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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 bri@ferrum.edu or CD/DVD (mailed to JAM Bands at FloydFest, c/o Blue [...]

2018-03-26T21:44:18+00:00March 26th, 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 [...]

2018-04-02T14:41:55+00:00March 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 [...]

2018-04-25T12:21:44+00:00March 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, [...]

2018-03-08T22:55:13+00:00February 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 [...]

2018-03-07T14:40:57+00:00February 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 [...]

2018-02-07T12:30:15+00:00February 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 [...]

2018-02-07T12:42:28+00:00February 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 [...]

2018-02-07T22:15:39+00:00January 31st, 2018|Ferrum College News|