John Spataro photograph. Ferrum College’s annual Christmas Concert will be held on Sat., Dec. 2, 2017 at 7 p.m. in Vaughn Chapel on campus. This year’s Christmas Concert will feature the talents of students in various music ensembles including the Concert Choir, the Collegiates, and the Handbell Choir. A musical welcome to [...]
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Ferrum College will host a free community screening of Food Evolution from 7-9 PM on Tues., Nov. 28, 2017, in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall on campus. Directed by Academy Award®-nominee Scott Hamilton Kennedy and narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the film explores the brutal debate and controversy surrounding genetically modified organisms [...]
View photographs from this year's Alumni Awards Celebration. The Ferrum College Alumni Award Celebration was held Saturday, November 4, 2017 in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus. The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award was bestowed upon William "Bill" Aiken '60. President Jennifer Braaten presented the award to Aiken in recognition of the exceptional service [...]
Board of Trustees Chair Phyllis Q. Karavatakis ’76 announced today that Dr. David Johns has been appointed the twelfth president of Ferrum College. Johns currently serves as Vice President for Academic Affairs at Union College, a private, United Methodist affiliated, liberal arts institution in Barbourville, Kentucky. He will assume his new role as president of [...]
(Top, L-R) Kyle Haley and Nick Blankenship, and (bottom) Taylor Darnell. Ferrum College students Taylor Darnell, Nick Blankenship, and Kyle Haley were awarded $750 grants at the Virginia Academy of Science (VAS) Fall Undergraduate meeting at Hampden-Sydney College on Oct. 28, 2017, after presenting posters on proposed/preliminary research projects. The monies will [...]
Ferrum College Theatre Arts & Alpha Psi Omega will present It Can't Happen Here, a play by Tony Taccone & Bennett S. Cohen based on the novel by Sinclair Lewis Nov. 1 - 3, at 7 PM, and Nov. 4 at 2 PM, in Sale Theatre in Schoolfield Hall on campus. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for non-Ferrum students [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]