Ferrum College's Gary Holden was recently featured in the College Sports Information Directors of America 360 magazine for his expansive knowledge in collegiate athletics. Currently serving the College as sports information director and assistant athletic director for compliance, Holden’s career began in the mid-1980’s as an assistant wrestling coach at Plymouth State University, and grew [...]
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Blue Ridge Institute and Museum to Host First Annual “Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House” on December 13
The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum of Ferrum College is hosting "Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House" on Thursday, December 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. The open house will be held at the Institute on Ferrum College’s campus at 20 Museum Drive, Ferrum, and will include refreshments, vendors selling Christmas gifts, caroling, plus [...]
Fall 2018 Chrysalis contributors. Marissa Ruiz of Wake Forest, NC, holds her artwork, "Fall's Lake." On December 4, Ferrum College Chrysalis Literary and Arts Magazine staff revealed the Fall 2018 edition of the magazine in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus. Submissions to the magazine were canvassed from across campus with [...]
Samuel Richmond Webb February 2, 1926 to December 1, 2018 On Saturday, December 1, the Ferrum College community bid farewell to the coach who started the institution’s first competitive football program. Samuel “Sam” Webb, hailing from Bluefield, VA, was born on February 12, 1926. He graduated from Concord College in 1951 and [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Former White House press secretary Mike McCurry, currently distinguished professor of public theology at the Wesley Theological Seminary, will give a talk at Ferrum College at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall on campus. Instead of a formal lecture, the format of the presentation will be more [...]
Ferrum College announced that late this fall and during winter break, a variety of online courses will be offered through the College Consortium, a network of accredited colleges and universities that share online course offerings. The Fall and Winter Terms reflect Ferrum College’s commitment to ensuring students have access to the courses they need to [...]
Ferrum College Music Department and Ferrum Bands Present Flutist Sarah Shin and Pianist Kelly Lin on November 5
© Kate L Photography | www.kateLphotography.com Flutist Sarah Shin will perform in Vaughn Chapel at Ferrum College on Monday, November 5 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Pianist Kelly Lin will accompany Shin. The recital is open to the public. From 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Shin will also offer a masterclass [...]
Ferrum College Honors Veterans with “Spirit of the Fallen” Documentary and Discussion with Filmmaker Keith Lee on November 1
In recognition and honor of our nation’s veterans, Ferrum College will host a screening of Keith Lee’s documentary, “Spirit of the Fallen,” from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, November 1. The film will be shown in the Panthers Den in lower Franklin Hall on the College’s campus, with a dessert reception and discussion with [...]