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Anderson Awarded National Wellness Top Honor

Dr. Lynise Anderson, dean of student affairs and campus wellness, was named the national Top Health Promotion Professional by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) 2016-17 DISH Awards. DISH is a platform that allows members of the Health Promotion industry to share ideas and be rewarded for innovation.  This year, more than 70 entries were [...]

September 19th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

National Anthem Competition Results Announced

An initiative between Ferrum College music, theatre, and athletic programs was recently organized by the provost’s office to find students and/or faculty and staff to sing the national anthem prior to this season’s home football games. The campus-wide vocal competition held on Thursday, August 31, 2017, [...]

September 19th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Alumna Bequeaths $3.4 Million to Ferrum College

The gift adds substantially to College financial aid capabilities and completes the football stadium turf field project. Ferrum College philanthropist, former trustee, and alumna Ethelyne Fulcher Daniel of Danville, Virginia honored Ferrum College with a $3.4 million legacy. The gift will substantially add to the College’s ability to assist students through the Daniel Family [...]

August 29th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Stinson Profiled By Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants

Dr. Christine Stinson, associate professor of accounting and business, was recently profiled by the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) as part of a series of profiles highlighting the diverse interests and careers of VSCPA members. Stinson, who is the accounting program coordinator at Ferrum College, periodically serves the VSCPA as a member of its [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Durham Named Entomological Society of America Science Policy Fellow

Dr. Tim Durham, assistant professor of agronomy and agricultural science, has been named a 2017 Science Policy Fellow by the Entomological Society of America (ESA.) As chief advocates for insect science, Science Policy Fellows support the ESA’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the impact of entomological science in public policy and legislation. "We are delighted that [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Set to Join Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Ferrum College has accepted an offer to join the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The Panthers will become the newest member of one of the nation's largest NCAA Division III conferences. Ferrum has been a member of the USA South Athletic Conference since the fall of 1988. The Panthers will leave the USA South at the [...]

June 27th, 2017|Athletics, Ferrum College News|

Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering to be Held July 21-23 at Ferrum College

Dig deep into nature's medicine cabinet at the Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering, which will be held July 21-23 at the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum on the Ferrum College campus. Herbalists and aspiring herbalists of all levels are welcome. Events include a pre-conference trip to the Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine; a [...]

June 21st, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Update from Interim President Jennifer Braaten

Dear Ferrum College Family: Summer programs begin this week at Ferrum College and students of all ages and groups of all kinds including church retreats, athletic and enrichment camps, and family reunions will be gathering on our beautiful campus. We appreciate the work of Chip Phillips and his able crew who organize all [...]

June 14th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Singers from Four Countries Share Stage at Ferrum College for The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming

The remarkable connections between the songs of Appalachia and the British Isles will be apparent when the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum at Ferrum College presents traditional singers Aoife Clancy of Ireland, John Roberts of England, Norman Kennedy of Scotland, and Bobby McMillon from North Carolina at 7:00 PM on June 9 in Sale Auditorium [...]

June 1st, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum Elementary Students Join College Students, Faculty & Staff to Plant Giving Garden

Last week, 260 Ferrum Elementary students joined Ferrum College students, faculty and staff to plant the Giving Garden at the Ag Center. Working in two shifts, the students helped plant beans, tomatoes, peppers, squash, corn, eggplant and other vegetables. Among the students helping were (left to right) Dr. Glen Steven's daughters, Ursula and Flora; Coach [...]

May 25th, 2017|Ferrum College News|