Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Theresa Rowe

OU’s CIO Theresa Rowe was recognized by the Center for Digital Education as one of its 2015 Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers Across America.

Each year, the Center recognizes K-20 education leaders who have transformed learning through the innovative use of technology. Winners were selected based on their efforts to improve education through effective implementation of technology-rich solutions; their impact on student outcomes; and their overall initiative, creativity and leadership skills.


Karen Sheridan and Jennifer Kincer

The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce honored two School of Music, Theatre and Dance educators on Oct. 23 with 2015 Sunrise Pinnacle awards for achievement and contributions to the community.

Professor of Theatre Karen Sheridan, M.F.A(left), received the Oakland University Educator of the Year Award and Jennifer Kincer (right), a special lecturer in Music, received the Business Woman of the Year Award. They were among 23 local businesses, organizations and community members honored by the Chamber.


Sharon Geimer

Sharon Geimer, M.D., an internal medicine/pediatrics specialist and assistant professor at the Oakland University-William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine was elected treasurer of the Oakland County Medical Society board of directors. Dr. Geimer (center) is a PRISM mentor for the OUWB Class of 2018.


Stephanie Lee

Stephanie J. Lee, administrative associate to the provost, was named to the executive board of the Michigan American Council on Education (ACE) Women's Network, a professional development organization for women who work in higher education in Michigan. Lee's first three-year term ends in 2018.


Michele Piskulich

Associate Provost for Academic Affairs Michelle Piskulich was named to a one-year term as president of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), the global accreditor of master’s degree programs in those fields. She will chair the Executive Council, serve on the Executive Committee and preside over the annual conference. The organization has nearly 300 member institutions, which are spread across the U.S. and in 14 countries.




Professor Emeritus of Biophysics Charles Lindeman, Ph.D., lectured on the geometric clutch hypothesis in Japan at the invitation of the Japanese Biophysics Society.