Items Tagged with 'Ferris State University'


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

Change Ups: Historic downtown building renamed

July 12, 2013
Ferris State University and Kendall College of Art and Design have renamed the historic Federal Building the Woodbridge N. Ferris Building. Ferris President Dr. David Eisler said the new name is in honor of the former Michigan governor, U.S. senator and founder of FSU. Read More

FSU enters into agreement with state education department

It’s expected to give technical students an early start on a degree.

May 31, 2013
Ferris State University became the first public college in the state last week to sign an articulation agreement with the Michigan Department of Education. Read More

Kendall College of Art and Design clocks continuing education classes

May 28, 2013
West Michigan’s K-12 educators will have a new college to turn to this summer for ongoing certification. Read More

Change Ups: ArtServe taps Rosen for board of directors

April 26, 2013
ArtServe Michigan, a statewide nonprofit arts and cultural advocacy organization, announced David M. Rosen, president of Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University, was elected to the board of directors. Read More

Kendall College of Art and Design federal building wins historic preservation award

April 8, 2013
Kendall College of Art and Design's rehabilitation of the Federal Building in downtown Grand Rapids has been named one of the projects to receive the 2013 Governor's Award for Historic Preservation. Read More

Ferris State faculty union files 'unfair labor' charge over blocked contract

March 12, 2013
| By AP
The faculty union at Ferris State University has filed an unfair labor practice charge after the university board rejected a five-year contract. Read More