News Briefs

Majors and minors expo

The College of Arts and Sciences Majors, Minors and More Expo will provide students an opportunity to discover more about Ferris’ program offerings from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8 in the Williams Auditorium lobby. Students interested in CAS majors or minors will have the chance to interact with professors, department heads and students immersed in a variety of industries.

Think Pink Week

Zeta Tau Alpha will begin “Think Pink Week” on Monday, Oct. 12 to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research. The week of events will culminate on Saturday, Oct. 17 with a dodge ball tournament. For more information, visit

Disability Awareness Month

October is Disability Awareness Month at Ferris. Several events will promote discussion on disability, including the recent disability resource fair in Williams Auditorium. Next will be the student speaker series, “Does the ADA Matter?” at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15 in IRC 120. Other events include wheelchair basketball on Oct. 17, another speaking series titled “Facing Our Discomfort” on Oct. 20 and a talk by New York Times best-selling author Capt. Luis Carlos Montalvan on Oct. 28.

Ferris Online named best in Michigan

Ferris Online has been named’s best online college in Michigan. Affordable Colleges praises Ferris for it’s affordability and variety of courses.

Fewer students’ financial aid suspended

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships reported there are 127 fewer students on suspended financial aid this semester than in fall 2014. Students who have not made substantial academic progress toward degree completion can have their financial aid suspended.