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Ferrum College & Community Mourns the Passing of Dr. Carolyn Thomas, Jan. 14, 2020

Dr. Carolyn Thomas, January 18, 1948 - January 14, 2020 The Ferrum College community mourns the passing of Carolyn Thomas, retired professor of environmental studies and biology, on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. She taught at the College for many years and is survived by her soulmate Bob Pohlad, retired professor of biology [...]

Ferrum College & Community Mourns the Passing of Dr. Carolyn Thomas, Jan. 14, 20202020-01-20T13:13:12+00:00

Gospel Fest 2020: “The 20/20 Vision” to be Held in Vaughn Chapel, February 8

Gospel Fest 2020: “The 20/20 Vision” will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 5 p.m. in Ferrum College’s Vaughn Chapel, 40 Wiley Drive, Ferrum. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Ferrum College’s Office of Spiritual Life, the concert will feature the Ferrum College Fresh Wind Gospel Choir and [...]

Gospel Fest 2020: “The 20/20 Vision” to be Held in Vaughn Chapel, February 82020-01-16T16:26:43+00:00

Junior D Robinson to Speak During Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Program on Jan. 20

Ferrum College junior Davon "D" Robinson '21 will be the keynote speaker at the College's MLK Day program. In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Ferrum College Black Student Union (BSU) has prepared a program which will be held in Vaughn Chapel on campus from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The [...]

Junior D Robinson to Speak During Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Program on Jan. 202020-01-16T15:25:28+00:00

Ferrum College Signs Articulation Agreement with Lord Fairfax Community College Regarding Recreation Leadership Programs

Left to right: LFCC Provost Chris Coutts; Ferrum College Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Aimé Sposato; Ferrum College President David Johns; and LFCC Vice President of Academic Affairs Karen Kellison. On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, Ferrum College and Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) officials entered into an agreement guaranteeing admission [...]

Ferrum College Signs Articulation Agreement with Lord Fairfax Community College Regarding Recreation Leadership Programs2020-01-15T14:21:37+00:00

Ferrum College Track & Field Programs Coming in Fall 2020

Mark White will serve as Ferrum College's track and field coach. Ferrum College has announced the addition of men's and women's track and field programs, slated to being in the fall 2020 semester. Mark White, who is in his second year as head coach of the Ferrum men's and women's cross country [...]

Ferrum College Track & Field Programs Coming in Fall 20202020-01-07T19:28:49+00:00

Fall 2019 “Chrysalis” Magazine Revealed

The cover design of fall 2019's "Chrysalis" is by Ferrum College senior Anthony Wilson, Jr. '20. On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, Ferrum College Chrysalis Literary and Arts Magazine staff revealed the fall 2019 edition of the magazine in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus.  Submissions to the magazine were canvassed from [...]

Fall 2019 “Chrysalis” Magazine Revealed2019-12-20T22:43:45+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

Junior Suzie Maines ’21 Found Studying in Spain “Relaxing and Euphoric”

Ferrum College junior Suzanne “Suzie” Maines spent the fall semester a long way from her hometown of Winchester, VA. In August, Maines traveled to Denmark and then to Sevilla, Spain to begin a semester-long study abroad program. She left Spain on December 11 to spend more time in Denmark until she arrives back in the [...]

Junior Suzie Maines ’21 Found Studying in Spain “Relaxing and Euphoric”2019-12-20T21:34:24+00:00

Ferrum College Will Offer Graduate Programs in Fall 2020

After more than a century of educating students as a training school, junior college, and four-year institution, Ferrum College will now offer graduate degree programs, which will begin in fall 2020 and will be administered as online courses. The Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges has approved Ferrum College as a [...]

Ferrum College Will Offer Graduate Programs in Fall 20202019-12-20T13:01:12+00:00

Ferrum College Names John Sutyak as New Director of Athletics

John Sutyak has been named Ferrum College's new director of athletics.  Ferrum College announces John Sutyak will be its new director of athletics. Sutyak is the former director of athletics and recreation at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. “I am pleased that John Sutyak will be joining our leadership team at Ferrum [...]

Ferrum College Names John Sutyak as New Director of Athletics2019-12-13T19:23:06+00:00