Monthly Archives: September 2019

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“The Empowerment Concert: Trilogy” – Final Performances October 4 & 5, 2019

Darrian Marshall '20 Ferrum College senior Darrian Marshall’s The Empowerment Concert: Trilogy will occur this Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5, 2019. Both performances will begin at 8 p.m. at Hart International Plaza on Ferrum College’s campus. The events are free and open to the public. Please note that performances contain [...]

“The Empowerment Concert: Trilogy” – Final Performances October 4 & 5, 20192019-10-01T17:35:47+00:00

Why College Peer Tutoring Works

Working with a good tutor can make a tremendous difference in your college student’s success. Having a tutor can mean that a student has a stronger grasp of the course material and may receive a better grade. Most colleges offer tutoring or academic support in some form.  One commonly used form of student support is [...]

Why College Peer Tutoring Works2019-09-24T19:09:16+00:00

Has Your College Student Gotten a Flu Shot?

Chances are good that your college student may not have done the one thing that could make a difference in her health this winter – get a flu shot. Because college students live so closely together in residence halls, once the flu begins, it can spread quickly throughout a campus. Yet according to a study [...]

Has Your College Student Gotten a Flu Shot?2019-09-24T18:31:52+00:00

Your Student’s Search for a Major

Undecided, Undeclared, Open, Exploring: Your College Student’s Search for a Major At a time when so many students, and their parents, say that the reason to attend college is to get a good job and have a good career, it may seem surprising that so many students are not on a “career track” immediately. Many [...]

Your Student’s Search for a Major2019-09-24T17:35:38+00:00

Alumni Honored During Awards Ceremony on September 21

In an alumni awards ceremony held Saturday, September 21, 2019 in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus, Ferrum College honored four alumni and inducted five more alumni into the Sports Hall of Fame. Samuel Camden ’66 was recognized as Ferrum College’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient. Those that receive the Distinguished Alumni Award [...]

Alumni Honored During Awards Ceremony on September 212019-09-21T20:29:53+00:00

Ferrum College Signs Agreement with University of Pikeville Regarding Doctor of Optometry Program

Ferrum College's Dean Angie Dahl, Provost Aimé Sposato, and President David Johns signed a memorandum of agreement with University of Pikeville's President Burton Webb and Provost Lori Werth. Pre-professional health sciences students stand behind with Associate Professor of Biology Katie Goff (center). Not pictured: Michael Bacigalupi, dean of Kentucky College of Optometry. [...]

Ferrum College Signs Agreement with University of Pikeville Regarding Doctor of Optometry Program2019-09-09T20:53:28+00:00

Alumni and Current Students Gather for New “Social Workers Speak” Series

Ferrum College social work program students, faculty, and alumni met on Monday, September 9 in the Virginia Room on campus for the first gathering of a new series, Social Workers Speak. This series, coordinated by Assistant Professor of Social Work Martha Haley-Bowling, invites Ferrum College social work alumni back to campus to discuss their professional [...]

Alumni and Current Students Gather for New “Social Workers Speak” Series2019-09-13T20:16:54+00:00

Alumna Katherine Anderson ’19 Will Present “From University to USDA,” Sept. 13

Katherine Anderson '19 On Friday, September 13, from 1:25-2:45 p.m., Ferrum College alumna Katherine Anderson will present "From University to USDA: Why I sold my soul to the government" for the Natural Sciences Friday Seminar in Garber Hall #106. Anderson, who is a member of the Ferrum College class of 2019, works [...]

Alumna Katherine Anderson ’19 Will Present “From University to USDA,” Sept. 132019-09-09T14:58:14+00:00

Ferrum College Alumna Mary Hammock ’15 Will Speak on “The Business of Agriculture,” September 6

Mary Hammock '15 Ferrum College's first Natural Sciences Friday Seminar of the 2019-2020 academic year will be held in Garber Hall #106 on Friday, September 6, from 1:25-2:45 p.m. Alumna Mary Hammock will present "The Business of Agriculture." Mary is a commercial agriculture loan officer with Farm Credit of the Virginias, ACA, [...]

Ferrum College Alumna Mary Hammock ’15 Will Speak on “The Business of Agriculture,” September 62019-09-03T19:32:46+00:00