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Victoria Miller ’18 Begins New Journey in NASA’s Pathways Program

As a Sam Houston State University graduate student earning a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in emergency management and coordination, alumna Victoria Miller ’18 is also beginning a new journey as an intern in NASA’s Pathways Program. The Pathways Program provides an opportunity for current students to work, explore a career, and further [...]

Victoria Miller ’18 Begins New Journey in NASA’s Pathways Program2020-09-04T14:51:23+00:00

Chip Phillips ’77 Retires After 43 Years of Service to Ferrum College

After holding at least eight different positions over 43 years of service to Ferrum College, alumnus and - most recently - former Director of Residence Life and Housing Chip Phillips ’77 retired at the end of June 2020.  “I will never forget all the students, co-workers, faculty, staff, and summer guests that I met and [...]

Chip Phillips ’77 Retires After 43 Years of Service to Ferrum College2020-09-03T13:50:41+00:00

Ferrum College Alumnus and Architectural History Expert Ed Chappell, Jr. ’69 Dies

Dr. Ed Chappell, on right, at the Public Armoury in Colonial Williamsburg, 2010. Photo courtesy of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. On Saturday, July 25, 2020, architectural historian and Ferrum Junior College alumnus Edward A. Chappell, Jr. passed away at the age of 71. He leaves behind his wife Susan.  Chappell was born in [...]

Ferrum College Alumnus and Architectural History Expert Ed Chappell, Jr. ’69 Dies2020-08-04T15:00:23+00:00

Iesha Taylor ’18: Ferrum College “Gave Me the Tools I Need to Succeed”

Alumna Iesha Taylor is proud of her Ferrum College success story.  She entered higher education as a first-generation college student, and participated in Ferrum’s freshman College Success coursework, which provides additional academic support for first-generation students. She said the opportunities and guidance she received at Ferrum provided a pathway for her to make the [...]

Iesha Taylor ’18: Ferrum College “Gave Me the Tools I Need to Succeed”2020-06-30T13:51:02+00:00

Alumna AnnGardner Eubank ’20 Secures Space on White Stone’s Town Council

Alumna AnnGardner Eubank '20, pictured here in her Ferrum College volleyball uniform, is the youngest member to serve on her local town council. The day after returning home to White Stone, VA, when Ferrum College's spring semester classes transitioned to virtual learning due to COVID-19, AnnGardner Eubank ’20 received her absentee ballot [...]

Alumna AnnGardner Eubank ’20 Secures Space on White Stone’s Town Council2020-06-24T11:49:03+00:00

Alumnus Ra’meer Roberts ’13 Establishes Scholarship for Ferrum College’s African-American Students

Alumnus Ra'meer Roberts '13 Alumnus Ra’meer Roberts of Richmond, VA, has established a scholarship for African-American students at Ferrum College.  The Black American Scholarship for Empowerment, or B.A.S.E., will give an annual gift of $250 to one male and one female African-American student at Ferrum College, to be used for books and [...]

Alumnus Ra’meer Roberts ’13 Establishes Scholarship for Ferrum College’s African-American Students2020-07-08T19:12:46+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

Tabatha Chitwood ’19 Hopes to Have a Positive Impact on Students

Tabatha Chitwood '19, a third grade teacher at Ferrum Elementary, transitioned to virtual learning in March due to COVID-19. Alumna Tabatha Chitwood ’19 knew she was always meant to be a teacher.  “I did a co-op my senior year [in high school] and loved it, but I had children first before going [...]

Tabatha Chitwood ’19 Hopes to Have a Positive Impact on Students2020-05-19T19:17:46+00:00

Caitlin Menefee ’09 Runs Successful Flower Shop in 1908 Family-Owned Store

Alumna Caitlin Menefee '09 with her husband Earl and daughter Ella. Alumna Caitlin Menefee ’09 owns and operates Forget Me Not Flowers, a quaint flower shop located in the small but bustling town of Somerville, VA. “It’s kind of a thoroughfare,” she explained in a Fauquier Times article. “From the beginning, people [...]

Caitlin Menefee ’09 Runs Successful Flower Shop in 1908 Family-Owned Store2020-03-05T16:45:01+00:00

Alumnus Nate Daniels ’99 Opens Indoor Sports Training Facility

On Friday, December 13, 2019, alumnus Nate Daniels ’99 cut the ribbon in front of Daniels Sports Performance, his new athletic training facility in Richmond, VA. “The opening of Daniels Sports Performance has been a culmination of a lifetime dream,” said Daniels. “I couldn’t be more excited for the opportunity to help as many athletes [...]

Alumnus Nate Daniels ’99 Opens Indoor Sports Training Facility2019-12-20T15:29:15+00:00