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“Real Roots” Fans Celebrate Folkways during Blue Ridge Folklife Festival Oct. 28 at Ferrum College

“Real Roots” fans from across the nation will celebrate the folkways of the Blue Ridge at the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival, Oct. 28, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the Ferrum College campus, Ferrum, VA. Now in its 44th year, the festival brings together traditional musicians, craftspeople, cooks, antique tractor and engine buffs, car [...]

“Real Roots” Fans Celebrate Folkways during Blue Ridge Folklife Festival Oct. 28 at Ferrum College2017-10-20T13:11:17+00:00

Criminal Justice Students & Faculty Successfully Compete at Regional Conference

Criminal justice students Zachary Anderson, Kevin Ramirez, Jordan Tramuel-Coles, Mareika Pierce, Tiffanie Moore, Jordan Hamlett, Jacob Bohannon and faculty member Dr. David Nicholson traveled last weekend to DeSales University, Quakertown, PA, for the annual American Criminal Justice Academy Region 4 Conference. Throughout the conference students compete in several competitions and knowledge based testing. Congratulations [...]

Criminal Justice Students & Faculty Successfully Compete at Regional Conference2017-10-19T14:59:10+00:00

Nashiem Bryant ’18 Awarded Top Accounting Scholarship

The Roanoke chapter of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants honored Nashiem Bryant '18 with the top $750 scholarship award, which he received during the 2017 Student Night held Thurs., Sept. 14, at the Shenandoah Club in Roanoke. The annual event honors local college accounting majors. "Nashiem Bryant's success is a wonderful example [...]

Nashiem Bryant ’18 Awarded Top Accounting Scholarship2017-09-19T15:26:35+00:00

Anderson Awarded National Wellness Top Honor

Dr. Lynise Anderson, dean of student affairs and campus wellness, was named the national Top Health Promotion Professional by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) 2016-17 DISH Awards. DISH is a platform that allows members of the Health Promotion industry to share ideas and be rewarded for innovation.  This year, more than 70 entries were [...]

Anderson Awarded National Wellness Top Honor2017-09-19T13:17:27+00:00

National Anthem Competition Results Announced

An initiative between Ferrum College music, theatre, and athletic programs was recently organized by the provost’s office to find students and/or faculty and staff to sing the national anthem prior to this season’s home football games. The campus-wide vocal competition held on Thursday, August 31, 2017, [...]

National Anthem Competition Results Announced2017-09-19T12:52:08+00:00

Alumna Bequeaths $3.4 Million to Ferrum College

The gift adds substantially to College financial aid capabilities and completes the football stadium turf field project. Ferrum College philanthropist, former trustee, and alumna Ethelyne Fulcher Daniel of Danville, Virginia honored Ferrum College with a $3.4 million legacy. The gift will substantially add to the College’s ability to assist students through the Daniel Family [...]

Alumna Bequeaths $3.4 Million to Ferrum College2018-01-31T17:20:46+00:00

Stinson Profiled By Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants

Dr. Christine Stinson, associate professor of accounting and business, was recently profiled by the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) as part of a series of profiles highlighting the diverse interests and careers of VSCPA members. Stinson, who is the accounting program coordinator at Ferrum College, periodically serves the VSCPA as a member of its [...]

Stinson Profiled By Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants2017-09-08T15:58:58+00:00

Durham Named Entomological Society of America Science Policy Fellow

Dr. Tim Durham, assistant professor of agronomy and agricultural science, has been named a 2017 Science Policy Fellow by the Entomological Society of America (ESA.) As chief advocates for insect science, Science Policy Fellows support the ESA’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the impact of entomological science in public policy and legislation. "We are delighted that [...]

Durham Named Entomological Society of America Science Policy Fellow2017-09-08T17:38:39+00:00

Ferrum College Set to Join Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Ferrum College has accepted an offer to join the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The Panthers will become the newest member of one of the nation's largest NCAA Division III conferences. Ferrum has been a member of the USA South Athletic Conference since the fall of 1988. The Panthers will leave the USA South at the [...]

Ferrum College Set to Join Old Dominion Athletic Conference2017-06-27T19:05:55+00:00

Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering to be Held July 21-23 at Ferrum College

Dig deep into nature's medicine cabinet at the Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering, which will be held July 21-23 at the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum on the Ferrum College campus. Herbalists and aspiring herbalists of all levels are welcome. Events include a pre-conference trip to the Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine; a [...]

Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering to be Held July 21-23 at Ferrum College2017-06-21T20:28:35+00:00