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Lawrence Tech hosts Vietnam business program June 9

Release Date: June 1, 2009

Southfield, Mich. - A free public program, "Globalization and Leadership Perspectives from Vietnam" will be held Tuesday, June 9, 6-7:30 p.m. in the Science Building auditorium (S100) at Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West Ten Mile Road in Southfield.

The speakers will be Clarence Rivette and Viet Nguyen, who are partners in Global Perspective Consulting - Vietnam, where they assist businesses in strategy innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership.

The event is sponsored by the Center for Global Leadership and Understanding at the College of Management at Lawrence Tech as an ongoing initiative to enhance collaboration and partnership between business and higher education to assist appreciation, understanding, and skill development in global leadership.

There is no charge to attend the event, but seating is limited. RSVP to Donna Kress at (248) 204-3054 or

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, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Livonia, Petoskey and Traverse City. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.