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  • Studying in the Insurance and Risk Management Program

    March 28th, 2014Sarah Scobey found herself drawn to statistical analysis and management styles while studying at Ferris State University. While searching for a career path other than statistician, she found her passion in the Insurance and Risk Management program. Scobey, a second-year student from Middleville, Mich., is building her career towards becoming a risk manager for a large, well-known company. Her end goal is to become head of a risk management department....
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  • PMI Team Proceeds to Competition Finals

    March 27th, 2014The Project Management Institute (PMI) team, coached by Ferris instructor Dan Tuuri, will participate in the last round of the Project Management Institute’s “The Project” competition on April 14 at Davenport University. The Western Michigan Collegiate Project Management Competition invites teams of 3 – 6 students to compete for cash prizes and paid internships. Each team much create a project management plan for a given business situation. The judges evaluate the plan based on the PMBOK fundamentals, emulating a business choosing a project to fund....
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  • Student Excellence Award Recognizes Outstanding Seniors

    March 25th, 2014College of Business faculty members recently had the opportunity to nominate outstanding students to be honored with the Student Excellence Award. The recipients have been announced and the award will be presented at a special banquet and ceremony. Each student will receive an engraved plaque. The names of these students will also be displayed on the College of Business website....
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  • Wining and Dining with the Hospitality Program

    March 20th, 2014It takes a prominent program to educate and train students in the exciting fields of hospitality management and Ferris State University’s Hospitality Management program is no exception. With the program being offered as a business degree, students can develop a better understanding of the business aspects of the four main tracks of the program: Hotel Management, Resort Management, Food Industry Management, and Dietary Food Service Management....
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  • Information Security and Intelligence Students Take 2nd Place at CCDC

    March 6th, 2014  A team of students from the Ferris State Information Security and Intelligence program recently competed in the Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition (CCDC) and were honored with a 2nd place state-wide ranking. ISI professor Gerald Emerick and Adjunct Professor Vel Pavlov advised the team. Both faculty members led the students in active security offense and defense. The team included Captain Eric Hendershott, Adam Logue, Aron Dignum, Benjamin Thompson, Joseph Schlehuber, Nick Galloway, Robert Garcia, and Ryan Griffin. The competition required students to take on a defense role, labeled as the blue team. The students worked against attackers, labeled as the red team, represented by ethical hackers from Trustwave’s Spiderlabs. Each team was required to install, configure, secure, and maintain...
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