• The Empowerment Plan intern fights homelessness in Detroit

    June 22nd, 2015Name: Alina Canca Major: Business Administration Concentration: International Business Year at Ferris: Senior Expected Graduation Date: Summer 2015 Originally studying psychology, Alina Canca once hoped to help patients in children’s hospitals, but soon discovered it was not her perfect fit. Now studying Business Administration, she has found a way to combine her heart for people with her capabilities as a young professional.  Canca is an intern in Detroit at The Empowerment Plan, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping the homeless. The expanding company, led by 24 year old CEO and product designer Veronika Scott, hires and trains women from shelters to make a coat/sleeping bag hybrid, each of which they hand deliver to a homeless individual...
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  • Business Administration Student Spotlight: Logan England

    May 25th, 2015Logan England grew up seeing the ins-and-outs of the business world. His father is a business owner, who instilled in him an interest in studying business himself. Today, Logan is an outstanding Business Administration major with a minor in Lean Systems. He will be graduating in December 2015, having completed his degree in 2.5 years. He considers it an honor to follow in his father’s footsteps. “Like my father, I am intrigued by the notion of looking at the operating policies and environment of a company and seeing where there are strengths or where alterations could be made to increase productivity and efficiency,” Logan says. When asked why he chose to study at Ferris State University, Logan attributed...
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