About the Center for Latin@ Studies

The Center for Latin@ Studies (CLS) aims to connect Ferris and Latin@ communities in the Midwest. We work to improve college access and success, promote intercultural exchange, and provide opportunities for meaningful partnerships between Ferris State University and Latin@ communities. The theme of our work is to create an Intercambio Cultural, a space of cultural exchange between Latin@ and non-Latin@'s that links faculty, students, and community institutions. 

Our Mission

We work to get students to college and through college by building on the strengths of students' culture and identity. 

Core Values

We embrace and embody the core values of Ferris State University:

  • Collaboration
  • Diversity
  • Ethical Community
  • Excellence
  • Learning
  • Opportunity

Our Promesa (promise) is to link the core values o fthe University and the Latin@ communities.


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Ferris State University offers admission without citizenship status. Contact the Center for Latin@ Studies for more information in English or Spanish. If you have any questions, you can call us at (231) 591-2470. Please visit our website ferris.edu/latino/ and our social media pages for regular updates.

Ferris State University ofrece admision sin condicion de ciudadania. Póngase en contacto con el Centro de Estudios para América @ para obtener más información en Inglés o Español. Si usted tiene alguna pregunta , puede llamar al (231) 591-2470. Por favor, visite nuestro sitio web y nuestros ferris.edu/latino/ páginas de medios sociales para las actualizaciones periódicas.