Students traveled to Washington DC in Fall Break, and had a chance to tour the Capitol Building, see several museums, and explore Old Town Alexandria.
We're so proud of our graduating seniors! All of them have achieved so much in their time at Ferrum College, and have had such an impact on the campus and their fellow students. The photos are from the Career Center's events and from the Campus Awards Ceremony. Fangzou Wang, from China, is receiving his [...]
The International Music Club and the Office of International Programs attended the Southwest Virginia Ballet's production of Stravinski's Firebird at the Jefferson Center in Roanoke. After the ballet, students and faculty had a Venezuelan dinner at Leonore Restaurant. It was an international evening of art and fun!
The Office of International Programs and the Office of the Provost have signed an articulation agreement with API Abroad, a company that offers various Study Abroad opportunities. Ferrum College students, working with the faculty in their majors and with the Director of International Programs, will be able to fit various Study Abroad courses into their [...]
Melanie Rooks (Class of 2015) visited campus to launch the FACES (Ferrum Alumni Citizens Exploring Service) Program. The program, conceptualized and organized by Dr. Susan Mead, will celebrate Ferrum College alumni who serve their communities in a variety of ways. Ms. Rooks has been working with retired Ferrum professor Dr. Pete Crow and his wife, [...]
In February we had a week of Peace-Corps focused events to celebrate Peace Corps Week. On Monday, alumna and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) Kasey Ingram, Ferrum College Class of 2014, visited several classes and had a presentation in the LEAP Studio of the library. She talked about her experiences as a volunteer in South [...]
Sophomore Spanish and International Studies major Suzie Maines has been accepted to Spanish Studies Abroad's summer program in Havana, Cuba and fall program in Seville, Spain. Suzie will be taking courses to advance toward completion of both of her major programs, and will have plenty of amazing adventures to share with our Ferrum College family. [...]
Congratulations to Tamiah Palmer, who has been accepted to be a Peace Corps volunteer. Tamiah will be heading to Guyana after graduation, where she will spend three months training for her job before beginning her two years of service working on environmental conservation in this ecologically diverse nation.