HVACR Engineering Technology Program Honored by Affordable Colleges Online
Ferris State's Mike Feutz Receives MSCA D.S. O'Brien Award of Excellence
HVACR Program Ranked Among Best by HVACClases.org
Fall Tour Tech article is: http://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/news/archive/2015/october/roush.htm
Professor Chuck Drake was recently recognized by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for his work as a commissioner for 2014-15. During those twelve months, Professor Drake along with 37 commissioners collectively evaluated over 65 institutions in order to review 170 individual engineering technology programs in the United States and two in other countries.
A collaborative team of four construction management students and two architecture students took second place at the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 3 design-build competition held on October 14-17, 2015, in Downers Grove, IL. The project involved a preliminary design, a cost estimate, a schedule, and site logistics for a 250,000 SF convention center for St. Louis, MO. The Ferris team, including Construction Management students Layna Beer, Nate Demerly, Maycee Robinson, and Jason Souvak and Architecture students Mark Mirandola and Meghann Zmuda, was coached by Suzanne Miller (Construction Management), Chris Cosper (Architecture), and Joe Pacella (HVACR).
The Heavy/Civil Student Competition Team took second place at the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 3 heavy/civil cost estimating, scheduling, and project management competition. The heavy/civil team included Construction Management students Brad Bohle (Division Manager), Adam Novak (Project Manager), Ben Stachnik (Chief Estimator), Adam Reincke (Estimator), Kevin Campbell (Superintendent), Aaron Luurtsema (Project Engineer), and Tom Larabel (Faculty Advisor). The heavy/civil team competed against the following universities: Bowling Green State University (BGSU), University of Cincinnati, Eastern Michigan University, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), and University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Ferris State University HVACR Program Partners with Education and Industry to Sponsor Top Students to Attend 2015 HVACR Summer Academy. Click here to read the news release.
On March 4th, Maycee Robinson, Shari Wessels, Rachel Mroz and Margaret Lazarowicz attended the Women in Construction luncheon. This annual event is sponsored by the National Association of Women in Construction GR Chapter 194 and is held at the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids.
Three Heavy Equipment students and members of the Ferris Fleet Management RSO, Brandon Grosvenor, David Johnson, and Joshua VanBruggen, will be attending the NAFA Institute and Expo from April 13th - 17th in Orlando, FL. as fully funded guests of NAFA.