Yearly Archives: 2018

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Tamiah Palmer is accepted into the Peace Corps

Congratulations to Tamiah Palmer, who has been accepted to be a Peace Corps volunteer. Tamiah will be heading to Guyana after graduation, where she will spend three months training for her job before beginning her two years of service working on environmental conservation in this ecologically diverse nation.

Tamiah Palmer is accepted into the Peace Corps2019-01-02T19:53:52+00:00

Ferrum College’s Brian Mann is First-Ever Student-Athlete to Earn Academic and Athletic All-American Recognition

Ferrum College junior Brian Mann from Pearisburg, VA, has been named to both the 2018 American Football Coaches Association Division III All-American Team, and the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-American NCAA Division III Football Team.  He is the College’s first ever student-athlete to earn academic and athletic All-American recognition. Mann, who is majoring in business [...]

Ferrum College’s Brian Mann is First-Ever Student-Athlete to Earn Academic and Athletic All-American Recognition2018-12-14T21:22:59+00:00

Holden Featured in CoSIDA 360 Magazine

Ferrum College's Gary Holden was recently featured in the College Sports Information Directors of America 360 magazine for his expansive knowledge in collegiate athletics. Currently serving the College as sports information director and assistant athletic director for compliance, Holden’s career began in the mid-1980’s as an assistant wrestling coach at Plymouth State University, and grew [...]

Holden Featured in CoSIDA 360 Magazine2018-12-12T21:58:05+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum to Host First Annual “Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House” on December 13

The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum of Ferrum College is hosting "Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House" on Thursday, December 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. The open house will be held at the Institute on Ferrum College’s campus at 20 Museum Drive, Ferrum, and will include refreshments, vendors selling Christmas gifts, caroling, plus [...]

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum to Host First Annual “Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House” on December 132018-12-10T19:27:14+00:00

Fall 2018 “Chrysalis” Magazine Revealed

Fall 2018 Chrysalis contributors. Marissa Ruiz of Wake Forest, NC, holds her artwork, "Fall's Lake." On December 4, Ferrum College Chrysalis Literary and Arts Magazine staff revealed the Fall 2018 edition of the magazine in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus.  Submissions to the magazine were canvassed from across campus with [...]

Fall 2018 “Chrysalis” Magazine Revealed2018-12-11T21:03:49+00:00

Ferrum College Mourns Creator of Panther Football Program, Sam Webb

Samuel Richmond Webb February 2, 1926 to December 1, 2018 On Saturday, December 1, the Ferrum College community bid farewell to the coach who started the institution’s first competitive football program. Samuel “Sam” Webb, hailing from Bluefield, VA, was born on February 12, 1926. He graduated from Concord College in 1951 and [...]

Ferrum College Mourns Creator of Panther Football Program, Sam Webb2018-12-06T21:58:17+00:00

Living Out “Not Self, But Others”

Living Out "Not Self, But Others": Why YOUR Gift Matters When you support Ferrum College, you empower our students to discover their potential, make a difference in their communities, and achieve their dreams. Your gift also provides our students with opportunities to provide care and support to those in need in our community and beyond. The [...]

Living Out “Not Self, But Others”2018-12-15T00:09:59+00:00

Helping Your College Student Cope with Stress

College students experience a lot of stress.  As parents, some of us are acutely aware of our children’s stress levels, and to others of us it may be less obvious.  While some level of stress can actually be beneficial; many college students find the increased pressure or anxiety that are part of the experience of [...]

Helping Your College Student Cope with Stress2018-11-16T15:24:36+00:00

Discussing Campus Safety With Your College Student

As college parents, one of our major concerns when our students head off to college is their safety.  We want our students to do well academically, we want them to be healthy, we want them to be happy, but first and foremost, we want them to be safe. Ideally, a three way partnership will do [...]

Discussing Campus Safety With Your College Student2018-11-16T14:23:58+00:00

Ferrum College Participates in #GivingTuesday, the Global Day of Giving on November 27

November 27, 2018 Congratulations to Greg Winge who gave a gift to the Ferrum Fund for #GivingTuesday 2018 and was this year’s Panther Prize Pack winner! His prize included our exclusive Panther Blend coffee roasted by Rocsato Coffee Roasters, two coffee mugs, a garden flag, a Panthers baseball cap, and [...]

Ferrum College Participates in #GivingTuesday, the Global Day of Giving on November 272018-12-15T20:42:28+00:00