June Minter Retires from Biology Department

By Jeremy Gibson As another school year comes to a close at Ferrum College, the Ferrum community is losing June Minter. She will be retiring at the conclusion of the semester. First coming to Ferrum in 2008 as adjunct in the science department, Minter became a full time biology instructor in 2011. “I have had […]

Fulbright Scholar Esther Pescador De Galdo


by Kaitlin Roeper  Ferrum College has a wide variety of diversity throughout its campus.  With the help of the Fulbright Scholarship Program, diversity and cultural knowledge grows every day. The Fulbright Scholars program is a competitive merit-based scholarship for individuals to travel abroad to research, study and exercise their talents. For the past three years, […]

Ferrum Sports: Final Report Spring 2016

  Softball –The softball team finished the regular season 11-9 in the conference and ended up getting the 5 seed in the conference tournament. The team’s first game in the conference tournament was against Averett University. Ferrum lost Averett 3-2. This loss put the team in the loser’s bracket on the first day. For the […]

Death of Michael Anthony Walker

Ferrum College is sad to say that a member of its community has died. Here you can view the report about Michael Anthony Walker http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Franklin-County-Sheriffs-Office-confirms-death-of-Ferrum-College-student-377181161.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_WDBJ7 An email was sent out stating there will be a service for Michael Walker for those who want to attend: Saturday April 30 11 am New Life Assembly of God […]

Ferrum College Putting Cuffs on Cancer


by TJ Olmo Ferrum College has been supporting Relay for Life, known as Putting Cuffs on Cancer since 2015, for more than a decade. A 5K color run is the event’s highlight, but Putting Cuffs on Cancer also includes quad activities such as dodge ball, Zumba, a lip sync battle and a Miss Relay competition. […]

Senior Art Show

      “Weight for it” by Sharease Brown, Mixed Media  

President Braaten Steps Down

President Jennifer Braaten, retiring after fourteen years

Jennifer Braaten announced her decision to retire earlier this January after fourteen years of service as Ferrum College’s first female president. Braaten, 68, decided to leave her post in light of severe medical issues within her family, but cherishes the time she spent at Ferrum. “It’s been an honor and a privilege being at Ferrum,” […]

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