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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

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

Talum Smith ’20 Receives Courage Award at Wrestle Like A Girl Gala

Talum Smith '20 (center) stands with President David Johns and Head Women's Wrestling Coach Breonnah Neal at the October 30 Wrestle Like A Girl Gala. Ferrum College senior and member of the women’s wrestling team Talum Smith was honored Wednesday, October 30, 2019, during the Wrestle Like A Girl Fourth Annual Gala. [...]

Talum Smith ’20 Receives Courage Award at Wrestle Like A Girl Gala2019-10-31T18:55:19+00:00

PAL tutors among the “busiest, most involved students on campus”

Ferrum College's Academic Resources Center (ARC) offers a number of support programs, including peer tutoring. Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) tutors must be recommended by a member of the faculty for the class they wish to tutor. They must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and an A or B in the course they wish [...]

PAL tutors among the “busiest, most involved students on campus”2019-10-09T15:54:15+00:00

“The Empowerment Concert: Trilogy” – Final Performances October 4 & 5, 2019

Darrian Marshall '20 Ferrum College senior Darrian Marshall’s The Empowerment Concert: Trilogy will occur this Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5, 2019. Both performances will begin at 8 p.m. at Hart International Plaza on Ferrum College’s campus. The events are free and open to the public. Please note that performances contain [...]

“The Empowerment Concert: Trilogy” – Final Performances October 4 & 5, 20192019-10-01T17:35:47+00:00

Rising Senior Raven Martin ’20 Serves as Counselor for 30th Annual Summer Enrichment Camp

Rising senior Raven Martin '20 served as camp counselor for Ferrum College's 30th annual Summer Enrichment Camp. Ferrum College rising senior Raven Martin ’20 served as camp counselor for the College's 30th annual Summer Enrichment Camp from June 23 – 29, 2019. Martin, a social work major from Rustburg, VA, learned about an [...]

Rising Senior Raven Martin ’20 Serves as Counselor for 30th Annual Summer Enrichment Camp2019-07-03T18:31:19+00:00

McBroom Scholar Christian Haley ’21 Enjoys “Broad Responsibilities” at the BRI

Rising junior Christian Haley of Boones Mill, VA, is Ferrum College’s newest McBroom student scholar. Set to graduate in 2021, Haley is a history major with a double minor in criminal justice and religion. He will spend this summer working at the College’s Blue Ridge Institute and Museum, the largest folklife museum in Virginia. The [...]

McBroom Scholar Christian Haley ’21 Enjoys “Broad Responsibilities” at the BRI2019-06-07T17:24:35+00:00

D Robinson ’21 Commits to Combating Negativity by Spreading Love and Positivity

Davon “D” Robinson ’21, a rising junior from Richmond, VA, who is majoring in social work and minoring in recreational studies, is troubled by the negativity seen in the world, so he pledged to promote positivity no matter the circumstances. Already known at Ferrum College for his positive Instagram workout videos, he took on a [...]

D Robinson ’21 Commits to Combating Negativity by Spreading Love and Positivity2019-05-08T18:56:21+00:00

Leya Deickman ’19 Attributes Her Success to Finding a “Second Home” at Ferrum College

Leya '19, with "Little Kendall" and "Big Kendall" Leya Deickman does all the things. A senior from Fayetteville, NC, set to graduate on May 11, 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Leya has truly taken advantage of every available Ferrum College opportunity. She is a residence hall advisor and serves as [...]

Leya Deickman ’19 Attributes Her Success to Finding a “Second Home” at Ferrum College2019-05-04T18:33:42+00:00

Ferrum College Announces First-Ever Beckham Presidential Scholar

Dr. Benjamin Beckham was president of Ferrum Training School from 1913-1934. Madison Cogle, currently a senior at Washington High School in Jefferson County, West Virginia, will be the first-ever Beckham Presidential Scholarship recipient at Ferrum College. The new Beckham Presidential Scholarship, named for Dr. Benjamin Beckham, the College’s first president (1913-1934), is [...]

Ferrum College Announces First-Ever Beckham Presidential Scholar2019-03-26T17:38:17+00:00