Thursday, March 23rd 2017

 

Leaders are Readers Book Drive

https://orgsync.com/32949/chapter

In honor of Black History Month, the Black Student Union will be accepting books of all genres and age groups to promote the importance of literacy. These books will be donated to various locations within the Big Rapids community based on genres/age groups. For each book donated, one shall receive one hour of community service.
*BOOK DRIVE BOXES ARE LOCATED IN THE OMSS OFFICE IN FLITE*

Friday, March 24th 2017

 

Leaders are Readers Book Drive

https://orgsync.com/32949/chapter

In honor of Black History Month, the Black Student Union will be accepting books of all genres and age groups to promote the importance of literacy. These books will be donated to various locations within the Big Rapids community based on genres/age groups. For each book donated, one shall receive one hour of community service.
*BOOK DRIVE BOXES ARE LOCATED IN THE OMSS OFFICE IN FLITE*

Saturday, March 25th 2017

 

Leaders are Readers Book Drive

https://orgsync.com/32949/chapter

In honor of Black History Month, the Black Student Union will be accepting books of all genres and age groups to promote the importance of literacy. These books will be donated to various locations within the Big Rapids community based on genres/age groups. For each book donated, one shall receive one hour of community service.
*BOOK DRIVE BOXES ARE LOCATED IN THE OMSS OFFICE IN FLITE*

Sunday, March 26th 2017

 

Leaders are Readers Book Drive

https://orgsync.com/32949/chapter

In honor of Black History Month, the Black Student Union will be accepting books of all genres and age groups to promote the importance of literacy. These books will be donated to various locations within the Big Rapids community based on genres/age groups. For each book donated, one shall receive one hour of community service.
*BOOK DRIVE BOXES ARE LOCATED IN THE OMSS OFFICE IN FLITE*

Monday, March 27th 2017

 

Leaders are Readers Book Drive

https://orgsync.com/32949/chapter

In honor of Black History Month, the Black Student Union will be accepting books of all genres and age groups to promote the importance of literacy. These books will be donated to various locations within the Big Rapids community based on genres/age groups. For each book donated, one shall receive one hour of community service.
*BOOK DRIVE BOXES ARE LOCATED IN THE OMSS OFFICE IN FLITE*

1:00 PM

OMSS: "Barbie Nation" Film Screenings

http://www.ferris.edu/Moso/
Office of Multicultural Student Services
2017 Women's History Month Featured Event

Film Screenings of "Barbie Nation" (53 min.)
Monday, March 27th
1-2:30 p.m.
5-6:30 p.m.
University Center Art Gallery

Film Summary:
Generations of people are obsessed with Barbie, the world’s most popular toy. Journeying from Barbie conventions to anti-Barbie demonstrations, from San Francisco’s gay pride parade to Croatia’s bunkers, Barbie Nation plumbs the phenomenon of the Barbie doll. Barbie fans, foes, fetishists—and the woman who created Barbie—reveal the history and fantasy behind this 20th century icon. AWARDS: Golden Gate Award, San Francisco International Film Festival, Silver Apple, National Educational Media Network.

Sponsors: Ferris Museum of Sexist Objects, FSU Art Gallery, Office of Multicultural Student Services.

5:00 PM

OMSS: "Barbie Nation" Film Screenings

http://www.ferris.edu/Moso/

Office of Multicultural Student Services
2017 Women's History Month Featured Event

Film Screenings of "Barbie Nation" (53 min.)
Monday, March 27h
1-2:30 p.m.
5-6:30 p.m.
University Center Art Gallery

Film Summary:
Generations of people are obsessed with Barbie, the world’s most popular toy. Journeying from Barbie conventions to anti-Barbie demonstrations, from San Francisco’s gay pride parade to Croatia’s bunkers, Barbie Nation plumbs the phenomenon of the Barbie doll. Barbie fans, foes, fetishists—and the woman who created Barbie—reveal the history and fantasy behind this 20th century icon.

AWARDS: Golden Gate Award, San Francisco International Film Festival, Silver Apple, National Educational Media Network.

Sponsors: Ferris Museum of Sexist Objects, FSU Art Gallery, Office of Multicultural Student Services.

Tuesday, March 28th 2017

 

Leaders are Readers Book Drive

https://orgsync.com/32949/chapter

In honor of Black History Month, the Black Student Union will be accepting books of all genres and age groups to promote the importance of literacy. These books will be donated to various locations within the Big Rapids community based on genres/age groups. For each book donated, one shall receive one hour of community service.
*BOOK DRIVE BOXES ARE LOCATED IN THE OMSS OFFICE IN FLITE*

4:30 PM

Circle of Tribal Nations General Meeting

https://orgsync.com/45907/chapter
The Circle of Tribal Nations is an organization dedicated to expanding public awareness and preservation of tribal cultures, past and present. The Circle integrates diversity among tribal members in a safe and welcoming environment, enhancing personal growth.

