Mursalata Muhammad – ASL Motivational Speaker
The Academic Service Learning Project will host motivational speaker Mursalata Muhammad on April 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. in IRC 121. The presentation is designed to encourage students to engage in academic service learning. For more information, contact Denise Mitten at email@example.com or call ext. 5317.
Mock Beauty Pageant
The Diverse Sexuality and Gender Alliance presents a mock beauty pageant drag show on April 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Rankin Center Dome Room. This is a charity event that will be collecting non-perishable food items. Each item equals one vote for a contestant. To compete in the pageant, contact Denise Lett at firstname.lastname@example.org or Franklin Tiedt at email@example.com. For more information, contact Denise Lett.
Unity in Diversity: India as an Emerging World Power
On April 15 Rochona Majumdar, professor of South Asian languages and cultural studies from the University of Chicago, will give a presentation examining India’s emergence as a world power. The event will take place in Business 111 from 11 to 11:50 a.m. A follow up discussion will take place in FLITE 438 the same day at 2 p.m. For more information, contact Rebecca Sammel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 3073.
Greek Week Speaker
On April 15 at 5:30 p.m. David Stollman will speak on how to better recruit members to organizations and from 7 to 8 p.m. He will present his “Buy in or Get Out” keynote speech. For more information, contact Matt Valleau at email@example.com or call ext. 2606.
Film: “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” is an Oscar-nominated film that tells the true story of a man who learned to communicate and write a book although he was almost totally paralyzed. The film will be showing at the Big Rapids Community Library on April 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, contact Betty Stolarek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**The film is rated PG-13**
Earth Day Concert
On April 19 the Professional Recreation Association and Ferris Recyclers present a free concert in celebration of Earth Day. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin will perform along with special guest Ryan Carignan. The concert will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Rankin Dome Room. For more information, contact Angela Eick at email@example.com.
Census 2010: “Why You Should Care About Being Counted”
As part of the Political Engagement Project, on April 20 an event will be held regarding the 2010 Census and Ferris students. The event will take place in IRC 121 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information, contact Vickie Streeter at firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 2403.
Trashion Fashion Show
This event sponsored by the Professional Recreation Association and Ferris Recyclers will take place on April 20 at 6 p.m. in the Rankin Dome Room. Participants will model outfits or accessories made from recycled materials. For more information, contact Leah Tandy at email@example.com. n