Items Tagged with 'Ferris State University'


Donation connects welding program and national supplier

FSU students will have fewer out-of-pocket costs for protective gear.

April 1, 2016
A North American supplier is investing in the future of its industry by relieving some of the cost burden of students in the welding engineering program at Ferris State University. Read More

Inside Track: Bellavance brings hands-on experience to president’s role

KCAD leader relishes the opportunity for ‘real-world’ collaboration between students and the West Michigan business community.

February 12, 2016
Leslie Bellavance came to Grand Rapids less than a year ago to take on the role of president of Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, and she said every day since has been full of excitement. Read More

Universities are in the Money

January 6, 2016
Two West Michigan universities are ranked among the top improving high-value institutions in the nation. Read More

Change Ups: Professor receives HVACR honor

November 27, 2015
Mike Feutz, Ferris State University associate professor of HVACR, was honored by the Mechanical Service Contractors of America with the D.S. O’Brien Award of Excellence. Read More

Change Ups: Co-founders inducted into hall of fame

November 6, 2015
Marlin Feyen and Bob Zylstra, co-founders of electrical services firm Feyen Zylstra, were inducted into the Michigan Construction Hall of Fame at Ferris State University. Read More

New Kendall president is ready to contribute

Leslie Bellavance’s leadership experience and artistic skills will come in handy.

July 10, 2015
The new president of Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University is looking to build on her knowledge of internal and creative community relationships to maintain focus on the school’s direction. Read More

2014 donations to higher ed reach record $37.45B

Local academic institutions are riding the wave of a strengthening economy.

February 6, 2015
West Michigan-based academic institutions were among colleges and universities in the nation that experienced an increase in charitable contributions during 2014 — the strongest gain in voluntary support since 2000. Read More

Change Ups: Ferris State opens University Center

January 30, 2015
Ferris State University in Big Rapids recently opened its remodeled University Center located in the heart of campus. Read More

Change Ups: Ward-Roof declared Pillar of the Profession

November 21, 2014
The National Association of Student Personnel Administration Foundation and its board of directors has named Ferris State University vice president for student affairs Jeanine Ward-Roof a Class of 2015 Pillars of the Profession member. Read More

GVSU, Ferris tops among Fulbright winners

November 8, 2013
Two West Michigan universities have been recognized for their commitment to put stamps in their faculty’s passports. Read More