Circle of Tribal Nations is open to everyone, regardless of religion, ethnicity, race, or gender. We look forward to having great global citizens join the family!

Meetings: Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in SCIENCE 231

For information or to join this organization, please contact:
Tori VanOeffelen, President, vanoeft@ferris.edu
Scott Herron, Advisor, 231-591-2087, herrons@ferris.edu or stop by our space at Science 233
Find us on Facebook at Circle of Tribal Nations https://orgsync.com/45907/chapter
Email us: Tribalbulldogs@gmail.com
Follow us on Twitter @FsuTribal

6:00 PM

Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration - Asian in the Classroom

The 2017 Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration featured discussion "Asian in the Classroom" will be held Tuesday March 28, from 6-7 p.m. in the University Center 213.

A panel discussion with Ferris Asian professors sharing their personal and professional experiences about Asian American culture in today’s society. Hosted by the Asian Student Organization and the Office of Multicultural Student Services.

Wednesday, March 29th 2017

 

Leaders are Readers Book Drive

https://orgsync.com/32949/chapter

In honor of Black History Month, the Black Student Union will be accepting books of all genres and age groups to promote the importance of literacy. These books will be donated to various locations within the Big Rapids community based on genres/age groups. For each book donated, one shall receive one hour of community service.
*BOOK DRIVE BOXES ARE LOCATED IN THE OMSS OFFICE IN FLITE*

7:00 PM

A Taste of Thailand

This 2017 Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration will be hosted by the Asian Student Organization and the Office of Multicultural Student Services.

A food tasting event featuring a variety of dishes from Thai cuisine. Additionally, there will be music and craft stations. Hosted by Asian Student Organization, co-sponsored by the Diversity and Inclusion Office and the Office of Multicultural Student Services.


Thursday, March 30th 2017

 

Leaders are Readers Book Drive

https://orgsync.com/32949/chapter

In honor of Black History Month, the Black Student Union will be accepting books of all genres and age groups to promote the importance of literacy. These books will be donated to various locations within the Big Rapids community based on genres/age groups. For each book donated, one shall receive one hour of community service.
*BOOK DRIVE BOXES ARE LOCATED IN THE OMSS OFFICE IN FLITE*

11:00 AM

Building Inclusive Classrooms: From Health Care and Beyond

Building Inclusive Classrooms from Health Care and Beyond

In order to help promote inclusive classrooms and university spaces, the College of Health Professions, the Office of Multicultural Student Services, and the Office of International Education would like to invite the campus community to a panel discussion in which students discuss their experiences in the classroom and on campus. All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend!

The event will take place on Thursday, March 30 from 11:00 – 11:50 AM at the University Center, Room 203.

Light refreshments will be served.

If you have a disability and need assistance to attend, contact the Office of Multicultural Student Services at 231-591-2617, omss@ferris.edu at least 72 hours in advance. Ferris State University is an equal opportunity institution. For information on the University’s Policy on non-discrimination, visit www.ferris.edu/non-discrimination.

6:00 PM

Asian Pacific American Heritage Celebration - Gran Torino Film Screening

"GRAN TORINO" film screening

Thursday March 30, 6-8:30 p.m., FLITE 159

Gran Torino is a 2008 film by Clint Eastwood about a retired auto worker and veteran who establishes an unlikely friendship with a teenage Asian neighbor. Hosted by the Asian Student Organization, co-sponsored by OMSS and the Diversity and Inclusion Office.

Friday, March 31st 2017

1:30 PM

Film Screening: Equal Means Equal

FILM SCREENING: EQUAL MEANS EQUAL
March 31, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Granger 102

Equal Means Equal is an award-winning film by actress, filmmaker, activist and president of Heroica Films, Kamala Lopez that offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. Sponsored by the Ferris Museum of Sexist Objects, the Staff Center for Training and Development, and the Office of Multicultural Student Services.

Tuesday, April 4th 2017

4:30 PM

Circle of Tribal Nations General Meeting

https://orgsync.com/45907/chapter
The Circle of Tribal Nations is an organization dedicated to expanding public awareness and preservation of tribal cultures, past and present. The Circle integrates diversity among tribal members in a safe and welcoming environment, enhancing personal growth.

Circle of Tribal Nations is open to everyone, regardless of religion, ethnicity, race, or gender. We look forward to having great global citizens join the family!

