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  • iGrad Partnership Offers Financial Literacy Tools and More
    their financial behaviors across specialized interactive modules covering a wide range of financial topics Ferrum College President Jennifer Braaten said Increasing financial literacy among our students is a priority and we are very excited about this partnership with ECMC Solutions which will help our students better understand and manage many financial issues iGrad users also learn how to network prepare an effective resume search for the right jobs and stand out in interviews Working with iGrad allows us to offer students a variety of free personalized resources designed to help them reach their goals after graduation said Ferrum College Vice President for Institutional Advancement Kim Blair In addition to the online tools and resources students have easy access to one on one support from Solutions at ECMC s team of expert student loan repayment advisors These advisors help students better understand their student loan repayment options and are available via email live chat or toll free calls to accommodate every student s preferred means of communication Many excellent students graduate from college without knowing how to pay back their student loans or handle the fundamentals of personal finance Ferrum College s partnership with Solutions at ECMC is a step toward

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/2015_igrad_partnership.html (2016-02-01)
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  • Kim Allen Receives NACUFS Regional Service Award
    Award for her dedicated service commitment and contribution to the NACUFS Association as co chair of the Mid Atlantic Relations Committee MARC During her time on the committee Allen worked with other regional members to recruit new schools and educate them on the benefits of becoming NACUFS members Allen has served as co chair of MARC with co chair Sister Maureen Schrimpe from the University of Maryland since July 2012 The MARC Committee s goal is to develop relationships with current members and industry members while focusing on recruiting new non member institutions to attend regional conferences that include educational and networking opportunities and more Each year the Committee reaches out to three to five schools visiting several within the mid Atlantic region to promote growth within NACUFS This has been a wonderful opportunity for me to learn from some of the best in collegiate dining and bring back new ideas to share with our management team at Ferrum College said Allen who noted several ideas have already been implemented by the College s Dining Services Allen plans to continue her work with MARC volunteering in other areas as they become available Information For Future Students Accepted Students Current Students

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/2015_allen_receives_nacufs_award.html (2016-02-01)
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  • New Board of Trustees Appointments Made
    new members to its board of trustees whose terms began July 1 2015 The appointees are Suzanne Boltz of Leesburg Va is a Board appointee of the United Methodist Women Peter Hartman of Richmond Va is vice president of Eaton Vance Distributors Wilson Paine 07 of Reston Va president of the Brookshire Cluster Association is ex officio and automatically serves on the Board as the new president elected every two years of the Ferrum College Alumni Board of Directors Carolyn Smith of Dumfrees Va is a Board appointee of the United Methodist Women Marilyn West of Richmond Va is chief executive officer of M H West Co Inc George Yancey 67 of Gordonsville Va is the retired president chief executive officer and director of the Bank of Louisa Ferrum College Board of Trustees members are volunteers who are qualified to serve by virtue of their achievements scholarship business related experience and or United Methodist Church association They are appointed to direct the policies and retain senior management personnel of the 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

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/2015_bot_appointments.html (2016-02-01)
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  • Lake Water Quality Monitoring Volunteers Featured
    time volunteers for the College s Smith Mountain Lake Waters Quality Monitoring who have collected samples every summer of the program s nearly 30 year existence Read the story and view photographs here 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

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  • Japanese Students Arrive for Cultural Immersion Program
    Earlier this week twelve students from Aoyama Gakuin University in Shibuya Tokyo Japan arrived at Ferrum College for a two week cultural immersion program Aoyama Gakuin is a sister Methodist University with which the College has an exchange agreement that allows students to study on each school s campus This program is a special intensive short term program that allows Japanese students to experience an American college campus and to live with an American roommate for a two week period of time The concentrated focus on culture allows the students to better understand Americans and our students to better understand the Japanese said Vice President for Academic Affairs Gail Summer The students guided by English instructor Beth Dantonio will engage in many local and regional activities during their stay including a tour of the Blue Ridge Institute Farm Museum a visit to the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke and a hike on Buffalo Mountain in Floyd They will close their trip with a visit to Washington DC 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

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/2015_japanese_students_visit.html (2016-02-01)
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  • Scott Showalter ’73 Appointed FASAB Chairman
    for the six nonfederal members of the Board including selection of the chairman The Sponsors Jacob Lew the Secretary of the Treasury Shaun Donovan the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and Gene L Dodaro the Comptroller General of the United States made the final appointment Regarding Showalter s selection Chairman Allen said The FASAB sponsors have made an excellent selection and I am pleased that Scott will succeed me as chairman His recognized leadership abilities and depth of knowledge of both audit and accounting issues make him an ideal chairman Under Scott s leadership the Board will continue its work on critical federal financial reporting issues Showalter s service on the Board began July 1 2009 He is a retired partner at KPMG LLP an award winning professor of practice in the Accounting Department at the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University and a member of the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Accounting Today named Scott one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting He belongs to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accounts Showalter and his wife Elizabeth Allison Showalter 73 met when they were students at Ferrum College and have three children About FASAB Accounting and financial reporting standards are essential for public accountability and for an efficient and effective functioning of our democratic system of government Thus federal accounting standards and financial reporting play a major role in fulfilling the government s duty to be publicly accountable and can be used to assess 1 the government s accountability and its efficiency and effectiveness and 2 the economic political and social consequences of the allocation and various uses of federalresources The FASAB issues federal accounting standards

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/2015_showalter_appointed_fasab_chairman.html (2016-02-01)
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  • Ferrum College's Giving Garden Featured in The Roanoke Times
    reporter Casey Fabris and photographer Stephanie Klein Davis were on campus earlier this week to interview Ferrum College professors Angie Dahl Allison Harl and Mike Fitzpatrick about the College s new Giving Garden Read the story and view the photographs here 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

    Original URL path: http://www.ferrum.edu/campus_life/news/Articles/2015_giving_garden_roanoke_times_article.html (2016-02-01)
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  • Innovative PIE Program Enters Second Year
    our students a step ahead toward achieving gainful employment and promising career growth well after their four years on campus said Ferrum College President Jennifer Braaten Our essential mission is now and has always been to prepare students for useful employment in our communities Today this means we must not only equip our graduates with academic credentials but also with the social skills and awareness of how to succeed in a variety of work place situations continued Braaten Marilyn West Ferrum College trustee and Chair and CEO of M H West Co devised the PIE Program to provide a hands on opportunity for growth for students PIE is more than an educational program it is a pathway to help guarantee success for the future minds of tomorrow explained West whose firm specializes in management planning and education services It is essential that candidates for employment demonstrate they are equipped with soft skills to obtain and sustain employment in a highly competitive work place and to successfully navigate the journey of life as well West emphasized The PIE program engages participants with guidance and innovative exercises to enhance understanding of soft skills how to leverage the skills to boost capability and track progress from using the skills to move ahead West is pleased to partner with Ferrum for a second year in customizing and rolling out a PIE Program for students Ferrum College is leading the way in integrating soft skills development and academics as it invests in each student when they kick off their college experience she said West was recently awarded the YWCA 2015 Outstanding Women Award She has broken through cultural geographic and gender barriers in her 24 years of management consulting Her public service has included mentoring and coaching for executives other professionals students and at risk

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