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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|

Blue Ridge Institute Awarded Virginia “Bedrock Institution” Status

President David Johns, BRI Co-director Roddy Moore, Provost Aimé Sposato, and BRI Co-director Vaughan Webb attended the VCA event at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. The Ferrum College Blue Ridge Institute & Museum (BRI) was recently named a Bedrock Institution by the Virginia Commission for the Arts (VCA), which celebrated [...]

February 5th, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Receives Gift to Initiate Women’s Golf Program

Irma Smart President David Johns recently announced a generous gift from Ms. Irma Smart of Axton, VA to initiate a Ferrum College Women’s Golf program. The gift provides start-up funds for the program, training, and other opportunities for student-athletes. A member of the Ferrum College Board of Trustees since 2015, an avid [...]

February 2nd, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Receives $688,572 from Beatty Trust Through Virginia College Fund

Guy Beatty Ferrum College is one four schools, members of the Virginia College Fund (VCF) consortium, to benefit from a $2,700,000 gift from the Guy E. Beatty Revocable Trust. The gift is the largest in the history of the VCF and the funds are designated to assist with scholarships and general support [...]

January 31st, 2018|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Recognizes Black History Month with Event Honoring Black Golfers on February 19

In recognition of Black History Month, Ferrum College will honor the contributions of African American golfers in the advancement of the game of golf with an event on Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, featuring special guest Albert R. Green, the first African American Class A PGA Professional in the Mid-Atlantic Section of the PGA, and a [...]

January 25th, 2018|Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News|

Special Events Planned to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A traveling museum exhibit celebrating black history and a visit from Free Hugs Project founder Ken Nwadike, Jr. will honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ferrum College will commemorate and honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. next week with The True Black History Museum [...]

January 9th, 2018|Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News|

Fresh Lettuce in the Middle of Winter – All Without Soil!

Ferrum College’s newly unveiled hydroponic greenhouse just completed its first growing cycle. Ferrum Ag students Sean Trollinger and Jody Jefferies work in new hydroponic greenhouse facility. Dr. Bob Pohlad photograph. The facility was funded through a Tobacco Commission grant, with matching funds provided by Ferrum College. The goal of the grant program [...]

January 9th, 2018|Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News|

Peace and Joy!

As we celebrate various holiday periods such as Advent, Hanukah, and Christmas, we join millions the world over who gather with families and friends and pray for peace. We share the gift of presents and presence and focus on the importance of community, and care, and compassion. At Ferrum College, students, faculty, staff, alumni and [...]

December 15th, 2017|artsatferrum, Ferrum College News|

100+ Donors Support Ferrum College with $26,466 in #GivingTuesday Gifts

Over 100 donors supported Ferrum College with $26,466 in gifts during #GivingTuesday 2017, held this year on November 28. "We are thrilled at the Ferrum College response to Giving Tuesday. Alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends, joined the greater community in kicking off the charitable giving season and giving back to a non-profit they [...]

November 21st, 2017|Ferrum College News|