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Academic Year Opens with Convocations, Picnic and Festival, & Spiritual Life Events

Students enjoyed Opening Convocation, held Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Ferrum College began its 2019-20 academic year with a plethora of events: New Student Convocation; a picnic and Fall Fun Festival; Opening Convocation for all students, faculty, and staff; Praise on the Patio; and Prayers on the Porch. Following the freshman class photo [...]

Academic Year Opens with Convocations, Picnic and Festival, & Spiritual Life Events2019-09-13T16:46:48+00:00

Helping Your College Student Cope with Stress

College students experience a lot of stress.  As parents, some of us are acutely aware of our children’s stress levels, and to others of us it may be less obvious.  While some level of stress can actually be beneficial; many college students find the increased pressure or anxiety that are part of the experience of [...]

Helping Your College Student Cope with Stress2018-11-16T15:24:36+00:00

Discussing Campus Safety With Your College Student

As college parents, one of our major concerns when our students head off to college is their safety.  We want our students to do well academically, we want them to be healthy, we want them to be happy, but first and foremost, we want them to be safe. Ideally, a three way partnership will do [...]

Discussing Campus Safety With Your College Student2018-11-16T14:23:58+00:00

Should My College Student Have a Job at School?

Many students head off to college knowing that, in addition to their academic work – and possibly their sports or other activities – they will need to have a job. The costs of attending college are high – and growing. In addition to tuition and room and board, there are extra fees, expensive textbooks, and living [...]

Should My College Student Have a Job at School?2018-11-14T21:21:09+00:00