Yearly Archives: 2017


Meet Dillon Christian

The Ferrum College Teacher Education Program would like to congratulate Dillon Christian (HHP, Teacher Education, ‘17) for successfully completing his student teaching field placements in Henry County this semester. Dillon has been a life-long advocate for physical well-being, teamwork, and sportsmanship, and driven by his passion for education, we have no doubt that [...]

2018-03-15T20:32:19+00:00December 15th, 2017|Student Profiles|

Peace and Joy!

As we celebrate various holiday periods such as Advent, Hanukah, and Christmas, we join millions the world over who gather with families and friends and pray for peace. We share the gift of presents and presence and focus on the importance of community, and care, and compassion. At Ferrum College, students, faculty, staff, alumni and [...]

2018-04-02T14:42:19+00:00December 15th, 2017|artsatferrum, Ferrum College News|

Meet Taryn Tretick

Taryn Tretick (Agricultural Sciences major with Animal Science emphasis, Teacher Education minor, ‘20) chose to major in agriculture because her high school agriculture teacher was one of her biggest role models. During a conversation between the two, Taryn expressed concern over what to do when she graduated high school, and her instructor suggested [...]

2018-03-15T20:29:58+00:00December 7th, 2017|Student Profiles|

100+ Donors Support Ferrum College with $26,466 in #GivingTuesday Gifts

Over 100 donors supported Ferrum College with $26,466 in gifts during #GivingTuesday 2017, held this year on November 28. "We are thrilled at the Ferrum College response to Giving Tuesday. Alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends, joined the greater community in kicking off the charitable giving season and giving back to a non-profit they [...]

2017-12-06T13:11:17+00:00November 21st, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Christmas Concert Set for Saturday, December 2

John Spataro photograph. Ferrum College’s annual Christmas Concert will be held on Sat., Dec. 2, 2017 at 7 p.m. in Vaughn Chapel on campus. This year’s Christmas Concert will feature the talents of students in various music ensembles including the Concert Choir, the Collegiates, and the Handbell Choir.  A musical welcome to [...]

2018-04-02T14:41:38+00:00November 20th, 2017|artsatferrum, Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College to Host Free Movie Screening of “Food Evolution” Tuesday, November 28

Ferrum College will host a free community screening of Food Evolution from 7-9 PM on Tues., Nov. 28, 2017, in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall on campus. Directed by Academy Award®-nominee Scott Hamilton Kennedy and narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the film explores the brutal debate and controversy surrounding genetically modified organisms [...]

2017-11-20T22:59:38+00:00November 20th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Alumni Honored During November 4th Awards Ceremony

View photographs from this year's Alumni Awards Celebration. The Ferrum College Alumni Award Celebration was held Saturday, November 4, 2017 in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus. The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award was bestowed upon William "Bill" Aiken '60. President Jennifer Braaten presented the award to Aiken in recognition of the exceptional service [...]

2017-11-15T17:14:02+00:00November 10th, 2017|Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News|

Ferrum College Announces New President, Dr. David Johns

Board of Trustees Chair Phyllis Q. Karavatakis ’76 announced today that Dr. David Johns has been appointed the twelfth president of Ferrum College. Johns currently serves as Vice President for Academic Affairs at Union College, a private, United Methodist affiliated, liberal arts institution in Barbourville, Kentucky. He will assume his new role as president of [...]

2017-11-08T21:47:10+00:00November 8th, 2017|Ferrum College News|