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  • Course Rotations
    Making and Problem Solving with Mathematics meets the Mathematics requirement in General Education 216 The Sixties meets three hours of the Writing Intensive requirement in General Education 220 Freedom meets Social Sciences requirement in General Education Fall odd 100 Cornerstone Seminar Perspectives on Leadership meets the Gateway requirement in General Education 225 Religion and Science Historical and Contemporary Perspectives meets Religion or Natural Sciences requirement in General Education Spring even 210 Reason and the Individual meets Literature or History requirement in General Education 213 Media and Violence meets three hours of the Writing Intensive requirement in General Education 435 Values and Vocation meets three hours of the Writing Intensive requirement in General Education Fall even 100 Cornerstone Seminar Perspectives on Leadership meets the Gateway requirement in General Education 206 The Bible and The Arts meets a non Bible based Religion requirement in General Education 211 Art Literature and Film of the Expressionist Period meets Literature or Fine Arts requirement in General Education 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 Advising Worksheet Boone Honors Home Course Rotations Courses For

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  • Honors Courses
    Education This interdisciplinary course will explore the world of expressionist art as produced in Europe and America during the period 1890 1937 The mood of alienation between the avant garde and the middle class is a key feature of the art of this period Students will have the opportunity to explore the philosophical cultural and political background that helped to foster this alienation and led artists to produce the characteristically distorted look of expressionist art The emphasis in the course will be on analyzing visual art film drama and fiction that the leading expressionists produced Prerequisites Boone Honors program member or English 102 and permission of instructor Three hours three credits 212 Music Inspired by Art meets Fine Arts requirement in General Education An interdisciplinary study of music composed to illuminate the visual arts A survey is made of classical popular and jazz compositions inspired by the lives and works of important visual artists throughout history Prerequisites Boone Honors program member or English 102 and permission of instructor Three hours three credits 213 Media and Violence meets three hours of the Writing Intensive requirement in General Education An interdisciplinary team taught writing intensive study of the relationship between media and violence The emphasis of the course will be on how violence is depicted in news and entertainment media how media depictions of violence affect society how social scientists study these effects and how the problems associated with media and violence might be addressed This course is designated Writing Intensive a grade of C or higher in this course is required for this course to count toward the six credit hour Writing Intensive graduation requirement for Ferrum College A student cannot earn a grade of C or higher in this course unless he or she earns a C or better on the writing assignments required by the course Prerequisites Boone Honors program member or a grade of C of higher in English 102 and permission of instructor Three hours three credits 216 The Sixties meets three hours of the Writing Intensive requirement in General Education The Sixties is an interdisciplinary course that explores the political cultural and scientific changes that marked this turbulent and influential decade in American history Our discussions will cover topics ranging from presidential decisions to popular culture We ll look carefully at the operations of the U S government in both domestic Great Society and foreign Cold War and Vietnam War policy we ll also consider the challenges to the status quo posed by the Civil Rights Movement the student anti war movement and the Women s Movement We ll learn about the race in space that culminated in the lunar landing In addition we ll explore changes in cultural values represented in literature and journalism the visual arts and music This course is designated Writing Intensive a grade of C or higher in this course is required for this course to count toward the six credit hour graduation requirement for Ferrum College A student cannot earn

