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76 student athletes named to the USA South Athletic Conference 2017-18 Academic All-Conference Team

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, [...]

2018-06-21T15:51:22+00:00June 20th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

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. [...]

2018-06-22T15:47:53+00:00June 20th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Alumnus Jevontè Blount named Governor’s Fellow

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 [...]

2018-06-07T18:12:16+00:00June 7th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Moonshine Heritage Car Show to be held Saturday, June 9 at the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum

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 [...]

2018-06-07T12:04:13+00:00June 4th, 2018|Ferrum College News, Special Programs & Events|

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 [...]

2018-06-06T12:05:46+00:00June 3rd, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Expands Band Program with New Director of Bands, Dr. Sixto Montesinos

In the fall of 2018, Ferrum College will launch an expanded band program that will allow all students to continue their musical education at the College. Led by new director of bands, Dr. Sixto Montesinos, the Ferrum College Band Program will be all-inclusive and will feature: Ferrum College Marching Band: The Sound of Panther Pride, will be [...]

2018-05-24T22:18:26+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News|

Ferrum College Selects Akademos for New Online Bookstore Service

Ferrum College has selected Akademos as its online bookstore provider to help students obtain significant savings on course materials. The College, founded in 1913, offers nationally recognized bachelor’s degree programs ranging from business and environmental science to teacher education and criminal justice.  Ferrum College will launch its online bookstore beginning Fall Semester 2018. Seamless integration [...]

2018-05-23T16:54:05+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Paul L. Harris, Jr. ’65 Awarded Benjamin M. Beckham Medallion

Paul L. Harris, Jr. ’65, was awarded the Benjamin M. Beckham Medallion, the College’s highest alumni honor, during commencement on Saturday, May 5. Named after the College’s first president, Dr. Benjamin M. Beckham, the Medallion is awarded to an alumnus or alumna who exemplify in an exceptional manner the Ferrum motto, “Not Self, But Others.” [...]

2018-05-07T15:43:03+00:00May 7th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Celebrates 102nd Commencement – 187 Graduates Received Their Degrees

Ferrum College celebrated its 102nd graduating class on Saturday, May 5, 2018 under overcast skies in Hart International Plaza. 187 graduates received their diplomas during the commencement exercises, which included the presentation of student, faculty and alumni awards and a keynote address by Ferrum College President David Johns. Provost Aimé Sposato opened the commencement ceremony to welcome [...]

2018-05-07T15:49:23+00:00May 5th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Sarah Shuford ’18 found her place and her passion for photography at Ferrum College

Sarah Shuford '18 found her place and her passion for photography at Ferrum College. She was featured in an article by Casey Fabris that appeared in the May 4, 2018 edition of The Roanoke Times, which can be read here. Sarah took numerous photographs of members of the Ferrum College Class of 2018. See some [...]

2018-05-04T22:20:03+00:00May 4th, 2018|Ferrum College News|