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  • Ferrum News
    here that day and we want this to be here for them said Bob Pohlad the Ferrum College Professor who is heading up the effort The garden will include two witch hazel trees on the either end and a weeping redbud in the center The trees flower at different times of year so it should be beautiful throughout the warm weather months Pohlad explained The choice of plants was perfect according to Ferrum College senior Regis Boudinot a friend of Goode s who was also injured in the incident Jess loved cool looking trees She liked the woods a lot This is the closest you can come to making a little forest for her he said Students from 3 classes Environmental Issues in Appalachia Introduction to Horticulture and Greenhouse Management all participated by raking soil into place and generally carving the garden out of a section of lawn near the small stream that flows out of Adams Lake on the Ferrum College campus They were assisted by other members of the Ferrum faculty and staff A plaque dedicating the space to Goode will be placed in the garden along with a locally harvested black locust bench donated by Paul Simms

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/ferrum_community_plants_memorial_garden_for_jessica_goode.html (2016-02-01)
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    Panthers women s volleyball team for four years and the softball team for two She also excelled in the classroom with a GPA of 3 79 and made Dean s List every semester after her freshman year During the ceremony she also received the Health and Human Performance award the Delta Kappa Gamma Outstanding Woman in Education Award and the Charles A and Marion Skinner Award for Excellence in Education In addition her classmates recently chose her to be the student speaker at commencement Jessica has represented herself and this institution so well said Ferrum College President Dr Jennifer L Braaten who gave Jessica the Silver Cup during the annual Academic Awards ceremony to honor Ferrum College students who have achieved at a high level I am so pleased to have young people graduating from Ferrum College and going out into the world to represent us Flanagan spent her final semester student teaching at Rocky Mount Elementary School and Benjamin Franklin Middle School An aspiring physical education teacher she also helped coach middle school softball A 2006 graduate of Magna Vista High School in Henry County Jessica is the daughter of Aubrey and Terri Flanagan of Henry County The President

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/ferrum_college_stand_out_jessica_flanagan_wins_presidents_cup.html (2016-02-01)
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    national competition It s rare for a college to have a student win To win both first and second place means we had two outstanding papers said Dr William N Osborne Associate Professor at Ferrum College and Program Coordinator of the Criminal Justice department Laurie Adams paper entitled Anomie In Action How Durkheim s Theories Have Played Out in the History of the Moonshine Culture in Franklin County examined how the influx of people into Franklin County has slowly changed the social structure of the community Explained Adams The early settlers in Franklin County needed a source of income beyond what they could make raising crops in our red clay She said that making corn liquor became that source of money and that it was universally accepted by the people who lived in remote sections of the county As time went on new people moved in and laws changed Eventually there was no longer this homogeneous population of people who knew moonshine as a way of life and the culture changed she explained I was very surprised at how skillfully Laurie was able to apply the anomie theory to the moonshine culture It was a very creative use of the theory in explaining a local phenomenon said Osborne Jacobs paper dealt with explaining how individual criminal behavior is acquired through an interaction among biological psychological and sociological factors According to Osborne Her paper was very well developed and displayed both a breadth and depth of knowledge of how biological and environmental factors help shape criminal behavior The papers were judged at a national Conference in Portland Oregon Adams won 150 00 and will have her paper published in the 2010 Edition of the American Criminal Justice Association LAE Journal while Jacobs received a check for 100 00 Adams who will

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/ferrum_college_students_win_awards_for_papers_on_criminal_justice.html (2016-02-01)
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    begin classes on May 11 2010 E term is a three week term which offers a variety of two three and four credit hour courses for all students enrolled at Ferrum College Courses offered in E Term are from across the curriculum including courses from the liberal arts core of required courses to courses that meet speaking and writing intensive requirements and courses that offer an experiential opportunity in one of our 32 majors and or 33 minors This year 18 courses are offered with 4 classes traveling overseas to Eastern Europe New Zealand U S Virgin Islands and Belize Each course gives students a chance to participate in research regional national and international travel resume building opportunities development of service projects unique projects and experiences All classes are taught by Ferrum College faculty through the Ferrum College campus A majority of the courses offered do not require pre requisites and are appropriate for students entering their second or third semester of college Courses provide an opportunity for experiential learning on the Ferrum College campus as well as through travel domestic or international and also involved in research and or service learning Information For Future Students Accepted Students Current Students

