Nicol Martins '17 stands in front of the United Nations building in Geneva, Switzerland. She is working toward her master's degree in international affairs and diplomacy through UNITAR. “Courage above fear.” This is how Ferrum College alumna Nicol Martins ’17, from Fairfax, VA, views her future. In March 2019, Martins was accepted [...]
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Ferrum College’s own head lacrosse coach Michael Baggetta was one of four U.S. coaches chosen to mentor the 2019 Beyond Sports USA College Men’s Lacrosse Tour Team, which represented the USA in Australia on a 12-day tour from June 10 - 21. Coach Michael Baggetta (right) stands with Australian host and tour guide Adam [...]
Ferrum College rising sophomore Savannah Farris ’22, of Callaway, VA, lives every day honoring the College’s motto, “Not Self, But Others.” She recently organized a large fundraising event to provide school supplies for Franklin County students. Savannah Farris '22 The fundraiser was held Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the Callaway Volunteer Fire Department [...]
Mountain biking was offered as an E-Term course at Ferrum College in May 2019. With 700 acres ripe for exploration, the Ferrum College campus is an ideal location to get outdoors. The campus boasts a variety of scenic trails perfect for mountain biking and hiking and a rural landscape to connect back [...]
Franklin County Schools' administrators and faculty held some of the "Amazing Race" activities at the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum at Ferrum College in June and July. Ferrum College’s Blue Ridge Institute and Museum hosted teachers and administrators from Franklin County Public Schools for a team-building exercise: a local version of “The Amazing [...]
World Class Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps rehearsed at Ferrum College's W.B. Adams Stadium for Salem's July 30 Summer Music Games. Ferrum College hosted world class Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps on campus on July 29 and 30 so the group could prepare for the Summer Music Games in Salem, VA, on Tuesday, [...]
Ferrum College announces the Department of Education’s approval of the addition of three new majors to the College’s baccalaureate degree granting programs: elementary education, music, and ecotourism. Coursework for these new majors will become available this fall 2019. The new Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education comes with the state education board’s approval of [...]
Ferrum College is once again offering FloydFest 19~Voyage Home attendees comfortable lodging on campus through the Learn & Lodge Program during festival days, July 24–28, 2019. Room packages at $80 per night for a single room, or $135 per night for a double room, include breakfast and daily shuttle service to and from the FloydFest site. [...]
Rising senior Raven Martin '20 served as camp counselor for Ferrum College's 30th annual Summer Enrichment Camp. Ferrum College rising senior Raven Martin ’20 served as camp counselor for the College's 30th annual Summer Enrichment Camp from June 23 – 29, 2019. Martin, a social work major from Rustburg, VA, learned about an [...]
During spring semester 2019, nearly 300 Ferrum College students received Dean’s List recognition and 82 of those students earned a place on the President’s List. Additionally, 79 Dean’s List recipients were student-athletes; 33 student-athletes were named to the President’s List. To qualify for Dean’s List, a student must be full-time with a grade point average [...]