Happy New (school) Year at Ferrum College.
Ferrum College kicked off the new school year with the annual opening conference this morning in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room. President Dr. Jennifer Braaten welcomed the faculty and staff with an overview of the school's mission -- by touching on some of the College's Methodist heritage and reminding the gathering of the College motto, Not Self, But Others. Dr. Braaten also noted that the College is now "100 years strong," as the school enters its centennial year in 2013. In addition, faculty heard the latest on new building projects, new academic initiatives and the latest enrollment estimates, which are expected to come in once again at 1500 students.
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See more opening conference photographs here: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjBHzRwW