Friday, March 11, 2011

Ferris Delegation Visits SMS Varanasi

Sixteen Ferris State University representatives visited the School of Management Sciences' Varanasi Campus, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, to study Indian spiritual perspectives and their application to business ethics and management practices in the global marketplace.

Professors Krishnakali Majumdar and Tracy Busch, among other ambassadors of Ferris, participated in a series of SMS Varanasi events intended to promote intercultural understanding and exchange for better global management practices.

The visit is part of a Ferris Study Abroad program that gives students opportunities for alternate spring break excursions. Study Abroad is one of the services of Ferris' Office of International Education.

For more information on the visit to SMS Varanasi, view the complete story at

WWJ Radio In Detroit Reports: Major Energy Conference Returns To Ferris State

Ferris State University’s fourth annual Michigan Energy Conference April 13-14 hopes to use its broader agenda to draw a bigger crowd than the first three editions of the springtime event. The event features practical information on renewable energy for commercial and residential buildings.

To view the full report from the Great Lakes Innovation and Technology Report, visit the website at:

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Expect Diversity Television Show Discusses 'The Black Jew Dialogues' Event At Ferris

On this episode of "Expect Diversity," hosted by Ferris State University vice president for Diversity and Inclusion David Pilgrim, the host and panelists reflect on “The Black Jew Dialogues,” an event that was held on campus recently.

Michael Wade, assistant director of the Office of Multicultural Student Services; Michael Shansky, a psychologist; and Byron Williams, resident adviser, share their views and thoughts about the event.

Ferris Fest Second Stage Band Try-outs

Here is a note about Ferris State University's annual Ferris Fest concert.
Do you have what it takes to play Ferris Fest second stage? Do you know a band at Ferris that would want to perform?

Give us your band's demo! Drop it off in the MIMA office (BUS 126) or email it to David Wilson at

Submissions are due by March 19th and winners will be announced March 26th.

At least one member of the band must be a Ferris student.

Invite your friends to the Facebook event!

Second Stage is brought to you by MIMA, Bulldog Radio, and Entertainment Unlimited!
Ferris Fest is always a blast. Get involved.

Plan B Career Exploration Workshop

Ferris State University's Educational Counseling and Disabilities Services is offering a free workshop for students who are considering changing their current career path.

There are four opportunities to attend the 50-minute workshop. Each workshop is held at 11 a.m. in Room 322 of the Starr Building.

Participants will be given the opportunity to take two nationally recognized career assessments and return for follow-up appointments with a career counselor.

Workshops will be held March 15, 17, 22 and 29.

Anyone with a disability who needs special accommodations to attend this event should call 231-591-3057 or e-mail