Monthly Archives: December 2020

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Ferrum College Releases 2020 Annual Report

Ferrum College is pleased to share its annual report for 2020. In the following letter included within this year's report, Vice President for Institutional Advancement and External Relations Wilson Paine '07 highlights some of the College's achievements. Dear Ferrum Family, It is difficult to look back on this past year without mentioning the impact COVID-19 [...]

Ferrum College Releases 2020 Annual Report2020-12-22T11:29:25+00:00

English Professor Lana Whited Examines True-Crime & Literary Naturalism in Her Newly Released Book, “Murder, In Fact”

Dr. Lana Whited English professor Lana Whited’s latest book began over 35 years ago, with a search for a book in a Greensboro bookstore. In 1984, as a doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Whited went looking for Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder [...]

English Professor Lana Whited Examines True-Crime & Literary Naturalism in Her Newly Released Book, “Murder, In Fact”2020-12-14T14:11:35+00:00

D Robinson ’21 Envisions Positive & Hopeful Video to Shows Impact of COVID-19

Davon "D" Robinson '21 Senior Davon “D” Robinson '21 is inviting students, faculty, staff, and community members to participate in his next uplifting video project. He envisions collecting photos of people enjoying their happiest moments with friends, family, or just doing something they love, pre- or post-COVID. He will then compile those [...]

D Robinson ’21 Envisions Positive & Hopeful Video to Shows Impact of COVID-192020-12-07T17:27:54+00:00

Bernice Cobbs ’98 Named Franklin County Schools New Superintendent

Dr. Bernice Cobbs '98 Ferrum College alumna Dr. Bernice Cobbs ’98 was named superintendent of Franklin County Public Schools (FCPS) during a school board meeting on November 10, 2020. This appointment came after a nationwide search with 15 other candidates. “I consider it a true privilege to have been appointed as the [...]

Bernice Cobbs ’98 Named Franklin County Schools New Superintendent2020-12-07T13:19:20+00:00

Carrie Austin Named An Assistant Athletic Director At Ferrum College

Director of Athletics John Sutyak has announced the promotion of Carrie Austin to an assistant athletic director effective December 1. Austin will join Sports Information Director and Assistant Athletic Director Gary Holden in her new responsibilities.  Austin arrived at Ferrum in January 2014 as head field hockey coach after serving as the associate head field hockey [...]

Carrie Austin Named An Assistant Athletic Director At Ferrum College2020-12-04T15:35:38+00:00

Ferrum Donors Give Over $56k During Giving Tuesday 2020; Eligible for additional $50k

Ferrum College celebrated #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 with an invitation for donors to be “Ferrum Bold” by making a gift of any size to any program. The College ended the day with gifts totaling a record-breaking $56,786 from over 260 donors. As part of this year's #GivingTuesday, Ferrum participated in a two-part challenge issued [...]

Ferrum Donors Give Over $56k During Giving Tuesday 2020; Eligible for additional $50k2020-12-03T12:02:45+00:00