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Architect speaks at Lawrence Tech's entrepreneurial lecture series Oct. 19

Release Date: October 11, 2010

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Gina Van Tine, a principal of architectural firm inForm Studio of Northville, will be an Entrepreneurial Lecture Series speaker on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 5:45 p.m. at Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West Ten Mile Road in Southfield.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Lear Auditorium (T429) in the University Technology and Learning Center (UTLC).

Van Tine, who earned two architecture degrees at Lawrence Tech, has practiced professionally since 1984, and her accomplishments include retail and interiors projects in Illinois, New York, Texas, and throughout the Midwest. She has participated in numerous inner city mission projects for Detroit youth and recently volunteered design services for a startup mission in Caracas, Venezuela.

The Entrepreneurial Lecture Series is sponsored by the Lawrence Tech chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization and the Legends entrepreneurial alumni organization. In keeping with Lawrence Tech’s commitment to leadership through theory and practice and its dedication to the entrepreneurial mindset, the program is designed to create an awareness and understanding of entrepreneurship.

Lawrence Technological University,, offers more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in the Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Petoskey and Traverse City. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.