News Briefs

Philanthropy Day
On Thursday, Feb. 11, Ferris State University will join more than 100 educational institutions worldwide by participating in Student Engagement and Philanthropy Month. The Student Alumni Gold Club (SAGC) members will host tables that will allow students to write “thank you” cards to various Ferris donors. In return, the students will receive a free tank top shirt. The tables will be located in the University Center and IRC, from 10 a.m. until supplies last.

Presidential debate watch
On Thursday, Feb. 11, there will be a democratic debate viewing event held in the University Center, room 202C. This will allow the opportunity for students to both view and discuss the debates. The event begins at 9 p.m. and will conclude at 11 p.m. Food and drinks will be provided.

The Moxie Strings
On Saturday, Feb. 13, as part of the Big Rapids Festival of Arts, the group the Moxie Strings will host a live performance at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Fuller Ave. in Big Rapids. The duo is composed of fiddler Diana Ladio and electric cellist Alison Lynn. The event begins at 7 p.m.

Valentine’s Day concert
There will be a Valentine’s Day concert held on Sunday, Feb. 14. in Williams Auditorium. The FSU West Central Concert Band, the FSU Symphony Band and the FSU West Central Chamber Orchestra will each present a short set of pieces in celebration of Valentine’s Day. The show is set to run from 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.

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