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Ferrum College Inaugurates Twelfth President, David L. Johns, Ph.D., on October 19

Ferrum College celebrated the inauguration of its twelfth president, David L. Johns, Ph.D., on Friday, October 19 at 10 a.m. in Vaughn Chapel on campus. The ceremony was attended by college and university delegates, educational association representatives, Ferrum College Board of Trustees members, and other honored guests and dignitaries, as well as hundreds of students, [...]

Ferrum College Inaugurates Twelfth President, David L. Johns, Ph.D., on October 192018-10-20T14:06:17+00:00

Two “Everyday Saints” to be Memorialized during Day of Remembrance and Promise on Nov. 1

Lois Evelyn Lindsay Brown Two "everyday saints" from the local community will be memorialized during the 15th Annual Day of Remembrance and Promise, which will be held on Thurs., Nov. 1, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall at Ferrum College. This year’s event, "Commemorating Community [...]

Two “Everyday Saints” to be Memorialized during Day of Remembrance and Promise on Nov. 12018-10-22T20:22:37+00:00

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

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

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

Explorer, Extreme Adventurer Sean Burch to Speak at Opening Convocation on August 27

Explorer, extreme adventurer, speaker, and documentarian, Sean Burch, will be the keynote speaker at this year's Opening Convocation on Monday, August 27, 2018, at Ferrum College. The event, which is open to the entire campus community, will be held in Swartz Gym on campus beginning at 10 a.m. Classes will follow the special Midday Special [...]

Explorer, Extreme Adventurer Sean Burch to Speak at Opening Convocation on August 272018-08-24T14:18:33+00:00

Nate Daniels ’99 to Speak at New Student Convocation on Sunday, August 26

Former professional football player, Collegiate All-American, Ferrum College Hall of Fame Inductee, and Fairfax High School Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, Nathan "Nate" Daniels '99 will be the keynote speaker at this year’s New Student Convocation on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at Ferrum College. The event in Vaughn Chapel will begin at 1:30 p.m. Nate [...]

Nate Daniels ’99 to Speak at New Student Convocation on Sunday, August 262018-08-24T14:14:44+00:00