News Briefs

Kendall professor’s exhibit comes to Ferris

Damian Goidich, an adjunct professor at Ferris’ Kendall College of Art and Design, will present his “Little Things” exhibit throughout October. Beginning on Thursday, Oct. 1, Goidich’s illustrations, reworking 19th century portraiture, will be on display in the University Center’s Fine Art Gallery. Goidich’s work can be viewed at

Music on the Muskegon

Students and the Big Rapids community will unite for music, food, beer and much more with Music on the Muskegon. Beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3, Hemlock Park will become a full-scale free music festival, featuring multicultural entertainment from An Dro, Appleseed Collective and more. The festival will also feature cultural workshops, inflatables and a 5k run.

CROP Hunger Walk

To raise money for Project Starburst and Third Avenue Lunch Program, students can register for the 2015 CROP Hunger Walk to take place on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 1:30 p.m. Team or individual participants raising money will leave from the IRC and walk all over Big Rapids. For more information, contact Laura Dix at

Artworks exhibit celebrates Ferris Hockey

The “Drop the Puck” exhibit at Artworks is a collection of Big Rapids hockey photography by Bill Bitzinger and Scott Whitney. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ferris’ varsity hockey program, a reception for Drop the Puck will take place at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4 at Artworks. In attendance will be past and present Ferris players and coaches.