Engineering degree helps alum succeed as entrepreneur

Stephanie Sokol for Oakland University Shawn Ward cites his Oakland University Engineering studies as a big part of his success. After earning his master’s in engineering in 1998, he moved to New York City, worked the stock market, and in 2003, became a successful entrepreneur with his twin brother Shane through their fashion company Shane&Shawn.Continue reading “Engineering degree helps alum succeed as entrepreneur”

OU students succeed at MHacks national programming competition

Stephanie Sokol for OUSECS Out of 1,000 students from across the nation competing at this year’s MHacks, 14 were from Oakland University, and Dominic Dabish, a senior computer science major, was on the team that earned the gold prize from Microsoft for their app development “Pong With Me.”  “The experience was pretty awesome,” Dabish said.Continue reading “OU students succeed at MHacks national programming competition”