GrizzHacks, Oakland University Hackathon

Engineering Center, March 19-20

GrizzHacks will bring together the greatest young minds for 24 hours of excitement and technological passion. Compete against your peers and other guests in a two day development challenge! Join other students at Oakland University for 24 straight hours of hacking from noon to noon. The competition will take place on the first two floors of the new Engineering Center, on March 19th and March 20th. Register at the GrizzHacks website.

Hacking the Career Fair with Dynatrace


Career Fair Workshop with Dynatrace

EC 275, January 19 at 12:00 PM

To help best prepare you for what’s coming at the Winter Career Fair on Jan. 27, CyberOU is holding a workship with the techological professionals from Dynatrace to give you some quick tips on how to best succeed at the Fair and in the interviews you’re sure to get afterwards! Stop by for resume polishing, interview strategies, and all sorts of tips!

Registration is not required.

Website Cloning


Website Cloning Demonstration by CyberOU’s Eric Maul

EC 275, November 17 at 12:00 PM

Man in the Middle attacks are a big threat on the Internet today. One of the more common and potentially dangerous forms of these attacks is website cloning. Learn from our very own, Eric Maul, about the awesome processes and technologies involved in these attacks, and how you can avoid becoming a victim.

GM Data Center Tour


GM Warren Data Center Facility Tour – REGISTRATION FILLED

General Motors Warren Tech. Center, November 13 at 10:00 AM

After an over $1 billion investment in their Warren Tech. Center, GM has generously offered to give CyberOU members an exclusive 1-hour tour of the facilities, including the data center. A small group of 20 students will be allowed to step inside a day in the life of GM IT professionals.

UPDATE: As of 10/28, we have reached our maximum of 20 attendees. If you are still interested, please e-mail to be put on the waitlist.

Entrepreneurs Workshop


OU Inc and Treps Nest – The 7 Obstacles Entrepreneurs Face

OU INC, October 21 at 5:30 PM

58% of Millennials use the job title “Entrepreneur”. What many people miss is that there is a difference between identifying as an entrepreneur and truly having the Identity of an Entrepreneur.

In this workshop, we will look at what it takes to transform from the title of Entrepreneur, the results necessary to be successful, as well as the the 7 obstacles entrepreneurs face and how to overcome them to achieve success.

You will learn:

  • Four key areas Millionaires and Billionaires excel in.
  • Characteristics successful entrepreneurs share.
  • The journey from the title of Entrepreneur to the Identity of an Entrepreneur.
  • 7 Obstacles Entrepreneurs face and how to overcome them.

Being an Entrepreneur is not just about a great idea; it is about transforming your mindset, habits and focus.

Join us by registering here.

Tim Flattery (TALK)


Tim Flattery – The Creative Process and Designing for Hollywood Films

Oakland Room (Oakland Center), October 14 at 5:00 PM

Join TALK and CyberOU as they welcome Tim Flattery. A multi-talented creative concept artist and designer, Tim Flattery is an expert in concept development, design, fabrication and story for the entertainment industry. In a career spanning more than 25 years, he has worked on some of the biggest films for some of the most famous directors in the world including Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemeckis and Michael Bay. Among the number of highly anticipated films he has worked on are Rise of the Guardians 2, Star Trek 3, Tomorrowland and Captain America: Winter Soldier. Previously he has designed and overseen full size construction of custom vehicles such as the Batmobile for Batman Forever, The Fantasticar for Fantastic Four: Rise of The Silver Surfer, the Amphibicopter and other vehicles for A.I. Artificial Intelligence. Additionally, he has raised the creative bar with acclaimed design work on award winning and blockbuster films including Saving Private Ryan, Men In Black 1-2, Transformers, Pirates Of The Caribbean, The Hunger Games, Spiderman 2 and many, many others. He has also done creative work for Walt Disney Imagineering, Chimera Design, EA Games and Spinmaster in the area of theme parks, resorts and games.

OU INC’s Best Shot Competition


Have a brilliant business idea? Working on a new product? Test out giving your product pitch at OU INC’s Best Shot Competition.

Ten participants will be selected from those whom sign up. If chosen, you will pitch your product to a panel of judges; have a chance to win $500 cash, free services for your business and a 6-month membership to MidMichigan Innovation Center; and receive further assistance and consulting from MidMichigan Innovation Center.

Prizes also include a free year membership at OU INC and $1200 in legal services from the Katz Law Firm.

The event will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 5-8 PM at OU Inc. (1 Golf View Ln., Rochester, MI 48309). The event is FREE but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

For more information and to register, please visit the registration site.

Coffee Chat with FCA


Come chat with representatives from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Tuesday, Sept. 8, in the EC Atrium to learn more about their organization while enjoying a hot cup of coffee!

2015 Annual Hackathon Sponsored By MAC-OU INC


First Place: Laptop Computer
Second Place: Tablet Computer
Third Place: $50 Amazon Gift Card

On Friday, August 14, at 4:00 PM, Mac-OU INC client company Coupon Wallet invites you to participate in their 24-hour hackathon! Coupon Wallet has an extensive RESTful API for creating, managing, tracking, clearing, and using coupons digitally. The hackathon challenge is to create an application on any platform (i.e. website, Android, iOS, etc.) using this API. Hardware solutions are welcome as well, though no tools/components will be provided (teams will be required to supply their own). Teams will be judged on their creativity and innovation!

Teams of up to four members are welcome.
Visit Coupon Wallet’s site post for more details and registration.

The event will be held at:
Velocity Collaboration Center
6633 Eighteen Mile Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48314