By Denise Rohde
from 2011 Art Show
is a college program providing resources for students and area women. Our
purpose is to help empower women through the development of educational and
supportive programs and services for campus and community women that promote
growth in both personal and political awareness.
We help women identify their personal and social needs and assist them in
developing the skills to meet them through education and participation. Our
programs take the form of workshops, seminars, supportive groups,
conferences, peer counseling, and information, resource, and referral
For over 40 years, the Womencenter has offered substance and sustenance
to the many women who have walked through our doors. We look forward to
assisting you with your personal, career, educational, and resource needs
and we welcome your referral of friends and family who can benefit from our
If you would like or need us to be a partner in your journey, we
invite you to connect with us.
The Womencenter is housed at the
Orchard Ridge Campus. Students and community members who wish to meet at one
of the other OCC sites may call the Womencenter to make an appointment at
their home campus or the most conveniently located campus.
2013 From Our Perspectives National Juried Women's Art Exhibition
The exhibition was a resounding success! You may view a slideshow of this
year's and prior shows online.
Women's Self Defense Seminar
Saturday, May 3, 9:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Call 248.522.3642 for more information and to
A Call to Wholeness Annual Women's Conference
We had another successful conference. Save the Date: Saturday, March 21,
2015 and join us for a day of enrichment, enlightenment, and experiential
Women's History Month Learn
about women in history at
OCC is a partner member of the American Association of University
Women (AAUW). The AAUW is an organization that speaks out on issues
such as education, pay equity, civil rights, sex discrimination, and more.
Its mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy,
education, philanthropy, and research. Students of AAUW college partner
members can receive FREE national e-student affiliation. As an e-student
affiliate, you can access valuable online resources and information. There is also the annual National Conference for College Women Student
Leaders - read about it at
https://svc.aauw.org/RECore/wMembership/join_esaf_member.asp to join for
free as an OCC e-student affiliate. For more information, call
the OCC Womencenter or you may email
Oakland Community College Womencenter
Orchard Ridge Campus Building J Room 309
27055 Orchard Lake Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48334-4579
Arlene J. Frank, Womencenter Program Coordinator
We are open Monday through Friday 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM