Thursday, October 10, 2013

What Are Your Thoughts On The Furniture Expo? Give Us Your Feedback!

Many students have probably noticed all of the new furniture in the Interdisciplinary Resource Center over the past couple of weeks. But what are your thoughts on it? Do you love it or hate it?

Give your feedback on the new furniture, which is part of the University Center Lounge Furniture Expo.

The furniture will be used to help create an atmosphere for relaxing, studying, and dining. Based off of your feedback, the furniture will be placed in the new University Center, which is scheduled to be completed by December 2014.

So, what are your thoughts on the furniture? Share your opinion here.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Jeff Blashill to speak at Big Rapids High School

Sports Speakers Series presents: 

Jeff Blashill, head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins and Ferris alumnus, will speak tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Big Rapids High School Auditorium. 

The event, sponsored by the Sports Leadership Institute and the Sports Careers RSO, is free to the public on a first come, first serve basis. 

Blashill was a hockey standout and former assistant coach here at Ferris State University and will be speaking about his experience being the head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins and winning the American Hockey League Calder Cup Championship. 

Transportation from the Ice Arena to the BRHS will be available starting at 6 p.m. 

For more information or if you would like to reserve a seat, contact Dr. Sandy Alspach at 231-591-2779.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

5-Star Event: Abuse Survivor Teri Jendusa Nicolai

 Teri Jendusa NicolaiTeri Jendusa Nicolai, a domestic violence survivor, will share her story and describe signs of domestic abuse during her presentation in Williams Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. 

She will share the horrifying story of being beaten by her ex-husband with a baseball bat and then being stuffed into a garbage bin, being driven over the Wisconsin state line into Chicago, put in a locker in a Chicago-area storage facility, and left for dead.

Since the incident, Jendusa Nicolai has traveled all over the country to share her story of survival with schools and to create awareness for domestic violence and advocate for women's safety. Jendusa Nicolai has also appeared on ABC’s “20/20” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show," and is the focus of David Alfvin's book, "Left for Dead."

The event is being sponsored by campus programming board Entertainment Unlimited and is free and open to the public.

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