‘The Relevant University’ to air Dec. 23

December 22, 2014 | Events, UToday, Alumni, Business and Innovation
By Aimee Portala

As the growth of minority-owned businesses continues to increase, so do the challenges and resources needed for success.

Relevant U logo 2014In this month’s episode of “The Relevant University,” Lawrence J. Burns, vice president for external affairs at The University of Toledo, talks about those challenges with four leaders in the area of minority business development and ownership.

Tune in “The Relevant University” Tuesday, Dec. 23, at 7 p.m. on AM 760 WJR.

The guests will be:

• Dr. Shanda Gore, associate vice president for equity, diversity and community engagement and chief diversity officer at The University of Toledo;

• Gary Johnson, president and CEO of American Floors and Interiors in Toledo;

• Tarolyn Buckles, president and CEO of Onyx Enterprises Inc. in Detroit; and

• Louis Green, CEO of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council.

The University of Toledo and Detroit’s WJR Radio produce the monthly, hour-long program that explores the critical role higher education plays in our world.

Listen to “The Relevant University” at utoledo.edu/therelevantuniversity, WJR 760 AM or wjr.com.

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