Alumna Iesha Taylor is proud of her Ferrum College success story. She entered higher education as a first-generation college student, and participated in Ferrum’s freshman College Success coursework, which provides additional academic support for first-generation students. She said the opportunities and guidance she received at Ferrum provided a pathway for her to make the [...]
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Alumna AnnGardner Eubank '20, pictured here in her Ferrum College volleyball uniform, is the youngest member to serve on her local town council. The day after returning home to White Stone, VA, when Ferrum College's spring semester classes transitioned to virtual learning due to COVID-19, AnnGardner Eubank ’20 received her absentee ballot [...]
Alumnus Ra'meer Roberts '13 Alumnus Ra’meer Roberts of Richmond, VA, has established a scholarship for African-American students at Ferrum College. The Black American Scholarship for Empowerment, or B.A.S.E., will give an annual gift of $250 to one male and one female African-American student at Ferrum College, to be used for books and [...]
Ferrum College Fitness Center Beginning next month, Ferrum College’s fitness center and the Franklin County Family YMCA will update their partnership, which has been ongoing since 2012, to allow the College to independently operate its workout facility on campus. The arrangement will allow the College to expand the experiential learning opportunities it offers its [...]
Over 40 student-athletes attended Adams' online meeting to have a safe place to ask questions and get real answers. With emotions running high following recent events in our nation, Ferrum College Head Football Coach and alumnus Cleive Adams ’02 decided to take action. Adams reached out to Athletic Director John Sutyak with [...]
President's Cup recipient Brian Mann; Arthur S. Owens Leadership Award recipient Layura Henley; and Senior Academic Excellence Award recipient Chris Stone. Last month, three members of the class of 2020 received top senior awards. Brian Mann, of Pearisburg, VA, was named as the 2020 President’s Cup recipient; Layura Henley, of Wytheville, VA, [...]
During the College’s virtual commencement celebration held on May 9, 2020, Associate Professor of Social Work Jennie West was named the 2020 recipient of the Exemplary Faculty Award. West retired from the College last month after 25 years of service. The Exemplary Faculty Award is designated for a full-time faculty member at Ferrum College who [...]
Ferrum College students work with Professor of Environmental Science Delia Heck during the 34th season of the Water Quality Monitoring Program. Left to right: Samuel Chappell; Michelle Musick; Delia Heck; and Chelsea Zizzi. Bob Pohlad photo. Last week, the Smith Mountain Lake Association (SMLA) and Ferrum College Water Quality Monitoring Program began [...]
President David Johns updated the campus community regarding plans for fall 2020 in the letter, below. Dear Ferrum Family, On Saturday, May 9, we honored 200 graduates at our first ever virtual commencement ceremony. I am proud of our faculty, staff, and especially our students who showed remarkable perseverance this semester to reach this [...]
Due to COVID-19, the Ferrum College Academic Awards Ceremony, scheduled for Friday, April 24, 2020, was postponed. Students will receive additional recognition in a rescheduled ceremony in the fall. Following is a list of this year's award recipients. This photo was taken during the 2019 Academic Awards Ceremony, held in Vaughn Chapel. The [...]