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Feb. 5 art exhibit and auction to benefit students

Release Date: January 29, 2009

Southfield, Mich. - "Art Meets Tech," an art exhibit and auction of works of fine art donated by Park West Gallery will be held at Lawrence Technological University on Thursday, Feb. 5, 5-8 p.m.

The auction to benefit student scholarships will be held in the University Technology and Learning Center (UTLC) gallery at Lawrence Tech, 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield. Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

Please make a reservation by contacting or (248) 204-2300.

Park West Gallery has donated more than 200 works of art to Lawrence Tech. Many are currently on exhibit in the UTLC gallery, and there will be a silent auction for some of the donated works.

Public viewing at the UTLC gallery will be Friday, Jan. 30, 5-7 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 31, and Sunday, Feb. 1, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 6, 5-7 p.m.; and Saturday, Feb. 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lawrence Technological University,, offers over 80 undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes 75 years ago, and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech's 102-acre campus is in Southfield, with education centers in Lansing, Livonia, Clinton Township, Traverse City and Petoskey. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.