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100% of Ferrum College Teacher Education Graduates Are Employed

Ferrum College's class of 2017 teacher education graduates. First row, left to right: Kelsey Carlton; Krista Farrell Massie; Jessica Pruitt Gray; Bry Zent Carr; Shekeem Hairston. Middle: Tyler Keesee; Bri Carel; Tana Heath; Jazzmin Dabney. Back: Tyler Belcher; Courtney Cox; Codie Parker; Katie Blundell; Taylor Brashear Clark; Jordan Joyce Gaylor. One hundred [...]

100% of Ferrum College Teacher Education Graduates Are Employed2019-10-23T17:37:07+00:00

Alumni Return to Campus for Homecoming 2019

With Homecoming 2019 festivities occurring this upcoming weekend, Ferrum College is also anticipating the return of four of its notable alumni. On Thursday, October 10 at 6 p.m. in the Panthers Den in lower Franklin Hall on campus, alumna Melanie Rooks ’15 will share how her Ferrum College experience prepared her for working at a [...]

Alumni Return to Campus for Homecoming 20192019-10-09T11:31:14+00:00

Bernice Cobbs ’98 Named Virginia’s 2019 Outstanding Middle School Principal

Dr. Bernice Cobbs '98 Ferrum College alumna Bernice Cobbs ’98 has been named the 2019 Outstanding Middle School Principal of Virginia. She receives this recognition through the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals for her work at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Rocky Mount, VA, where she served as campus principal from [...]

Bernice Cobbs ’98 Named Virginia’s 2019 Outstanding Middle School Principal2019-09-13T16:48:16+00:00

Ferrum College’s Billy Wagner Joins College Baseball Hall of Fame

Billy Wagner Former Ferrum College and Major League Baseball standout Billy Wagner has been selected for induction into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame. The seven-time MLB All-Star had a record-setting baseball career at Ferrum from 1991-93 before being drafted into the pros. Wagner is one of eight individuals that comprise [...]

Ferrum College’s Billy Wagner Joins College Baseball Hall of Fame2019-08-23T17:31:07+00:00

Rob Kaminski ’19 Continues Education and Lacrosse at Leeds Beckett University

Rob Kaminski '19 Ferrum College alumnus Rob Kaminski ’19, of Cape Canaveral, FL, was recently accepted into the psychology program at Leeds Beckett University in the United Kingdom. Kaminski played four years of lacrosse for the Ferrum College Panthers and will continue his lacrosse quest as a graduate student at Leeds Beckett. [...]

Rob Kaminski ’19 Continues Education and Lacrosse at Leeds Beckett University2019-08-20T15:35:32+00:00

Alumna Alli Colls Summers ’15 Weds Ferrum College Sweetheart on May 11, 2019

Alumna Alli '15 and Luke Summers met at Ferrum College in 2016 and married on May 11, 2019. “He’s kind of the strong, silent type,” Alli Colls Summers ’15, teased her new husband Luke, who rewarded her with a half-smile. Alli, who describes herself as “a bit extra” is a vivacious, enthusiastic [...]

Alumna Alli Colls Summers ’15 Weds Ferrum College Sweetheart on May 11, 20192019-07-03T14:02:05+00:00

Alumna Brianne Scott ‘18 Lives Her Dream Career Every Day

Ferrum College alumna Brianne Scott is living her dream career as a forensic autopsy technician in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Roanoke, VA. A May 2018 graduate and native of Ferrum, VA, Scott majored in biology and minored in chemistry and forensic science at the College, and began working in the Chief [...]

Alumna Brianne Scott ‘18 Lives Her Dream Career Every Day2019-05-08T17:37:28+00:00

December 2018 Graduate Accepted in Master of Divinity Program with Full Tuition Scholarship

Alumna Alexis Hatcher '18. Ferrum College alumna Alexis Hatcher ’18 has received a full tuition scholarship to the competitive Master of Divinity program at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. Originally hailing from Richmond, VA, she was Ferrum College’s 2018 homecoming queen and earned her Bachelor of Arts and Humanities as a [...]

December 2018 Graduate Accepted in Master of Divinity Program with Full Tuition Scholarship2019-04-05T17:23:17+00:00

Wilson Paine ’07 Named Vice President of Institutional Advancement

On April 1, alumnus Wilson Paine ’07 will take on his new role as vice president of Institutional Advancement at Ferrum College. Paine is no stranger to the campus; since 2009, he has served on Ferrum College’s Board of Trustees and its Alumni Board of Directors in various roles, including president and vice president. “I’m [...]

Wilson Paine ’07 Named Vice President of Institutional Advancement2019-03-06T18:12:05+00:00