The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission has awarded Ferrum College $40,000 over the course of one year to help fund a cybersecurity Internet of Things (IoT) lab project for the College’s Computer Information Systems program. “Our computer technology and information systems program has always trained students in software interfacing, network security, and hardware troubleshooting, explained [...]
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In fall 2019, Litton received the Distinguished Member award from Nimrod Hall Hunt Club, of which he had been a member for years. In this photo, he stands proudly with his sons Jason (on Litton's right) and Sean (on his left). John Payne photo. On June 6, 2020, at the age of [...]
Legendary Coach Hank Norton Through gifts from family, friends, and former football players of Coach Wilbert Henry “Hank” Norton, an endowment honoring Coach Norton’s 34 years of service to Ferrum College has been established. The endowment will support The Norton Outdoor Adventures, formerly known as Ferrum Outdoors, and will pay tribute to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]