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  • Handbook
    enriched courses is required for graduation in the Honors Program These are regularly taught courses that will be enhanced for honors students Two of the required honors enriched courses must be taken in a student s major or minor Early in the course students will approach faculty who teach courses they want to honors enrich in order to complete the contract for honors enrichment Faculty reserve the right to decide whether or not to offer an enrichment option By the end of the fourth week of a semester the deadline to drop a course without penalty students and faculty will complete the contract specifying the enrichment project the artifact or artifacts the student will submit for assessment and the assessment criteria The student will obtain the requisite signatures and submit the contract along with the syllabus used for the course to the honors director The honors director will submit one copy of the form to the Registrar s Office Once the registrar has received this form a student will be considered enrolled in the honors enriched course Students are strongly encouraged to undertake discussions with their professors about the nature and requirements for the enrichment work well before the deadline for completing the contract for an h course If at the end of a semester the enrichment project is completed in accordance with the contract and to the faculty member s satisfaction it is designated on the student s transcript by the letter H If the project is not completed in accordance with the contract and to the faculty member s satisfaction the student will receive regular credit for the completed course no H designation Students must earn a B or better in the course to receive honors enriched designation on their transcripts Extracurricular Activities The Boone Honors Program provides opportunities for students to broaden their horizons through official Honors dinners trips and and other social activities These extracurricular components help create a community within the program that builds friendships while also supporting class initiatives and learning Extracurricular activities designed to support the learning that happens in honors courses include honors sponsored lectures by guests to the campus or opportunities to present research at undergraduate research conferences Looking to the Future Every year Ferrum College students graduate and go on to professional school graduate school internships and jobs in their chosen fields Honors students are ambitious capable and well prepared and participating in the Boone Honors Program can give them a head start for graduate school or their career National Scholarships and Fellowships Honors students who want to pursue national scholarships and fellowships should start making plans early What are national fellowships They are scholarships for graduate in some case undergraduate work that are awarded on a competitive basis to a limited number of students Since the amount of money is great and the prestige of receiving one is an honor that remains throughout one s life these scholarships are often referred to as national or prestigious fellowships What kind

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  • Overview
    about the scholarship including criteria for maintaining the award Academics At the core of the Boone Honors Program is an exceptional academic course of study designed to enrich the general education requirements for honors students Academic components of the honors program are as follows Honors students take five special honors designated interdisciplinary seminars to fulfill fifteen hours of their general education requirements These seminars include the Cornerstone Seminar in Leadership which substitutes for the Gateway course required of most first year students and the Capstone Seminar in Values and Vocation Honors students undertake a minimum of 12 hours of honors enriched courses featuring projects designed by the student Enrichment projects are undertaken in regularly taught courses usually in a student s major or minor and the purpose of each project is to extend a topic approach or project in the course Some honors students elect to undertake a thesis project that may satisfy up to six hours of enrichment credit pending approval The amount of honors enrichment credit awarded depends upon whether the student s major program of study provides academic credit for independent research Honors students who enroll at Ferrum in Fall 2011 will undertake six hours of foreign language study Honors students who enroll at Ferrum in Fall 2012 or later will undertake foreign language study through the intermediate level through 202 Students who complete these requirements and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3 4 will graduate with a Ferrum College Honors degree and are presented the Boone Honors Program medallion at Commencement Exercises Residential Component In the interest of developing a sense of community among the college s most talented and ambitious students all first year honors students are housed in a common area of Roberts Hall conveniently located at the center of campus adjacent to classroom buildings and Stanley Library From time to time throughout the year honors students will enjoy special programming within the residence hall featuring the honors director faculty and other special guests and designed to enhance the student s overall experience Study Abroad Opportunities Every student in the program is eligible to receive up to 3 000 in travel scholarship for Study Abroad Beginning in Fall 2012 every honors student is required to undertake a Study Abroad experience Many honors students elect to fulfill this requirement during the May e term although opportunities for semester long study abroad are also possible Honors students have studied abroad in England Oxford China South Africa Austria Belize and Honduras among others Extracurricular Activities The Boone Honors Program also offers enrichment of the honors student s social and cultural experience The program also provides opportunities for students to broaden their horizons through special exposure to campus guests as well as off campus excursions to museums theatrical events including touring Broadway productions operatic and popular musical performances lectures and other social activities These extracurricular components help to create a community within the program that builds friendships while also supporting class initiatives and learning All activities and outings

