News Briefs

Sustainability task force assembled

Growing demand for sustainability initiatives at Ferris has resulted in the formation of a new group, the Environmental Sustainability Task Force. Members include students and faculty, who will explore ways to make Ferris more sustainable. The members are Gayle DeBruyn, Rafael Dominguez, Kayla Garrett, Katie Hoisington, Jennifer Johnson, Bryan Marquardt, Mike McKay, Kara Pellerito, Alison Popp-Meier, Mark Schuelke, John C. Smith, Margaret Wan, Kirk Weller, Abby Booms and Jerry Scoby.

Prakken construction underway

Hallways and bathrooms in the Prakken Building are currently being renovated. The building has not seen any major construction changes in more than 25 years. The project is expected to be completed by next semester. IT maintainance night  Blackboard an MyFSU will undergo maintenance at 10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15. Ferris IT systems could be affected until 6 a.m. the next morning. For more information and updates, visit

Dawgs for hire

Career week goes from Oct. 19-23 at Ferris. Events include Monday’s Business Etiquette Dinner, a Graduate School Expo on Tuesday, a Spotlight on Michigan Employment Opportunities event on Wednesday and the Career and Internship Fair with dozens of employers on Thursday. For more information, visit