Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Empty Bowls Event at Ferrum College on Sunday, March 11, to Raise Money for Hungry Children

Ferrum College students have been working hard this semester to get ready for this year's Empty Bowls event. Atenoya Morris photographs. The Ferrum College campus community and the public are invited to enjoy camaraderie, good food, and the opportunity to help children in need during the popular Empty Bowls event on Sunday, [...]

Empty Bowls Event at Ferrum College on Sunday, March 11, to Raise Money for Hungry Children2018-03-08T22:55:13+00:00

Alum Dr. Quincy Quick to Speak Fri., March 9, for Natural Sciences & Mathematics Friday Seminar Series

Ferrum College alum Dr. Quincy Quick will be on campus Friday, March 9, to speak as part of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Friday Seminar Series. A 1994 graduate of Ferrum College, Quick earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry, in just three years. Quick went on [...]

Alum Dr. Quincy Quick to Speak Fri., March 9, for Natural Sciences & Mathematics Friday Seminar Series2018-03-07T14:40:57+00:00

Meet Ralph Branch, Class of 2014

Ferrum College alumnus Ralph Branch, a 2014 graduate of the Social Work program, was featured in a recent article in Appomattox's Times Virginian. Branch (standing, far right in T. M. Gabrielson's photo that accompanied the story) is a member of United Family Methodist Services, an organization that places children in loving, foster homes. [...]

Meet Ralph Branch, Class of 20142018-03-15T16:40:07+00:00

Jason Anstice

My name is Jason Anstice and I am from Springfield, Virginia. I live with my mother, father and twin sisters who are juniors in high school. I am planning on graduating in the Spring of 2020, majoring in Computer Information Systems with a minor in Business. I am also a member of the men's soccer team [...]

Jason Anstice2018-02-23T15:23:44+00:00

Kate Anderson

My name is Kate Anderson, Ferrum class of '19. I grew up on a farm in Michigan where we grew our own vegetables, got eggs from our many chickens, used our three horses and single miniature donkey to mow the lawn, and dried our clothes on the clothes line. You might say I had more of a [...]

Kate Anderson2018-02-23T15:23:52+00:00

Meet Kasey Ingram, Class of 2014

I graduated from Ferrum last year and I truly miss it! Ferrum has really provided me with a great foundation and everlasting friendships. Even in graduate school I reminisce about my experiences at Ferrum. My current school will never compare to the people, community, and opportunity. The relationships and connections I have made [...]

Meet Kasey Ingram, Class of 20142018-03-15T16:42:40+00:00

Meet Sherman T. Shifflett, Class of 1964

Growing up in a family of 11 children in Albemarle County, Virginia, a college education seemed an unimaginable dream. At one point, despite my parents’ objections, I seriously considered dropping out of high school. At best, a career in the military appeared to be my most reasonable option. A recruitment letter from Ferrum [...]

Meet Sherman T. Shifflett, Class of 19642018-03-15T16:43:04+00:00