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Paul L. Harris, Jr. ’65 Awarded Benjamin M. Beckham Medallion

Paul L. Harris, Jr. ’65, was awarded the Benjamin M. Beckham Medallion, the College’s highest alumni honor, during commencement on Saturday, May 5. Named after the College’s first president, Dr. Benjamin M. Beckham, the Medallion is awarded to an alumnus or alumna who exemplify in an exceptional manner the Ferrum motto, “Not Self, But Others.” [...]

May 7th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Celebrates 102nd Commencement – 187 Graduates Received Their Degrees

Ferrum College celebrated its 102nd graduating class on Saturday, May 5, 2018 under overcast skies in Hart International Plaza. 187 graduates received their diplomas during the commencement exercises, which included the presentation of student, faculty and alumni awards and a keynote address by Ferrum College President David Johns. Provost Aimé Sposato opened the commencement ceremony to welcome [...]

May 5th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Sarah Shuford ’18 found her place and her passion for photography at Ferrum College

Sarah Shuford '18 found her place and her passion for photography at Ferrum College. She was featured in an article by Casey Fabris that appeared in the May 4, 2018 edition of The Roanoke Times, which can be read here. Sarah took numerous photographs of members of the Ferrum College Class of 2018. See some [...]

May 4th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

187 Graduates to Receive Diplomas as Ferrum College Celebrates 102nd Annual Commencement

Ferrum College will award degrees to 187 graduates when it celebrates its 102nd annual commencement on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The ceremony, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Hart International Plaza in the center of campus, will include the presentation of student, faculty and alumni awards. Among the award recipients of the day will be alumnus [...]

May 2nd, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Students Honored During Academic Awards Ceremony 2018

The Ferrum College Academic Awards Ceremony was held Friday, April 20, 2018, in Vaughn Chapel. Following is a list of award recipients and honor society members. Communications Commendations Most Valuable Staff Member Iron Blade Patrick Duggan Most Valuable Staff Member Chrysalis Kaitlin Roeper School of Arts and Humanities The Eric Lee [...]

April 17th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Inspirational Music in all Genres to Highlight Ferrum College Spring Concert on April 21

The Ferrum College Collegiates, Concert Choir, Handbell Ensemble, and student soloists will perform an evening of inspiring music in all genres during their Spring Concert on Sat., April 21, 2018. The concert, which will be held at 7 p.m. in Vaughn Chapel on campus, is free and open to the public. Donations of non-perishable food items for [...]

April 13th, 2018|Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News, Special Programs & Events|

Poet Michael Chitwood returns to Franklin County for reading at Ferrum College

Rocky Mount native Michael Chitwood will read from his latest book of poetry, Search and Rescue, at Ferrum College Monday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Panther’s Den. Michael Chitwood’s poetry and fiction have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, The New Republic, Threepenny Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and numerous other journals. His books [...]

April 6th, 2018|Ferrum College News, Special Programs & Events|

Soprano Aimé Sposato and Pianist Robert Thieme to Perform “A Classical Afternoon Recital” Friday, April 13

Soprano Aimé Sposato and pianist Robert Thieme will perform A Classical Afternoon Recital at Ferrum College on Friday, April 13, 2018. Their performance will be held in Vaughn Chapel beginning at 12:15 p.m.  The event is open to the community and admission is free to all. Sposato has performed over 24 operatic roles and over [...]

April 6th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Dorothy Carroll ’18 Named Virginias Collegiate Honors Council Honors Scholar of the Year

Dorothy Carroll '18 has been named the Virginias Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC) Honors Scholar of the Year. According to VCHC President John S. Sound, this is a unique honor bestowed on a student who has demonstrated extraordinary potential as an Honors Scholar, and who embodies the scholarship, character, and ambition associated historically with honors students and the VCHC. [...]

March 29th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Dozens of Events Planned April 16 – 22 for Earth Week

Meatless Monday Meatless Monday is a global movement that encourages people to choose not to eat meat one day a week. Reducing your intake of meat and animal products, particularly from industrial sources, can help protect your health, the health of the public, and the environment. Even a small change - like cutting [...]

March 28th, 2018|Ferrum College News|