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Ferrum College’s Accreditation Renewed for 10 Years

On Thursday, September 24, 2020, after an extensive review, Ferrum College received a glowing approval report from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) team. “We are assessed according to dozens of standards ranging from academic programs, faculty qualifications, budget and finance, planning and assessment, board governance, administrative leadership, student services, [...]

Ferrum College’s Accreditation Renewed for 10 Years2020-09-29T17:29:47+00:00

Nursing Program Chair Kimberly Brown to Speak at the Virtual Virginia Nurses Association’s Fall Conference

Ferrum College’s Nursing Division Chair Kimberly Brown has been selected to share her presentation, The Impact of Academic Nurse Leaders' Toxic Behaviors on Faculty, during this fall’s Virginia Nurses Association’s virtual conference. The conference, slated for September 23-24, 2020, will carry the theme, Ending Incivility, Bullying, & Workplace Violence. This is Brown’s first time as a [...]

Nursing Program Chair Kimberly Brown to Speak at the Virtual Virginia Nurses Association’s Fall Conference2020-09-14T20:27:36+00:00

“Engage for Success”: Ferrum College Implements New Quality Enhancement Plan

Signs bearing the phrase “Engage for Success” are popping up all over Ferrum College’s campus this fall. These three words sum up the institution’s theme for the new quality enhancement plan, or QEP, which will be in effect for about the next decade. This QEP topic was chosen after a yearlong process which included focus [...]

“Engage for Success”: Ferrum College Implements New Quality Enhancement Plan2020-09-01T14:33:21+00:00

“Hold That Thought” by President Johns: Return to College Must Work

(August 26, 2020) As students move back to college this month, the usual excitement and bittersweet goodbyes are being seasoned with apprehension and whispered prayers. None of us are naive, we know this is going to be challenging. We know we must take extra precautions. We know everything could turn on a dime at any [...]

“Hold That Thought” by President Johns: Return to College Must Work2020-09-15T14:08:53+00:00

Victoria Miller ’18 Begins New Journey in NASA’s Pathways Program

As a Sam Houston State University graduate student earning a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in emergency management and coordination, alumna Victoria Miller ’18 is also beginning a new journey as an intern in NASA’s Pathways Program. The Pathways Program provides an opportunity for current students to work, explore a career, and further [...]

Victoria Miller ’18 Begins New Journey in NASA’s Pathways Program2020-09-04T14:51:23+00:00

Ferrum College Enters Partnership with UPIKE for Master of Social Work Program

UPIKE President Burton Webb, UPIKE Provost Lori Werth, Ferrum College Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs Aimé Sposato, and Ferrum College President David Johns. In July 2020, Ferrum College and the University of Pikeville (UPIKE) entered into an agreement to provide access to a Master of Social Work degree to Ferrum [...]

Ferrum College Enters Partnership with UPIKE for Master of Social Work Program2020-08-12T12:58:21+00:00

“Hold That Thought” by President Johns: After COVID…What?

(August 5, 2020) After COVID . . . What? What awaits on the other side of COVID-19? We have all thought about it, whether out of weariness or a need to plan ahead. But, while we have imagined it, an answer is nowhere in sight. It seems premature to ask the question because no one [...]

“Hold That Thought” by President Johns: After COVID…What?2020-09-15T14:11:38+00:00

Chip Phillips ’77 Retires After 43 Years of Service to Ferrum College

After holding at least eight different positions over 43 years of service to Ferrum College, alumnus and - most recently - former Director of Residence Life and Housing Chip Phillips ’77 retired at the end of June 2020.  “I will never forget all the students, co-workers, faculty, staff, and summer guests that I met and [...]

Chip Phillips ’77 Retires After 43 Years of Service to Ferrum College2020-09-03T13:50:41+00:00

Appalachian Music Program and Orchestra Appalachia Launches in Virtual Facebook Live Recital on August 7, 2020

Ferrum College is exited to announce the launch of the Appalachian Music program and its new music ensemble, Orchestra Appalachia, during a Facebook Live event on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 2 p.m. Visit Music at Ferrum College’s Facebook page here  to view the recital. The virtual recital will feature Jake Blount, Uma and Giri [...]

Appalachian Music Program and Orchestra Appalachia Launches in Virtual Facebook Live Recital on August 7, 20202020-08-04T19:20:19+00:00

2020-21 Student Government Association Cabinet Members Announced

On July 9, 2020, Ferrum College announced the new Student Government Association (SGA) cabinet officers for the 2020-21 academic year. Kintwon Pettiford ’22 was named president; Lauren Ries ’22 was named legislative vice president; Mikayla Floyd ’22 was named activities vice president; Ahjaley Henderson ’22 was named secretary; Zion Wade ’22 was named treasurer; and Malcolm [...]

2020-21 Student Government Association Cabinet Members Announced2020-08-04T18:51:41+00:00