MSUToday
Published: Nov. 15, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY:
MSU Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning and Innovation kickoff

Contact(s): Beth Stuever ANR Communications office: (269) 274-1399 stuever@msu.edu, Layne Cameron Media Communications office: (517) 353-8819 cell: (765) 748-4827 Layne.Cameron@cabs.msu.edu

 

What: MSU Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning and Innovation kickoff

When: Nov. 16, 2017 from 10 to 11 a.m.

Where: 16475 Lamphere St. (site of the former Houghton Elementary School)

Michigan State University is launching the MSU Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning and Innovation; the state’s first urban research center.

Representatives attending the kickoff on behalf of MSU, city of Detroit, Riverdale and Brightmoor communities include:

  • Lou Anna K. Simon, MSU President
  • Joel Howrani Heeres, director of sustainability for the city of Detroit
  • James Tate, Detroit City Council, District 1
  • Jeff Dwyer, director of MSU Extension
  • Richard Wooten, MSU Extension, District 11 coordinator
  • Dan Bandrowski, Wellspring Detroit
  • Diane Hanks, Riverdale resident

 

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