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Former Panthers Teammates Kevin Keatts and James Johnson Reunite at NC State

Ferrum Panthers Men's Basketball program cover from the 1994-95 season includes (seated, L-R) Albert Hobbs, John Breedlove, and Kevin Keatts; and (standing, L-R) Louis Westbrook, Paul Rivera, and Chuck Ellis James Johnson '93 Former Ferrum Panthers teammates Kevin Keatts '95 and James Johnson '93 recently reunited at North Carolina State after [...]

April 7th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Residence Hall Association Wins VACURH Program of the Year Award

(L-R) RHA Vice President Kennsel Anderson '17, RHA President Jevonte' Blount '18, RHA Secretary Shelton Chapman '20 and Residence Hall Educator / RHA Adviser John Hollemon. The Ferrum College Residence Hall Association (RHA) recently received the Virginia Association of College and University Residence Halls (VACURH) Program of the Year award during the VACURH [...]

April 5th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Sirena Pangelinan Awarded Psi Chi Spring Undergraduate Research Grant

A 2016-17 Psi Chi Spring Undergraduate Research Grant was awarded to Sirena Pangelinan for her proposal entitled “Adventure therapy's effects on anxiety and mood in college students”. Her proposal was in the top eight of all applicants received, resulting in a total award amount of $3,000. Sirena is double majoring in Psychology and Social Work with [...]

April 4th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Students Broaden Understanding of World Events During Model United Nations Security Council Event

Students participated in a Model United Nations Security Council at Ferrum College on Saturday, March 18. A role-playing experience designed to convey the full richness, complexity, drama, and importance of international affairs, the Model United Nations Security Council is an annual event at Ferrum College that has been ongoing for more than 25 years. The Political [...]

March 28th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Theatre Arts to Present Cabaret March 30 – April 2

The Ferrum College Theatre Arts Department will present Cabaret at 7 p.m. March 30 and 31, and April 1 at 7 p.m., and at 2 p.m. on April 2 in Sale Theatre on campus. Cabaret is a musical based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood with music by John [...]

March 21st, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Students and Staff Take Hurricane Disaster Relief Mission Trip for an Alternative Spring Break

Five students and two staff from Ferrum College took an Alternative Spring Break trip last month to Virginia Beach where they assisted two families who are recovering from the effects of Hurricane Matthew, which struck the Virginia coast in October 2016. The team included Stephanie Gibbs, a senior majoring in Health Sciences; Alexis Hatcher, a junior majoring in [...]

March 16th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College to Host Frank X Walker and Affrilachian Poets for March 16 Poetry Reading

Ferrum College will host Frank X Walker and a group of other Affrilachian poets for a poetry reading on Thurs., March 16, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Panthers Den in Franklin Hall on campus. Joining Walker are poets Dorian Hairston, Asha French, Bernard Clay, and Yvonne Johnson. The event is free and open to [...]

March 10th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Empty Bowls Event at Ferrum College on Sunday, March 12th, to Raise Money for Hungry Children

The Ferrum College campus community and the public are invited to enjoy camaraderie, good food and the opportunity to help feed the children in need with the return of the popular Empty Bowls event on Sunday, March 12, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in the College’s Franklin [...]

March 8th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Students Honored During Dean’s List Dinner on February 2

Pictured from left to right are seniors who were presented with special awards for being members of the Dean’s List seven consecutive semesters: Tania Burton, Jonathan Dickey, Anna Richardson, Emily Hargrove, Sam Belcher, Hannah Harris, and Jesse Delph. Not pictured is Ryan Clingenpeel. Ferrum College held its annual Dean’s List Dinner on [...]

February 8th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Dennis Dimick to be Executive in Residence February 14

American journalist and photographer Dennis Dimick will be Executive in Residence at Ferrum College on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Dimick will give a public keynote address at 11:15 a.m. in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall on campus. Dimick served for years as executive environment editor for National Geographic magazine, and was a picture [...]

January 25th, 2017|Ferrum College News|