This Week at Ferris (Jan. 19-23)

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Ferris State University are back on campus and have had a full week of classes to kick off the new semester.

This week, week two of the semester, Ferris will be hosting its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on the Big Rapids campus. The celebration begins on Monday, Jan. 19 and runs through Thursday, Jan. 22. Highlights from the week are included below. For more information about the celebration, read the news release, here.

Here are this week’s highlighted events:
 

Monday, Jan. 19

Martin Luther King Day – No Classes

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

4 p.m., Location will be announced – 29th Annual Freedom March

7 to 8:30 p.m., Williams Auditorium – “Culture Shock” 5 Star presentation

Tuesday, Jan. 20

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., FLITE, Room 438 – Documentary Series “Many Rivers to Cross”

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

5 to 8 p.m., University Recreation Center – MLK Charity Basketball

Donations of non-perishable food items and essentials will be collected to benefit local community organizations.

Wednesday, Jan. 21

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., FLITE, Room 438 – Documentary Series “King”

6 to 8 p.m., University Center, Room 202 BC – MLK Student Tribute

8 to 11 p.m., University Center, Room 202 A – MLK Unity Ball

Thursday, Jan. 22

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., FLITE, Room 438 – Documentary Series “The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow”

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

For more information about the Ferris women's basketball team, click here.

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

For more information about the Ferris women's basketball team, click here.

Friday, Jan. 23

12 p.m., FLITE, Room 438 – An Introduction to Mindfulness – A Lunch and Learn Discussion Series

For more information on these and other campus events, please visit here.