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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. The new BSN program complements the College’s existing and completely online RN to BSN program that launched in fall 2020. The nursing programs are among a host of new offerings Ferrum [...]

Ferrum College Approved to Offer a Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing2020-10-21T14:48:28+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 Opportunities2020-06-10T14:53:24+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

President Johns Updates Campus About Fall 2020 Plans

President David Johns updated the campus community regarding plans for fall 2020 in the letter, below. Dear Ferrum Family, On Saturday, May 9, we honored 200 graduates at our first ever virtual commencement ceremony. I am proud of our faculty, staff, and especially our students who showed remarkable perseverance this semester to reach this [...]

President Johns Updates Campus About Fall 2020 Plans2020-05-20T10:22:08+00:00

104th Ferrum College Commencement Held Virtually on May 9

On Saturday, May 9, 2020, a day usually filled with activity, excitement, and crowds of family and friends, the Ferrum College campus was brilliantly sunny, chilly, and quiet. At 10 a.m., the College began its 104th commencement ceremony during which 200 seniors from 14 different states were honored during a ceremony that was streamed online. [...]

104th Ferrum College Commencement Held Virtually on May 92020-05-20T16:13:31+00:00

Kimberly Brown Hired as Founding Chair of Division of Nursing at Ferrum College

In second grade, Dr. Kimberly Brown knew she wanted to be a nurse. “To be able to impart kindness and compassion on others in a time of need is rewarding,” she said. “I never considered another career path.” Brown’s career path eventually led her to Ferrum College, to become the founding chair of the College’s [...]

Kimberly Brown Hired as Founding Chair of Division of Nursing at Ferrum College2020-05-09T14:39:46+00:00