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Torch News Briefs

by Published: Apr 7, 2010

A or F: President Obama’s Report Card

On April 7 Student Government will be host­ing an open forum dis­cus­sion per­tain­ing to President Obama and his per­for­mance dur­ing his term in office. The event will take place at 6 p.m. in the Whitney Young Room in the Rankin Center. For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact Danielle Hoskey at hoskeyd@ferris.edu or call ext. 2611.

2010 Campus Mock Awards

Alpha Phi Alpha and You Beautiful Black Woman present the 2010 Campus Mock Awards on April 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Rankin Dome Room. Come out to see who wins Campus Flirt, Twitter of the Year, and Mr. and Mrs. FSU. For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact Brandon Cole at b_cole_228@yahoo.com.

Michigan Energy Conference

On April 7 and 8 Ferris will be host­ing the Third Annual Michigan Energy Conference. This year’s theme is “Conserve and Convert, Together Brings Solutions!” Education ses­sions and work­shops are avail­able. The event will take place at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center and Wink Ice Arena. For more infor­ma­tion, go to fer​ris​.edu/​e​n​e​rgy or con­tact Shanee Ramsey at shaneeramsey@ferris.edu or call ext. 5811.

Comedian Ben Kronberg

Entertainment Unlimited presents stand-up come­dian Ben Kronberg on April 8 at 8 p.m. in the Rankin Dome Room. For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact Entertainment Unlimited at EU@ferris.edu or call ext. 2610.

“My Strength is My Success”

You Beautiful Black Woman presents its 17th Annual Women’s Conference: “My Strength is My Success” on April 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center. For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact Sylvia Moore at smoore5320@aol.com.

Pink Ribbon 5K Run/Walk

On April 10 Zeta Tau Alpha presents the 5th Annual Pink Ribbon 5K Run/Walk. Registration is $15 the day of the event. All prof­its will go toward breast can­cer aware­ness and edu­ca­tion. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the cam­pus quad. For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact Andie Sanders at sanderan@live.com.

National Weather Service Skywarn Training

The National Weather Service invites Ferris stu­dents, staff, and fac­ulty and Big Rapids com­mu­nity mem­bers to Skywarn train­ing. The pro­gram teaches par­tic­i­pants to iden­tify the devel­op­ment of severe weather, how to react prop­erly to haz­ardous weather events, basic severe weather safety, fun­da­men­tals of storm struc­ture, and much more. The event will take place on April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Campus Community Center. For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact Mike McKay at mckaym@ferris.edu or call ext. 2150.

Comedian Ray Wood Jr.

On April 13 Entertainment Unlimited presents come­dian Ray Wood Jr. He was named by Entertainment Weekly as “One of 12 Comics to Watch in 2009.” The event will take place at 8 p.m. in the Rankin Dome Room. For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact Entertainment Unlimited at EU@ferris.edu or call ext. 2610.