Ferris State University is part of Michigan’s public university system, currently enrolling about fifteen thousand students on campus and a considerable number at the satellite campuses – Dowagiac, Grand Rapids, Flint, Lansing, Traverse City, and University Center. At the Big Rapids campus, the university is organized around eight colleges, one of which, the College of Engineering Technology, is the subject of this article. The other colleges are: Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Services, Health Professions, the Kendall College of Art and Design, Michigan College of Optometry, and Pharmacy. Ferris State is an active and ambitious public university with all the amenities and organizations college students have come to expect. In addition, the Division I Ferris State Bulldogs are among the powerhouse ice hockey teams in the country, battling for the NCAA championship in the Frozen Four. Hockey is the premiere sport at Ferris and crowds are vociferous in their love of the Bulldogs.