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 [...]
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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 [...]
Pictured are (L-R) Ferrum College President David Johns, Ferrum College junior Darrian Marshall, Moore's Electric Pre-construction Operations Manager Joe Byron, Ferrum College senior Jasmine Agee, American National Bank Executive Vice President and Regional President Kevin Meade, American National Bank Market President Todd Hammock, Ferrum College Vice President for Administration and Finance Chris Burnley, [...]
Seventy-six Ferrum College student-athletes were named to the USA South Athletic Conference 2017-18 Academic All-Conference Team, including six who were also USA South All-Conference selections during the past school year. All honorees earned at least a 3.30 GPA in each semester, an increase from a 3.0 GPA which was the previous minimum requirement. Football standout Brian Mann, [...]
Delia Heck, associate professor of environmental science, spends sabbatical year working on solar energy projects in Haiti
Dr. Delia Heck with Deacon Couloute Schneyder in Haiti. Delia Heck, associate professor of environmental science, spent her sabbatical working with Haitian and American partners on solar energy projects in rural villages of Haiti. She was featured recently in Leigh Prom's article in The Franklin News-Post. Read the article here. [...]
Jevontè Blount - Sarah Shuford photograph. Jevontè Blount ’18 was recently named to the 2018 Governor’s Fellows Program by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam. He is one of only 22 rising college seniors, graduating seniors, or graduate students from across the state to be named to the prestigious program. Blount will have the [...]
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, which will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sat., June 9, 2018, at the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum on the campus of Ferrum College. The [...]
Blue Ridge Barn Dance Featuring Five Mile Mountain Road, Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer to be held Friday, June 8
Put on your dancing shoes--or boots, folks--it's the "Blue Ridge Barn Dance" with local favorites, Five Mile Mountain Road and Larry Sigmon and Martha Spencer! Hosted by Mountains of Music Homecoming and Blue Ridge Institute & Museum, the event will be held Friday, June 8 from 7 - 10 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Farm [...]