YPSILANTI – Eastern Michigan University’s Department of World Languages German language program will collaborate with the Detroit Pistons to host “German Heritage Night” on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 4:30 p.m. at the Pistons Performance Center located at 6201 2nd Ave. in Detroit.
Carla Damiano, professor of German at EMU, is coordinating efforts to connect STEM students with key players in the German industry in Michigan and beyond to broaden their career perspectives.
Participants will experience a live panel discussion with guest speakers Andrew Bemish, honorary consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, Arnd Herwig, president of German American Business Council of Michigan, and Reinhard Lemke, senior advisor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany.
The panel will take place before the Detroit Pistons game at 7 p.m. Registration is required by Tuesday, Nov. 15. Interested participants can purchase a German Heritage Package, including the networking event, a basketball ticket and a t-shirt for $22. Parking is free at the Pistons Performance Center.
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