In his words

Graduate student lends advice

Born in Lagos Nigeria, Oluwatobi Olorunsola is a recent computer informations systems graduate at Ferris currently in the MBA program.

Olorunsola is vice president of Business Professionals of America, a student rep for Student Government, president of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. and chancellor of Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity. Olorunsola is also delegated booker for Black Greek Council.

What made you decide to enroll at Ferris State University?

I decided to enroll at Ferris State University because it was a small campus. Also I had gotten good reviews from some family members that had graduated from Ferris.

What do you remember most about your freshman year of

I remember getting lost on campus and having to look at the maps posted around campus to find out where I needed to go.

What do you consider to be your biggest achievement at FSU?

My biggest achievement at FSU is graduating with my Bachelor’s degree in CIS.

What do you consider to be your greatest motivation when setting your goals?

My greatest motivation when setting my goals is my parents. I would want to provide for my parents the same way they have provided for me all my life.

Which teacher do you feel has made the biggest impact on you while at Ferris?

The person that has made the biggest impact on me at Ferris is not a teacher, but my fraternity brother James E. Johnson.


He taught me to be a level-headed, humble individual, which has helped me in every aspect of my college life.

What would you consider being your biggest obstacle at Ferris?

I would say time value was my biggest obstacle. I had to learn how to balance being in a few RSOs, studying and working at the same time.

How did you overcome that?

I balanced it out by prioritizing and not cutting down or

What advice can you give to incoming freshmen?

Be active on campus. If you are the type of student to go to class and back to your dorm, you will not get the complete college experience. n