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 [...]
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***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 [...]
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 [...]
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 email@example.com or CD/DVD (mailed to JAM Bands at FloydFest, c/o Blue [...]
Ferrum College Theatre Arts & Music Departments Present “Man Of La Mancha” March 22-25 in Sale Theatre
The Ferrum College Theatre Arts and Music Departments will present Man of La Mancha at 7 p.m. March 22-24, and March 25 at 2 p.m. in Sale Theatre on campus. Written by Dale Wasserman with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion, Man of La Mancha is inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century [...]
A group of seventeen Ferrum College students and staff spent Spring Break 2018 assisting with hurricane disaster relief efforts in the Houston, Texas area. With its affiliation with the United Methodist Church, the College's Department of Spiritual Life works with the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission to locate places in need. This was the fourth disaster [...]
Ferrum College students have been working hard this semester to get ready for this year's Empty Bowls event. Atenoya Morris photographs. The Ferrum College campus community and the public are invited to enjoy camaraderie, good food, and the opportunity to help children in need during the popular Empty Bowls event on Sunday, [...]
Alum Dr. Quincy Quick to Speak Fri., March 9, for Natural Sciences & Mathematics Friday Seminar Series
Ferrum College alum Dr. Quincy Quick will be on campus Friday, March 9, to speak as part of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Friday Seminar Series. A 1994 graduate of Ferrum College, Quick earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry, in just three years. Quick went on [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]