Monthly Archives: November 2020

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Laura Matthews

Laura Matthews is currently the Visiting Professor of Theatre at Blackburn College, a small liberal arts school in Illinois. Since 2012, she has worked as a teaching artist, actor and director in Chicago with theaters such as Porchlight Music Theatre, Emerald City Theatre and American Theatre Company. She has been an adjunct faculty member at [...]

Laura Matthews2020-11-18T15:53:43+00:00

Rebecca Crocker

Rebecca joined the faculty at Ferrum College as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and Musical Theatre in 2018 and is currently acting as Interim Program Coordinator of the Theatre Arts Department, but she is no stranger to the program. Rebecca is a Ferrum College Theatre Department alumni, graduating with her B.F.A. in Theatre Arts [...]

Rebecca Crocker2020-11-18T15:53:47+00:00

Emily Blankenship-Tucker

Emily Blankenship-Tucker, Director of Appalachian Music and Adjunct Lecturer of Theatre and Music at Ferrum College, is a musician, activist, theatre artist, and educator, who has called Ferrum, Virginia home for nearly 20 years. A vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and award winning songwriter, she plays the piano, upright bass, fiddle, and guitar. She is a founding [...]

Emily Blankenship-Tucker2020-11-18T15:49:19+00:00

Ferrum Freezes 2021-22 Full-Time Undergrad Tuition, Makes Earning a Degree More Affordable

The Admissions Office is located in the Spillman-Daniel House on Ferrum College's campus. Ferrum College announced today that it will not increase full-time undergraduate tuition rates for the 2021-22 academic year. The College also guarantees that tuition will not increase cumulatively more than five percent from Fall 2021 to Spring 2025, and notes [...]

Ferrum Freezes 2021-22 Full-Time Undergrad Tuition, Makes Earning a Degree More Affordable2020-11-16T17:00:42+00:00

Ferrum College Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Marshall University Football Tragedy

Director of Athletics John Sutyak On November 14, 1970, a chartered plan carrying the Marshall University football team crashed in Kenova, West Virginia. Aboard the plane were seven former Ferrum College football players and Rick Tolley, Marshall's head football coach and former assistant football coach at Ferrum. None of the passengers survived.  [...]

Ferrum College Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Marshall University Football Tragedy2020-11-17T13:56:07+00:00

Ferrum College Approved to Offer A Variety of Masters & Specialist Level Programs

On November 12, 2020, Ferrum College received full approval to become a Level IV institution that will allow the College to offer a variety of masters and specialist level programs. This approval came after a Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) review team determined that Ferrum is 100 percent in compliance [...]

Ferrum College Approved to Offer A Variety of Masters & Specialist Level Programs2020-11-18T12:16:39+00:00

SGM (Ret) Dianne Ellwein Brings Keynote Address During Veterans Day Virtual Ceremony

SGM (Ret) Dianne Ellwein Ferrum College celebrated the nation’s veterans during a virtual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, 2020 at 10 a.m., which featured SGM (Ret.) Dianne Ellwein as the keynote speaker. Viewers may watch the video of the ceremony on this page or on the College’s main Facebook page.   More [...]

SGM (Ret) Dianne Ellwein Brings Keynote Address During Veterans Day Virtual Ceremony2020-11-11T19:33:56+00:00

Ferrum College to Celebrate Giving Tuesday 2020 with “Ferrum Bold” Theme

In its 107 year history, Ferrum College has faced adversity over and over again, and each time has responded with bold determination, strength, and grit.  This year, the College will celebrate its history of boldness and perseverance on Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020, by inviting donors to also show their “Ferrum Boldness” with a gift [...]

Ferrum College to Celebrate Giving Tuesday 2020 with “Ferrum Bold” Theme2020-11-11T19:54:25+00:00

Virginians for Veterans Establishes Endowed Scholarship at Ferrum College

Virginians for Veterans (V4V) has given a generous gift to establish an endowed scholarship to benefit Ferrum College students.  The scholarship will be awarded to a Ferrum student who has demonstrated a financial need and is also a veteran, active or reserve military personnel, or the dependent of a military service member or veteran. Preference [...]

Virginians for Veterans Establishes Endowed Scholarship at Ferrum College2020-11-17T18:26:12+00:00