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***POSTPONED*** Moonshine Heritage Car Show to be Rescheduled for Summer Date TBD

***The Moonshine Heritage Car Show originally scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until a summer date that is yet to be determined.*** 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 on Sat., April [...]

March 26th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Dr. Tina Hanlon Selected for 2018 Stephen L. Fisher Excellence in Teaching Award by the Appalachian Studies Association

Dr. Tina Hanlon (far right) with the Appalachian Cluster 2016 field trip to Saltville, St. Paul, Dante, Pound, and Wise, VA as well as Lynch, KY. Tina Hanlon, Ferrum College professor of English, has been selected as the post-secondary educator for the 2018 Stephen L. Fisher Excellence in Teaching Award. She will [...]

March 26th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Seeks Junior Appalachian Musician Bands for FloydFest 2018

The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College is looking for three Junior Appalachian Musician (JAM) bands/musicians to perform at FloydFest on July 28, 2018. For consideration, musicians/bands must submit at least two representative songs, plus a musician/band photograph, via electronic press to or CD/DVD (mailed to JAM Bands at FloydFest, c/o Blue [...]

March 26th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Meet Dr. Bob Poland

What subject do you teach and how long have you been teaching that subject? I am the resident botanist so to speak for years, so I teach mostly plant courses, but I’ve taught here, this is my 40th I also teach some biology. I’ve done all of those since I got here, [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Meet Dr. Lana Whited

What subject do you teach and how long have you been teaching that subject? I came to Ferrum in 1990, and for the first 20 years of that time, I taught English and Journalism and directed the journalism program, and directed the Iron Blade until 2010. In 2003 or 04, I began [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Meet Martha Haley-Bowling 1990

What did you study when you were at Ferrum? When I was a student at Ferrum, I studied Social Work and Criminal Justice. What made you want to come Ferrum and stay here? I chose to come to Ferrum due to the Social Work Program being accredited. I loved it here. Academically [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Theatre Arts & Music Departments Present “Man Of La Mancha” March 22-25 in Sale Theatre

The Ferrum College Theatre Arts and Music Departments will present Man of La Mancha at 7 p.m. March 22-24, and March 25 at 2 p.m. in Sale Theatre on campus. Written by Dale Wasserman with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion, Man of La Mancha is inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century [...]

March 15th, 2018|artsatferrum, Ferrum College News|

Students and Staff Take a Spring Break Mission Trip to Texas to Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims

A group of seventeen Ferrum College students and staff spent Spring Break 2018 assisting with hurricane disaster relief efforts in the Houston, Texas area. With its affiliation with the United Methodist Church, the College's Department of Spiritual Life works with the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission to locate places in need. This was the fourth disaster [...]

March 12th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Empty Bowls Event at Ferrum College on Sunday, March 11, to Raise Money for Hungry Children

Ferrum College students have been working hard this semester to get ready for this year's Empty Bowls event. Atenoya Morris photographs. The Ferrum College campus community and the public are invited to enjoy camaraderie, good food, and the opportunity to help children in need during the popular Empty Bowls event on Sunday, [...]

February 26th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Alum Dr. Quincy Quick to Speak Fri., March 9, for Natural Sciences & Mathematics Friday Seminar Series

Ferrum College alum Dr. Quincy Quick will be on campus Friday, March 9, to speak as part of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Friday Seminar Series. A 1994 graduate of Ferrum College, Quick earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry, in just three years. Quick went on [...]

February 25th, 2018|Ferrum College News|