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Blue Ridge Institute and Museum to Host First Annual “Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House” on December 13

The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum of Ferrum College is hosting "Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House" on Thursday, December 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. The open house will be held at the Institute on Ferrum College’s campus at 20 Museum Drive, Ferrum, and will include refreshments, vendors selling Christmas gifts, caroling, plus [...]

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum to Host First Annual “Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House” on December 132018-12-03T18:08:12+00:00

Ferrum College Mourns Creator of Panther Football Program, Sam Webb

Samuel Richmond Webb February 2, 1926 to December 1, 2018 On Saturday, December 1, the Ferrum College community bid farewell to the coach who started the institution’s first competitive football program. Samuel “Sam” Webb, hailing from Bluefield, VA, was born on February 12, 1926. He graduated from Concord College in 1951 and [...]

Ferrum College Mourns Creator of Panther Football Program, Sam Webb2018-12-06T21:58:17+00:00

Ferrum College to Participate in #GivingTuesday, the Global Day of Giving on November 27

November 27, 2018 Make a gift to the Ferrum Fund for #GivingTuesday and you’ll be entered to win this year’s Panther Prize Pack, which includes our exclusive Panther Blend coffee roasted by Rocsato Coffee Roasters, two coffee mugs, a garden flag, a Panthers baseball cap, and more! Ferrum College [...]

Ferrum College to Participate in #GivingTuesday, the Global Day of Giving on November 272018-11-26T22:15:13+00:00

Christmas Concert, “Through Music, May We Know Christ”, to be held December 2

Poster designed by student Rachel Hancock. On Sunday, December 2, the Ferrum College Office of Spiritual Life and the Music Department will present a Christmas concert, "Through Song, May We Know Christ", at 6 p.m. in Vaughn Chapel on campus. Featuring the Concert Choir, Collegiates, Fresh Wind Gospel Choir, and the Handbells [...]

Christmas Concert, “Through Music, May We Know Christ”, to be held December 22018-11-20T22:54:13+00:00

The Promise of Tomorrow: President Johns Shares His Vision of the Future

Jacob Wilson '21 photograph. The past two weekends were filled with celebrations at Ferrum College—the 45th annual Folklife Festival, Homecoming, and the inauguration of a new president. These events recognized the rich culture of the region, the College’s history, and the new directions Ferrum will be taking in the coming months. Ferrum [...]

The Promise of Tomorrow: President Johns Shares His Vision of the Future2018-11-20T22:54:43+00:00

Students Compete for Research Funding During the Virginia Academy of Science Meeting Hosted By Ferrum College

VAS Conference Presentations Ferrum College hosted the Virginia Academy of Science Fall undergraduate research meeting on campus on November 3, during which 35 undergraduate students from 13 different Virginia colleges and universities competed for research funding. Among the competitors were three Ferrum College students: Caitlin Hodges, a junior from Moneta, VA; Kyle [...]

Students Compete for Research Funding During the Virginia Academy of Science Meeting Hosted By Ferrum College2018-11-06T20:28:59+00:00

Ret. Chief Petty Officer Debra “Robin” Haas to Speak during Veterans Day Program Nov. 12

Ret. Chief Petty Officer Debra "Robin" Haas will speak during the Veterans Day Program on Nov. 12, 2018, which will be held in Vaughn Chapel at Ferrum College beginning at 11 AM. In addition to the keynote address given by Haas, the event will include the presentation of the colors by the Franklin County [...]

Ret. Chief Petty Officer Debra “Robin” Haas to Speak during Veterans Day Program Nov. 122018-11-19T16:50:35+00:00

Former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry to Speak at Ferrum College on November 14

Former White House press secretary Mike McCurry, currently distinguished professor of public theology at the Wesley Theological Seminary, will give a talk at Ferrum College at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall on campus. Instead of a formal lecture, the format of the presentation will be more [...]

Former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry to Speak at Ferrum College on November 142018-11-19T15:50:53+00:00

Ferrum College to Offer Fall and Winter Term Online Courses

Ferrum College announced that late this fall and during winter break, a variety of online courses will be offered through the College Consortium, a network of accredited colleges and universities that share online course offerings.  The Fall and Winter Terms reflect Ferrum College’s commitment to ensuring students have access to the courses they need to [...]

Ferrum College to Offer Fall and Winter Term Online Courses2018-11-20T17:26:19+00:00

Ferrum College Music Department and Ferrum Bands Present Flutist Sarah Shin and Pianist Kelly Lin on November 5

© Kate L Photography | www.kateLphotography.com Flutist Sarah Shin will perform in Vaughn Chapel at Ferrum College on Monday, November 5 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Pianist Kelly Lin will accompany Shin.  The recital is open to the public.  From 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Shin will also offer a masterclass [...]

Ferrum College Music Department and Ferrum Bands Present Flutist Sarah Shin and Pianist Kelly Lin on November 52018-10-23T15:28:49+00:00