This Week at Ferris (Jan. 20): Featuring the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

This Week at FerrisAs the second week of classes begin Ferris State University is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Below are a few newsworthy events for the week of Jan. 20.

Monday, Jan. 20

Martin Luther King Day – No Class

Summer 2014 Early Registration Begins

Black Greek Council Week

MLK Celebration

11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Ward Hall Basement - Tunnel of Oppression Exhibit

(Monday Jan. 20 to Wednesday Jan. 22).

12 to 4 p.m., IRC Connector - March For, I Stand and MLK Food Stock Drive Drop-off (Monday Jan. 20 through Thursday Jan. 23).

3   p.m., IRC Connector - Annual Freedom March

4 p.m., Williams Auditorium - Exclusive Screening of Many Rivers to Cross

6 p.m., First United Methodist Church - Day of Service Project: Community Meal

Students who would like to volunteer may contact Danielle Leisner (

Tuesday, Jan. 21

6 p.m., Ward Lobby basement - MLK Celebration – Tunnel Talkback

Ferris students are encouraged to attend the event in the Ward Lobby basement or in the comfort of their own home on Twitter and Facebook using #FerrisMLK and mentioning @FSUOMSS.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

7 p.m., Williams Auditorium – MLK Celebration – 28th Student Tribute and Featured Presentation

Performances focus on a variety of subjects, including race, gender, religious, exploration, queer identity, hip-hop culture, and radical truth-telling. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, Jan. 23

6 to 8 p.m., IRC 107 – Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment Fair

6 p.m., Wink Arena – Women’s basketball hosts Northwood

7 p.m., FLITE 135 – You Beautiful Black Woman (YBBW) Informational

8 p.m., Wink Arena – Men’s basketball hosts Northwood University

Friday, Jan. 24

3 p.m., FLITE 214 – DOVEine Man of the Year Scholarship Pageant Informational

ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY, INC. KAPPA THETA CHAPTER is inviting any male on campus to compete for the crown. For additional information please contact Shanique Lewis at

Saturday, Jan. 25

1 p.m., Wink Arena – Women’s basketball hosts Lake Superior State

3 p.m., Wink Arena – Men’s basketball hosts Lake Superior State

For more information on these and other events, visit:

Last updated: 04-01-2015