Associate Professor of English Melvin Macklin's proposal for a faculty Holocaust research project received a $30,000 professional development grant from Appalachian College Association. His project, Jewish Children Survivors of the Holocaust: Devastation, Re-humanization, and Recovery, will gather research on Jewish children who suffered the hostility of the Nazi war on East European Jews, and compile [...]
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Rising junior Christian Haley of Boones Mill, VA, is Ferrum College’s newest McBroom student scholar. Set to graduate in 2021, Haley is a history major with a double minor in criminal justice and religion. He will spend this summer working at the College’s Blue Ridge Institute and Museum, the largest folklife museum in Virginia. The [...]
Ferrum College’s new honor society, National Society of Leadership and Success, won recognition from the national office for receiving accreditation as a leadership development program and achieving an induction rate of nearly 75 percent during its first semester. Ferrum College’s NSLS chapter saw its first inaugural class in spring 2019. Out of 66 students who [...]
Dr. Nicole Greer Golda Assistant Professor of History Nicole Greer Golda has been selected to attend the Council of Independent Colleges’ seminar, The Civil War in American Memory, at Yale University in New Haven, CT, from June 23 – 28, 2019. Greer Golda is one of only 25 faculty members from CIC [...]
On Saturday, May 11, 2019, 211 Ferrum College graduates walked the commencement stage on Hart International Plaza on campus to receive their diplomas. The commencement exercises began at 10 a.m. and included award presentations under threatening skies that eventually gave way to a light spring rain. The keynote speaker was Rev. Bruce Hitchcock, advocate for [...]
Set up continues for Ferrum College's 103rd commencement. Ferrum College will celebrate the 103rd commencement on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Hart International Plaza in the center of campus. The College is expecting approximately 211 seniors to walk the commencement stage to receive their diplomas. The ceremony, beginning at 10 a.m., will [...]
Davon “D” Robinson ’21, a rising junior from Richmond, VA, who is majoring in social work and minoring in recreational studies, is troubled by the negativity seen in the world, so he pledged to promote positivity no matter the circumstances. Already known at Ferrum College for his positive Instagram workout videos, he took on a [...]
Ferrum College's 103rd commencement speaker is Rev. Bruce Hitchcock, an advocate for inclusion within the United Methodist Church. He is pictured here with his wife, Melissa. Advocate for inclusion, Rev. Bruce Hitchcock, believes all are welcome within the United Methodist church. He will address Ferrum College’s 103rd graduating class as commencement speaker [...]
Leya '19, with "Little Kendall" and "Big Kendall" Leya Deickman does all the things. A senior from Fayetteville, NC, set to graduate on May 11, 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Leya has truly taken advantage of every available Ferrum College opportunity. She is a residence hall advisor and serves as [...]
Ferrum College alumna Brianne Scott is living her dream career as a forensic autopsy technician in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Roanoke, VA. A May 2018 graduate and native of Ferrum, VA, Scott majored in biology and minored in chemistry and forensic science at the College, and began working in the Chief [...]