50th Reunion

Class of 1973

This fall we will celebrate your 50th class reunion. This is a momentous milestone and we are looking forward to welcoming you back to campus on September 15 and 16, 2023.

The cost is $25 per person. This includes all reunion activities, the Jubilee Society Breakfast and a ticket to the LTU football game.

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As we prepare for this reunion event, we want to learn more about you!

Please submit your memories and updates below. For more information, please call 248.204.2203

Memories and Updates Form

EVENT AGENDA

Friday, September 15, 2023

2:00 p.m.Welcome Back Presentation
3:00 p.m.Guided Campus Tours
4:00 p.m.Cocktail Reception

Saturday, September 16, 2023

9:30 a.m.Jubilee Society Breakfast
Induction Program
12:00 p.m.LTU Football with a special halftime
recognition ceremony
Contact Us

Office of Alumni Engagement
Alumni House
248.204.2203
alumni@ltu.edu

Jubilee Brunch

The Jubilee Society recognizes alumni of Lawrence Tech and the Detroit Institute of Technology that graduated 50 or more years ago. LTU hosts an annual reunion brunch to honor the newest class to be inducted and bring alumni to campus to reunite with their former classmates.

All Jubilarians are also recognized during the LTU football half-time celebration. Game time is 12 p.m.

The cost to attend is $15 and includes breakfast and a ticket to the football game. 

For more information, please call 248.204.2203

This year's brunch will be held on Saturday, September 16

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Support the Jubilee Society Endowed Scholarship


Frequently Asked Questions

All LIT and DIT alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago are invited. The 50-year reunion class (this year, the Class of 1973) will receive special recognition at the event.

Jubilee Society members and a guest are invited to attend. However, if you and your guest require an additional guest for transportation or onsite assistance, please contact us .

The suggested attire is business casual for the Jubilee Society Celebration. In addition to the brunch, you are invited to attend the LTU football game where Jubilee Society members will be recognized at haltime. If you plan to attend the game, please be sure to dress accordingly for the weather!

Please contact us if you have dietary restrictions.

The University provides valet parking to make your access to the event easier, with only a short distance from drop-off to the event location. We will also have wheelchairs on site if needed.

We have arranged transportation for our Jubilee Society Members through our LTU Tech Transit.

We are looking forward to your involvement and engagement with the University!  Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 248.204.2307 or email alumni@ltu.edu . Information regarding upcoming events can be found on the LTU Alumni Association homepage at ltu.edu/alumni .

Click here to easily make a gift with a credit or debit card online. If you would like to discuss other giving options or are not sure where to allocate your gift, a member of our Giving Team would be happy to assist you. Please call 248.204.2300 or email giving@ltu.edu .

Help the Team

As a member of the Class of 1973, you have an opportunity to help enhance engagement with the University and reconnect with former classmates. Your involvement will help create a memorable 50th reunion for you, and your fellow classmates.

Benefits of serving as a Jubilee Committee Member:

  • Reconnecting with former classmates.
  • Building a stronger connection with your alma mater and helping build a legacy that will support LTU students in perpetuity.
  • Enlisting class unity and rekindling your Blue Devil pride.

Lawrence Tech will provide:

  • Recognition at the event and in event-related publications.
  • Staff support from the office of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement.
  • A list of classmates and contact information when available and appropriate, plus updates (e.g. “John Smith has not yet submitted his update form”) on those “assigned” to you.
  • Regular updates on event progress.
  • Samples of solicitation letters, social media outreach ideas and other potential communications. 
Become an Ambassador

Class Ambassador Responsibilities:

  • Contact fellow classmates to encourage their attendance at Jubilee Celebration and their participation in the class gift.
  • Complete your memories and updates information.
  • Attend the 50th Anniversary Celebration on September 15 and 16, 2023 .
  • Attend bimonthly meetings (virtual or in-person) to help plan and promote the reunion activities.
  • You will be asked to reach out to classmates you know and given a limited list of others, based on your associations and the total number of committee members. Maintain confidentiality of all information that may be provided to you about your classmates.
  • Advise Alumni Engagement staff on themes and messages that will resonate most with your class.
  • Encourage classmates to update the University via the Class of 1973 Update Form (sent via mail and  available online ).
  • Help identify other potential committee members or classmates of influence.
  • Lead by example and make a financial commitment to the Jubilee Society Endowed Scholarship* at a level that is personally significant to you.

Lodging and Restaurants

Suggested Lodging Recommendations

Comfort Suites Southfield
(mention the LTU Friend and Family Rate)
24977 Northwestern Hwy
Southfield, MI 48076
(248) 357-9990

Westin Southfield Detroit
1500 Town Center
Southfield, MI 48075
(248) 827-4000

Radisson Hotel Southfield-Detroit
26555 Telegraph Road
Southfield, MI 48033
(248) 469-4867

Baymont by Wyndham Southfield/Detroit
7500 Northwestern Hwy
Southfield, MI 48034
(248) 356-5500

Local Restaurants

Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina
29110 Franklin Rd
Wood-fired pizza in a trendy setting

Bacco Ristorante
29410 Northwestern Hwy
Swanky Italian spot known for its wine

Nikola's
25225 Telegraph Rd
Casual spot for ribs, chicken & seafood

Tangos Restaurant
1500 Town Center (In Southfield Town Center)
New American hotel eatery with a bar

Starter's Bar and Grill Southfield
25242 Evergreen Rd 
Classic sports pub & steakhouse

 


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