Alumni Profiles

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Jessa King 2016

What did you study when you were at Ferrum? I double majored in English and Spanish with a minor in Democracy, Justice, and Civic Engagement What made you want to come Ferrum and stay here? I chose Ferrum because it was close to home and I received a large scholarship through the [...]

Jessa King 20162018-05-04T12:54:20+00:00

Meet Ralph Branch, Class of 2014

Ferrum College alumnus Ralph Branch, a 2014 graduate of the Social Work program, was featured in a recent article in Appomattox's Times Virginian. Branch (standing, far right in T. M. Gabrielson's photo that accompanied the story) is a member of United Family Methodist Services, an organization that places children in loving, foster homes. [...]

Meet Ralph Branch, Class of 20142018-03-15T16:40:07+00:00

Meet Kasey Ingram, Class of 2014

I graduated from Ferrum last year and I truly miss it! Ferrum has really provided me with a great foundation and everlasting friendships. Even in graduate school I reminisce about my experiences at Ferrum. My current school will never compare to the people, community, and opportunity. The relationships and connections I have made [...]

Meet Kasey Ingram, Class of 20142018-03-15T16:42:40+00:00

Meet Sherman T. Shifflett, Class of 1964

Growing up in a family of 11 children in Albemarle County, Virginia, a college education seemed an unimaginable dream. At one point, despite my parents’ objections, I seriously considered dropping out of high school. At best, a career in the military appeared to be my most reasonable option. A recruitment letter from Ferrum [...]

Meet Sherman T. Shifflett, Class of 19642018-03-15T16:43:04+00:00