Meetings: Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in SCIENCE 231

For information or to join this organization, please contact:
Tori VanOeffelen, President, vanoeft@ferris.edu
Scott Herron, Advisor, 231-591-2087, herrons@ferris.edu or stop by our space at Science 233
Find us on Facebook at Circle of Tribal Nations https://orgsync.com/45907/chapter
Email us: Tribalbulldogs@gmail.com
Follow us on Twitter @FsuTribal

Sunday, April 9th 2017

 

International Festival of Cultures

It is that time of year again! This year, the 29th Annual International Festival of Cultures, hosted by the Office of International Education, will take place on Sunday, April 9th, from 1:00 to 5:00 PM in the University Center. During the event, there will food from cultures around the world, international performances and music, and arts and crafts. Admission is free and open to the public. Tickets to sample food are 50 cents each. Ferris students get three free tickets with their student ID.

Come and celebrate the event with us!

Tuesday, April 11th 2017

4:30 PM

Circle of Tribal Nations General Meeting

https://orgsync.com/45907/chapter
The Circle of Tribal Nations is an organization dedicated to expanding public awareness and preservation of tribal cultures, past and present. The Circle integrates diversity among tribal members in a safe and welcoming environment, enhancing personal growth.

Circle of Tribal Nations is open to everyone, regardless of religion, ethnicity, race, or gender. We look forward to having great global citizens join the family!

Meetings: Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in SCIENCE 231

For information or to join this organization, please contact:
Tori VanOeffelen, President, vanoeft@ferris.edu
Scott Herron, Advisor, 231-591-2087, herrons@ferris.edu or stop by our space at Science 233
Find us on Facebook at Circle of Tribal Nations https://orgsync.com/45907/chapter
Email us: Tribalbulldogs@gmail.com
Follow us on Twitter @FsuTribal

6:00 PM

OMSS: Conversations on Race

http://www.ferris.edu/omss

The Office of Multicultural Student Services invites the campus community to attend "Conversations on Race" - a campus dialogue series that will take place once a semester and will aim to address events, issues and trends surrounding race in our society. The second Spring 2017 semester discussion will take place Tuesday, April 11th at 6 p.m. in UC Room 213 (Room TBA). Topics to be covered TBA. This event is open to the public. For more details, visit the OMSS website at http://www.ferris.edu/omss/

Tuesday, April 18th 2017

4:30 PM

Circle of Tribal Nations General Meeting

https://orgsync.com/45907/chapter
The Circle of Tribal Nations is an organization dedicated to expanding public awareness and preservation of tribal cultures, past and present. The Circle integrates diversity among tribal members in a safe and welcoming environment, enhancing personal growth.

Circle of Tribal Nations is open to everyone, regardless of religion, ethnicity, race, or gender. We look forward to having great global citizens join the family!

Meetings: Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in SCIENCE 231

For information or to join this organization, please contact:
Tori VanOeffelen, President, vanoeft@ferris.edu
Scott Herron, Advisor, 231-591-2087, herrons@ferris.edu or stop by our space at Science 233
Find us on Facebook at Circle of Tribal Nations https://orgsync.com/45907/chapter
Email us: Tribalbulldogs@gmail.com
Follow us on Twitter @FsuTribal

Tuesday, April 25th 2017

4:30 PM

Circle of Tribal Nations General Meeting

https://orgsync.com/45907/chapter
The Circle of Tribal Nations is an organization dedicated to expanding public awareness and preservation of tribal cultures, past and present. The Circle integrates diversity among tribal members in a safe and welcoming environment, enhancing personal growth.

Circle of Tribal Nations is open to everyone, regardless of religion, ethnicity, race, or gender. We look forward to having great global citizens join the family!

Meetings: Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in SCIENCE 231

For information or to join this organization, please contact:
Tori VanOeffelen, President, vanoeft@ferris.edu
Scott Herron, Advisor, 231-591-2087, herrons@ferris.edu or stop by our space at Science 233
Find us on Facebook at Circle of Tribal Nations https://orgsync.com/45907/chapter
Email us: Tribalbulldogs@gmail.com
Follow us on Twitter @FsuTribal

Saturday, April 29th 2017

12:00 PM

OMSS: The annual PIGNIC

http://www.ferris.edu/omss

The Office of Multicultural Student Services' annual "PIGNIC" will be held Saturday, April 29th from 12-4 PM on the Campus Quad in front of the University Center! This event is an annual effort our department coordinates to celebrate the end of a successful academic year, and includes free food, music and games. The rain location will be the IRC Connector.

Thursday, May 4th 2017

6:00 PM

OMSS: Spring 2017 Graduate Recognition Program

http://www.ferris.edu/omss

The OMSS Graduate Recognition program is an opportunity to recognize under-represented students that have been approved to participate in commencement, thus fulfilling their requirements in earning an associate, bachelor's or higher degree in a program at Ferris State University.


The Spring 2017 program will be Thursday, April 27 at 5 p.m. in University Center room 217.
Students looking to participate are encouraged to rsvp to OMSS at omss@ferris.edu.

Co-sponsored by the Office of International Education, Center for Latin@ Studies and Diversity and Inclusion Office.