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Panther Blogs

Welcome to the Panther Blogs! 


You'll find that Ferrum College is about discovery, values, and community. Many Ferrum College alumni and current students discovered all of the extraordinary opportunities that Ferrum has to offer. However, we realize that it can be difficult to get a feel for what Ferrum College is like without experiencing it first-hand, so we have a group of current student volunteers to blog about their journeys at Ferrum! We hope that by reading their blogs, you will have a better understanding of the excellent opportunities that await you at Ferrum. 

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There are three ways to navigate the Panther Blogs:

1.  Browse the Panther Blogs by visiting our Ferrum College Blog site.

2. Read a certain blogger's posts by clicking their "Read My Blog"
    button.
See the list of current student bloggers below!

3. Click on any topic that interests you at the bottom of this page to
    read blogs
that have been written on that topic.


Feel free to ask the bloggers questions, or you can call our Admissions Office with questions at 1.800.868.9797. We hope that you will consider starting your next journey here with us!

Amanda R.

 Amanda R.

 Hometown: Lawrenceville, VA

 Blog Topics:

 • Athletics
 • Health & Human Performance
   Program
 • Student Life


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  Year:   Sophomore
  Major:  Health and Human Performance for
  Physical Education
  Minor:  Coaching

  Other Activities:
  • Member of Women's Softball Team
  • Physical Activities Club Secretary

 Brett

 Brett W.

 Hometown:  Richmond, VA

 Blog Topics:

 • Clubs & Activities
 • Boone Honors Program

  
   
 
Year:  Junior
  Major:  Agricultural Science,
  emphases in Horticulture & Agribusiness

  Other Activities:
  • Freshman Mentor
  • Boone Honors Program
  • Scholars in Residence Program
  • Sweetheart for Zeta Chi Epsilon sorority
  • Social Chair on the Executive Board for
    Ferrum Greek Council

Caleb
 

 

 

 Caleb T.

  Hometown:  Staunton, VA

  Blog Topics:

 • Environmental Science program
  • Research projects
  • Rec Club & Ferrum Outdoors trips
  • Ferrum Community
  • Campus Ministries

 

 
   
 
Year:  Senior
  Major:  Environmental Science
  Minor:  Outdoor Recreation

  Other Activities:
  • Works with Campus Ministries
  • Vice President of the Rec Club
  • Leadership Fellow
  • Active in local church
  • Has volunteered for Fire & Rescue Squads

 Dannica

 Dannica B.

 Hometown:  Huddersfield, West
 Yorkshire, England
 Currently Living:  Greensboro, NC

 Blog Topics:
 •
Being an international student
 • Program and classes
 • First-time student experience
 • Student Life and activities

 
   
  Year:  Sophomore
  Major: Recreation Leadership
 
  Other Activities:
  •
Art Club
  • Orientation Team
  • Greek Council
  • Kappa Alpha Sigma sorority
  • International Honors Society
  • Ferrum Outdoors
 
 Delana

 Delana S.

 Hometown:  Virginia Beach, VA

 Blog Topics:
 •
Student Life
 • Academic programs & classes
 • Ferrum student experience

  
 
Year:  Senior
  Majors:  International Studies, Spanish
  Minors:  History, Journalism, and
  Global Perspectives Certificate Program
 
  Other Activities:
  •
Lambda Sigma Honors Society
  • Theta Gamma Omega (OGO)
  • Leadership Fellows
  • Spanish Club
  • Freshman Mentor
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 Jessa K.

 HometownCana, Virginia

 Blog Topics:
 • Club Activities
 • English / Spanish Programs
 • Student and Resident Life

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  Year:  Junior
  Major:  English
  Minor:  Spanish

  Other Activities:
  • Boone Honors Program
  • Honors Advisory Council
  • Member of Lions Branch Club
  • Member of Spanish Club

 Laken

 Laken P.

 Hometown:  Bristol, VA

 Blog Topics:
 •
Student Life/Activities
 • Cheerleading
 • Time Management
 • Why I Chose Ferrum

   
  
 
Year:  Senior
  Majors:  Pre-Professional Science,
  Health & Human Performance

  Other Activities:
  • Boone Honors Program
  • Minds-n-Medicine
  • Member of Cheerleading Team
  • Panther Productions
  • Delta Phi Epsilon sorority sister
  • Admissions Ambassador

Rachel W.

