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Ferrum College Associate Professor Receives Prestigious History Scholarship from UNC Greensboro


 Ferrum College is proud to announce that George Loveland, Associate Professor of Library Science, has been selected as the recipient of the Richard G. Lane Memorial History Scholarship at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Greensboro for the academic year 2009-2010. Loveland plans to obtain a master’s degree in American history at the University.

“I have been publishing work in Southern History and Appalachian History for over 10 years now and I’m seeking professional criticism of my work in order to improve,” explains Loveland.

When Loveland completes this program, it will be his third master’s degree. He has a master’s degree in English literature from UNC Chapel Hill and a master’s degree in library science from North Carolina Central University in Durham. He plans to eventually pursue his Ph.D. in American history, with a focus on southern and African American history. He has published several articles and is the author of the book, Under the Workers’ Caps: from Champion Mill to Blue Ridge Paper (University of Tennessee Press, 2005).
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