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Alumna Nicol Martins ’17 Visits UN, Works to Advance Children and Refugee Rights

Nicol Martins '17 stands in front of the United Nations building in Geneva, Switzerland. She is working toward her master's degree in international affairs and diplomacy through UNITAR. “Courage above fear.” This is how Ferrum College alumna Nicol Martins ’17, from Fairfax, VA, views her future. In March 2019, Martins was accepted [...]

Alumna Nicol Martins ’17 Visits UN, Works to Advance Children and Refugee Rights2019-08-07T17:03:21+00:00

Coach Michael Baggetta Leads USA College Men’s Lacrosse Tour Team to Victory in Australia

Ferrum College’s own head lacrosse coach Michael Baggetta was one of four U.S. coaches chosen to mentor the 2019 Beyond Sports USA College Men’s Lacrosse Tour Team, which represented the USA in Australia on a 12-day tour from June 10 - 21. Coach Michael Baggetta (right) stands with Australian host and tour guide Adam [...]

Coach Michael Baggetta Leads USA College Men’s Lacrosse Tour Team to Victory in Australia2019-08-05T17:41:08+00:00

Sophomore Savannah Farris Coordinates School Supply Fundraiser for Franklin County Students

Ferrum College rising sophomore Savannah Farris ’22, of Callaway, VA, lives every day honoring the College’s motto, “Not Self, But Others.”  She recently organized a large fundraising event to provide school supplies for Franklin County students. Savannah Farris '22 The fundraiser was held Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the Callaway Volunteer Fire Department [...]

Sophomore Savannah Farris Coordinates School Supply Fundraiser for Franklin County Students2019-08-02T16:46:48+00:00

Ferrum College Partners with Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge to Promote Blue Ridge Region

Mountain biking was offered as an E-Term course at Ferrum College in May 2019. With 700 acres ripe for exploration, the Ferrum College campus is an ideal location to get outdoors. The campus boasts a variety of scenic trails perfect for mountain biking and hiking and a rural landscape to connect back [...]

Ferrum College Partners with Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge to Promote Blue Ridge Region2019-08-05T20:00:00+00:00

Franklin County Schools Use Blue Ridge Institute & Museum for Team Building

Franklin County Schools' administrators and faculty held some of the "Amazing Race" activities at the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum at Ferrum College in June and July. Ferrum College’s Blue Ridge Institute and Museum hosted teachers and administrators from Franklin County Public Schools for a team-building exercise: a local version of “The Amazing [...]

Franklin County Schools Use Blue Ridge Institute & Museum for Team Building2019-08-01T13:27:52+00:00

Ferrum College Names Bart Smith as Director of Development

Bart Smith Ferrum College announces Institutional Advancement’s new director of development, Bart Smith. Smith will join the College on August 5, 2019 after extensive experience in business consulting and fundraising management. He served as program manager of Region 2000 Small Business Development Center in Lynchburg, VA, and as director of Roanoke Regional [...]

Ferrum College Names Bart Smith as Director of Development2019-07-31T14:07:03+00:00

World Class Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps Rehearse at Ferrum College for Summer Music Games

World Class Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps rehearsed at Ferrum College's W.B. Adams Stadium for Salem's July 30 Summer Music Games. Ferrum College hosted world class Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps on campus on July 29 and 30 so the group could prepare for the Summer Music Games in Salem, VA, on Tuesday, [...]

World Class Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps Rehearse at Ferrum College for Summer Music Games2019-08-09T20:57:17+00:00

Three New Majors Will Become Available Fall 2019: Elementary Ed., Music, and Ecotourism

Ferrum College announces the Department of Education’s approval of the addition of three new majors to the College’s baccalaureate degree granting programs: elementary education, music, and ecotourism. Coursework for these new majors will become available this fall 2019. The new Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education comes with the state education board’s approval of [...]

Three New Majors Will Become Available Fall 2019: Elementary Ed., Music, and Ecotourism2019-08-01T17:03:14+00:00

Local Law Enforcement, Rescue Agencies Hold Training Session July 23

On Tuesday, July 23, Ferrum College Police will host an “Active Attack Integrated Response” scenario day in partnership with Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. I realize many of you will be off-campus, but I want you to be aware of what is happening as there will be several police departments and fire and rescue teams on-campus [...]

Local Law Enforcement, Rescue Agencies Hold Training Session July 232019-07-23T13:25:14+00:00

Ninety-four Student Athletes Named to 2018-19 ODAC All-Academic Team

Ninety-four student-athletes earned all-academic team recognition for the Panthers from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in 2018-2019, Ferrum College's first year as an ODAC member. Student-athletes who compete in conference-sponsored sports may receive recognition if a GPA of 3.25 is achieved. Nearly all of Ferrum College's ODAC sports had at least one representative. 2018-19 [...]

Ninety-four Student Athletes Named to 2018-19 ODAC All-Academic Team2019-07-18T19:37:30+00:00