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Lawrence Tech seeks more employers for May 20 networking reception

Release Date: April 27, 2010

Southfield, Mich.Lawrence Technological University is offering employers an opportunity to connect with displaced college-educated professionals at its May 20 free “Recovery Starts Here” networking reception. These networking events are not restricted to Lawrence Tech alumni and students, and there are no fees for either job seekers or companies.

The session will begin with a presentation to job candidates at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, in the Buell Management Building on Lawrence Tech’s campus at 21000 West Ten Mile Road in Southfield.  The networking reception will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m.

“This is a chance to meet many impressive and qualified candidates who are eager to put their skills back to work,” said Peg Pierce, director of Lawrence Tech’s Office of Career Services. “In turn, job seekers can get a better idea of how to prepare themselves for today’s challenging job market.”

Employers interested in participating in the networking reception can contact Lawrence Tech’s Office of Career Services at (248) 204-3140 or

Displaced workers with college degrees can register at

Lawrence Technological University,, offers more than 100 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 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.