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Jeff Ek, MS

Jeff Ek, MS

Jeff Ek, MS
Jeff Ek, MS

Associate Professor, Design
Chair, Marketing Department
Phone: (231) 591-2442
Email: [email protected]


  • MS, Ferris State University, Career Technical Education
  • BS, Ferris State University, Visual Communication
  • AAS, Ferris State University, Commercial Art


Jeff Ek is the Marketing Department Chair and Associate Professor in the Design program at Ferris State University. Jeff oversees the department and provides instruction for courses in photography, web design, and digital imaging. Before joining the faculty in 1999, Jeff managed the graphics department for eleven years as a designer in the Media Production Center at Ferris.

Jeff serves the Kent Career Technical Center and Mecosta Osceola Intermediate School District Graphic Arts Advisory Boards. He is a member of the AIGA (The Professional Association for Graphic Design) and attends numerous design conferences and workshops.


  • Oral Presentation
    Seiferlein, M. R., Ek, J., Hegenauer, J. D., Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, "Practice What We Preach: Assessment Mindset and Accreditation Visits," Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana (Virtual), (October 24, 2021).
  • Presentation
    Ek, J. (Author & Presenter), MOISD Monday Night Technology Program, "Digital Imaging," Mecosta Osceola Intermediate School District, Big Rapids, MI, (2002).
  • Presentation
    Ek, J. (Author & Presenter), Annual Ferris Web Developers Training, "Digital Imaging and Web Graphics," Ferris Web Initiative, Big Rapids, MI, (2001).
  • Presentation
    Ek, J. (Author & Presenter), Ferris Summer University, "Print and Web," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (2001).