News Briefs

First generation students celebration

Enjoy a student, faculty and staff mixer 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the University Center history lounge. There will be cake, appetizers, other refreshments and prizes to celebrate first-generation students at Ferris. For more information, contact Jody Maloney at

Detroit Red Wings night

Join the Detroit Red Wings for a special Ferris State night to be held 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Visit to purchase tickets or ticket packages that include a ball cap and opportunities to win in-game experiences or a signed Wings jersey. For more information, contact Kevin Bunce at

Veterans Day concert

Attend the 16th annual Veterans Day concert performed by Ferris’ West Central Concert Band 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. The event to celebrate veterans will be held in Williams Auditorium and will include a special musical selection featuring music from all five branches of services. For more information, contact Scott Cohen at

Native American Heritage Month celebration

Celebrate Native American Heritage and learn about the rich culture of Native Americans 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in UCB 217. There will be a performance group and dinner, and guest speaker Steve Perry will speak on honoring and inclusion of veterans. For more in- formation, contact Michael Wade at 231-591-2617 or omss@ferris.