University Advancement & Marketing Staff Profiles

Karen Lerew

Senior Advancement Officer

Initiates and coordinates relationships that support the mission of Ferris State University. Works with administrators, faculty and advancement staff to provide expertise, services, and tools to successfully connect the university with foundations, businesses, and industry.

(231) 591-2895


Professional Qualifications/Affiliations/Awards

  • M.B.A., Ferris State University (in progress)
  • B.S. Applied Speech Communication, Ferris State University
  • Ferris Leadership Development Program Graduate (May 2008)
  • Member, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
  • Member, Network for Academic Corporate Relations Officers (NACRO)

Campus Involvement

  • Michigan Energy Conference Steering Committee
  • Member, FSU United: Relay for Life team
  • Member, Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society
  • College of Engineering Technology Scholarship Committee
  • University-wide Scholarship Work Group