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English Program to Host Reading by Cameron MacKenzie on September 25

The Ferrum College English program is hosting a reading by Cameron MacKenzie titled “Mythic Revolution: Pancho Villa and Historical Fiction” on September 25, 2018 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on the main floor of the Stanley Library in the LeAP Studio.  The event is free and open to the public.   A reception will follow the reading, provided [...]

English Program to Host Reading by Cameron MacKenzie on September 252018-09-18T21:05:55+00:00

Students’ Scientific Research Supports Development of New National Defense Technologies

Ferrum College students are actively involved in scientific research activities to support the development of new technologies for national defense. This summer, Rachel Bentz (Amelia, Va.), Caitlin Hodges (Moneta, Va.), and Jared Williamson (Hardy, Va.) worked under the supervision of Dr. Jason Powell to synthesize new compounds and test their potential use as components in [...]

Students’ Scientific Research Supports Development of New National Defense Technologies2018-10-05T23:00:18+00:00

Ferrum College prepares for Hurricane Florence

Tuesday, September 11, 5:00 PM Hurricane Florence - Statement from President Johns The College will dismiss early tomorrow with all classes ending at 1:55 pm. Classes will not meet on campus Thursday or Friday. Likewise, all athletic practices and games will be canceled from tomorrow through the end of the weekend. The Provost will [...]

Ferrum College prepares for Hurricane Florence2018-09-12T11:45:23+00:00

Feeding Hungry Wasps: Dining Services Feeds Emory & Henry Players During 6-Hour Weather Delay

Ferrum College’s generosity was highlighted during the first football game of the season against Emory & Henry College. The game, which was scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on September 1, was delayed until 7 that evening due to lightning in the area. Mike Ferguson, director of dining services at the College, called his team [...]

Feeding Hungry Wasps: Dining Services Feeds Emory & Henry Players During 6-Hour Weather Delay2018-09-04T20:36:36+00:00

National Anthem Vocal Competition Results Announced

Ferrum College held a campus-wide vocal competition, Oh, Say You Can Sing?, to find students, faculty,and/or staff to sing the national anthem prior to many of the home athletic events on the schedule. Eight students and one staff member were selected - check out the performance schedule for each singer below! Mariah [...]

National Anthem Vocal Competition Results Announced2018-10-05T22:34:38+00:00

New Faculty for the Academic School Year

We are excited to announce the appointment of new faculty members in the three schools of Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Social Sciences and Professional Studies.  Welcome to Ferrum College! Rebecca Crocker Assistant Professor of Theatre Rebecca Crocker, originally from Roanoke, Virginia, received her [...]

New Faculty for the Academic School Year2018-10-05T17:23:55+00:00

Explorer, Extreme Adventurer Sean Burch to Speak at Opening Convocation on August 27

Explorer, extreme adventurer, speaker, and documentarian, Sean Burch, will be the keynote speaker at this year's Opening Convocation on Monday, August 27, 2018, at Ferrum College. The event, which is open to the entire campus community, will be held in Swartz Gym on campus beginning at 10 a.m. Classes will follow the special Midday Special [...]

Explorer, Extreme Adventurer Sean Burch to Speak at Opening Convocation on August 272018-08-24T14:18:33+00:00

Nate Daniels ’99 to Speak at New Student Convocation on Sunday, August 26

Former professional football player, Collegiate All-American, Ferrum College Hall of Fame Inductee, and Fairfax High School Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, Nathan "Nate" Daniels '99 will be the keynote speaker at this year’s New Student Convocation on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at Ferrum College. The event in Vaughn Chapel will begin at 1:30 p.m. Nate [...]

Nate Daniels ’99 to Speak at New Student Convocation on Sunday, August 262018-08-24T14:14:44+00:00

Ferrum College holds Riddick Hall Ribbon-cutting Friday, August 3

Pictured are (L-R) Ferrum College President David Johns, Ferrum College junior Darrian Marshall, Moore's Electric Pre-construction Operations Manager Joe Byron, Ferrum College senior Jasmine Agee, American National Bank Executive Vice President and Regional President Kevin Meade, American National Bank Market President Todd Hammock, Ferrum College Vice President for Administration and Finance Chris Burnley, [...]

Ferrum College holds Riddick Hall Ribbon-cutting Friday, August 32018-08-03T19:58:04+00:00

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, [...]

76 student athletes named to the USA South Athletic Conference 2017-18 Academic All-Conference Team2018-06-21T15:51:22+00:00