‘The Relevant University’ to air Dec. 3

November 30, 2012 | Events, UToday
By Meghan Cunningham

Tune in to “The Relevant University” Monday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. on AM 760 WJR.

This month, Lawrence J. Burns, UT vice president for external affairs, examines the growing need for experiential learning opportunities for college students through co-ops and internships to better prepare them for careers after graduation.

In this month’s episode:

• Dr. Scott Scarborough, UT provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, discusses the University’s innovative measures to make college more affordable.

• Dr. Terribeth Gordon, senior associate dean at UT’s College of Business and Innovation, shares career development activities that prepare graduates for jobs.

• Marte Salmi, senior information technology project manager from the power-management company Eaton Corp., discusses its robust internship program.

• And Brian Balasia, president and CEO of Detroit’s own Digerati, provides information about its Intern in Michigan program to connect students and companies.

The University and Detroit’s WJR Radio produce the monthly, hourlong program that explores the critical role higher education plays in the world.

Listen at utoledo.edu/therelevantuniversity.

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