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Ferrum College Signs Articulation Agreement with Lord Fairfax Community College Regarding Recreation Leadership Programs

Left to right: LFCC Provost Chris Coutts; Ferrum College Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Aimé Sposato; Ferrum College President David Johns; and LFCC Vice President of Academic Affairs Karen Kellison. On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, Ferrum College and Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) officials entered into an agreement guaranteeing admission [...]

Ferrum College Signs Articulation Agreement with Lord Fairfax Community College Regarding Recreation Leadership Programs2020-01-15T14:21:37+00:00

Junior Suzie Maines ’21 Found Studying in Spain “Relaxing and Euphoric”

Ferrum College junior Suzanne “Suzie” Maines spent the fall semester a long way from her hometown of Winchester, VA. In August, Maines traveled to Denmark and then to Sevilla, Spain to begin a semester-long study abroad program. She left Spain on December 11 to spend more time in Denmark until she arrives back in the [...]

Junior Suzie Maines ’21 Found Studying in Spain “Relaxing and Euphoric”2019-12-20T21:34:24+00:00

Ferrum College Will Offer Graduate Programs in Fall 2020

After more than a century of educating students as a training school, junior college, and four-year institution, Ferrum College will now offer graduate degree programs, which will begin in fall 2020 and will be administered as online courses. The Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges has approved Ferrum College as a [...]

Ferrum College Will Offer Graduate Programs in Fall 20202019-12-20T13:01:12+00:00

PBS Interviews Adjunct English Professor about Pancho Villa Novel

“Tonight the revolution is happening around us. It is the light of this fire and my horse at the tree. It is the bodies that lie on the field not a mile from this camp. I will tell you what it is.” – Pancho Villa, The Beginning of His Excellent and Eventful Career Cameron [...]

PBS Interviews Adjunct English Professor about Pancho Villa Novel2019-12-04T14:10:44+00:00

Ferrum College Guarantees Path to Graduation in Two Years for Transfer Students with an Associate’s Degree

Ferrum College is making a bold “Ferrum Promise”: beginning in fall 2020, students who transfer from a Virginia community college with an appropriate associate’s degree will be able to graduate within two years of transfer, or they will receive free tuition for the remaining coursework. “Today, nearly forty percent of students who graduate from a [...]

Ferrum College Guarantees Path to Graduation in Two Years for Transfer Students with an Associate’s Degree2019-11-22T01:42:26+00:00

Former Ferrum College Counselor Dave Wiggins Returns to Campus as Dean of Student Success

Dr. Dave Wiggins After more than twenty years former Ferrum College counselor Dave Wiggins has returned to campus, this time in the role of the College’s new dean of Student Success. Originally from Waynesboro, VA, Wiggins relocated to the area to serve as Ferrum College’s counselor from 1996 to 1997. “It was [...]

Former Ferrum College Counselor Dave Wiggins Returns to Campus as Dean of Student Success2019-11-08T17:23:58+00:00

100% of Ferrum College Teacher Education Program Graduates Are Employed

One hundred percent of Ferrum College’s teacher education program graduates are employed, according to data gathered across three years, from 2016, 2017, and 2018. Ferrum College teacher education program graduates: spring 2017 (top); spring 2018 (left); fall 2018 (right). “Approximately ninety percent of our graduates secure full-time employment in their endorsement area by [...]

100% of Ferrum College Teacher Education Program Graduates Are Employed2019-11-06T16:04:17+00:00

Natural Sciences Friday Seminar Will Feature Senior Presentations on October 25, 2019

Six Ferrum College seniors will present their own research regarding a wide variety of topics during the Natural Sciences Friday Seminar on October 25, 2019, from 1:25 - 2:45 p.m. in Garber Hall #106. Read below to learn more about the seniors' presentations. Andrew Calohan - "Creatine Monohydrate, Like Coffee for Your Muscles" We [...]

Natural Sciences Friday Seminar Will Feature Senior Presentations on October 25, 20192019-10-25T20:32:51+00:00

PAL tutors among the “busiest, most involved students on campus”

Ferrum College's Academic Resources Center (ARC) offers a number of support programs, including peer tutoring. Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) tutors must be recommended by a member of the faculty for the class they wish to tutor. They must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and an A or B in the course they wish [...]

PAL tutors among the “busiest, most involved students on campus”2019-10-09T15:54:15+00:00

Alumni and Current Students Gather for New “Social Workers Speak” Series

Ferrum College social work program students, faculty, and alumni met on Monday, September 9 in the Virginia Room on campus for the first gathering of a new series, Social Workers Speak. This series, coordinated by Assistant Professor of Social Work Martha Haley-Bowling, invites Ferrum College social work alumni back to campus to discuss their professional [...]

Alumni and Current Students Gather for New “Social Workers Speak” Series2019-09-13T20:16:54+00:00