Monthly Archives: December 2019

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Fall 2019 “Chrysalis” Magazine Revealed

The cover design of fall 2019's "Chrysalis" is by Ferrum College senior Anthony Wilson, Jr. '20. On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, Ferrum College Chrysalis Literary and Arts Magazine staff revealed the fall 2019 edition of the magazine in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus.  Submissions to the magazine were canvassed from [...]

Fall 2019 “Chrysalis” Magazine Revealed2019-12-20T22:43:45+00:00

Alumnus Nate Daniels ’99 Opens Indoor Sports Training Facility

On Friday, December 13, 2019, alumnus Nate Daniels ’99 cut the ribbon in front of Daniels Sports Performance, his new athletic training facility in Richmond, VA. “The opening of Daniels Sports Performance has been a culmination of a lifetime dream,” said Daniels. “I couldn’t be more excited for the opportunity to help as many athletes [...]

Alumnus Nate Daniels ’99 Opens Indoor Sports Training Facility2019-12-20T15:29:15+00:00

Junior Suzie Maines ’21 Found Studying in Spain “Relaxing and Euphoric”

Ferrum College junior Suzanne “Suzie” Maines spent the fall semester a long way from her hometown of Winchester, VA. In August, Maines traveled to Denmark and then to Sevilla, Spain to begin a semester-long study abroad program. She left Spain on December 11 to spend more time in Denmark until she arrives back in the [...]

Junior Suzie Maines ’21 Found Studying in Spain “Relaxing and Euphoric”2019-12-20T21:34:24+00:00

Ferrum College Will Offer Graduate Programs in Fall 2020

After more than a century of educating students as a training school, junior college, and four-year institution, Ferrum College will now offer graduate degree programs, which will begin in fall 2020 and will be administered as online courses. The Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges has approved Ferrum College as a [...]

Ferrum College Will Offer Graduate Programs in Fall 20202019-12-20T13:01:12+00:00

Ferrum College Names John Sutyak as New Director of Athletics

John Sutyak has been named Ferrum College's new director of athletics.  Ferrum College announces John Sutyak will be its new director of athletics. Sutyak is the former director of athletics and recreation at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. “I am pleased that John Sutyak will be joining our leadership team at Ferrum [...]

Ferrum College Names John Sutyak as New Director of Athletics2019-12-13T19:23:06+00:00

Ferrum College Donors Give Over $50,000 during #GivingTuesday

Students show their appreciation to Ferrum College donors.   Ferrum College celebrated #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, by inviting donors to show their #FerrumHeartofGold with a gift to the Ferrum Fund which supports current and future students. The day was an immense success with gifts totaling over $50,000 from nearly 150 [...]

Ferrum College Donors Give Over $50,000 during #GivingTuesday2019-12-04T20:52:59+00:00

Community Invited to Numerous Holiday Events

A beautifully decorated live Christmas tree is on display during the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum's December 12 Open House. This season, Ferrum College invites the community to enjoy a variety of holiday events on campus and in nearby Rocky Mount. The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum is offering a Homeschoolers’ “Blue [...]

Community Invited to Numerous Holiday Events2019-12-04T19:49:36+00:00

PBS Interviews Adjunct English Professor about Pancho Villa Novel

“Tonight the revolution is happening around us. It is the light of this fire and my horse at the tree. It is the bodies that lie on the field not a mile from this camp. I will tell you what it is.” – Pancho Villa, The Beginning of His Excellent and Eventful Career Cameron [...]

PBS Interviews Adjunct English Professor about Pancho Villa Novel2019-12-04T14:10:44+00:00

Ferrum Sweethearts Will Be Married for Christmas

Ferrum College sweethearts Bradley Lael ’16 and Virginia Pannill ’17 met at the College in 2014. As freshmen, both enrolled in the agricultural studies program and slowly got to know each other over the course of about a year. “We met in Garber, room 123,” said Lael. “We really hit it off during the summer [...]

Ferrum Sweethearts Will Be Married for Christmas2019-12-04T13:58:04+00:00