Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Alumni Event: Traverse City Beach Bums vs. The Frontier Grey

 tigers-4910 Join Brutus and your fellow Ferris alumni and friends on Thursday, Aug. 1 for an evening of fun, food, and baseball. The Traverse City Beach Bums will take on The Frontier Greys at Wuerfel  Park in Traverse City.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under. The reception and a buffet dinner will begin at 6 p.m. on the Corporate Deck followed by the game at 7:05 p.m. The dinner buffet is included with purchase of ticket.

Visit to register and pay by credit card, or call the Alumni office at 231-591-3815 for more information.

 Transportation to this event is not provided. Any person with a disability who needs accommodations to attend should contact the Alumni office at least 72 hours in advance.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Lighthouse Summer Symposium

 CSS_2Monday, July 22, Ferris State University welcomes over 50 educators from Michigan, Turkey, and China to focus on key issues related to teaching English as a second language. The symposium was designed to provide a unique, hands-on professional development opportunity for practitioners in the TESOL field.

The professional networking opportunity that this symposium offers has the potential to impact thousands of students, about 100 students at Ferris alone.

Three days of workshop sessions, along with key note speakers will help those teaching ESL to help their students develop the skills for success in higher education. The Lighthouse symposium will not only showcase opportunities in the TESOL field, but also what Ferris's campus has to offer and what West Michigan provides.

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