Monthly Archives: March 2021

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In-Person Commencement Celebration Planned for Class of 2020

3/30/2021 Ferrum College is excited to host two in-person commencement ceremonies this year. The Class of 2020 will be celebrated at Adams Stadium on Friday, April 30 at 6 p.m. Following that ceremony, the Class of 2021's commencement exercises will take place on Saturday, May 1 at 10 a.m., also at Adams Stadium. Both ceremonies [...]

In-Person Commencement Celebration Planned for Class of 20202021-04-07T19:02:02+00:00

Ferrum College Will Hold In-Person Commencement for Class of 2021

3/26/2021 Ferrum College is excited to host two in-person commencement ceremonies this year. The Class of 2020 will be celebrated at Adams Stadium on Friday, April 30 at 6 p.m. Following that ceremony, the Class of 2021's commencement exercises will take place on Saturday, May 1 at 10 a.m., also at Adams Stadium. Both ceremonies [...]

Ferrum College Will Hold In-Person Commencement for Class of 20212021-04-07T19:03:28+00:00

Panther Women & Men Wrestlers Perform at Nationals

3/25/2021 L-R: Leya Deickman, Morgan Flinkstrom, Katrina Anderson, Destiny Benjamin, Katerina Pendergrass, & Gabriella Mendoza on February 21, 2021 in Franklin Springs, GA, when they qualified for the Women's Collegiate Wrestling Championships. Ferrum College entered four members of the women’s wrestling team and ten members of the men’s wrestling team into national competition [...]

Panther Women & Men Wrestlers Perform at Nationals2021-03-25T17:17:40+00:00

Ferrum’s Ecotourism Program Leads to Research in Galapagos for Alumna Audrey Ramsey ’18 

3/9/2021 In January, Ferrum College alumna Audrey Ramsey ’18 boarded a plane bound for the Galapagos Islands. She will spend the spring collecting data in collaboration with the National Park of Galapagos, Ferrum College’s ecotourism program, and the Center for Protected Area Management (CPAM) at Colorado State University, and will return to Virginia in May. [...]

Ferrum’s Ecotourism Program Leads to Research in Galapagos for Alumna Audrey Ramsey ’18 2021-03-12T16:54:34+00:00

Autumn/Winter 2020 “Chrysalis” Revealed

3/11/2021 On February 25, 2021, the Chrysalis Literary and Arts Magazine staff virtually revealed the autumn/winter 2020 edition via a Zoom meeting to which all of campus was invited. Submissions to the magazine were canvassed from across campus with winners in four categories: poetry, prose, photography, and art. Abigail McGovern ’23, a sophomore from Round [...]

Autumn/Winter 2020 “Chrysalis” Revealed2021-03-11T22:36:46+00:00

Madison Brown ’21 Accepted Into UPIKE’s Master of Social Work Program

3/11/2021 Director of the Social Work program Martha Haley-Bowling stands with Madison Brown '21 outside Beckham Hall. Ferrum College senior and Franklin County native Madison Brown ’21 has become the first Ferrum student to enroll in the University of Pikeville’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program as a result of a partnership forged [...]

Madison Brown ’21 Accepted Into UPIKE’s Master of Social Work Program2021-03-12T17:12:20+00:00

Alumna Erin Stanley ’06 Named SMLRCC Member Relations & Events Manager

3/8/2021 Ferrum College alumna Erin Stanley ’06 has accepted a position as the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce’s member relations and events manager.  Her new role, which she began on March 1, 2021, will require her to implement member-relations initiatives, recruit members, and execute a membership engagement plan. She will also actively plan [...]

Alumna Erin Stanley ’06 Named SMLRCC Member Relations & Events Manager2021-03-08T18:14:14+00:00

Beloved History Professor Richard Smith Passes Away at 75

Dr. Richard Smith On February 24, 2021, the Ferrum College community bid a last farewell to Professor of History and Williams Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities Richard Lee Smith. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother; a teacher and storyteller; an internationally recognized top scholar; an author; and a [...]

Beloved History Professor Richard Smith Passes Away at 752021-03-03T20:35:00+00:00