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LTU to hold vigil for Oxford High School

Release Date: December 1, 2021
SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University will hold a candlelight vigil in memory of the students killed and injured Tuesday at Oxford High School. The vigil will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at the LTU Spirit Rock near the University’s Donley Residence Hall.

Several Oxford High School alumni attend Lawrence Tech, including a former member of the Oxford football team who knew one of the slain students.

LTU President Virinder Moudgil and several students will offer remarks at the vigil.

Lawrence Tech has an “early college” partnership program with Oxford High School, under which Oxford High juniors and seniors can take LTU college classes.

“We are saddened by this loss,” Moudgil said. “Lawrence Tech and Oxford High School have had a long and productive relationship. Our hearts go out to the students and their families during this difficult time.”

Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers more than 100 programs through the doctoral level in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Business and Information Technology, and Engineering. PayScale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 11 percent of universities for alumni salaries. Forbes and The Wall Street Journal rank LTU among the nation’s top 10 percent. U.S. News and World Report lists it in the top tier of best in the Midwest. Students benefit from small class sizes and a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 107-acre campus include more than 60 student organizations and NAIA varsity sports.


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