Rec Well: exercising friendship, fitness, and wellness

How do students find time to connect at Oakland University while trying to balance school, work, family, and life? Zoe Garden, OU freshman commuter student, wanted to maintain a healthy lifestyle while at college and University Recreation and Well-Being (Rec Well) helped her accomplished just that. Zoe claims what continues to bring her to the … Continue reading Rec Well: exercising friendship, fitness, and wellness

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Insight on intramurals at OU: 4 reasons why students think twice before participating

While registration remains high for intramural sports at Oakland University, there is still a percentage of the population that chooses not to participate. What prevents students from signing-up for intramurals? Listed below are four common worries that steer students away. I am not good enough to play First of all, let’s distinguish between the two … Continue reading Insight on intramurals at OU: 4 reasons why students think twice before participating

Employee Spotlight: Elizabeth Suchocki

Elizabeth Suchocki has been a marketing intern at the Recreation Center since August 2016. She is a senior who is double majoring in journalism and graphic design here at Oakland University.   Why did you want to work at the Rec? I started working here as an internship for my journalism capstone and when that … Continue reading Employee Spotlight: Elizabeth Suchocki

6 Yoga Classes at OU RecWell and What Makes Them Unique

This semester, RecWell is offering six different yoga classes each week. What is the difference between each class? How do I know which one to attend? I decided to try each class to help others understand the difference. Although there are similarities, it is the differences that make each class unique. Here is my personal … Continue reading 6 Yoga Classes at OU RecWell and What Makes Them Unique

Making it to the finish line with personal training

Do you agree one of the biggest challenges of going to the gym is finding the motivation to leave the house? According to Susan Mason, parent of an Oakland University student, the personal training program at Oakland's Recreation Center helped her conquer just that. Mason was tired of feeling discouraged and she wanted to make … Continue reading Making it to the finish line with personal training