Founders' Day CelebrationName: Founders' Day CelebrationDate: August 29, 2019Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM EDTWebsite: https://www.ferris.edu/foundersday/Event Description:
Founders’ Day is an annual event for students, faculty, staff and community members to come together to celebrate founders Woodbridge and Helen Gillespie Ferris, and their contributions to what is today known as Ferris State University. Founders’ Day activities are free and open to students, faculty, staff and community members. Founders’ Day is part of Bulldog Beginnings.
This is an annual event that takes place and the first Thursday of the school year. Come and enjoy some great food great games and win lots of prizes. There is also a fair to show case places you can volunteer around the community, departments on campus and your 5-star RSOs. Check it out and get connected.
The annual Founders’ Day Community Ice Cream Social will once again feature the famous Jones Homemade Ice Cream served up by local celebrities from the Big Rapids community. Free ice cream will be served beginning at 4 p.m. on the North Campus Quad near the University Center and run until 6:30 pm or as long as the ice cream lasts. Register to win awesome raffle prizes such as a large screen TV. Drawing will be held on the quad at 6:30 pm and you MUST be present to win.