Ferris State University is an American public university with its main campus in Big Rapids, Michigan. Founded in 1884 as the Big Rapids Industrial School by Woodbridge Nathan Ferris, an educator from Tioga County, New York, who later served as governor of the State of Michigan and finally in the US Senate where he remained until his death in 1928. The school was noteworthy at its time for accepting female students beginning with its first graduating class. It is also the only public university in Michigan to be founded by an individual.Today Ferris is the ninth-largest university in the state with 14,560 students studying on its main campus, at one of the 19 off-campus locations across the state, or online. Two- and four-year degrees are offered through eight academic colleges and graduate degrees from six. Ferris grants professional doctorate degrees via its optometry and pharmacy colleges and a multidisciplinary doctorate of education in community college leadership through the Colleges of Arts and science, Business, and Education and Human Services. The school is known for having a faculty-student ratio of 1:16, and that classes are taught by professional instructors, not graduate assistants. Wikipedia.
News Article | April 17, 2017
The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has determined the best online colleges programs in Michigan for 2017. Of the 36 four-year schools that made the “Best” list, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Eastern Michigan University, Michigan State University, Wayne State University and Western Michigan University came in as the top schools. Of the 12 two-year colleges that also made the list, Lansing Community College, Washtenaw Community College, Delta College, Kirtland Community College and Henry Ford Community College were the top five. “Students in Michigan have more options than ever for pursuing a certificate or degree online,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. “The schools on our list are particularly distinctive because they offer the best combination of quality education, academic resources and online program variety.” To earn a place on the Community for Accredited Online Schools list, colleges and universities must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit schools. Each college is also analyzed based on such data as the availability of academic resources, student/teacher ratios, graduation rates and financial aid opportunities. For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit: Michigan’s Best Online Four-Year Schools for 2017 include the following: Andrews University Baker College Central Michigan University Cleary University Concordia University-Ann Arbor Cornerstone University Davenport University Eastern Michigan University Ferris State University Grace Bible College Grand Valley State University Kettering University Lake Superior State University Lawrence Technological University Madonna University Marygrove College Michigan State University Michigan Technological University Northern Michigan University Northwood University-Michigan Oakland University Olivet College Siena Heights University Spring Arbor University University of Detroit Mercy University of Michigan-Ann Arbor University of Michigan-Dearborn University of Michigan-Flint Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration Wayne State University Western Michigan University Michigan’s Best Online Two-Year Schools for 2017 include the following: Bay College Bay Mills Community College Delta College Glen Oaks Community College Grand Rapids Community College Henry Ford Community College Kirtland Community College Lansing Community College Mid Michigan Community College Schoolcraft College St Clair County Community College Washtenaw Community College About Us: AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable, quality education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success.
News Article | April 17, 2017
LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of Michigan’s best colleges and universities for 2017. Of the 48 four-year schools that made the list, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan Technological University, Albion College, Calvin College and Alma College were the top five institutions. 27 two-year schools were also included, with Lansing Community College, Washtenaw Community College, Delta College, Henry Ford Community College and Kellogg Community College in the top five. A full list of schools is included below. “The job outlook in Michigan continues to be positive as the state’s economy improves, and that’s great news for students seeking a degree,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.Org. “The schools on our list have established a commitment to student success, as demonstrated by their employment services and the average earnings of their alumni after graduation.” To be included on Michigan’s “Best Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also scored on additional data that includes annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, career services offered, availability of financial aid and such additional metrics as student/teacher ratios and graduation rates. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Michigan” list, visit: The Best Four-Year Colleges in Michigan for 2017 include: Aquinas College Baker College Center for Graduate Studies Baker College of Auburn Hills Baker College of Clinton Township Baker College of Flint Baker College of Muskegon Baker College of Port Huron Calvin College Central Michigan University Cleary University College for Creative Studies Concordia University-Ann Arbor Cornerstone University Davenport University Eastern Michigan University Ferris State University Finlandia University Grand Valley State University Great Lakes Christian College Hope College Kalamazoo College Kettering University Kuyper College Lake Superior State University Lawrence Technological University Madonna University Marygrove College Michigan State University Michigan Technological University Northern Michigan University Northwood University-Michigan Oakland University Olivet College Rochester College Saginaw Valley State University Siena Heights University Spring Arbor University University of Detroit Mercy University of Michigan-Ann Arbor University of Michigan-Dearborn University of Michigan-Flint Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration Wayne State University Western Michigan University Best Two-Year Colleges in Michigan for 2017 include: Alpena Community College Bay College Bay Mills Community College Delta College Glen Oaks Community College Gogebic Community College Grand Rapids Community College Henry Ford Community College Kalamazoo Valley Community College Kellogg Community College Kirtland Community College Lansing Community College Macomb Community College Michigan Career and Technical Institute Mid Michigan Community College Monroe County Community College Montcalm Community College Mott Community College Muskegon Community College North Central Michigan College Oakland Community College Schoolcraft College Southwestern Michigan College St Clair County Community College Washtenaw Community College Wayne County Community College District West Shore Community College ### About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.
