• University is pleased to announce a $5 million gift from Phil and Jocelyn Hagerman and the Hagerman Foundation, to the university’s College of Pharmacy.
  • Entertainment Unlimited will host its annual music festival, Ferris Fest, in the Campus Quad on Saturday, April 25. Headlining the 2015 festival will be Mayer Hawthorne and BIG K.R.I.T.
  • The board approved several construction, demolition and renovation projects for the Big Rapids campus during its regular meeting on Friday, Feb. 20 in the new University Center building.
  • The Dr. Robert L. Carter Endowed Scholarship aims to help MCO’s recruitment efforts by providing scholarships to students working toward a Doctor of Optometry degree.
  • Ferris State University President David Eisler expressed strong support for Gov. Rick Snyder’s executive budget.
  • The Ferris community can brave the cold weather as part of "Freezing for a Cause" on Wednesday, Feb. 18 from 9 to 11 p.m.
  • Ferris has announced that its Spring 2015 overall enrollment stands at 14,146 students – including 9,618 on its main campus in Big Rapids.
  • The new building features spaces for meetings, socializing, studying and relaxing. It also includes a variety of food, entertainment and retail venues.
  • As part of that continuing commitment, the Otto Kamptner Memorial Scholarship Endowment and the Elaine R. Kamptner Opportunity Scholarship Endowments have been named by Elaine as the beneficiaries of an IRA.
  • The award is $600 for each of the 11 Ferris MIM students and covers the cost of travel and lodging for the Winter NAMM Show.

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