's Creative Stages Fall Program

Children in grades 1-12 are invited to participate in Siena Heights University's Creative Stages. The program runs from Sept. 15-Nov. 20, 2014 on the Adrian campus. Unique to Lenawee County, this program helps enhance a child's imagination, creativity and personal development.

Oakland C.C. Hosts National Women's Art Exhibition

From September 18 to October 17, Oakland Community College is featuring "From Our Perspectives: A National Women's Art Exhibition" at the Wallace Smith Theatre Gallery in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The exhibit includes artistic works from 24 women.

Sheridan Community Hospital Installs Latest Digital Mammography Technology

Sheridan Community Hospital (SCH) has expanded its diagnostic imaging services to include the latest in digital mammography. With the installation of the FUJIFILM Aspire, HD Full-Field Digital Mammography System, women will now have access to the highest quality of digital mammography screenings.

Northville District Library Hosts Photo Preservation Workshop

Presented by Priceless Photo Preservation of Ann Arbor, Northville District Library is hosting a workshop on October 6, 2014, that explains the often confusing world of preserving family photos, movies and slides.

Michigan Community College Association Celebrates Community College Week

Community colleges across the state are holding events during the week of September 13 through September 23 to celebrate all the great things happening on their campuses and in their communities.

LSSU Professor & Class Support Alzheimer's Association Walk

Lake Superior State University communication professor Katey Price was "pied" (a cream pie to the face) on September 11 after her class surpassed her challenge on pledges for an annual Alzheimer's Association Walk. Members of Price's Communication in Leadership class bettered her $1,500 benchmark by $659.97, for which she agreed to get pied outside LSSU's Quarterdeck dining area at high noon.

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