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, [...]
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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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]