Monthly Archives: February 2020

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Ferrum College & New River Community College Sign Agreement to Provide Pathway to Four-Year Degrees

Ferrum College and NRCC signed an articulation agreement today to offer a pathway to four-year degrees for NRCC transfer students. Pictured from left to right: Ferrum College Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs Aimé Sposato; Ferrum College President David Johns; NRCC President Patricia Huber; & NRCC Vice President for Instruction & Student [...]

Ferrum College & New River Community College Sign Agreement to Provide Pathway to Four-Year Degrees2020-03-06T21:15:12+00:00

Tri-Area Community Health Center at Ferrum College Now Open

On Monday, February 10, 2020, the Tri-Area Community Health Center opened its new facility on Ferrum Mountain Road across the street from Ferrum College. The facility will serve the local community as well as Ferrum College students. Previously, the health center was housed in the basement of Vaughn Chapel on the College’s campus. The new [...]

Tri-Area Community Health Center at Ferrum College Now Open2020-02-15T19:02:28+00:00

It’s the People: Carolyn Thomas and Bob Pohlad

Dr. Bob Pohlad, Professor of Biology, Horticulture, & Environmental Science Dr. Carolyn Thomas, Professor of Environmental Science & Biology Dr. Bob Pohlad arrived at Ferrum College in 1978 as a biology professor. He spent the next 41 years at the College teaching biology, horticulture, and environmental science. His wife [...]

It’s the People: Carolyn Thomas and Bob Pohlad2020-02-12T20:52:54+00:00

Alumni & Friends Are Invited to Experience Rome in July 2020

A group of Ferrum College alumni and friends will travel to Rome, Italy this July 24 – 31, 2020. The group, consisting of about eight to twelve people led by Ferrum College’s Assistant Professor of Religion Eric Vanden Eykel, will arrive in Rome on July 23. Their exploration of the Eternal City will begin on [...]

Alumni & Friends Are Invited to Experience Rome in July 20202020-02-03T17:37:40+00:00

Nearly 300 Students Honored During President’s & Dean’s List Dinner

Ferrum College’s annual President’s and Dean’s List Dinner was held in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on January 31, 2020. During the dinner, College officials recognized 258 Dean’s List recipients and 97 President’s List recipients for spring 2019. For fall 2019, 290 students were named to Dean’s List and 103 to President’s List. To [...]

Nearly 300 Students Honored During President’s & Dean’s List Dinner2020-02-03T17:23:17+00:00

Rising Junior Jared Worley Accepted into Arabic Language Immersion Program

Rising Ferrum College junior Jared Worley, of Chesterfield, VA, has been accepted into an eight-week Arabic language immersion program at Vermont’s prestigious Middlebury Language Schools. Worley plans to attend the program that runs this summer, from June through August 2020; however, if he doesn’t get the amount of government funding he needs, he will postpone [...]

Rising Junior Jared Worley Accepted into Arabic Language Immersion Program2020-02-04T20:37:07+00:00

Ferrum College Students F.L.I.P. Their Finances

Students enjoyed the first F.L.I.P. session in October 2019. Three Ferrum College staff members are trying a different approach to a topic considered foreign to many college students: financial literacy. Armed with a grant funded by Bank of America, Controller Vicky Robertson, along with Director of Financial Aid and Ferrum College alumnae [...]

Ferrum College Students F.L.I.P. Their Finances2020-02-04T13:33:14+00:00

Campus Store Now Has Online Ordering Options

On Thursday, January 16, 2020, Ferrum College announced a new option to order spirit gear and other merchandise online through the virtual Campus Store. This announcement came after the Campus Store overhauled the existing spirit wear to fresher styles and choices. “We hope to continue the expansion and variety of products offered to better serve [...]

Campus Store Now Has Online Ordering Options2020-02-05T13:38:32+00:00