Monthly Archives: May 2023

Ferrum College Jack Tales Players Performed With the Crooked Road’s Cultural Series

FERRUM, VA, May 26, 2023 – The Jack Tale Players performed at the Southwest Virginia Cultural Center as part of the Crooked Road's Cultural Series in Abingdon, VA on May 18th. The event was partially funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.  The Jack Tale Players are a collaboration between the Ferrum College theatre [...]

Ferrum College Jack Tales Players Performed With the Crooked Road’s Cultural Series2023-05-31T15:23:35+00:00

The Iron Blade Wins First Place National Award From the American Scholastic Press Association

FERRUM, VA, May 26, 2023 –  For the second year in a row, Ferrum College’s student newspaper, The Iron Blade, has won a First-Place national award from the American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA). Additionally, the web version of the newspaper,newly launched in 2022, also won a First-Place award in the online category. “We were thrilled [...]

The Iron Blade Wins First Place National Award From the American Scholastic Press Association2023-05-31T15:16:53+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum Highlights Franklin County History for New Exhibit

L to R: BRIM Curator and Archivist Ariel Dalton with recent Ferrum College graduates Kelsey Smith and Caleb Bailey. 05/22/23 The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum (BRIM) of Ferrum College recently opened a new exhibit highlighting Franklin County history, “Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: The Dorothy Cundiff Collection.” Museum studies students including recent graduates [...]

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum Highlights Franklin County History for New Exhibit2023-05-22T17:48:49+00:00

Ferrum College Graduate Bailey Hodges To Pursue a Master’s Degree in Sports Management at Florida State University

Ferrum College graduate Bailey Hodges will head to Florida to continue his education. He obtained a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in sports management along with a double minor in Coaching and Exercise Science. Hodges was accepted into the Florida State University Sports Management master’s program and plans to become a sports agent. [...]

Ferrum College Graduate Bailey Hodges To Pursue a Master’s Degree in Sports Management at Florida State University2023-05-19T12:42:32+00:00

No Application Is No Problem for Prospective Students During Admitted Students Day at Ferrum College on Sat., May 13

No application is no problem for prospective students during this weekend’s Admitted Students Day at Ferrum College. Students who have yet to apply to the College will be able to do so onsite during the campus event, which will be held Sat., May 13, 2023 from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Students interested in attending [...]

No Application Is No Problem for Prospective Students During Admitted Students Day at Ferrum College on Sat., May 132023-05-11T14:17:53+00:00

Ferrum College Hosts First Graduate Symposium

On May 5, 2023, Ferrum College held the first ever Graduate Symposium for all of the Class of 2023 candidates for degrees in Master of Science in Athletic Coaching and Master of Science in Psychology on the patio of Stanley Library on campus. Dean for Graduate and Professional Studies Martha Haley-Bowling gave opening remarks for [...]

Ferrum College Hosts First Graduate Symposium2023-05-31T14:45:19+00:00

Second Graduating Class of Nurses Recognized During Pinning Ceremony

FERRUM, VA, May 8, 2023 – On May 5, 2023, the second annual nursing pinning ceremony took place at Ferrum College’s Vaughn Chapel. Following the invocation by Pastor Jeff Hairston and pledge of allegiance by Carl Cline, Jr., Ferrum College President Mirta Martin gave opening remarks congratulating all of the program graduates, and reflecting on [...]

Second Graduating Class of Nurses Recognized During Pinning Ceremony2023-05-31T14:38:46+00:00

Ferrum College Celebrates the Class of 2023

FERRUM, VA, May 6, 2023 – Ferrum College celebrated its 107th commencement on Saturday, May 6, under sunny skies in W.B. Adams Stadium as 210 graduates from 10 different states received their diplomas. The commencement exercises included a keynote address by Virginia Secretary of Labor and Ferrum College alumnus, Bryan Slater ’82. Following greetings by [...]

Ferrum College Celebrates the Class of 20232023-05-31T17:57:13+00:00

Over 200 Students to Receive Degrees During 107th Commencement on May 6

FERRUM, VA, April 26, 2023 – Ferrum College will celebrate its 107th graduating class during a commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6, 2023 in W. B. Adams Stadium on campus. The College is expecting 196 undergraduate students and twelve graduate students to walk the commencement stage to receive their diplomas during the ceremony that will begin [...]

Over 200 Students to Receive Degrees During 107th Commencement on May 62023-05-04T14:55:05+00:00

Virginia Secretary of Labor and Ferrum College Alumnus Bryan Slater Will Be 2023 Commencement Keynote Speaker

FERRUM, VA (March 16, 2023) - Virginia Secretary of Labor and Ferrum College alumnus Bryan Slater ’82 will be the keynote speaker for the College’s 107th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6, 2023.  Slater has over 20 years of political experience serving the public, non-profit and private sectors. In Virginia, Slater served as Secretary of [...]

Virginia Secretary of Labor and Ferrum College Alumnus Bryan Slater Will Be 2023 Commencement Keynote Speaker2023-05-04T14:56:44+00:00