Community Connections
Community Connections

CLS will link Ferris resources and Latin@ communities to build partnerships with schools and other organizations that prepare children for higher education. Initial initiatives will include:

Increasing Access to Higher Education

To improve access to higher education within Latin@ communities, CLS will:

  • Host prospective college students
  • Expand college access programs
  • Establish a peer-mentoring program between Ferris students and prospective college students in local Latin@ communities


Civic Engagement

Through hands-on approach to learning, CLS will collaborate with Latin@ businesses and community organizations to provide students and faculty with the following opportunities:

  • Service learning projects
  • Internship opportunities in various fields