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Meet Chelsea Wingate 2016

What’s your favorite memory from being at Ferrum? “The Ferrum College Women’s Soccer game in Meredith in 2015. That was my favorite memory. We didn’t win, but we held Meredith off until the last two minutes in the game. They scored with a lucky goal, but the team played amazingly in that [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Alumni Profiles|

Clare Matthews

“My favorite Ferrum memory is bringing the first International organization to Ferrum College campus. It was a very hard experience, but I wouldn’t change it for the world because it is the best thing that ever happened to me.” “My favorite thing about being a Ferrum Alumni is coming back to hang out [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Alumni Profiles|

Callie OBrien 2017

“My favorite Memory… I have so many memories here. I used to take walks at night, with a couple of friends, and so we’d walk around campus, like completely sober, in the middle of the week, on a Wednesday night at 11:00 at night we’d be with each other, we’d go for walks. [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Alumni Profiles|

Gabby Newmiller 2016

“My favorite Ferrum memory is bringing back the equestrian team, and being able to successfully compete for almost 3 years on it, making it to regionals, and taking my team to the top. I mean, we got 6 place out of 12 last year at regionals?” “My favorite thing about being a Ferrum [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Alumni Profiles|

Leigh Ann Bush 2014

What did you study when you were at Ferrum? Art major with emphasis in graphic design. Minored in journalism What made you want to come Ferrum and stay here? I really focused in on Ferrum because it was a small school that was not too far from home. Everyone I knew that [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Alumni Profiles|

Lindsay Bolger 2017

“My favorite memory was when we did Senior to Alum Crossover for DPhiE. All of us went to El Rio to have dinner together. We went back to Danielle Moon’s apartment, and we just hung out, and it was great, and we had a few drinks. I probably didn’t leave there until midnight [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Alumni Profiles|

Jessa King 2016

What did you study when you were at Ferrum? I double majored in English and Spanish with a minor in Democracy, Justice, and Civic Engagement What made you want to come Ferrum and stay here? I chose Ferrum because it was close to home and I received a large scholarship through the [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Alumni Profiles|

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. [...]

February 22nd, 2018|Alumni Profiles|

Meet Jessica Presgraves, Class of 2014

My first day on campus alone was in August of 2010 and I’ll be honest, I cried. I had just left my entire family 4 hours behind me to come to school. Somehow, without noticing, over the years Ferrum became like one big family to me. There are some people I will never [...]

February 8th, 2018|Alumni Profiles|

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 [...]

February 8th, 2018|Alumni Profiles|