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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

104th Commencement Will Celebrate 199 Graduates In Virtual Ceremony

Ferrum College will honor 199 graduates during an online commencement on May 9, 2020 at 10 a.m. The College was forced to postpone its 104th in-person commencement ceremony because of the coronavirus. The virtual event will feature videos from Ferrum College President David L. Johns, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Aimé Sposato, along [...]

104th Commencement Will Celebrate 199 Graduates In Virtual Ceremony2020-05-09T17:21:48+00:00

New Online Nursing Program to Begin Fall 2020

The new program is completely online and offers a part-time progression plan which includes two eight-week sequential courses a semester, allowing students to receive their BSN in as little as 18 months. Students accepted into the program must either hold an unencumbered RN license or be enrolled in an RN program within the Virginia Community College [...]

New Online Nursing Program to Begin Fall 20202020-04-23T13:03:55+00:00

Students and Faculty Find Success During Distance Learning

Members of Health and Human Performance classes participate in virtual yoga. To do its part to slow the spread of the pandemic novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Ferrum College moved to a distance learning plan effective March 18. Students and faculty had less than a week to prepare to go fully online. Although there [...]

Students and Faculty Find Success During Distance Learning2020-04-09T19:47:54+00:00

Ferrum College & Virginia Western Community College Sign Agreement to Provide Pathway to Four-Year Degrees

Above photo, from left to right: Ferrum College Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Aimé Sposato; Ferrum College President David Johns; Virginia Western President Robert Sandel; and Virginia Western Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs Elizabeth Wilmer. Virginia Western photo. Today, Ferrum College and Virginia Western Community College entered into [...]

Ferrum College & Virginia Western Community College Sign Agreement to Provide Pathway to Four-Year Degrees2020-03-12T15:30:56+00:00

#YouAreWelcomeHere scholars

The #YouAreWelcomeHere movement was started at NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, in order to promote international students in the United States. Ferrum College just joined this movement, and we have offered our new 2020 #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship to two students from Morocco, who will start this fall as freshmen in our Pre-Professional Health Sciences program. [...]

#YouAreWelcomeHere scholars2020-03-05T17:21:04+00:00