Thursday, February 9, 2012


U.S. Representative
John Conyers, Jr.
ALLEN PARK, Mich., Feb. 7, 2012 — On Monday, February 13, at 6 p.m., U.S. Rep. John Conyers, Jr., will visit the Baker College of Allen Park campus, 4500 Enterprise Drive, Allen Park. The congressman will speak about Michigan's economy and what needs to be done to foster a better business climate. He will also address ways to promote job growth. The event is open to Baker College of Allen Park students, staff, faculty and the media.
"The second most senior member of the House of Representatives, Congressman Conyers has focused his recent efforts on promoting economic development in Southeast Michigan, fighting for equal justice and the protection of the civil rights for all Americans, and promoting peace around the world," said Aaron J. Maike, Baker College of Allen Park president. "This is a wonderful opportunity for our students to hear first-hand from a seasoned professional and expert in many fields. We are honored that he chose to visit our campus."
Congressman Conyers will also tour SMART lab on February 13, a newly developed area on Baker's Allen Park campus dedicated to interactive instruction for business students.
"We are delighted to demonstrate to Congressman Conyers how high quality technology-based educational tools, such as our SMART lab, helps in developing and fostering strong leadership for the future," said Kevin D. Kijewski, Baker College of Allen Park dean of business administration.
For more information about the congressman's visit to Baker College of Allen Park, please contact Kevin D. Kijewski at, or call him at 313.425.3721.
The largest private college in Michigan, Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It is a non-profit higher education institution, serving more than 40,000 students on 12 campuses and in four satellite locations. Baker grants certificates and associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in business, health sciences, education and human services, and various technical fields, as well as a doctorate of business administration.  As a career college, the Baker College system is pleased to report that 97 percent of its available graduates are employed. For more information about Baker College, please check out our website at
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