News & Noteworthy
Meet Our Associate Dean
March 27th, 2013Meet our Associate Dean Lucian Leone has begun his duties as our new Associate Dean. He has taken over following the retirement of Van Edgerton. Leone was born and raised in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. He was a golf caddy in high school, which led him to a scholarship for the University of Michigan (U of M). After graduating from U of M, he went on to earn two Master's Degrees from Eastern Michigan University. Leone is currently earning his Ph.D. in higher education administration from Michigan State University. Leone has been involved in higher education for the past 14 years. Before coming to Ferris, he was the Director of Marketing at Lansing Community College. When not working...
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Team Earns Second Place in the CCDC
March 19th, 2013The first team from Ferris to ever participate in the College Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) achieved second place. The competition took place March 9, 2013 in Grand Rapids. The team achieved a higher rank than Baker College's team, which became the national champion last year. It is unprecedented that a team would do so well in their first year of competition, according to the CCDC. The Ferris team was made up of seven students from multiple programs. MS-ISI student Ruei-An Yang lead the group as team captain. Other MS-ISI students on the team were Wendy Hedersbeck and Shaileshwori Bhatta Acharya. BS-ISIN students Joseph Schlehuber and Eric Hendershott, BS-CNS student Julius Marshall, and BS-CIS student Chi Luong completed the team....
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