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Ferrum College Prepares for Spring Semester 2021, Athletes Return to Competition

The Outdoor Classroom is located near the Fitness Center & the Ferrum Outdoors building. Ferrum College is preparing for another unique semester as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The College plans to closely follow the same protocol that it adopted for its fall 2020 semester, which allowed students to remain on campus and [...]

Ferrum College Prepares for Spring Semester 2021, Athletes Return to Competition2021-01-15T18:50:09+00:00

Ferrum College Approved to Offer A Variety of Masters & Specialist Level Programs

On November 12, 2020, Ferrum College received full approval to become a Level IV institution that will allow the College to offer a variety of masters and specialist level programs. This approval came after a Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) review team determined that Ferrum is 100 percent in compliance [...]

Ferrum College Approved to Offer A Variety of Masters & Specialist Level Programs2020-11-18T12:16:39+00:00

Generous Gift from Carter Family Revamps Library’s Academic Success Center

The newly renovated Carter Center for Academic Success includes a space for the PRIDE program, which focuses on academic & personal excellence for student-athletes. Donna Winge photo. In the summer of 2020, the Carter Center for Academic Success, formerly known as the Academic Resources Center, received a facelift thanks to alumnus Maury [...]

Generous Gift from Carter Family Revamps Library’s Academic Success Center2020-11-17T18:25:30+00:00

Ferrum College Approved to Offer a Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Ferrum College announces the addition of a pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), which will launch with its first cohort in January 2021 and enroll its second cohort in August 2021. The new BSN program complements the College’s existing and completely online RN to BSN program that launched in fall 2020. The nursing programs [...]

Ferrum College Approved to Offer a Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing2020-11-18T12:17:39+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

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

New Internet of Things Lab Project Receives Virginia Tobacco Commission Grant

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 [...]

New Internet of Things Lab Project Receives Virginia Tobacco Commission Grant2020-07-10T13:19:05+00:00

Partnership with Franklin County Family YMCA Offers New Experiential Learning Opportunities

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 [...]

Partnership with Franklin County Family YMCA Offers New Experiential Learning Opportunities2020-11-18T12:28:23+00:00

Three Class of 2020 Grads Honored With Top Senior Awards

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, [...]

Three Class of 2020 Grads Honored With Top Senior Awards2020-06-09T21:52:55+00:00

Water Quality Monitoring Program Begins 34th Season

Ferrum College students work with Professor of Environmental Science Delia Heck during the 34th season of the Water Quality Monitoring Program. Left to right: Samuel Chappell; Michelle Musick; Delia Heck; and Chelsea Zizzi. Bob Pohlad photo. Last week, the Smith Mountain Lake Association (SMLA) and Ferrum College Water Quality Monitoring Program began [...]

Water Quality Monitoring Program Begins 34th Season2020-06-11T14:55:04+00:00