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New Internet of Things Lab Project Receives Virginia Tobacco Commission Grant

The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission has awarded Ferrum College $40,000 over the course of one year to help fund a cybersecurity Internet of Things (IoT) lab project for the College’s Computer Information Systems program. “Our computer technology and information systems program has always trained students in software interfacing, network security, and hardware troubleshooting, explained [...]

New Internet of Things Lab Project Receives Virginia Tobacco Commission Grant2020-07-10T13:19:05+00:00

Ferrum College Mourns Sam Litton: “The Epitome of ‘Not Self, But Others’”

In fall 2019, Litton received the Distinguished Member award from Nimrod Hall Hunt Club, of which he had been a member for years. In this photo, he stands proudly with his sons Jason (on Litton's right) and Sean (on his left). John Payne photo. On June 6, 2020, at the age of [...]

Ferrum College Mourns Sam Litton: “The Epitome of ‘Not Self, But Others’”2020-07-07T17:23:01+00:00

Norton Outdoor Adventures Endowment Established in Coach Hank Norton’s Honor

Legendary Coach Hank Norton Through gifts from family, friends, and former football players of Coach Wilbert Henry “Hank” Norton, an endowment honoring Coach Norton’s 34 years of service to Ferrum College has been established. The endowment will support The Norton Outdoor Adventures, formerly known as Ferrum Outdoors, and will pay tribute to [...]

Norton Outdoor Adventures Endowment Established in Coach Hank Norton’s Honor2020-08-05T12:28:37+00:00

President Johns Announces Plans for 2020-2021 Academic Year

We are preparing for a semester unlike any in the history of Ferrum College.  Life on campus will be different than it has been in the past, and each of us will need to do our part in making sure we stay safe and healthy, and that we have the greatest experience possible. The Panther [...]

President Johns Announces Plans for 2020-2021 Academic Year2020-07-08T19:09:53+00:00

Iesha Taylor ’18: Ferrum College “Gave Me the Tools I Need to Succeed”

Alumna Iesha Taylor is proud of her Ferrum College success story.  She entered higher education as a first-generation college student, and participated in Ferrum’s freshman College Success coursework, which provides additional academic support for first-generation students. She said the opportunities and guidance she received at Ferrum provided a pathway for her to make the [...]

Iesha Taylor ’18: Ferrum College “Gave Me the Tools I Need to Succeed”2020-06-30T13:51:02+00:00

Alumna AnnGardner Eubank ’20 Secures Space on White Stone’s Town Council

Alumna AnnGardner Eubank '20, pictured here in her Ferrum College volleyball uniform, is the youngest member to serve on her local town council. The day after returning home to White Stone, VA, when Ferrum College's spring semester classes transitioned to virtual learning due to COVID-19, AnnGardner Eubank ’20 received her absentee ballot [...]

Alumna AnnGardner Eubank ’20 Secures Space on White Stone’s Town Council2020-06-24T11:49:03+00:00

Alumnus Ra’meer Roberts ’13 Establishes Scholarship for Ferrum College’s African-American Students

Alumnus Ra'meer Roberts '13 Alumnus Ra’meer Roberts of Richmond, VA, has established a scholarship for African-American students at Ferrum College.  The Black American Scholarship for Empowerment, or B.A.S.E., will give an annual gift of $250 to one male and one female African-American student at Ferrum College, to be used for books and [...]

Alumnus Ra’meer Roberts ’13 Establishes Scholarship for Ferrum College’s African-American Students2020-07-08T19:12:46+00:00

Partnership with Franklin County Family YMCA Offers New Experiential Learning Opportunities

Ferrum College Fitness Center Beginning next month, Ferrum College’s fitness center and the Franklin County Family YMCA will update their partnership, which has been ongoing since 2012, to allow the College to independently operate its workout facility on campus. The arrangement will allow the College to expand the experiential learning opportunities it offers its [...]

Partnership with Franklin County Family YMCA Offers New Experiential Learning Opportunities2020-06-10T14:53:24+00:00

Over 40 Student-Athletes Participate in Zoom Meeting to Foster “Healing and Understanding”

Over 40 student-athletes attended Adams' online meeting to have a safe place to ask questions and get real answers. With emotions running high following recent events in our nation, Ferrum College Head Football Coach and alumnus Cleive Adams ’02 decided to take action. Adams reached out to Athletic Director John Sutyak with [...]

Over 40 Student-Athletes Participate in Zoom Meeting to Foster “Healing and Understanding”2020-06-10T20:10:05+00:00