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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

Ferrum Sweethearts Will Be Married for Christmas

Ferrum College sweethearts Bradley Lael ’16 and Virginia Pannill ’17 met at the College in 2014. As freshmen, both enrolled in the agricultural studies program and slowly got to know each other over the course of about a year. “We met in Garber, room 123,” said Lael. “We really hit it off during the summer [...]

Ferrum Sweethearts Will Be Married for Christmas2019-12-04T13:58:04+00:00

New Craddock Veterans Lounge Unveiled in Stanley Library on Veterans Day 2019

On Monday, November 11, 2019, Ferrum College unveiled its new Craddock Veterans Lounge in Stanley Library on campus. The lounge is specifically designated as a space for veterans on campus, and was made possible by Army veteran and Ferrum College alumnus Greg Craddock ’92 and members of the Craddock family. "It was a pleasure [...]

New Craddock Veterans Lounge Unveiled in Stanley Library on Veterans Day 20192019-11-12T19:25:52+00:00

Billy Wagner Enters National College Baseball Hall of Fame, Sings Ferrum’s Praises

Ferrum College alumnus and former professional baseball pitcher Billy Wagner was inducted to the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in a weekend celebration over November 1-2, 2019. The ceremony was held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Wagner credits much of his success to Ferrum College: “Going to Ferrum was the greatest thing that ever happened [...]

Billy Wagner Enters National College Baseball Hall of Fame, Sings Ferrum’s Praises2019-11-06T17:47:34+00:00

100% of Ferrum College Teacher Education Program Graduates Are Employed

One hundred percent of Ferrum College’s teacher education program graduates are employed, according to data gathered across three years, from 2016, 2017, and 2018. Ferrum College teacher education program graduates: spring 2017 (top); spring 2018 (left); fall 2018 (right). “Approximately ninety percent of our graduates secure full-time employment in their endorsement area by [...]

100% of Ferrum College Teacher Education Program Graduates Are Employed2020-09-21T12:18:51+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