Opportunities

There are many opportunities available to Honors Students at Ferris State – from performing community service with the Big Rapids Women’s Information Service (WISE) to knitting with the Registered Student Organization ‘Crafter’s Anonymous,’ our students engage with their community and take advantage of all that we have to offer.

The Honors Program has funds available to help Honors students finance events such as conferences, retreats, study away trips and national/foreign exchange programs. We take groups of students down to Grand Rapids to see performances at DeVos Hall.  We have annual Awards dinners, an Art Show, Formal, Send-Off banquet, Speech Contest and the Variety Show.

In addition, honors students are actively engaged in research on campus, apply for scholarships and post-graduate fellowships, attend conferences and help run the program itself.

As the opportunities for service, leadership and cultural and academic enrichment appear, we’ll post them here!

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Serve Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. MLK National Day of Service Opportunities - This January 15th is the National Day of Service where many people volunteer in the community. Below are 5 service opportunities you can get involved in on January 15th. Angels […]
Serve Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Volunteer Opportunity: Salvation Army - Salvation Army is in need of toy sorters and Angel Tree shoppers at their 325 Linden St. Office. Volunteers are need at the times and dates below. Monday, December 11th […]
Serve Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Volunteer Opportunity: Santa at Artworks - Santa will be at Artworks on Sunday, December 10th from 11:00am until 1:00pm and they are in need of volunteers. Artworks will need 4-6 volunteers to help in assisting kids […]
Cultural Event Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Cultural Event: A Symphonic Santa Sunday! - The FSU Symphony Band, FSU West Central Concert Band, and the FSU West Central Chamber Orchestra are hosting a family holiday band and orchestra concert on Sunday, December 10th in […]
Cultural Event Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Cultural Event: Fall 2017 Senior Symposium - The Honors Program at Ferris State University will be hosting the Fall 2017 Senior Symposium in the Pickell Hall Upper Lobby and Honors Office Conference Room on Tuesday, December 5th […]
Serve Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Volunteer Opportunity: Adopt A Block - Alpha Phi Alpha will be conduction a community service event entitled “Adopt A Block” on Saturday, December 9th from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the West Campus Community Center. They would […]
Cultural Event Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Cultural Event: Voca Lyrica Holiday Concert - Voca Lyrica, Big Rapids’ premier women’s choir, presents its 17th annual holiday concert on Saturday, December 9th from 7:00 to 9:00pm at the Big Rapids High School Auditorium. Founding Artistic […]
Cultural Event Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Cultural Event: Open Circle - The Hispanic Student Organization, African Student Union, and National Organization for Women will be hosting a discussion on social issues regarding diversity on campus on Tuesday, December 5th from 11:00am […]
Serve Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Volunteer Opportunity: Robotic Competition - Big Rapids FTC Qualifying Tournament is in need of volunteers for their Robotics Competition on Saturday, December 9th at St. Mary School. Volunteers are needed on Friday, December 8th in […]
Serve Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Volunteer Opportunity: College Positive Volunteer - Are you interested in becoming a College Positive Volunteer (CPV)? CPV will be holding a training session on Tuesday, December 5th at 11am in FLITE 159. Benefits of being a […]
Lunch and Learn Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University Lunch and Learn: Fall 2017 Honors Contracts Part II - Honors students, Arielle Barlage and Caleb Visscher, will be presenting on their Honors Contracts at a Lunch and Learn on Thursday December 7th, entitled “Fall 2017 Honors Contracts Part II.” […]
Serve Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Volunteer Opportunity: Animal Rescue Coalition - Do you like animals? Then you should volunteer at the Animal Rescue Coalition (ARC) of Mecosta County. The shift are 7:00am to 9:00am and 5:00pm to 7:00pm every day. Volunteers […]
Serve Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Volunteer Opportunity: Project Starburst - Project Starburst needs volunteers to help on their food truck delivery days. The truck comes every 3rd Friday of the month around 10:30am. With lots of help, they will be […]
Serve Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Volunteer Opportunity: Camp Newaygo - Camp Newaygo is in need of 10 volunteers to help families have a festive and magical night out at Camp Newaygo (5333 Centerline Rd. Newaygo, MI 49337)  for their Santa […]
Serve Banner. Courtesy of the Honors Program at Ferris State University. Volunteer Opportunity: Salvation Army - The Salvation Army is in need of 2-4 people to help with a couple of Family Store Donation Pickups on Thursday, November 30th from 9:45am to 3:00pm and Thursday, December […]

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