The students in the Construction Technology and Management Department come from many perse backgrounds. While the majority of the students are Michigan residents, there are quite a few students from other Midwest states, around the country, and around the world.
Associated Construction Students
The Associated Construction Students (ACS) is a recognized student organization on the campus of Ferris State University. It is an umbrella student chapter of the following associations:
- Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC),
- Associated General Contractors (AGC),
- Construction Management Association of America (CMAA),
- Asphalt Pavement Association of Michigan (APAM),
- Michigan Infrastructure Transportation Association (MITA),
- National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and
- National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC).
ACS represents Construction Technology & Management students throughout their four years of study. The goal is to develop a better understanding of the construction industry and broaden the skills of the members by promoting leadership, teamwork, ethics, and club involvement. To accomplish these objectives ACS is conducts regular meetings and sponsors field trips, volunteer work, and social events.
Sigma Lambda Chi — ΣΛΧ
Sigma Lambda Chi is the scholastic international honorary society that serves the construction industry in both an academic and professional capacity. The fundamental purpose of Sigma Lambda Chi is the recognition of outstanding students in construction. This objective is of the highest degree of importance. Sigma Lambda Chi was formed to honor the most distinguished students in construction, who have shown by their leadership and academic capabilities that they are truly bound to become tomorrow's leaders in the construction industry. An additional purpose of Sigma Lambda Chi is to also honor outstanding faculty members and professionals in the construction industry.
The Omicron II chapter at Ferris State has been recognized as an internationally outstanding organization of students. They have been honored to receive the following awards over the past several years:
- International Outstanding Chapter: 2006, 2008, 2011
- High Achievement Award: 2007, 2009, 2010
- Award for Service to Major: 2005
For more information on Sigma Lambda Chi's international organization, click here.
Women in Technology (WIT)
An active student chapter open to all students in the College of Engineering Technology (CET), WIT participates in academic and social activities that enhance interest and involvement of women in traditionally male dominated professions. As an organization they hope to influence and increase female enrollment in CET academic programs with the direct result of strengthening female representation in the workplace.
Many forms are needed from time to time. Checksheets provide the list of required courses and prerequisites for each degree program. Checklist are required to verify that all academic or procedural requirements have been met.