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  • Program Members
    Programs Boone Honors Program Program Members 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 Advising Worksheet Boone Honors Home Course Rotations Courses For Program Members Handbook Overview Contact Information Admissions 800 868 9797 Main Number 540 365 2121 Campus Police 540 365 4255 non emergency Main Administration Building John

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  • Meet the BAB
    Progress TAP Roanoke VA Mr Justin Forry Mod U Kraf Homes Inc Rocky Mount VA Mr Kenneth M Gassman Jr Retired Davenport Company Glen Allen VA Mr Peter Gawley McAirlaid s USA Inc Rocky Mount VA Mr Jay R Greeley Jr 02 Defense Energy Support Center Woodbridge VA Mr Phillip E Hager 65 Hager Insurance Agency Inc Moneta VA Mr Todd S Hammock American National Bank Rocky Mount VA Mr Kevin W Holt Gentry Locke Rakes and Moore LLP Roanoke VA Mr Mark Hudzik Member One Federal Credit Union Glade Hill VA Mr William D Jacobsen Carilion Clinic Rocky Mount VA Hon Russell P Johnson Former Franklin County Board of Supervisors Hardy VA Mr Christopher Lawson BB T Roanoke VA Mrs Joan H Litton The Litton Team Moneta VA Mrs Melissa Mason HomeTown Mortgage Salem VA Mr Daniel F Mastin 99 Liberty Mutual Insurance Lexington VA Mr Gilbert W McGeorge Jr Retired Associated Asphalt Equipment Moneta VA Mr John A Missell Spectrum Design PC Roanoke VA Mr Berkley M Mitchell 81 Thalhimer Fredericksburg VA Mr Douglas R Monk Past President Retired Tredegar Corporation Midlothian VA Mr Todd Morgan MB Contractors Inc Roanoke VA Mr Harry G Norris Howell s Motor Freight Inc Roanoke VA Mr Samuel G Oakey III 82 Oakey s Funeral Service Inc Roanoke VA Mr David Peterson Carter Bank and Trust Roanoke VA Mr Ken Randolph Rockydale Quarries Roanoke VA Mr René Reiner Simavita Roanoke VA Mr William Robert Scarborough 90 Valley Bank Roanoke VA Mr James C Sears Center in The Square Salem VA Mr Joel Shepherd Virginia Furniture Market Rocky Mount VA Mr David F Sulzen Ferrum College Ferrum VA Mr John T Wilson 83 Delta Dental of Virginia Roanoke VA Information For Future Students Accepted Students Current Students President s Welcome Alumni Friends and

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  • BAB Chair
    Jr Allen A J Dudley Jr is the General Counsel for Litigation and Risk Management for the James C Justice Companies Inc and Affiliates In this capacity A J helps manage disputes arising from the coal agriculture and hospitality industries with operations in at least six different states A J was raised in Franklin County and is a graduate of the University of Virginia s McIntire School of Commerce and earned his Juris Doctorate magna cum laude from the George Mason University School of Law Prior to law school A J lived in New York City where he was a Research Analyst with a bank loan consulting firm and a member of Manhattan s Community Board 5 which served the Midtown area Many of A J s immediate family members attended Ferrum College 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 Business Advisory Board Meet the BAB Chair BAB Membership BAB Resources Giving Home Volunteer Leadership Alumni Board of Directors Estate Planning Council Planned Giving Support the Ferrum Fund Contact Information Admissions 800 868 9797 Main Number 540 365

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  • Business Office Forms and Instructions
    Wage Form PDF Reimbursable Expenses Reimbursement Instructions PDF Reimbursement Form PDF Mileage Reimbursement Form Excel Travel Policy Travel Policy Word Automobile Travel for College Business PDF Enterprise Rental vs Employee Reimbursement Calculator Retail Sales and Use Tax Certificate of Exemption Certificate of Exemption PDF Purchasing Policy Purchasing Policy Manual PDF Technology Request Form Word Purchasing Policy Q A Powerpoint Information For Future Students Accepted Students Current Students President s Welcome

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