227 graduates will receive their degrees during the College’s 101st commencement on Saturday, May 6. Olivia Pavco-Giaccia, founder and CEO of LabCandy and an award-winning author, will deliver the keynote address on Sat., May 6, 2017 during the 101st commencement at Ferrum College. The College will award degrees to 227 graduates, including 53 with [...]
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Last month, Ferrum College Delta Chi fraternity members helped package and deliver 256 pairs of new shoes and new socks to each student at Ferrum Elementary School in Ferrum, Va. The gift of shoes and socks was made possible through the partnership of Convoy of Hope Rural Compassion, Endicott Assembly of God Church, Endicott Assembly of [...]
Ferrum College partnered with Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount to present Michael Ray in a benefit concert on Wednesday, April 5. More than 650 attended the concert, which raised $4,810 for the Panther Packs program, which provides food for hungry Ferrum Elementary School children. "What a night of excitement and entertainment. This was [...]
Sirena Pangelinan '18 won second place in the American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA) National Student Paper Competition, which was held in Austin, TX this past March. In addition to a certificate signifying her accomplishment, she was awarded a $100 prize. This recognition signifies excellence in research and writing. Sirena's paper was originally an assignment in her Deviance [...]
The Ferrum College Academic Awards Ceremony was held Friday, April 21, 2017, in Vaughn Chapel. Following is a list of award recipients and honor society members. Photographs by Atenoya Morris. School of Arts and Humanities Eric Lee Baker Award for the Outstanding Student in English Rachel Swyhart Raven Walker Outstanding Student [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Next week, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will travel to Central, Southern and Southwest Virginia to discuss jobs and the economy, education, and other issues impacting local communities. President Trump's proposed budget drastically cuts federal investment in rural infrastructure and economic development, which would reduce rural Virginians' access to clean water, safe [...]
Ferrum Panthers Men's Basketball program cover from the 1994-95 season includes (seated, L-R) Albert Hobbs, John Breedlove, and Kevin Keatts; and (standing, L-R) Louis Westbrook, Paul Rivera, and Chuck Ellis James Johnson '93 Former Ferrum Panthers teammates Kevin Keatts '95 and James Johnson '93 recently reunited at North Carolina State after [...]
(L-R) RHA Vice President Kennsel Anderson '17, RHA President Jevonte' Blount '18, RHA Secretary Shelton Chapman '20 and Residence Hall Educator / RHA Adviser John Hollemon. The Ferrum College Residence Hall Association (RHA) recently received the Virginia Association of College and University Residence Halls (VACURH) Program of the Year award during the VACURH [...]
A 2016-17 Psi Chi Spring Undergraduate Research Grant was awarded to Sirena Pangelinan for her proposal entitled “Adventure therapy's effects on anxiety and mood in college students”. Her proposal was in the top eight of all applicants received, resulting in a total award amount of $3,000. Sirena is double majoring in Psychology and Social Work with [...]
Students participated in a Model United Nations Security Council at Ferrum College on Saturday, March 18. A role-playing experience designed to convey the full richness, complexity, drama, and importance of international affairs, the Model United Nations Security Council is an annual event at Ferrum College that has been ongoing for more than 25 years. The Political [...]