Archive for Author: Southfield City Centre

Chaldean Festival Draws Big Crowds

The seventh annual Chaldean Festival attracted thousands of people to the Southfield City Centre district from June 8 to 10. The festival — sponsored by the City of Southfield, Chaldean Chamber of Commerce and the Chaldean Community Foundation — took place on the lawn in front of City Hall...

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Lawrence Tech Finishes Fifth in Robotics Competition

Lawrence Technological University’s (LTU) robot, vuLTUre2, finished fifth in the Auto-Nav Challenge, the main event at the 20th annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC) held at Oakland University June 8-11. Forty-seven teams from around the country and as far away as India and Japan entered the prestigious competition, although...

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Southfield Company Among Top 10 U.S. Workplaces

Southfield-based Plante Moran made the 2011 list of America’s Top 10 Workplaces. The accounting and business advisory firm placed seventh on the list, which ranks employee satisfaction at large companies around the United States. Over 800 companies with more than 1,000 employees were included in the rankings compiled by...

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Lawrence Tech Names New President

Dr. Virinder K. Moudgil has been appointed as the next president of Lawrence Technological University (LTU) and will take office on July 1, 2012.  “Dr. Moudgill has a strong record of leading exemplary academic progress and program development,” said Lloyd E. Reuss, chairman of the LTU Board of Trustees,...

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Skyline Club Receives Honor

Southfield’s Skyline Club has been selected as a recipient of ClubCorp’s 2011 Silver Circle of Excellence Award.  The honor is awarded annually and recognizes the Skyline Club as one of ClubCorp’s top Business Clubs worldwide. Located on the 28th floor of 2000 Town Center, Skyline has earned a reputation...

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Celebrating Southfield and Lathrup Village

Community and business leaders will gather to celebrate the rich heritage and vibrant future of Southfield and Lathrup Village at the Commitment to Community Awards on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at the Skyline Club located at 2000 Town Center, Suite 2800 Southfield, MI. Hosted by the Southfield Community Foundation,...

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LTU students find their ‘place’ in Southfield

From the Southfield Sun By Jennie Miller Architecture students at Lawrence Technological University have teamed up with developer Hassan Jawad and the city of Southfield to potentially create a destination spot for their peers. Through the Third Place Design Competition, the first of its kind at the university, students...

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Make City a Destination

From the South Oakland Eccentric Southfield city officials have long hoped to create what they call a City Centre, located in the general area of Evergreen and Civic Center Drive. Bad spelling aside, the idea is a good one that holds promise. The Evergreen/Civic Center Drive area is pretty...

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