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Past Events

Tuesday | June 23, 2020

Virtual Town Hall: New Students and Families

Join us for our first Town Hall of the summer, for new Warriors and their families! During the Town Hall, you'll hear from our Senior…
7:00 pm
Thursday | June 4, 2020

Virtual Warrior Day, June 4

Thinking about making Rochester University part of your future? Then sign up for one of our upcoming Virtual Warrior Days. Don’t forget to invite your…
2:00 pm
Online
Tuesday | May 26, 2020

MICU Virtual College Fair

LANSING — Students who may be interested in attending one of Michigan’s independent colleges and universities will have the opportunity to take part in a…
11:00 am
Thursday | May 7, 2020

Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast – Keynote: Dr. Klint Pleasant

Rochester, MI (May 1, 2020) – The Rochester Area Prayer Breakfast Committee announced today that Dr. Klint Pleasant will keynote the 39th annual Prayer Breakfast…
8:00 am
Online
Tuesday | May 5, 2020

Virtual Town Hall for College Student: Rep. Elissa Slotkin & President Stogner

Please join Rep. Elissa Slotkin for a virtual town hall for college students to answer your questions on the coronavirus. About this Event Join Rep.…
1:00 pm
Online
Thursday | April 30, 2020

SMART TOWNS: Putting Humanity Back into History: Reflecting on the Biases that Shaped History

We all have biases; look for biases in decisions and treatment of people. This is noted throughout history. Presented by Dr. Sharia Hays of Rochester…
7:00 pm
Rochester Hills Public Library
Friday | April 24, 2020

Rochester University: Preparing Students for Professional and Personal Success

A school counselor college/career academy event. Join Rochester University and Oakland Schools on the Rochester University campus to explore the admissions and application process, scholarships…
7:30 am
Rochester University: CHILL
Friday | April 24, 2020

18th Semiannual Capstone Conference

Rochester University's semi-annual Capstone Conference (formerly Academic Symposium) showcases the academic achievements and capstone projects of our students. While the COVID-19 outbreak prevents our meeting…
Online
Thursday | 

Partnership Dinner 2020 – Postponed

The 49th Annual Partnership Dinner will be featuring HGTV’s Home Town stars Ben & Erin Napier! We are currently working with the Napiers on a new…
Royal Park Hotel
Monday | July 27, 2020

Shakespeare Camp

Aspire to greatness as one of Shakespeare’s legendary characters in a special production of Julius Caesar…Jr. (Ages 6-18) Enhance your skills in: Public Speaking Creative Problem…
9:00 am
Rochester University
Tuesday | March 10, 2020

Declaration of Independence: The Words Heard Around the World

Dr. Todd will discuss the origins of the Declaration of Independence, its purposes, and how it changed the world. Dr. Todd earned his Bachelor of…
7:00 pm
Rochester Hills Public Library
Thursday | February 13, 2020

In Juliet’s Garden and When Shakespeare’s Ladies Doth Protest

Juliet Capulet invites four other heroines of Shakespeare's classics (Katharina, Portia, Ophelia and Desdemona) to lunch in her favorite garden in Verona to discuss issues'…
ALT Theatre: Rochester University
Monday | September 14, 2020

SMART TOWNS: The Advent of the Cell Phone

Join Dr. Carol Cooper as she discusses the Advent of the cell phone. The cell phone provides an emotional and symbolic link to work, family,…
7:00 pm
Rochester University: HAM Library 112
Saturday | March 21, 2020

Ministry Internship Fair & Professional Development

Are you looking for a ministry intern in Summer 2020? The Department of Theology and Ministry at Rochester University is hosting a Ministry Internship Fair…
10:00 am
Kibo Corner
Tuesday | January 21, 2020

MLK Jr. Day, No Classes

Classes are cancelled and offices will be closed Monday, January 20 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Monday | December 23, 2019

Holiday Break & Office Hours

Rochester University offices will be closed starting Monday, December 23 and will open back up on Thursday, January 2. Wishing you a very happy holiday…
Sunday | December 8, 2019

Rochester Area Hometown Christmas Parade

Join us Sunday, December 8th for the 68th Annual Rochester Area Hometown Christmas Parade!
2:00 pm
Main Street, Rochester Hills, MI
Friday | December 6, 2019

RU Ready for Christmas

Join the Rochester University community and special musical guests as we celebrate the season with a sing-along of all your favorite Christmas carols, some special…
7:30 pm
RAC Theatre
Wednesday | November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving Break & RU Campus Hours

Please note that Rochester University will be closed from Wednesday, November 27-Friday, November 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices will open back up…
Monday | November 18, 2019

Smart Towns: The Genius of James

Presenter: Dr. Greg Stevenson The New Testament letter of James has, at times throughout Christian history, received harsh criticism from scholars. Among the accusations are that…
7:00 pm
RU Auditorium
Thursday | November 14, 2019

A Wrinkle In Time

One of literature’s most enduring young heroines, Meg Murry, is back–braces, stubbornness and all. Once again, she’s joining forces with Mrs. Whatsit, Charles Wallace, Calvin…
Wednesday | October 30, 2019

Smart Towns: The Genius of George Washington

Presented by: Dr. David Greer George Washington is rightly remembered as the “indispensable man” of the American founding, famous for both exercising and renouncing authority.  As…
7:00 pm
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
Saturday | October 26, 2019

Homecoming Weekend

Join us for a fun-filled Homecoming Weekend. Saturday, Oct. 26 • 3 p.m. • Garth Pleasant Arena RU Men's Basketball vs. Ohio Christian University Sunday,…
3:00 pm
Rochester University
Thursday | October 3, 2019

Streaming

Performing the Word: Scripture in a New Missional Era For millennia, Christians have looked to the Bible as a primary source for the life of…
12:00 pm
Rochester University
Thursday | September 19, 2019

RU Theatre : Silent Sky

When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea.…
7:30 pm
Rochester University Theatre
Tuesday | September 10, 2019

24-Hour Give

On September 10 at noon Rochester University will launch the 6th annual 24 Hour Give. The challenge this year is 300 donors within 24 hours.…
12:00 pm
Rochester University
Tuesday | September 10, 2019

Smart Towns: Suffragette Genius

  Presented by: Dr. Anne Nichols This presentation will explore how Harriet Beecher Stowe and Elizabeth Cady Stanton leveraged science and theology to advance the role of women in…
7:00 pm
Rochester Hills Public Library