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  • Ferrum News
    major set to begin in fall of 2013 The Media and Communication program is for students who are interested in pursuing careers and further education in such areas as radio and television broadcasting multimedia journalism public relations corporate communications audio recording film making and online media creation explained Dr Karl Roeper assistant professor of media studies The program has been designed to help students assimilate the knowledge skills and production ethics that will enable them to create high quality media borne messages and advance their careers The curriculum will give students a broad overview of the uses and effects of media and media s role in society In addition to a variety of introductory classes media majors will have the option to study digital photography documentary photography computer graphics voice and diction web page design public speaking and TV programming and production among other subjects Numerous hands on or experiential options will also be offered including internships practicum courses and clubs such as the campus Iron Blade newspaper and Ferrum Radio A full listing of available media studies courses is available at www ferrum edu academics arts humanities media communications html The media landscape is changing quickly and we want

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    golf team but will also be open to faculty staff and the public There is no fee to play It s not Augusta joked Jay Prillaman manager of grounds This was an idea that came from three of our summer work study students We ve all worked together on it in our spare time and created something fun for the college and community Prillaman credits students Josh Motto Brad Weston and Will Covington for coming up with the idea and then carving out the course The three worked with the buildings and grounds department over the summer They were trimming weeds around the already established driving range and thought the six acre site was perfect for a par 3 course With Prillaman s permission and help they created a course complete with tee boxes greens and signage I always wanted to build a golf course This one has room for improvement but we re happy with what we created here laughed Prillaman who says students and staff have already been using the facility Prillaman says the group will transplant plugs of Bermuda grass from other athletic fields on campus and hopes to create more traditional greens by the end of summer 2013 The current greens are putt able but rough enough that the traditional four inch hole has been replaced with a submerged five gallon bucket The larger hole creates what Prillaman calls an even trade off Shortly after the ribbon cutting local golfers paid five dollars each to tee off for the inaugural Panther Open Proceeds from the five dollar entry fee will go to Bikes for Tykes a Franklin County based charity that provides bicycles for children See additional photos here http flic kr s aHsjCcvhiF Watch the WDBJ 7 story about how Panther Hills came to exist

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    in morning and afternoon classes sharing details about her life and work Swanson has been involved with programs and advocacy efforts for children families refugees and the elderly throughout her career which has included positions in the Virgin Islands Florida Colorado and now Virginia The nature of her work often makes career changes or management decisions challenging and her method of making hard choices was of particular interest to audience members Typically when I approach decisions and change I try to assess everything that is affecting that situation My gut and intuition play a big part explained Swanson If I come to the decision that our mission is going to be affected in a way that won t move it forward I will make the difficult decision LFSVA traces its roots to the Lutheran Children s Home of the South founded in 1888 to provide care for orphaned children Since taking the helm in 2005 Swanson has reorganized the structure of LFSVA and through the strategic acquisition of a for profit company as well as growth in other divisions LFSVA has increased from a 10 million annual operating budget to 25 million with 375 employees Services provided at 19 locations and six group homes have been expanded beyond children to include older adults and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities The Executive in Residence initiative at Ferrum College brings the real world business experience of current and retired business professionals to campus Guest executives tour the College audit classes interact with students and faculty and are asked to deliver a lecture sharing their personal experiences and philosophies Speakers offer insight on the knowledge skills and leadership qualities necessary for a successful business career Novozymes Biologicals President Patrick Patterson will serve as the College s next Executive in Residence on Wed

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    9 19 2012 A WDBJ 7 reporter was at Ferrum College to cover the new College golf course and Blue Ridge Institute Museum quilt exhibit Information For Future Students Accepted Students Current Students President s Welcome Alumni Friends and Donors Faculty and Staff Visitors Student Calendar Campus Safety Procedures Title IX Information Related Pages Ferrum College News Ferrum Magazine Online Iron Blade Online Newspaper Panther Press Student News Athletic News

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    Lawless Watch the interview here http ow ly dPhgO In addition she interviewed Ferrum College Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology Michaela Gazdik Ph D about the College s new scanning electron microscope See that story here http ow ly dPgSG Information For Future Students Accepted Students Current Students President s Welcome Alumni Friends and Donors Faculty and Staff Visitors Student Calendar Campus Safety Procedures Title IX Information Related Pages Ferrum

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    Bronze Achievement Award for its program entitled Reading Around Seussville which members produced late last spring at the Franklin County Library Chosen from among all Kappa Delta Pi chapter participants the College Chapter received a certificate and cash award to recognize its accomplishments Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education was established in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching Literacy Alive is Kappa Delta Pi s signature service initiative that invites members to create programs and events within their communities empowering literacy skills in program participants Student led and driven the Alpha Epsilon Phi chapter at Ferrum College is a 2010 charter member of Kappa Delta Pi For their Literacy Alive Reading Around Seussville program members read Dr Seuss books brought Seuss themed snacks and did craft projects with the children The idea for this Literacy Alive project came from the past president Jacklyn McAden who graduated in the spring explained current Alpha Epsilon Phi President Kasey Davis We worked with our club members to make this program a success and plan to do another Literacy Alive event in the spring at the library as well Information For Future Students Accepted

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    available online at www ferrum edu or between 8 00 a m and 8 45 a m the day of the event The registration table will be located in front of Franklin Hall The run and walk each begin at 9 00 a m sharp The entry fee is 15 and each participant receives a t shirt This is a great way to start Family Day to see campus and for families to enjoy Ferrum s scenic setting in the mountains said race committee chairman Dave Newcombe Once again this year s proceeds from the race will benefit organizations that cater to the hungry Students can enter by contributing three cans of food which will be donated to Saint James United Methodist Church food bank while cash proceeds will go to the Panther Packs program which provides weekend meals for children at Ferrum Elementary School We always want to reinforce the Ferrum College motto Not self but others said Newcombe The run starts on Wiley Drive near the Ferrum College YMCA and winds around the 700 acre campus Though some of the race is on pavement the challenging course boasts a trail section through the woods Trophies will be presented

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    horticulture industry and financial need Deanna works on campus at the Blue Ridge Institute and Farm Museum where she maintains the gardens and assists caring for the livestock She is a member of Alpha Mu Gamma Foreign Language Honor Society Alpha Chi Honor Society Delta Tau Alpha National Agriculture Honor Society the National Honor Society the Ferrum Boone Honors Program and has received the Ferrum College Agriculture Club Officer of the Year Award and Junior of the Year Awards I am always looking for opportunities to expand my knowledge and experience in horticulture and I want to use my Spanish skills in translation or working with Spanish speaking people in my future career I want to see how horticulture works in all parts of the world because I believe that in order for me to make a difference I must listen learn and understand For if I truly understand then my work will be valuable said Reid The Meadows Scholarship awards of 1 500 are given annually to horticulture students in sixteen southern states Deanna is an outstanding example of what people can accomplish if they are passionate about what they do said Dr Bob Pohlad professor of biology and

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