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Meet Jade Jones, Class of 2018

Jade Jones, a senior from Appomattox County, is majoring in Biology with a minor in Agricultural Sciences. Jade is very involved around campus through various clubs and organizations including: Co-captain of the Admissions Ambassadors Orientation leader  Social chair, ICC representative and member of the sorority Theta Gamma Omega  Co-vice-president of the Minds-N-Medicine Club Director of [...]

February 5th, 2018|Student Profiles|

Blue Ridge Institute Awarded Virginia “Bedrock Institution” Status

President David Johns, BRI Co-director Roddy Moore, Provost Aimé Sposato, and BRI Co-director Vaughan Webb attended the VCA event at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. The Ferrum College Blue Ridge Institute & Museum (BRI) was recently named a Bedrock Institution by the Virginia Commission for the Arts (VCA), which celebrated [...]

February 5th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Receives Gift to Initiate Women’s Golf Program

Irma Smart President David Johns recently announced a generous gift from Ms. Irma Smart of Axton, VA to initiate a Ferrum College Women’s Golf program. The gift provides start-up funds for the program, training, and other opportunities for student-athletes. A member of the Ferrum College Board of Trustees since 2015, an avid [...]

February 2nd, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Meet Mika Smith ’16: NSM Friday Seminar Speaker

Mika Smith '16 Mika Smith graduated from Ferrum College in 2016 with a B.S. in Chemistry and minors in both Forensic Science and Criminal Justice. A Dean’s List student, she was also a member of the softball team and of Alpha Chi, the National Honor Society. Regarding Mika, Professor of Chemistry & [...]

February 1st, 2018|Alumni Profiles|

Ferrum College Receives $688,572 from Beatty Trust Through Virginia College Fund

Guy Beatty Ferrum College is one four schools, members of the Virginia College Fund (VCF) consortium, to benefit from a $2,700,000 gift from the Guy E. Beatty Revocable Trust. The gift is the largest in the history of the VCF and the funds are designated to assist with scholarships and general support [...]

January 31st, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Recognizes Black History Month with Event Honoring Black Golfers on February 19

In recognition of Black History Month, Ferrum College will honor the contributions of African American golfers in the advancement of the game of golf with an event on Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, featuring special guest Albert R. Green, the first African American Class A PGA Professional in the Mid-Atlantic Section of the PGA, and a [...]

January 25th, 2018|Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News|

Special Events Planned to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A traveling museum exhibit celebrating black history and a visit from Free Hugs Project founder Ken Nwadike, Jr. will honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ferrum College will commemorate and honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. next week with The True Black History Museum [...]

January 9th, 2018|Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News|

Fresh Lettuce in the Middle of Winter – All Without Soil!

Ferrum College’s newly unveiled hydroponic greenhouse just completed its first growing cycle. Ferrum Ag students Sean Trollinger and Jody Jefferies work in new hydroponic greenhouse facility. Dr. Bob Pohlad photograph. The facility was funded through a Tobacco Commission grant, with matching funds provided by Ferrum College. The goal of the grant program [...]

January 9th, 2018|Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News|

Peace and Joy!

As we celebrate various holiday periods such as Advent, Hanukah, and Christmas, we join millions the world over who gather with families and friends and pray for peace. We share the gift of presents and presence and focus on the importance of community, and care, and compassion. At Ferrum College, students, faculty, staff, alumni and [...]

December 15th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

100+ Donors Support Ferrum College with $26,466 in #GivingTuesday Gifts

Over 100 donors supported Ferrum College with $26,466 in gifts during #GivingTuesday 2017, held this year on November 28. "We are thrilled at the Ferrum College response to Giving Tuesday. Alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends, joined the greater community in kicking off the charitable giving season and giving back to a non-profit they [...]

November 21st, 2017|Ferrum College News|