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Carissa Williams ’22 Preps for Loop Abroad Programs in Belize & Panama

11/18/2021 Ferrum College senior Carissa Williams is preparing for Loop Abroad sessions in Belize and Panama, which will occur after graduation in May 2022. Loop Abroad programs are designed specifically for college-aged students who are interested in attending veterinary school or working professionally with animals. Williams’ emphasis area within her pre-professional health sciences degree is [...]

Carissa Williams ’22 Preps for Loop Abroad Programs in Belize & Panama2021-11-19T13:38:23+00:00

Ferrum College Students Take 3 of the Top 4 Spots During Young Farmers Collegiate Discussion Meet

L to R: Madison Cogle '23 - 1st place, Ryan Gobble '24 - finalist, and Laurynn Hackett '23 - finalist. 11/17/2021 Ferrum College students commanded quite the presence when they took three of the top four places during the 14th Annual Collegiate Young Farmers Discussion Meet held on November 5 in Lynchburg, [...]

Ferrum College Students Take 3 of the Top 4 Spots During Young Farmers Collegiate Discussion Meet2021-11-18T13:59:16+00:00

2021-22 Class Officers Announced

10/6/2021 Ferrum College has announced the new Student Government Association (SGA) cabinet officers for the 2021-22 academic year. For the senior class, Andre Williams ’22 was named president and Damon Curry ’22 was named vice president. Kelsey Smith ’23 was named junior class president. She will serve alongside Jazmin Scarberry ’23 as vice president, Jess Bollinger [...]

2021-22 Class Officers Announced2021-10-13T12:58:04+00:00

Senior Grace Howell to Present During 2021 Rally in the Valley

Grace Howell '22. Photo by Ferrum College student Ryann Tyree. 10/5/2021 On Thursday, October 7, Ferrum College senior Grace Howell presented during the 2021 virtual session of Virginia Social Work Education Consortium’s (VSWEC) Student Rally in the Valley conference. Howell’s presentation focused on the intersecting barriers that women of various sexual orientations [...]

Senior Grace Howell to Present During 2021 Rally in the Valley2021-10-07T18:24:00+00:00

National Guard Member Demontay Wimbush ’21 Prepares for Deployment

9/10/2021 Demontay Wimbush '21 at Schoolfield Hall. Ferrum College senior and National Guard Member Demontay Wimbush ’21 is spending the final semester of his college career preparing to mobilize stateside in November. From there, in January 2022, he will deploy to Africa where he’ll be stationed for nine months. “Luckily, all of my [...]

National Guard Member Demontay Wimbush ’21 Prepares for Deployment2021-09-15T16:39:28+00:00

Ferrum’s Madden-McAfee Named Academic All-America

5/26/2021 The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) has announced its 2020-21 Men’s Basketball Academic All-America Team and Ferrum College’s Kajuan Madden-McAfee has been named to the second team. This is Madden-McAfee’s first such honor. Two weeks ago, he was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District V first team, which advanced him to the [...]

Ferrum’s Madden-McAfee Named Academic All-America2021-05-26T17:42:11+00:00

Brooke Turner ’21 Wins ACA Ledford Scholarship for Snail Research

4/26/2021 Brooke Turner '21 poses with research snails. Ferrum College senior, STEM scholar, and Franklin County native Brooke Turner has been named an Appalachian College Association (ACA) Ledford scholar for 2021. Turner received a $1,000 stipend to fund her undergraduate research project, titled “Using Approach-Avoidance to Study Addictive Behavior in Snails.” Turner will [...]

Brooke Turner ’21 Wins ACA Ledford Scholarship for Snail Research2021-04-26T20:34:23+00:00

Autumn/Winter 2020 “Chrysalis” Revealed

3/11/2021 On February 25, 2021, the Chrysalis Literary and Arts Magazine staff virtually revealed the autumn/winter 2020 edition via a Zoom meeting to which all of campus was invited. Submissions to the magazine were canvassed from across campus with winners in four categories: poetry, prose, photography, and art. Abigail McGovern ’23, a sophomore from Round [...]

Autumn/Winter 2020 “Chrysalis” Revealed2021-03-11T22:36:46+00:00

Madison Brown ’21 Accepted Into UPIKE’s Master of Social Work Program

3/11/2021 Director of the Social Work program Martha Haley-Bowling stands with Madison Brown '21 outside Beckham Hall. Ferrum College senior and Franklin County native Madison Brown ’21 has become the first Ferrum student to enroll in the University of Pikeville’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program as a result of a partnership forged [...]

Madison Brown ’21 Accepted Into UPIKE’s Master of Social Work Program2021-03-12T17:12:20+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