Torch News Briefs

Torchbearer Awards

The Torchbearer Awards presentation will take place on April 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Williams Auditorium. Rising Star, Torchbearer, 5-Star Organizations, Volunteer Center, Greek, Greek Advisor of the Year, and RSO Advisor of the Year are among the awards to be presented. For more information, contact Teresa Fogel at or call ext. 5936.

Funny Signs and Street Signs

On April 29 Entertainment Unlimited presents Funny Signs and Street Signs. The event will take place in the Rankin Student Lounge from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Entertainment Unlimited at or call ext. 2610.

2010 Greek Alumni Basketball Game

Come out to the 2010 Greek Alumni Basketball Game on April 30 at 7 p.m. in Wink Arena. There will be a 3-point and dunk contest open to everyone in attendance. There will also be giveaways for prizes. Admission to the event is a canned food item. All proceeds will benefit Black Greek Council’s Food Drive Community Service Project. For more information, contact Michael Wade at or call ext. 2617.

2010 B.G.C. Stepshow

Black Greek Council presents the 2010 Stepshow in Williams Auditorium on May 1 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $10. Tickets are available at the Williams Box Office. For more information, contact Brandon Cole at

Voca Lyrica Spring Concert

On May 2 Voca Lyrica presents its spring concert at the Big Rapids High School Auditorium. Special guests include the Voices of Detroit ensemble. The event will take place at 4 p.m. Tickets are $7 and are available at the Old Pioneer Store and Emporium, Patterson’s Flowers, or at the door. For more information, contact Helen Sobers at or call ext. 3695.

Robert Barnum 125th Sculpture Dedication

Professor Robert Barnum’s sculpture to honor the 125th anniversary of Ferris will be dedicated on May 7 at 11 a.m. in Lot 2 behind the Swan Building and Johnson Hall. The sculpture is a presentation to Ferris by the Festival of the Arts Committee. For more information, contact Mary Kay MacIver at or call ext. 3739.