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Lawrence Tech students to display projects at April 24 open house

Release Date: April 21, 2010

Southfield, Michigan – The Blue Devil Showcase, the annual open house at Lawrence Technological University for student projects, will be held Saturday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Buell Building, 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield. The public is invited and admission is free.

Lawrence Tech students will display major projects, including the Formula SAE competition vehicle, the Baja SAE off-road competition vehicle, a hydrogen-powered kart, and a concrete canoe. Architecture and design students will show their models, presentations and artwork. Engineering students will show their entrepreneurial projects and products. Students from the College of Arts and Sciences will display their Quest projects.

“This is a great opportunity to see what college students learn about outside the classroom,” said Lisa Kujawa, assistant provost for enrollment services.

With the exception of the years during World War II, Lawrence Tech has held an open house each year since 1933 to highlight the diverse interests of students and the real world projects they undertake to put classroom theory to practice.

Lawrence Technological University, ltu.edu, 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.