Alumnus Childress to Speak to Students about ‘Landing Your Dream Job in Sports’

Ira ChildressFerris State University alumnus Ira Childress returns to campus on Monday, Jan. 27 to discuss “Five Ways to Set Yourself Apart From the Competition and Land Your Dream Job in Sports.”

His keynote presentation, which is free and open to the public, will be taking place in the College of Business, Room 111 at 7 p.m. His appearance kicks off the Spring 2014 Sports Speaker Series.

A native of Baldwin who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Speech Communication and a master's degree in Education from Ferris, Childress also played football for the Bulldogs.

Childress, who joined Okemos High School as an athletic director in Fall 2013, has been a TV producer and show host, radio sports commentator, events planner for Ferris alumni activities, worked for the National Collegiate Athletic Association and operates Childress Sports Consulting.

For more information, visit the events calendar here http://calendar.ferris.edu/

Last updated: 01-24-2014