Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Learn More About The International Festival of Cultures At Ferris State University

Information About Hosting A Five-Star Event

Ferris State University's Office of Student Leadership and Activities is accepting five-star event applications.You can download the application here:

Applications are due by July 1, 2011 to Rankin Student Center Room 164. The office will notify applicants before the beginning of the school year if their event has been selected.

In order to better assure that an event will be considered a five-star event, here are a few things you should keep in mind.

The event should:
  • Be educational in nature or have service learning outcomes.

  • Support the university’s mission statement and core values.

  • Be open to both the Ferris and Big Rapids communities.

  • Have a positive impact on the campus and community.

  • Be held on campus (capacity needs to be for over 500 people).

  • Adhere to the time guidelines and policies listed on the front of the application.

  • Be held after most classes (6:00pm or later) or on weekends.

  • Have all of the proper forms filled out prior to submitting this application. (Ex: Use of Grounds/Solicitation Form, RSO Fundraiser Registration Form)

  • Event must be fully funded before submitting the application.

Ferris State University Is Hosting A Surplus Sale

Ferris is having a surplus sale. Items being sold include: Vehicles, equipment (food service, grounds, and custodial), surplus inventory (electrical, custodial, plumbing, others). All items are being sold via sealed bid and may be viewed between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on June 1 at the west end of the General Services building located at the corner of Knollview Dr. and State St. in Big Rapids. Bids will also be accepted on June 3, from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. All items are sold "as is" and all sales are final. Winning bidders will be contacted the week of June 6; all items must be paid for and removed by June 9. Additional information and a complete listing of items is available here. Ferris is not responsible for accident or injury, reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and may remove any and all items from the sale.