Living Out Not Self But Others

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Alumna Aundrea Burton Smiley ’07 to Open Education Consulting Facility

Aundrea Burton Smiley '07. Photo by Lauren Thaxton of Lauren Carter Photography. As the grey cloud of the COVID-19 pandemic descended during the spring of 2020, Ferrum College alumna Aundrea Burton Smiley ’07 found a silver lining.  In March 2020, Smiley began offering virtual tutoring to elementary school students in response to [...]

Alumna Aundrea Burton Smiley ’07 to Open Education Consulting Facility2021-02-15T15:47:03+00:00

Message from President Johns: Beginning a New Semester

Ferrum Family: A new semester is here and, like the last two, it will be different from others we have known. So, I want to take a moment to think about our work these next few months. We are all getting very good at adjusting to this COVID world--HyFlex instruction, remote service and interaction, Zoom [...]

Message from President Johns: Beginning a New Semester2021-01-19T15:30:06+00:00

Pohlad-Thomas & Simms Named to The Roanoker’s “Top 40 Under 40”

Tim Pohlad-Thomas '08 and Beth Simms '09 At the beginning of this year, The Roanoker Magazine named the class of 2021 “Top 40 Under 40,” a group nominated of individuals by the magazine’s readers for their outstanding leadership, career achievements, and community involvement. Two Ferrum College graduates are on the list.  RIDE [...]

Pohlad-Thomas & Simms Named to The Roanoker’s “Top 40 Under 40”2021-01-15T20:22:59+00:00

D Robinson ’21 Envisions Positive & Hopeful Video to Shows Impact of COVID-19

Davon "D" Robinson '21 Senior Davon “D” Robinson '21 is inviting students, faculty, staff, and community members to participate in his next uplifting video project. He envisions collecting photos of people enjoying their happiest moments with friends, family, or just doing something they love, pre- or post-COVID. He will then compile those [...]

D Robinson ’21 Envisions Positive & Hopeful Video to Shows Impact of COVID-192020-12-07T17:27:54+00:00

Ferrum Donors Give Over $56k During Giving Tuesday 2020; Eligible for additional $50k

Ferrum College celebrated #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 with an invitation for donors to be “Ferrum Bold” by making a gift of any size to any program. The College ended the day with gifts totaling a record-breaking $56,786 from over 260 donors. As part of this year's #GivingTuesday, Ferrum participated in a two-part challenge issued [...]

Ferrum Donors Give Over $56k During Giving Tuesday 2020; Eligible for additional $50k2020-12-03T12:02:45+00:00

Ferrum College to Celebrate Giving Tuesday 2020 with “Ferrum Bold” Theme

In its 107 year history, Ferrum College has faced adversity over and over again, and each time has responded with bold determination, strength, and grit.  This year, the College will celebrate its history of boldness and perseverance on Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2020, by inviting donors to also show their “Ferrum Boldness” with a gift [...]

Ferrum College to Celebrate Giving Tuesday 2020 with “Ferrum Bold” Theme2020-11-11T19:54:25+00:00

Ferrum Campus Community Assists with Habitat for Humanity House

From November 2019: Ferrum College students and staff worked with Habitat for Humanity to renovate a local woman's home. Pictured: staff member Leya Deickman '19 (in purple), student Katrina Anderson (in grey), and Morgan Flinkstrom (in blue). On October 17, 2020, homeowner Elaine Childress was welcomed into her newly renovated home in [...]

Ferrum Campus Community Assists with Habitat for Humanity House2020-11-12T16:45:48+00:00

Beloved “Empty Bowls” Event Will Take Place November 15, 2020, 12 – 4 p.m.

Due to COVID-19, the beloved annual “Empty Bowls” event was postponed from its usual spring date this year; however, dedicated community members are making sure the event still takes place, “COVID-style.”  The Ferrum College campus community and public are invited to enjoy a modified Empty Bowls event on Sunday, November 15, 2020 from 12 - [...]

Beloved “Empty Bowls” Event Will Take Place November 15, 2020, 12 – 4 p.m.2020-10-31T13:51:59+00:00

Ferrum College Enters Partnership with UPIKE for Master of Social Work Program

UPIKE President Burton Webb, UPIKE Provost Lori Werth, Ferrum College Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs Aimé Sposato, and Ferrum College President David Johns. In July 2020, Ferrum College and the University of Pikeville (UPIKE) entered into an agreement to provide access to a Master of Social Work degree to Ferrum [...]

Ferrum College Enters Partnership with UPIKE for Master of Social Work Program2020-08-12T12:58:21+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