Professional and Continuing Education

Pawley Hall, Room 440G
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3177


PACE supports the Oakland University outreach mission. Using the expertise of OU Faculty, PACE partners with businesses to provide professional development coursework, workshops, and seminars for their employees. Similarly, PACE interfaces with both OU Faculty and organizations to provide community enrichment programs. You will find specific examples of our partner businesses and organizations highlighted below.

Older Persons' Commission
Oakland University and the Older Persons' Commission presents a series of lectures each semester on a wide range of topics. Lectures are taught by Oakland faculty and include areas of interest ranging from the latest research findings to the arts and popular culture.

2017 Lectures:

April 6th, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:30PM

Tamera Hew-Butler

OU Instructor

Topic TBA

OU's Business Accelerators
Oakland University's PACE program also reaches the community and builds impactful relationships via the entrepreneurial businesses supported via  OU INC  and MACOMB INCubator.

Corporate Partners
Companies that PACE has worked with in the past include:
  • Merrill Lynch
  • UBS
  • Children's Hospital
  • Crittenton Hospital
  • China Bridge
  • Daimler Chrysler
  • Pontiac General Hospital
  • Oakland Schools
  • Oakland Press
  • Twenty First Century Media
  • SL America 
  • General Motors
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospitals
  • Macomb, Wayne and Oakland Counties
  • SAIC, U.S.A
  • Yanfeng U.S.A.
  • ABB
  • Digital First Media