Monthly Archives: September 2018

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Ferrum College to Host Electric Cellist, Vocalist, and Elephant Preservationist Jami Sieber for Campus Events on October 4 & 5

Ferrum College will host electric cellist, vocalist, and elephant conservationist Jami Sieber for two campus events during the first week in October. On Thurs., Oct. 4, Sieber will  perform a concert in Vaughn Chapel from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. On Fri., Oct. 5, Sieber will highlight her work with Thai elephants at the College’s Natural [...]

Ferrum College to Host Electric Cellist, Vocalist, and Elephant Preservationist Jami Sieber for Campus Events on October 4 & 52018-09-28T22:22:09+00:00

Dr. Delia Heck Appointed to Episcopal Church Task Force Task Force on Care of Creation and Environmental Racism

Ferrum College Associate Professor of Environmental Science Delia Heck has accepted a three-year appointment to the Episcopal Church Task Force on Care of Creation and Environmental Racism. The role of the task force is to recommend appropriate changes in federal, state or local law so that effective judicial remedies can be obtained to address governmental [...]

Dr. Delia Heck Appointed to Episcopal Church Task Force Task Force on Care of Creation and Environmental Racism2018-10-06T14:02:34+00:00

Should My College Student Have a Job at School?

Many students head off to college knowing that, in addition to their academic work – and possibly their sports or other activities – they will need to have a job. The costs of attending college are high – and growing. In addition to tuition and room and board, there are extra fees, expensive textbooks, and living [...]

Should My College Student Have a Job at School?2018-09-27T16:51:20+00:00

Ferrum College to Host “Dopesick” Author, Beth Macy, for Opioid Symposium on October 1

Ferrum College will host Beth Macy in “Saving Ourselves: A Symposium on the Opioid Epidemic” on October 1 in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus. Copies of Macy’s newest book Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America will be for sale at 6:30 p.m. At 7 p.m., Macy will read excerpts [...]

Ferrum College to Host “Dopesick” Author, Beth Macy, for Opioid Symposium on October 12018-09-25T22:05:15+00:00

Alumni Honored During Awards Celebration on September 22

The 2018 Ferrum College Alumni Awards Celebration was held Saturday, September 22, 2018 in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall on campus. Pictured left to right are J. Glenn Shelton ’57, Lalita Brim-Poindexter ’04, Samantha Smith-Herndon ’12, Jerry Venable ’68, Kevin Keatts ’95, Stacy Porter ’06, Jessica Luther ’06, and Kameron Wilds ’11. Glenn [...]

Alumni Honored During Awards Celebration on September 222018-10-06T12:28:51+00:00

English Program to Host Reading by Cameron MacKenzie on September 25

The Ferrum College English program is hosting a reading by Cameron MacKenzie titled “Mythic Revolution: Pancho Villa and Historical Fiction” on September 25, 2018 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on the main floor of the Stanley Library in the LeAP Studio.  The event is free and open to the public.   A reception will follow the reading, provided [...]

English Program to Host Reading by Cameron MacKenzie on September 252018-09-18T21:05:55+00:00

Students’ Scientific Research Supports Development of New National Defense Technologies

Ferrum College students are actively involved in scientific research activities to support the development of new technologies for national defense. This summer, Rachel Bentz (Amelia, Va.), Caitlin Hodges (Moneta, Va.), and Jared Williamson (Hardy, Va.) worked under the supervision of Dr. Jason Powell to synthesize new compounds and test their potential use as components in [...]

Students’ Scientific Research Supports Development of New National Defense Technologies2018-10-05T23:00:18+00:00

Ferrum College prepares for Hurricane Florence

Tuesday, September 11, 5:00 PM Hurricane Florence - Statement from President Johns The College will dismiss early tomorrow with all classes ending at 1:55 pm. Classes will not meet on campus Thursday or Friday. Likewise, all athletic practices and games will be canceled from tomorrow through the end of the weekend. The Provost will [...]

Ferrum College prepares for Hurricane Florence2018-09-12T11:45:23+00:00

Feeding Hungry Wasps: Dining Services Feeds Emory & Henry Players During 6-Hour Weather Delay

Ferrum College’s generosity was highlighted during the first football game of the season against Emory & Henry College. The game, which was scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on September 1, was delayed until 7 that evening due to lightning in the area. Mike Ferguson, director of dining services at the College, called his team [...]

Feeding Hungry Wasps: Dining Services Feeds Emory & Henry Players During 6-Hour Weather Delay2018-09-04T20:36:36+00:00