LTU students to fight leukemia with Sept. 6 volleyball tournament

LTU students to fight leukemia with Sept. 6 volleyball tournament

College students in the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at Lawrence Technological University are raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society with the 27th annual charitable Volleyball Blast tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 10 a.m.The tournament will be held on LTU’s athletic fields with parking on either side of the campus (seeltu.edu/map). In case of rain accompanied by lightning, the tournament will be moved to LTU’s Ridler Field House. Volleyball Blast is open to everyone, and teams can begin signing in at 9 a.m.

Teams can register at www.facebook.com/volleyballblast   Registration, which is $15 per player or $90 per team of six in advance, includes a T-shirt and a BBQ meal ticket. Registration on the day of the event is $20 per person. For questions, contact Travis McCall at vbbchair@gmail.com.

Donations can be made at www.gofundme.com/volleyball-blast.

Members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity have volunteered at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk for the past five years. Last November the fraternity hosted a bone marrow registry drive to help leukemia patients.

Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers more than 100 programs through the doctoral level in its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Management. PayScale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 100 universities for return on undergraduate tuition investment, and highest in the Detroit metropolitan area.  Lawrence Tech is also listed in the top tier of Midwestern universities by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review. Students benefit from small class sizes and experienced faculty who provide a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus include over 60 student clubs and organizations and a growing roster of NAIA varsity sports.