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  • Teacher expands knowledge of civil rights movement

    Kitty Lam, starting her second year at University Liggett School, hopes to bring new insights into the civil rights movement to her upper school students in her course on the 1960s.

    Lam attended a teacher seminar on the civil rights movement at the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Held in Memphis, Tenn., July 8 to 14, and using the city as its focal point, the seminar explored the historical origins of Black Power, its political, economic and cultural components and influence on social movements from the 1960s to the present. It was sponsored by Rhodes College and the National Civil Rights Museum and led by historian Charles McKinney.
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  • University Liggett School adds four AED machines

    Last year, University Liggett School Director of Medical Services and Nurse, Morgan Wright, R.N.-BSN applied for an Automated External Defibrillator donation through the Kimberley Anne Gillary Foundation.The foundation, in conjunction with the Michigan High School Athletic Association, donated one AED to our school in memory of their daughter Kimberley Anne Gillary, who lost her life to sudden cardiac arrest at 15 while participating in a school water polo match. This AED is now housed in new Boll Campus Center.
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  • John and Marlene Boll Campus Center opens

    GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Families, staff and alumni of University Liggett School gathered the afternoon of Sept. 9 for the grand opening of the John and Marlene Boll Campus Center.

    The new 30,200-square-foot center features a state-of-the-art gymnasium, a fitness center and weight room, locker rooms, several basketball hoops, a gathering area and storage space. Construction of the new building began in the fall of 2017.

    The center is located on the north side of Cook Road, on the athletics side of the University Liggett School campus, next to the McCann Ice Arena. No buildings were demolished to build the new facility.
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  • University Liggett School Opens New Campus Center

    New space possible thanks to largest single gift in school history
    University Liggett School has expanded its Grosse Pointe footprint by more than 30,200 square feet with the addition of the new John and Marlene Boll Campus Center.
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University Liggett School, a top Metro Detroit private, independent school, is located at 1045 Cook Road Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236 313-884-4444
University Liggett School is a private preschool and kindergarten through 12th grade college preparatory school in Metro Detroit that is nationally recognized for its innovative curriculum and arts and athletics offerings.