News Briefs

Blood Drive
On Wednesday, Nov. 16, the Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive on campus. This event is open to all students and allows the opportunity to donate both a single pint of blood as well as “power red,” or double red blood cells. This even will take place in the upstairs of the University Center from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Dawg Talks
Omicron Delta Kappa will be hosting three speakers at a small seminar on success and leadership. The speakers will be President Eisler, Miss Ludington Area 2015-2016 and Ferris alumna, Shelby Soberalski and Chief Nursing Officer of Spectrum Health, Caroline Ring. The speakers will share their own experiences as well as give tips on how to improve your own leadership skills. This event will be held 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in IRC 120.

Great American Smokeout
Every year, the American Cancer Society hosts a nationwide event encouraging smokers to quit smoking. The event is geared toward education on methods to quit tobacco products as well as challenging participants all over the country to do so. Ferris’ organization, Colleges Against Cancer, is taking the opportunity on campus to publicize the need to quit, press for laws that control tobacco use, discourage teens from starting and support people who want to quit. The event is Thursday, Nov. 17.

Native Thanksgiving
With the upcoming holiday, the Circle of Tribal Nations and Ferris’ Office of Multicultural Student Services (OMSS) will be hosting “A Native Thanksgiving Celebration” as part of the 2016 Native American Heritage Celebration. The event will include a feast, a guest speaker and other activities. This event