Yearly Archives: 2016


122 Ferrum athletes made the USA South Athletic Conference’s academic all-conference team for 2015-16

FERRUM, VA. (June 202, 2016) – Ferrum College had 122 student-athletes named to the 2015-16 USA South Academic All-Conference Team. Included on the list are seven student-athletes that also earned athletic All-Conference honors, one All-American and one Academic All-American. A student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 grade point average in each of the two semesters [...]

June 30th, 2016|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Announces New President Dr. Joseph Carson Spooner unanimously chosen by Board of Trustees.

FERRUM, VA. (June 20, 2016) – Dr. Joseph Carson Spooner has been appointed the eleventh president of Ferrum College. Spooner currently serves as the Dean of Jonathan Edwards College at Yale University where he has been integral in his support of students in their academic, co-curricular, and personal pursuits. Chair of the Ferrum College Presidential [...]

March 8th, 2016|Ferrum College News|

From Madrid to Ferrum College: Fulbright Adventures in the U.S.

Fulbright Spanish Language Assistant Esther Pescador de Galdo found a new home at Ferrum College for the 2015-16 academic year. Her journey in the United States started on August 16, 2015, at Stanford University in California, where she was introduced to American culture and learned about teaching her language during a four-day orientation with [...]

March 8th, 2016|Ferrum College News|

Annual Forum to Examine Government Seizures of Property

Ferrum, Va. (March 1, 2016) – The sixth annual Ferrum College Forum on Critical Thinking, Innovation & Leadership, focuses this year on the theme “Government Seizures of Property,” and will be held on Mon., March 14, 2016 at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center in Roanoke. The Forum sessions will include a series of [...]

March 8th, 2016|Ferrum College News|

Public invited to enjoy soup and bread and go home with a unique piece of locally made pottery.

Ferrum, Va. (March 7, 2016) – The Ferrum College campus community and the public are invited to enjoy camaraderie, good food and the opportunity to help feed the hungry with the return of the popular Empty Bowls event on Sun., March 13, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room [...]

March 8th, 2016|Ferrum College News|