News Article | May 18, 2017
Dr. Lehman continued, "I would like to extend my thanks and appreciation to Eric Steen for his contributions to InfuSystem during his tenure. He has provided us a strong and diversified base to grow our business into the future. We wish him well in his future endeavors." Members of the "Office of the President" Gregg Lehman (Director; Executive Chairman of the Board). Dr. Lehman has been a member of the Company's Board of Directors since May 8, 2014. Dr. Lehman's experience includes serving as Chief Executive Officer of two public companies, Health Fitness Corporation from 2006 to 2010 and MGC Diagnostics Corporation from 2010 to 2014. Dr. Lehman is a nationally recognized leader in population health management and has more than 28 years' experience in the health care industry. Dr. Lehman has a Doctorate and a Master of Science degree in higher education administration, with a minor in finance and economics from Purdue University and a Bachelor of Science in business management and marketing from Indiana University. David Dreyer (Director). Mr. Dreyer has been a member of the Company's Board of Directors since April 2008. Mr. Dreyer brings to the Company and the Board of Directors almost 30 years of accounting, financial, compliance and operating experience and expertise in the pharmaceutical, healthcare staffing, medical device, diagnostic and hospital administration industries. Mr. Dreyer's experience includes serving as Chief Financial Officer of three public companies, AMN Healthcare Services from 2004 to 2009, Biolase, Inc. from 2015 to 2017, and Sicor, Inc. from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Dreyer has been a Certified Public Accountant in California since 1986. Janet Skonieczny (Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Compliance Officer and Privacy Officer). Ms. Skonieczny became the Company's Chief Operating Officer in January 2013 and Executive Vice President in November 2014. Prior to 2013, she served as the Company's Vice President of Operations, Compliance Officer and Privacy Officer since November 2007 and as Vice President of Operations of InfuSystem, Inc., the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, since 1998. Further, she served as the Company's Corporate Secretary from 1997 to May 2012. Ms. Skonieczny has an Associates in Science (AS) degree from Ferris State University and is certified as a Cardiovascular Technologist (CCVT). Richard DiIorio (Executive Vice President and General Manager of Oncology). Mr. DiIorio has served as the Company's Executive Vice President of Oncology Sales since December 2016. Previously, Mr. DiIorio held the positions of Regional Vice President and Territory Manager at InfuSystem where he received numerous awards and honors. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. DiIorio held various sales and sales leadership roles at Stryker, Novartis, and Thermo Scientific. With over 17 years of successful medical sales experience, Mr. DiIorio brings extensive expertise in product launch and market knowledge focused on driving growth within the oncology market. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Boston College. Christopher S. Downs (Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer "Interim"). Mr. Downs has served as the Company's Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer since August 2016. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Downs served as the Company's Vice President and Treasurer since October 2013 and as Director of Finance from June 2011. Mr. Downs holds a B.S. in Economics from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and an M.S. in Accounting from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Mr. Downs holds professional certifications as a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and Certified Financial Planning & Analysis Professional (FP&A). The Company will conduct a conference call for investors on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the management changes. Gregg Lehman, Executive Chairman and Scott Shuda, director, will discuss the Company's management changes and answer questions from the financial community. The conference call may also include discussion of Company developments, forward-looking statements and other material information about business and financial matters. To participate in this call, please dial (877) 270-2148 or (412) 902-6510 to access the conference call. A replay of the conference call will be available by dialing (877) 344-7529 or (412) 317-0088, confirmation code 10107907, through May 29, 2017. Additionally, a Web replay will be available on the Company's website at www.infusystem.com for 90 days. InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of infusion pumps and related services to hospitals, oncology practices and other alternate site healthcare providers. Headquartered in Madison Heights, Michigan, the Company delivers local, field-based customer support and also operates Centers of Excellence in Michigan, Kansas, California, Texas, Georgia and Ontario, Canada. The Company's stock is traded on the NYSE MKT under the symbol INFU. Statements made in this press release that are not historical facts are considered to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"). The words "believe," "may," "will," "estimate," "continue," "anticipate," "intend," "should," "plan," "expect," "strategy," "future," "likely," variations of such words, and other similar expressions, as they relate to the Company, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. However, the absence of these words or similar expressions does not mean that a statement is not forward-looking. Forward-looking statements include statements relating to future actions, business plans, objectives and prospects, future operating or financial performance. In connection with the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, the Company is identifying certain factors that could cause actual results to differ, perhaps materially, from those indicated by these forward-looking statements. Those factors, risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, potential changes in overall healthcare reimbursement, including CMS competitive bidding, sequestration, concentration of customers, increased focus on early detection of cancer, competitive treatments, dependency on Medicare Supplier Number, availability of chemotherapy drugs, global financial conditions, changes and enforcement of state and federal laws, natural forces, competition, dependency on suppliers, risks in acquisitions & joint ventures, U.S. Healthcare Reform, relationships with healthcare professionals and organizations, technological changes related to infusion therapy, dependency on websites and intellectual property, the ability of the Company to successfully integrate acquired businesses, dependency on key personnel, dependency on banking relations and covenants, and other risks associated with our common stock, as well as any litigation to which the Company may be involved in from time to time; and other risk factors as discussed in the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and in other filings made by the Company from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. Our annual report on Form 10-K is available on the SEC's EDGAR website at www.sec.gov, and a copy may also be obtained by contacting the Company. All forward-looking statements made in this press release speak only as of the date hereof. We do not intend, and do not undertake any obligation, to update any forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances after the date of such statements, except as required by law. Additional information about InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. is available at www.infusystem.com. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/infusystem-holdings-inc-announces-executive-management-changes-300460466.html