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Ferris Foundation for Excellence Benefit

Thank you!

The 2022 Ferris Foundation for Excellence Benefit was a great night to be a Bulldog as we celebrated our community's impact on moving Ferris Forward. 

Thank you to all who attended, supported, and worked the event and helped make it a success. 

We are already looking forward to next year! 

Read More About this year's benefit

President Pink and Dana King speaking at Foundation Benefit

President Bill Pink

From President Bill Pink

Because of you, Ferris State University's future is filled with opportunity! We cannot wait to celebrate with you at this year's gala, and I so look forward to meeting you and hearing your Ferris story. Alumna, sculptor and award-winning broadcast journalist Dana King will share her incredible story of courage and determination to make the world a better place. Please join us for an unforgettable evening of celebration and inspiration!

Keynote Speaker

Dana King

The keynote speaker of the 2022 Ferris Foundation for Excellence Benefit will be Dana King. An alumna of Big Rapids High School and Ferris State College, King is a sculptor and award-winning broadcast journalist. 

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Dana King

2022 Sponsors

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Akademos | The Ferris State University Online Bookstore | Powered by TextbookX logo

John and Mary Garvelink Class of 1971 and 1972

Pepsico Logo

Wolverine Power Marketing Cooperative

Consortium Networks

Fraser Trebilcock Lawyers

The Granger Group


Neumann Smith Architecture

Russ and Chris Visner


David & Patsy Eisler

Gordon Food Service

Granger Construction

J.K. Elder and Associates

Mercantile Bank

RoMan Manufacturing

Specialty Agriculture Risk & Financial Association

Spectrum Health

Varnum LLP

Warner Norcross + Judd


AHC Hospitality

Andrews Hooper Pavlik, PLC



Cramer Family Endowment/Emily Cramer Hancock

H.T. Hackney

Kennari Consulting

Michigan Health & Hospital Association

Michigan Software Labs

Mika Meyers