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Welcome to the Secular Student Alliance of Ferris State University!

We try to provide an environment where atheists, humanists, agnostics or just plain skeptics can share their beliefs and ideas in a positive manner.

Anyone with doubts or other ideals that may be away from the social "norm" is more than welcome to join.

Not sure what you believe? Come and ask us questions! 

Meetings are in Cramer Hall Wednesday's @ 8pm !!!!

HOPE TO SEE YOU

Join us on facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/174889592714529/ 

or check out the official organization @  https://www.facebook.com/SecularStudents

This talks all about future meetings and events that the group is having! Hope to see you!

 

 

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Description

We are a group that promotes the discussion of beliefs and ideas that may be abnormal to favored religious cultures. As a group we promote an open, non-hostile position on communication with the campus to express how we feel as an organization. Anyone is welcome whether religious, atheist, agnostic, or unsure. We'd love you to join, come see what we're all about!

Category

Social / Service

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Rankin Mailbox Number or File

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213

Email Address

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Meeting Day
  • Wednesday
Meeting Time

8:00 PM

Meeting Location

Flite 405

Meeting Details

What else should people know about your meetings? Do you only meet once a month? Do attendees need to be added to an agenda? Is the location hard to find? If attendees need ADA accommodations, whom should they contact?

These meetings are open, we want everyone to come and see what we are all about. We do have a policy that some meetings are closed and will be informed through Social Media. Open meetings are great times for people interested in the group to meet new members and officially join!

President Name

Steven Beckon

President's Phone Number

(616) 460-8427

Campus Advisor Name

Joe Ro

Campus Advisor Phone

231-591-6912

Statement

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Secular Student Alliance of Ferris State University is a unique cultural organization. Its purpose is three-fold:
•To establish a positive social environment at FSU for students who are non-theists, humanists, or skeptics
•To enrich FSU campus life by sponsoring educational events and fostering student dialog on matters or faith, science, and reason
•To engage FSU students on issues of national, international, and political importance regarding freedom of conscience, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and secular education

Selection Process

If your organization has selective membership, please describe the selection process. This may include a GPA requirement, try-outs, degree program, etc.

To become a member, one must inform the board and meet all membership requirements:
One must attend a minimum of ONE meeting per month, and attend at least TWO SSA-FSU sponsored events, and pay the Treasurer dues. The membership period is valid for the rest of that academic year.

Secular Student Alliance of Ferris State University events include but not limited to: tabling and debates

What do you want people to know about your group?

Why should people join? What makes your group special? What will students gain by being a member?

We're a great group of people working together to give non-believers a chance to feel comfortable on campus while giving them a voice in the crowd. We are open to all types of people and try to create a group that everyone feels welcomed no matter what.

SSA-FSU welcomes everyone of any race, color, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, handicap, or gender identity.

Philanthropy

Does your group have a fundraising, volunteer, or service initiative? Do you consistently work with a non profit organization?

We always try to volunteer when ever we get a chance a great community makes a great campus!

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RSO Status

Good Standing (Non-Financial)