Saturday, November 13, 2010
Study Abroad with Professor Bill Smith
In Costa Rica
Earn 3 International Business Credits
Jan. 1 to Jan. 9, 2011
By visiting Costa Rica, you can discover the coffee industry as you tour and focus on conducting business in a developing country. You can witness the culture and the impact it has on business methods, efficiency, delivery of product and the importance placed on working in harmony with nature.
View the Study Abroad website for detailed information or contact:
Professor Bill Smith
College of Business 340
Or contact the Office of International Education
Phone: (231) 591-2450
Thursday, November 11, 2010
The accredited PGA Golf Management Universities have used these grants to select and distribute scholarships to 67 female and minority students. Since the program’s inception in 1993, PGA Golf Management Universities have distributed a total of $621,000 in scholarships.
The current Ferris State University scholarship recipients are Bryanna Bernth, a junior; Brooke Rodes, a junior; and Blaize Baumgartner, a junior.
For more information, visit http://www.pga.com/pga-america/pga/pga-foundation-provides-20-universities-grants-totaling-60000-support-pga-golf
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
The dinner has been rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Granger Center for Construction and HVACR Atrium on the Ferris campus. International cuisine will be served, featuring dishes from the global regions of Russia, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Germany, India, and Latin America. International students in traditional dress, as well as live musical entertainment will be featured at this event. It will be an exciting evening of world fare cuisine, entertainment, and cultural enrichment for all attendees.
Tickets for the benefit dinner are $30 apiece or two for $50. Anyone interested in more information, or to learn how to purchase tickets, should visit cps.ferris.edu/dinner.
Tickets are limited so purchase yours today!
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Ferris’ Office of Multicultural Student Services and the 2010 Native American Heritage Month Planning Committee have collaborated to host events designed to educate people about issues related to Native Americans in Michigan. Tuesday, Nov. 9, former chair of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Aaron Payment will be a guest speaker on “Issues Facing Native Americans in Michigan.” Payment’s presentation is set for 6 p.m. in College of Business Room 111. The corridor in IRC will house a Native American artwork exhibit Nov. 9 through 11 called “The Canadian Collection.” Finally, Native American Heritage Month activities conclude with a Dreamcatchers Workshop on Nov. 23 in the Rankin Student Center lobby.
“This year with Native American Heritage Month we took the approach of exploring new and different things from what we’ve done in the past to engage our campus and to educate about Native American culture,” said Michael Wade, OMSS assistant director. “Overall, we have a few events that will allow our students, faculty and staff to learn more about Native American culture.”
For the complete story, visit the News Services Web site http://www.ferris.edu/htmls/news/news/News.cfm?AnnouncementID=1256&CatID=1
Monday, November 8, 2010
The event will once again be held at the TPC Prestancia with local hosts Bob and Mary Louise Leach and Bob Stechshulte.
Online registration is coming soon at this link: ferrisalumni.org
Stay tuned for more information about the PGM Alumni event at the Rosen Plaza in Orlando on Jan. 28, 2011.