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Sarah Shuford ’18 found her place and her passion for photography at Ferrum College

Sarah Shuford '18 found her place and her passion for photography at Ferrum College. She was featured in an article by Casey Fabris that appeared in the May 4, 2018 edition of The Roanoke Times, which can be read here. Sarah took numerous photographs of members of the Ferrum College Class of 2018. See some [...]

2018-05-04T22:20:03+00:00May 4th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

187 Graduates to Receive Diplomas as Ferrum College Celebrates 102nd Annual Commencement

Ferrum College will award degrees to 187 graduates when it celebrates its 102nd annual commencement on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The ceremony, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Hart International Plaza in the center of campus, will include the presentation of student, faculty and alumni awards. Among the award recipients of the day will be alumnus [...]

2018-05-04T22:06:12+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Inspirational Music in all Genres to Highlight Ferrum College Spring Concert on April 21

The Ferrum College Collegiates, Concert Choir, Handbell Ensemble, and student soloists will perform an evening of inspiring music in all genres during their Spring Concert on Sat., April 21, 2018. The concert, which will be held at 7 p.m. in Vaughn Chapel on campus, is free and open to the public. Donations of non-perishable food items for [...]

2018-04-13T17:30:38+00:00April 13th, 2018|Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News, Special Programs & Events|

Poet Michael Chitwood returns to Franklin County for reading at Ferrum College

Rocky Mount native Michael Chitwood will read from his latest book of poetry, Search and Rescue, at Ferrum College Monday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Panther’s Den. Michael Chitwood’s poetry and fiction have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, The New Republic, Threepenny Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and numerous other journals. His books [...]

2018-04-06T14:15:10+00:00April 6th, 2018|Ferrum College News, Special Programs & Events|

Soprano Aimé Sposato and Pianist Robert Thieme to Perform “A Classical Afternoon Recital” Friday, April 13

Soprano Aimé Sposato and pianist Robert Thieme will perform A Classical Afternoon Recital at Ferrum College on Friday, April 13, 2018. Their performance will be held in Vaughn Chapel beginning at 12:15 p.m.  The event is open to the community and admission is free to all. Sposato has performed over 24 operatic roles and over [...]

2018-04-06T17:50:38+00:00April 6th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Dorothy Carroll ’18 Named Virginias Collegiate Honors Council Honors Scholar of the Year

Dorothy Carroll '18 has been named the Virginias Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC) Honors Scholar of the Year. According to VCHC President John S. Sound, this is a unique honor bestowed on a student who has demonstrated extraordinary potential as an Honors Scholar, and who embodies the scholarship, character, and ambition associated historically with honors students and the VCHC. [...]

2018-03-29T19:22:19+00:00March 29th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Dozens of Events Planned April 16 – 22 for Earth Week

Meatless Monday Meatless Monday is a global movement that encourages people to choose not to eat meat one day a week. Reducing your intake of meat and animal products, particularly from industrial sources, can help protect your health, the health of the public, and the environment. Even a small change - like cutting [...]

2018-04-09T21:45:40+00:00March 28th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

***POSTPONED*** Moonshine Heritage Car Show to be Rescheduled for Summer Date TBD

***The Moonshine Heritage Car Show originally scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until a summer date that is yet to be determined.*** The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College, along with the Outlaw Cruisers Car Club of Rocky Mount, will sponsor the third annual Moonshine Heritage Car Show on Sat., April [...]

2018-04-03T15:55:55+00:00March 26th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Dr. Tina Hanlon Selected for 2018 Stephen L. Fisher Excellence in Teaching Award by the Appalachian Studies Association

Dr. Tina Hanlon (far right) with the Appalachian Cluster 2016 field trip to Saltville, St. Paul, Dante, Pound, and Wise, VA as well as Lynch, KY. Tina Hanlon, Ferrum College professor of English, has been selected as the post-secondary educator for the 2018 Stephen L. Fisher Excellence in Teaching Award. She will [...]

2018-04-02T12:40:22+00:00March 26th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Seeks Junior Appalachian Musician Bands for FloydFest 2018

The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College is looking for three Junior Appalachian Musician (JAM) bands/musicians to perform at FloydFest on July 28, 2018. For consideration, musicians/bands must submit at least two representative songs, plus a musician/band photograph, via electronic press to or CD/DVD (mailed to JAM Bands at FloydFest, c/o Blue [...]

2018-03-26T21:44:18+00:00March 26th, 2018|Ferrum College News|