Thursday, August 13, 2009

The Rich History Of Ferris State University Is Within Your Reach

Ferris State University has a 125 years of an incomparable dedication to education for people and creating lifelong memories for people who have called Ferris home.

Bulldog Bytes highlights the new coffee table book that documents the amazing history of Ferris State University from its roots as Big Rapids Industrial School, founded by Woodbridge Nathan Ferris, to where it stands today as a fast-growing university with a unique and important mission of education.

From Bulldog Bytes:

A coffee table book will be published on Sept. 1, 2009 to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Ferris State University. Packed with wonderful photos (who knows, maybe you're in there!) and interesting facts you may not know about the history of Ferris. The books will be available at the Barnes and Noble Lundberg Bookstore, Great Lakes Book and Supply, the Old Pioneer Store and Emporium and the Ice Arena Pro Shop. They will make wonderful gifts for all of your Ferris friends! Visit www.ferris.edu/alumni/historical/ to learn more about the history of Ferris.

Share your memories with the Oral History project by visiting www.ferris.edu/alumni/historical/
oralhistory.htm

Have some memorabilia that you would like to donate? Contact Ferris archivist Melinda McMartin Isler at islerm@ferris.edu

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