Monthly Archives: November 2018

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Living Out “Not Self, But Others”

Living Out "Not Self, But Others": Why YOUR Gift Matters When you support Ferrum College, you empower our students to discover their potential, make a difference in their communities, and achieve their dreams. Your gift also provides our students with opportunities to provide care and support to those in need in our community and beyond. The [...]

Living Out “Not Self, But Others”2018-12-15T00:09:59+00:00

Helping Your College Student Cope with Stress

College students experience a lot of stress.  As parents, some of us are acutely aware of our children’s stress levels, and to others of us it may be less obvious.  While some level of stress can actually be beneficial; many college students find the increased pressure or anxiety that are part of the experience of [...]

Helping Your College Student Cope with Stress2018-11-16T15:24:36+00:00

Discussing Campus Safety With Your College Student

As college parents, one of our major concerns when our students head off to college is their safety.  We want our students to do well academically, we want them to be healthy, we want them to be happy, but first and foremost, we want them to be safe. Ideally, a three way partnership will do [...]

Discussing Campus Safety With Your College Student2018-11-16T14:23:58+00:00

Ferrum College Participates in #GivingTuesday, the Global Day of Giving on November 27

November 27, 2018 Congratulations to Greg Winge who gave a gift to the Ferrum Fund for #GivingTuesday 2018 and was this year’s Panther Prize Pack winner! His prize included our exclusive Panther Blend coffee roasted by Rocsato Coffee Roasters, two coffee mugs, a garden flag, a Panthers baseball cap, and [...]

Ferrum College Participates in #GivingTuesday, the Global Day of Giving on November 272018-12-15T20:42:28+00:00

Christmas Concert, “Through Music, May We Know Christ”, to be held December 2

Poster designed by student Rachel Hancock. On Sunday, December 2, the Ferrum College Office of Spiritual Life and the Music Department will present a Christmas concert, "Through Song, May We Know Christ", at 6 p.m. in Vaughn Chapel on campus. Featuring the Concert Choir, Collegiates, Fresh Wind Gospel Choir, and the Handbells [...]

Christmas Concert, “Through Music, May We Know Christ”, to be held December 22018-11-20T22:54:13+00:00

The Promise of Tomorrow: President Johns Shares His Vision of the Future

Jacob Wilson '21 photograph. The past two weekends were filled with celebrations at Ferrum College—the 45th annual Folklife Festival, Homecoming, and the inauguration of a new president. These events recognized the rich culture of the region, the College’s history, and the new directions Ferrum will be taking in the coming months. Ferrum [...]

The Promise of Tomorrow: President Johns Shares His Vision of the Future2018-11-20T22:54:43+00:00

Students Compete for Research Funding During the Virginia Academy of Science Meeting Hosted By Ferrum College

VAS Conference Presentations Ferrum College hosted the Virginia Academy of Science Fall undergraduate research meeting on campus on November 3, during which 35 undergraduate students from 13 different Virginia colleges and universities competed for research funding. Among the competitors were three Ferrum College students: Caitlin Hodges, a junior from Moneta, VA; Kyle [...]

Students Compete for Research Funding During the Virginia Academy of Science Meeting Hosted By Ferrum College2018-11-06T20:28:59+00:00

Ret. Chief Petty Officer Debra “Robin” Haas to Speak during Veterans Day Program Nov. 12

Ret. Chief Petty Officer Debra "Robin" Haas will speak during the Veterans Day Program on Nov. 12, 2018, which will be held in Vaughn Chapel at Ferrum College beginning at 11 AM. In addition to the keynote address given by Haas, the event will include the presentation of the colors by the Franklin County [...]

Ret. Chief Petty Officer Debra “Robin” Haas to Speak during Veterans Day Program Nov. 122018-11-19T16:50:35+00:00