WHAT: Students at Lawrence Technological University will hold a presidential debate open to the public. The debaters whose candidate is successful will win a trip to the presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., in January.
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield. The architecture auditorium (A200) is in building #7 on the campus map at this (link).
WHY: John McCain and Barack Obama both have strong followings on the campus of Lawrence Tech. These college students are opinionated and quotable. They will identify the issues of most importance to young people, who will play a pivotal role in the outcome of the election.
Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, 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 Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.