This Week at Ferris (April 7)

Ferris State UniversityFerris State University has a BIG week coming up with a variety of events for the community. Check out some of the highlighted events from the University Events Calendar. One of the BIGGEST events of the week is, of course, The BIG Event, on Saturday, April 13.

It's also Greek Week and Money Smart Week.

Here are some of this week's events:

Monday, April 7

7 p.m., FLITE, Room 240 – End Money Stress! How to Manage Finance, Credit and Debt

Tuesday, April 8

11 a.m., Science Building, Room 120 – Prescription Drug Abuse

Presented by Kimberly Livingston, Prevention Coordinator, Ten Sixteen Recovery Network

6 p.m., College of Business, Room 211 – Student Government General Assembly Meeting

Wednesday, April 9

Upper Gallery, Artworks – Secret Mantra, Loosing the Root Language of Vietnam

12 p.m., FLITE, Room 405 – An Introduction to Mindfulness: A 5-Part Lunch and Learn Discussion Series

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Thursday, April 10

11 a.m. – Aviva Cantor Lecture: The Mythology of the Jewish Experience

Aviva Cantor will be speaking as well as appearing for a book signing at Great Lakes Book and Supply.

7 to 9 p.m., West Campus Community Center – Anti-Slavery Art and Music Festival

Seeking artists to contribute work featuring anti-slavery imagery and illustrate the themes of control, profit, and violence and musicians/music arts. To register please contact Emily Pietrowicz at

Friday, April 11

10 a.m., FLITE 214 – Inclusion Advocate Seminar

This one hour seminar is facilitated by Director of Equal Opportunity, Matt Olovson, on advancing Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Ferris.

7 p.m., Biggby Coffee, Big Rapids – Coffee Connect

Come let the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization buy you a cup of coffee while you listen to a short speech about entrepreneurial topics.

Saturday, April 12

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – The BIG Event

12 p.m., Win Kellum Field – Club Baseball hosts Central Michigan University

1 p.m., FSU Softball Field – Women’s softball hosts Saginaw Valley State University

7 to 10 p.m., Big Rapids Holiday Inn Ballroom – You Beautiful Black Woman 24th Annual Fashion Show “The 7 Deadly Sins of Fashion”

For more information on upcoming events, please visit

Last updated: 04-07-2014