Thursday, October 31, 2013

VIDEO: What Are The Benefits Of Graduate School?

Join Ferris State University College of Education and Human Services Dean Michelle Johnston as she tells us about the benefits of graduate school and the types of programs available at Ferris for education.

Weekly Extended Hour Study Tables

Are you looking for a tutor? The Office of Multicultural Student Services and the FSU Honors program would like to help!

From now until Nov. 30, volunteer tutors will be available to assist students in 100 level courses such as Biology, Chemistry, Math and English at the Weekly Extended Hour Study Tables. The study tables, which are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5-10 p.m., are located in FLITE 159. The volunteer tutors will be available to assist any students needing additional help on a walk-in basis.

For more information about the Weekly Extended Hour Study Tables, please contact Matthew C. Chaney at or Michael Wade at You may also call the OMSS department at 231-591-2617

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

University Eye Center Hosts Halloween Event


"Be Safe and Be Seen"

What: The Ferris State University Eye Center will be having a "Be Safe and Be Seen" Halloween Event. Cider, Donut Holes, and "Boo Bags" will be available to the public. This event is free.

"Haunted Halls" will also be available for the public to go through, if you dare!

Where: The event will take place at the University Eye Center.

When: The event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 3 - 5:30 p.m.

**Brutus the Bulldog will be there for photo opportunities from 3 to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Musician Rayvon Owen & Company will Perform at the Rock Cafe

From Richmond, Virginia comes a new R&B artist who has dreamed of a life dedicated to music since he was a young child. Influenced by artists such as Eric Benet, Justin Timberlake, Johnny Lang, Usher, and John Legend, Rayvon has a smooth, sexy, one-of-a-kind voice. He has made a name for himself in the greater Nashville area by performing at events such as Musicians Corner and in Belmont University's Christian and Commercial Showcases, and has also performed in the House of Blues in Los Angeles. 

Rayvon will perform at Ferris State University's Rock Cafe on Tuesday, Oct. 29th at 8 p.m. Attendees must pay the Rock Cafe dining services price to attend the event.

This event is sponsored by Entertainment Unlimited and by Student Activity Fees as allocated by the Financial Division of Student Government.

For more information on Rayvon Owens, visit:!rayvon-bio-contd/c1mdf

Monday, October 28, 2013

Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Drive to take place in November

Phi Lambda Sigma, the Pharmacy Leadership Society, will be hosting a Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Drive through "Be The Match of Michigan Blood."

The drive will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the West Campus Community Center located at 1414 Family Drive on the Big Rapids Campus.

Michigan Blood is an independent, nonprofit blood bank that provides blood for more than 40 hospitals throughout Michigan.

In order to streamline the process, Michigan Blood requests for appointments to made ahead of time, however walk-ins are still welcome. There will be a sign up table on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Interdisciplinary Resource Center to make an appointment. The entire blood donation process will take about 1 hour.

Coupons for free pizza will be given out at the drive to those who donate blood.

For the Bone Marrow Drive, any individual that would like to sign up to be a donor will undergo a simple cheek saw to obtain their DNA profile and be added to the database for bone marrow donors. Registering to become a bone marrow donor is free.