Rubber program sees growth at Ferris State

May 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;5/5/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 20, p6
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the prospects of Big Rapids, Michigan-based Ferris State University's rubber technology program. Despite scholarships, widespread industry support and the promise of future good-paying jobs, enrollment had dwindled steadily since the program's founding in 1998. However, Robert G. Speirs, chairman of the rubber and plastics department at the university said that efforts to attract new students seem to be paying off now.


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