OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan – Oakland Community College will be celebrating Patriot Week next week with a variety of events in remembrance of the September 11 attacks and the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution on September 17.
Patriot Week events include the following:
- Chancellor Tim Meyer welcomes the honorable Judge Michael Warren to the Royal Oak campus Wednesday, September 16 from 12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m., who will speak on “Immigrants and Their Diverse Contributions for Liberty: Yesterday, Today, and Beyond.” Judge Warren was appointed to the Oakland County Circuit Court in 2002 by then Governor John Engler, and was retained and re-elected in 2004, 2006 and 2012. He has taught Constitutional Law at Cooley Law School, and is the co-producer of Patriot Lessons (Birmingham/Bloomfield Community TV). He is the author of “America’s Survival Guide, How to Stop America’s Impending Suicide by Reclaiming Our First Principles,” a former member of the State Board of Education and current board member of Cornerstone Schools Association.
- Free copies of the U.S. Constitution will be distributed while supplies last at every campus on September 17: Auburn Hills at 11:00 a.m., Student Center Cafeteria; Highland Lakes Woodland Hall North, 100 Level Lobby area; Orchard Ridge Student Center Cafeteria at 11:00 a.m.; Royal Oak Alcove, 11:00 a.m.; and Southfield Student Center, Room A-129, at 3:00 p.m.
- Voter Registration Fairs: Register to vote at the voter booths on campuses: Southfield Student LIFE Center, A-129 on September 15 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., September 15-17 at Auburn Hills Student Center Cafeteria, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Highland Lakes Woodland Hall North, 100 Level Lobby; September 16 and 17 at Orchard Ridge Student Center Cafeteria, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; and September 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Royal Oak Campus Alcove.
- In the spirit of service to the community, a canned food drive was held September 8-11 at all campuses assisting community food banks, including The Open Door, Gleaners, and Forgotten Harvest.
For more information, contact OCC StudentLIFE.
With five campuses throughout Oakland County, Oakland Community College is committed to providing academic and developmental experiences that allows each student to reach their full potential and enhance the diverse communities they serve. It offers degrees and certificates in approximately 100 career fields and university transfer degrees in business, science and the liberal arts. More than a million students have enrolled in the college since it opened in 1965.
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