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State of Ferrum College Presidential Address Planned January 19 at 3PM

Happy New Year! In what I hope will become an annual tradition, I will address students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the college, reflecting upon our recent accomplishments and challenges and outlining new initiatives that will help strengthen the support and education for our students. I would like to invite you to attend the “State of the College” address on Thursday, [...]

January 19th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Dr. Walter Earl Fluker to be Keynote Speaker for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Convocation

Dr. Walter Earl Fluker will give the keynote address during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation at Ferrum College, which will be held Mon., Jan. 16, 2017 in Vaughn Chapel on campus. The event, which begins at 10:15 a.m., is free and open to public. Dr. Fluker is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Ethical [...]

January 9th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Joe Hart Memorial Service Scheduled at 2 PM on Saturday, January 14

A celebration of life ceremony in memory of Dr. Joseph Tate Hart, eighth president of Ferrum College, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sat., Jan.14, 2017 in Vaughn Chapel on campus. The service is open to the public. Hart, who died on Dec. 9, 2016 at his home near Ferrum, served as Ferrum College [...]

January 9th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

MacKenzie Nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize

Ferrum College Adjunct Instructor of English Cameron MacKenzie is honored to be nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize by Able Muse magazine for his short story "Up From Grundy."  Cameron earned his PhD in English from Temple University in 2010, and his work has appeared in The Michigan Quarterly Review, The Rumpus, Permafrost, The Cormac McCarthy Journal, SubStance, Solstice and The Painted Bride Quarterly, among [...]

January 6th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Winter Weather Update

UPDATED Sat., Jan. 7: Weather conditions continue to improve but roads may still be unsafe in parts of Virginia and North Carolina. If students are able to travel safely on Sunday, residence halls will be open as scheduled. For students who have not completed check-in, time will be set aside Monday and Tuesday to complete [...]

January 5th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Mourns Passing of Former President Dr. Joseph Hart

Ferrum, Va. (Dec. 13, 2016) – Dr. Joseph Tate Hart, eighth president of Ferrum College, died on Dec. 9, 2016 at his home near Ferrum, Va. Hart served as Ferrum College president for fifteen years, from 1971–1986. During that pivotal time in the College’s history, he was instrumental in advancing Ferrum toward the prominent position [...]

December 13th, 2016|Ferrum College News|

Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive Exceeds National Average

More than 100 participants signed up during the bone marrow registry drive, far surpassing the 35-40 who typically join during similar events. Ferrum, Va. (November 19, 2016) – Every year, thousands of patients with leukemia or other blood cancers are in need of a bone marrow transplant. Although some have family members who can [...]

December 13th, 2016|Ferrum College News|

Enactus Team Awarded Grants to Help Local Community

Ferrum, Va. (November 15, 2016) – The Ferrum College Enactus Team recently received two grants in support of projects that will benefit the local community: a $1,500 Walmart Women's Economic Empowerment Project Partnership grant that will support the team’s “Better Horizons” project and a $1,500 Unilever Bright Future Project Accelerator grant that will support the [...]

November 17th, 2016|Ferrum College News|

Students Win National Bombassadors Campaign

Ferrum, Va. (Nov. 4, 2016) – Last spring, Ferrum College students Sam Belcher, Jesse Delph, Jessa King, and Rachel Wells won a national campaign that allowed them to donate 480 pairs of socks to the Rescue Mission in Roanoke, Va. The students were "Bombassadors", working with the Bombas sock company as college ambassadors to promote [...]

November 17th, 2016|Ferrum College News|

Faculty Honored for Founding Water Quality Monitoring Program

Ferrum, Va. (Nov. 3, 2016) – Ferrum College, Appalachian Power Company and The Smith Mountain Lake Association recently celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Smith Mountain Lake and the 30th Anniversary of the Water Quality Monitoring Program. During the program held at Ferrum College on Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, College faculty Dr. Carolyn Thomas, the water quality [...]

November 17th, 2016|Ferrum College News|