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    next Step The Last Mile broadband initiative and ethics placed first in League four The team now goes on to compete at SIFE Nationals in Minneapolis May 11 13 I am so proud of these students They have gone out and served the community with real projects that will yield real results to make this a better community In the process they have learned how to apply what they ve learned in class said Dr Demetri Tsanacas Ferrum College Professor of Business Tsanacas started SIFE at Ferrum in 1988 and has had a long string of regional victories The 2010 win marks 20 consecutive victories Ferrum students Samantha Naff Heather Marshall Steven Slusher Stephen Burgyone Andrew King Jessica Summers among others worked in the community to do promote entrepreneurship economic education and marketing skills to small business owners to high school students and to Ferrum College students Their efforts have been recognized by the Franklin County administrators as well as Ferrum College They also undertook projects to conserve electricity and to recycle food waste It was a great experience said Stephen Burgoyne a senior who worked on the Last Mile broadband project and who hopes to fly helicopters in the military after graduation Competing was fun and it was nice to win but helping local businesses and seeing how business works is what s really important Having said that Burgoyne concedes It would be nice to win in Minneapolis Dr Leslie Lambert Provost at Ferrum College had high praise for the students and the program SIFE is one of the strongest programs we have at Ferrum she said Year after year Dr Tsanacas and his students make us proud Seven Students will board a plane on May 11th for the competition in Minnesota Where they will be competing against SIFE

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/ferrum_college_students_win_sife_competitionagain.html (2016-02-01)
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    in the State of Washington will appear with his granddaughters Monet Becenti and Marianne Gonzales It will be an honor for my granddaughters and I to attend and provide an intergenerational perspective about sustainability from a Native American perspective that ties in with the Ferrum curriculum said Strong Strong s list of accomplishments include serving on the President s Council on Sustainable Development for President Bill Clinton He also successfully mediated disagreements between Native Americans and governmental agencies in the Pacific Northwest over the salmon fishery He is currently the owner and President of Twilight Lodge Development Company specializing in cultural resources management tribal economic development and natural resources management Strong will participate in a number of activities on campus including an Earth Day Blessing with Ferrum College Dean of the Chapel and Religious Life Wes Astin at the edge of Adams Lake The days activities will be capped by a presentation by Strong Becenti and Gonzales in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room at 7 p m and is open to the public Ted Strong s message of responsibility to the earth fits perfectly with our sustainability efforts here at Ferrum College said campus Sustainability Coordinator Rachel Troyer The fact that his granddaughters are following in his footsteps and are willing and able to give a younger generations perspective makes the visit even better Earth Day 40th Anniversary events on the campus of Ferrum College are as follows 12 30 2 p m Chill Out Campus Solutions to Global Warming webcast and brainstorming 12 30 3 p m Tree Planting in memory of Jess Goode Arboretum 4 00 p m Trash pick up Meet at Garber Hall 6 30 p m Earth Day Blessing Adams Lake near Stanley Library 7 00 p m An Intergenerational Native American Perspective on Sustainability

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/ferrum_college_to_celebrate_40th_anniversary_of_earth_day_with_noted_activist_ted_strong.html (2016-02-01)
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    Department are aggressively continuing their investigation The incident occurred at an event that was neither sponsored nor sanctioned by Ferrum College It involved an altercation during which two students were injured by gunshots fired by a non Ferrum individual who fled the scene The students were treated at area hospitals and released Law enforcement officers including Ferrum College Police Franklin County deputies Virginia State Police and members of other law enforcement agencies responded to the situation within 2 minutes After conferring with officers who investigated the immediate circumstances surrounding the incident it was determined that the level of concern did not warrant an emergency alert to the general College community For informational purposes the campus was subsequently notified of the incident via e2campus Student concerns or questions over this incident can be taken to the College Police Department the Dean of Students the Vice President for Student Affairs or the College Counseling Office The College remains committed to the safety of its students faculty and staff and will not tolerate illegal actions or behaviors 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

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/message_regarding_weekend_off-campus_incident.html (2016-02-01)
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    Landfill gas consists of about 50 percent methane and 50 percent carbon dioxide with small amounts of other compounds Without a collection system the landfill gas moves upward and finds places to escape into the air At EnergyXchange the landfill gas is captured and used as an energy source This helps reduce local smog and global climate change The lecture sponsored by Ferrum s School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is free and open to the public It begins at 7 p m on Oct 8 in the Stanley Library Annex Room LA 101 Dawes lecture coincides with the opening of a major exhibition at Ferrum s Elizabeth Taylor Greer Art Galley in Stanley Library This exhibition Sustainability Trash to Treasure Ceramic and Glass Work from the Energy Xchange Studio will feature glass and ceramic artwork produced using landfill gas captured from the 7 acre mountain landfill adjacent to the studio property The exhibition is open to the public Attendees can then proceed to the Gallery to meet Ms Dawes and view the artwork To learn more about Energy Xchange please visit www energyxchange org More information on Ferrum s lecture and film series for the 2009 2010 academic year

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/alternative_energy_lecture_coincides_with_major_art_exhibition.html (2016-02-01)
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