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Three Class of 2020 Grads Honored With Top Senior Awards

President's Cup recipient Brian Mann; Arthur S. Owens Leadership Award recipient Layura Henley; and Senior Academic Excellence Award recipient Chris Stone. Last month, three members of the class of 2020 received top senior awards. Brian Mann, of Pearisburg, VA, was named as the 2020 President’s Cup recipient; Layura Henley, of Wytheville, VA, [...]

Three Class of 2020 Grads Honored With Top Senior Awards2020-06-09T21:52:55+00:00

Heather Ellis ’20 Closes Senior Year During Pandemic, Focuses on “Chrysalis” Accomplishments

Heather Ellis, a senior and English major from Moneta, VA, began her last semester as a Ferrum College student with certain goals in mind. As editor of Chrysalis, the College’s literary and arts magazine featuring students’ writing and photography, she would lead the team toward their April release date. She would dutifully attend her last [...]

Heather Ellis ’20 Closes Senior Year During Pandemic, Focuses on “Chrysalis” Accomplishments2020-04-09T19:50:34+00:00

Freshman Kayla “Redd” Anderson Produces Music Through Her Own Record Label, “Code Redd Records”

Freshman Kayla "Redd" Anderson and senior Darrian Marshall collaborated on Marshall's single, "Dance With Me", released on February 28. Kayla “Redd” Anderson is a freshman from Charlotte, NC, majoring in mass communications and minoring in journalism. At the age of 18, she produces music for artists under her record label, Code Redd [...]

Freshman Kayla “Redd” Anderson Produces Music Through Her Own Record Label, “Code Redd Records”2020-03-05T16:59:43+00:00

Rising Junior Jared Worley Accepted into Arabic Language Immersion Program

Rising Ferrum College junior Jared Worley, of Chesterfield, VA, has been accepted into an eight-week Arabic language immersion program at Vermont’s prestigious Middlebury Language Schools. Worley plans to attend the program that runs this summer, from June through August 2020; however, if he doesn’t get the amount of government funding he needs, he will postpone [...]

Rising Junior Jared Worley Accepted into Arabic Language Immersion Program2020-02-04T20:37:07+00:00

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