Monthly Archives: August 2020


President Johns Shares Welcome Message With Campus Community

Panther Nation: Welcome to the first day of class and the beginning of fall 2020! For all students new and returning: we have been waiting for you and are eager to begin a year of discovery, challenge, and opportunity. For all faculty and staff: today is the day we have been working toward and I [...]

President Johns Shares Welcome Message With Campus Community2020-08-25T20:01:21+00:00

Victoria Miller ’18 Begins New Journey in NASA’s Pathways Program

As a Sam Houston State University graduate student earning a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in emergency management and coordination, alumna Victoria Miller ’18 is also beginning a new journey as an intern in NASA’s Pathways Program. The Pathways Program provides an opportunity for current students to work, explore a career, and further [...]

Victoria Miller ’18 Begins New Journey in NASA’s Pathways Program2020-09-04T14:51:23+00:00

Ferrum College Enters Partnership with UPIKE for Master of Social Work Program

UPIKE President Burton Webb, UPIKE Provost Lori Werth, Ferrum College Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs Aimé Sposato, and Ferrum College President David Johns. In July 2020, Ferrum College and the University of Pikeville (UPIKE) entered into an agreement to provide access to a Master of Social Work degree to Ferrum [...]

Ferrum College Enters Partnership with UPIKE for Master of Social Work Program2020-08-12T12:58:21+00:00

Patricia Sagasti Suppes

Patricia Sagasti Suppes, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Spanish Office: Richeson 4 E-mail: Personal web page: Teaching at Ferrum since 2010 Ph.D. in Romance Languages, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Major: Spanish and Latin American Literature; Minor: French and Francophone Literature Dissertation: La familia en el teatro [...]

Patricia Sagasti Suppes2020-11-23T16:16:05+00:00

David Howell

David Howell Professor of Religion David B. Howell – Williams Endowed Professor of Humanities, Professor of Religion, and Director of Faculty Development Dr. Howell received his D.Phil. from the University of Oxford, his M.Div. and Th.M. from the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his A.B. from William Jewell College. He has also [...]

David Howell2020-08-11T18:52:36+00:00

Katherine Grimes

M. Katherine Grimes Assistant Professor Office: Britt 209 Email: Office phone: (540) 365-4264 Personal web page: None listed Teaching at Ferrum since: 1991 Message from M. Katherine Grimes: Feel free to contact me at if you have questions or comments about the English program at Ferrum College or about Southern or [...]

Katherine Grimes2020-08-11T18:48:05+00:00

Tina Hanlon

Tina L. Hanlon Professor of English Office: Britt Hall 205 E-mail: Office phone: (540) 365-4327 Personal web page: Teaching at Ferrum since 1992 LinkedIn Facebook pages: Tina Hanlon | AppLit Crosscurrents of Children's Literature Appalachian Cluster at Ferrum College The Jack Tales Curriculum Vitae B.A., Gettysburg College M.A., The Ohio State University [...]

Tina Hanlon2020-08-11T18:36:03+00:00

Lana Whited

 Lana Whited Professor of English Director of the Boone Honors Program Office: Britt 200 Email: Office phone: (540) 365-4334 Teaching at Ferrum since: 1990 B.A., Emory & Henry College (English, Speech, and Drama) M.A., The College of William & Mary (English) M.A., Hollins College (Creative Writing) Ph.D., University of North Carolina [...]

Lana Whited2023-03-20T14:40:52+00:00

John Carey

John Carey Instructor of English Office: Britt 210 Email: Office phone: (540) 365-4356 Teaching at Ferrum since: 2002 BA West Virginia University MA Marshall University Currently pursuing PhD in Literature and Criticism at Indiana University of Pennsylvania GWS 101 ENG 101 ENG 102 [...]

John Carey2020-08-11T18:34:54+00:00