 Rachel W.

 Hometown:  Cana, VA

 Blog Topics:
 • Community Service Projects
 • Resources on Campus
 • Social Work Program

 

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  Year:  Senior
  Major:  Social Work

  Other Activities:
  • Social Work Club President
  • PAL Tutor
  • Lions Branch Club
  • Leadership Fellows Program
  • Admissions Ambassador
  • E-Term student assistant

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 Rebecca M.

 Hometown:  Richmond, VA

 Blog Topics:
 • Academic Programs
 • Scholars in Residence
 • College Life

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  Year:  Junior
  Major:  Liberal Arts
  Minors:  Teacher Education, Criminal Justice

  Other Activities:
  • Scholars in Residence Program
  • Freshman Seminar mentor
  • Orientation Team (captain)
  • Work-study

Stephanie D

 Stephanie D.

 Hometown: Chesapeake, VA

 Blog Topics:
 • Academic Programs
 • Residence Life
 • Student Life

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  Year:  Senior
  Major:  Criminal Justice
  Minors:  Sociology and Accounting

  Other Activities:
  • Cheerleading (captain)
  • Resident Assistant
  • Theta Gamma Omega
  • Criminal Justice Club



You can check out some of the current student blogs by clicking one of their buttons above, or you can click on a topic of interest below to read related blog posts by current and previous bloggers, including alumni!  Keep checking back to see if any new blog posts have been published about your topics of interest!
 

BLOG TOPICS


Adjusting to Life at College (advice,
  student experiences, academic support, etc.)
Alumni blogs
Athlete
Athletics
Art Program
Bands (also see "Music")
Basketball
Belize
Biology (also see "Sciences")
Blogger Bios
Boone Honors Program
   (also see "Honors")
Business Program
Campus Ministries
Cheerleading
Chemistry (also see "Sciences")
Choir (see "Music")
Christians & Christian Ministries
Classes
Clubs (also see "Student Life")
Conferences
Criminal Justice
Dance (see "Music")
English Program
Environmental Science
Experiential Term (E-Term)
Experiential Learning Opportunities
Faculty at Ferrum
Ferrum Outdoors
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Forensic Science (also see "Sciences")
Fraternities (see "Greek Life")
Freshman Scholars Program
Friendships
Graduate School Preparation
Greek Life (Sororities & Fraternities)
Guest Bloggers
Health and Human Performance Program
Homecoming
Honduras
Honors Program
Horticulture
 • International Students
 • International Studies
 • Internships
 • Journalism Program
 • Lacrosse
 • Local Activities (within the region)
 • Multicultural Activities & Events
 • Music (Band, Choir, Dance, Concerts)
 • Newspaper
 • Not Self But Others - Ferrum motto
 • OMNI Medical Mission Trips to Zambia, Africa
 • Other Experiential Opportunities
 • Out of State Students
 • Physical Activities Club
 • Physical Education
 • Pre-Professional & Health Sciences (also see
   "Sciences")
 • Rec Club
 • Recreation Leadership Programs
 • Research Opportunities
 • Residence Life
 • Sciences
 • Service Project (also see "Volunteering")
 • Soccer
 • Social Work program
 • Sociology Program
 • Sororities (see "Greek Life")
 • Spanish Program
 • Sports (athletics)
 • Student Blogger
 • Student Life (clubs, activities, events, friends)
 • Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
 • Study Abroad (also see "Experiential Term")
 • Summer
 • Swim Team
 • Teacher Education
 • Tennis
 • Theater Arts
 • Transfer Students to Ferrum
 • Volunteering & Community
    Involvement
(also see "Service Projects")
 • Why I Love Ferrum!
 • Women at Ferrum (success stories of alumni
    and students)

 

Thank you for reading our blogs! 
We hope you join us at Ferrum College!

 

   Contact us at:  1.800.868.9797 | 540.365.4290 | 540.365.4243 Fax | admissions@ferrum.edu