Archive for Tag: LTU

$5 million bequest to fund Lawrence Tech engineering scholarships

A bequest that exceeds $5 million will be used to fund full scholarships for engineering students at Lawrence Technological University. The money comes from a trust established by George and Dorothea G. Mink of Clinton Township. Mrs. Mink died in May 2013, and her husband, a former student, died...

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Henry Ford Trade School Alumni Association creates Lawrence Tech scholarship fund

The Henry Ford Trade School Alumni Association has donated $750,000 to create an endowed scholarship fund for undergraduate mechanical engineering students at Lawrence Technological University. The donation is among the top 10 largest gifts ever received by the University to establish an endowed scholarship, and the largest for scholarships...

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Lawrence Tech named to national honor roll for student community service

Lawrence Technological University has once again been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes institutions of higher education that support exemplary community service programs for students and raise the visibility of effective practices in campus community partnerships. The Corporation for National & Community Service...

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Lawrence Tech honored for institutional focus on community engagement

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has named Lawrence Technological University among the 361 U.S. colleges and universities to receive its 2015 Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes institutional focus on community engagement. The institutions that have qualified for this classification represent less than 8 percent of the...

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‘Design thinking’ business and product development program offered at LTU

Online applications are now being accepted for the next nine-week Michigan I-Corps@LTU program that helps designers, innovators, engineers and tinkerers move their business ideas from the drawing board to the marketplace. This year’s program will emphasize Design Thinking, a product development process that goes through five steps: empathize, define,...

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​LTU Ranked 18th Nationwide for Online Master’s Degree in Engineering

The online graduate school guide Best Master’s Programs has ranked Lawrence Technological University 18th in the top 50 nationwide for online master’s degrees in engineering. The rankings, which can be viewed at www.bestmastersprograms.org, are based on an equal weight of program quality, as measured by U.S. News & World...

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Register now for Lawrence Tech’s spring semester

Students can register now for spring semester classes that begin Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Lawrence Technological University. Day, evening, weekend and online options are available, including many fast-track certificate programs in growing career fields. Lawrence Tech has associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs that can lead to careers...

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LTU and Ford launch 2015 ‘Designing for the Future’ competition

Ford Motor Co. and Lawrence Technological University (LTU) have again teamed up for the “Designing for the Future” competition that asks students to reinterpret the Ford Cortina for the year 2030. The prizes include more than $100,000 in scholarships. The competition is open to high school seniors or transfer...

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LeCarpentier named director of LTU’s biomedical engineering program

Gerald (Jerry) LeCarpentier of Plymouth has been named director of the biomedical engineering (BME) program at Lawrence Technological University. LeCarpentier expects LTU’s BME program to continue to expand and attract more students. LTU’s master’s degree program in biomedical engineering will be introduced in the 2015 fall semester. “With the...

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