Thursday, June 20, 2013

FSU Community Band plays at Medical Center Block Party!

Today the FSU Community Summer Band will be playing at the Mecosta County Medical Center Auxiliary Block Party. The Block Party is to support the Health Sciences scholarships. It will take place at Centennial Park behind the Medical Center and goes from 5-8 p.m. The band will go on at 7 p.m. There will be food, games and music. Come on out!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Ferris Provost Erickson Discusses His Definition Of Diversity

Diversity is more than just the color of a person's skin or their gender. In this video, produced by the Diversity and Inclusion Office at Ferris State University, Provost Fritz Erickson discusses his views on diversity.

FSU Community Summer Band

Looking for something fun to do? The Ferris Community Summer Band will be performing the "It's Good to be Back Home," showcase Wednesday, June 19 in the Band Shell at 7 p.m.

Can't make it? Well you are in luck. On Thursday, June 20 they will showcase "A Good Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social Concert" at 7 p.m. at Centennial Park.

Celebrating its 48th season, this series of outdoor concerts is free to the public and features a very enjoyable variety of musical styles and will also showcase the talents of individual local high school, university, community, and professional musicians.

For more information on these concerts visit,

VIDEO: What Can You Expect From Ferris Orientation?

Orientation is officially underway at Ferris State University, for Summer 2013, and News Services Social Media Correspondent Brittney Buti was on the scene, with videographer Joanna Jahn, offering an overview of what people attending the sessions can expect.

Monday, June 17, 2013

First Annual Bulldog Bike Tour

Ferris State University will host the 1st annual Bulldog Bike Tour on June 29th to help support student scholarships. Routes with varying lengths are available. Explore the beauty that Mecosta County has to offer and support a good cause. Map out your route on Online registration closes Thursday, June 20 at midnight. Registration is $70 per person, which includes a post-ride meal if registered on or before June 20. Day of ride registration will be available starting at 7:30 a.m.

A post ride afterglow will be held at Cranker's Restaurant and Brewery in Big Rapids beginning at 3 p.m.

For more information visit