Monthly Archives: March 2018

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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. [...]

Dorothy Carroll ’18 Named Virginias Collegiate Honors Council Honors Scholar of the Year2018-03-29T19:22:19+00:00

Meet Chase Deaton

Chase Deaton (English major, Teacher Ed minor, ‘19) has always enjoyed helping others and making a difference in his community. He transferred to Ferrum College in order to be closer to home and to enjoy the benefits of attending a small liberal arts college: "I appreciate the small class sizes and one on [...]

Meet Chase Deaton2018-05-04T13:15:30+00:00

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 [...]

Dozens of Events Planned April 16 – 22 for Earth Week2018-04-09T21:45:40+00:00

***POSTPONED*** Moonshine Heritage Car Show to be Rescheduled for Summer Date TBD

***The Moonshine Heritage Car Show originally scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until a summer date that is yet to be determined.*** The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College, along with the Outlaw Cruisers Car Club of Rocky Mount, will sponsor the third annual Moonshine Heritage Car Show on Sat., April [...]

***POSTPONED*** Moonshine Heritage Car Show to be Rescheduled for Summer Date TBD2018-04-03T15:55:55+00:00

Dr. Tina Hanlon Selected for 2018 Stephen L. Fisher Excellence in Teaching Award by the Appalachian Studies Association

Dr. Tina Hanlon (far right) with the Appalachian Cluster 2016 field trip to Saltville, St. Paul, Dante, Pound, and Wise, VA as well as Lynch, KY. Tina Hanlon, Ferrum College professor of English, has been selected as the post-secondary educator for the 2018 Stephen L. Fisher Excellence in Teaching Award. She will [...]

Dr. Tina Hanlon Selected for 2018 Stephen L. Fisher Excellence in Teaching Award by the Appalachian Studies Association2018-04-02T12:40:22+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Seeks Junior Appalachian Musician Bands for FloydFest 2018

The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College is looking for three Junior Appalachian Musician (JAM) bands/musicians to perform at FloydFest on July 28, 2018. For consideration, musicians/bands must submit at least two representative songs, plus a musician/band photograph, via electronic press to bri@ferrum.edu or CD/DVD (mailed to JAM Bands at FloydFest, c/o Blue [...]

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Seeks Junior Appalachian Musician Bands for FloydFest 20182018-03-26T21:44:18+00:00

Clare Matthews

“My favorite Ferrum memory is bringing the first International organization to Ferrum College campus. It was a very hard experience, but I wouldn’t change it for the world because it is the best thing that ever happened to me.” “My favorite thing about being a Ferrum Alumni is coming back to hang out [...]

Clare Matthews2018-05-04T12:52:06+00:00