Monthly Archives: April 2020

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New Online Nursing Program to Begin Fall 2020

The new program is completely online and offers a part-time progression plan which includes two eight-week sequential courses a semester, allowing students to receive their BSN in as little as 18 months. Students accepted into the program must either hold an unencumbered RN license or be enrolled in an RN program within the Virginia Community College [...]

New Online Nursing Program to Begin Fall 20202020-04-23T13:03:55+00:00

Curbside Pick-up Offered During Spring Plant Sale

The Ferrum College Horticulture program is offering a wide variety of vegetables, flowers, and house plants during its Spring Plant Sale. Plants may be ordered by downloading the catalog and price list and then emailing orders to Sarah Isley at sisley@ferrum.edu. A curbside pick up time at the Titmus Agricultural Center (370 Ferrum School Road [...]

Curbside Pick-up Offered During Spring Plant Sale2020-04-17T17:13:04+00:00

Ferrum College Will Participate in #FerrumStrong Giving Day on May 5

On May 5, 2020, Ferrum College invites donors to make a gift to the Ferrum Fund to keep #FerrumStrong. The Ferrum Fund provides current and future students with: quality academic programs hands-on learning experiences scholarships internship, undergraduate research, and study abroad opportunities student activities, athletic programs, and service projects opportunities that strengthen resumés and give [...]

Ferrum College Will Participate in #FerrumStrong Giving Day on May 52020-04-13T12:13:26+00:00

President Johns Invites Ferrum College Family to Join Him for a #PantherToast on Saturday, April 11

Throughout the day on Saturday, April 11, 2020, President Johns invites the Ferrum Family to join him for a Panther Toast as a way to honor each other and continue doing our part to social distance and flatten the curve of the spread of COVID-19. Raise a glass filled with a beverage of your choice [...]

President Johns Invites Ferrum College Family to Join Him for a #PantherToast on Saturday, April 112020-04-09T19:46:03+00:00

Online Shoppers Encouraged to Use Amazon Smile to Benefit Ferrum College

Due to social distancing regulations during the current COVID-19 pandemic, many shoppers are ordering goods online. An easy way to continue to social distance, receive goods, and help support nonprofits such as Ferrum College during this time is to utilize an Amazon Smile account, which allows shoppers to designate a charitable organization to receive a [...]

Online Shoppers Encouraged to Use Amazon Smile to Benefit Ferrum College2020-04-09T15:09:39+00:00

Virtual Commencement Planned for May 9

Ferrum College is planning to hold a virtual commencement for graduating seniors on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will include the presentation of graduates, special speakers, conferring of degrees, and a video of the Panther Band. Plan to watch it here.   Find more details here.

Virtual Commencement Planned for May 92020-05-02T12:48:39+00:00

Students and Faculty Find Success During Distance Learning

Members of Health and Human Performance classes participate in virtual yoga. To do its part to slow the spread of the pandemic novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Ferrum College moved to a distance learning plan effective March 18. Students and faculty had less than a week to prepare to go fully online. Although there [...]

Students and Faculty Find Success During Distance Learning2020-04-09T19:47:54+00:00

Ferrum College Staff Takes on Additional Responsibilities During Coronavirus “Diaspora”

Over the last month, Ferrum College staff members have added more responsibilities to their already full spring schedules during what President Johns has coined a “diaspora”, a scattering of the Ferrum family in an attempt to social distance during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  Office of Student Life & Engagement Office of Student [...]

Ferrum College Staff Takes on Additional Responsibilities During Coronavirus “Diaspora”2020-04-09T18:05:12+00:00

Ferrum Moves Classes Online as Coronavirus Spreads in Virginia

Ferrum Moves Classes Online as Coronavirus Spreads in Virginia | By Mary Stoudt A novel coronavirus has recently spreaded around the world since its first case was identified in Wuhan, China in January, when the nation was about to celebrate its lunar New Year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the [...]

Ferrum Moves Classes Online as Coronavirus Spreads in Virginia2020-04-07T17:53:02+00:00

Ferrum’s Mission Trip to Baton Rouge

Ferrum’s Mission Trip to Baton Rouge | By Lindsey Foster On the week of Spring Break, March 1st through the 7th, Ferrum College’s Spiritual Life traveled on a mission trip to Baton Rouge. Sixteen students and four faculty members attended this trip, which aimed to help repair homes that were affected by a devastating flood [...]

Ferrum’s Mission Trip to Baton Rouge2020-04-07T17:42:29+00:00