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Alumni Honored During November 4th Awards Ceremony

View photographs from this year's Alumni Awards Celebration. The Ferrum College Alumni Award Celebration was held Saturday, November 4, 2017 in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus. The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award was bestowed upon William "Bill" Aiken '60. President Jennifer Braaten presented the award to Aiken in recognition of the exceptional service [...]

November 10th, 2017|Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News|

Ferrum College Announces New President, Dr. David Johns

Board of Trustees Chair Phyllis Q. Karavatakis ’76 announced today that Dr. David Johns has been appointed the twelfth president of Ferrum College. Johns currently serves as Vice President for Academic Affairs at Union College, a private, United Methodist affiliated, liberal arts institution in Barbourville, Kentucky. He will assume his new role as president of [...]

November 8th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Students Win Accolades at Virginia Academy of Science Fall Undergraduate Meeting

(Top, L-R) Kyle Haley and Nick Blankenship, and (bottom) Taylor Darnell. Ferrum College students Taylor Darnell, Nick Blankenship, and Kyle Haley were awarded $750 grants at the Virginia Academy of Science (VAS) Fall Undergraduate meeting at Hampden-Sydney College on Oct. 28, 2017, after presenting posters on proposed/preliminary research projects. The monies will [...]

November 2nd, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Theatre Arts & Alpha Psi Omega Present “It Can’t Happen Here” Nov. 1-4

Ferrum College Theatre Arts & Alpha Psi Omega will present It Can't Happen Here, a play by Tony Taccone & Bennett S. Cohen based on the novel by Sinclair Lewis Nov. 1 - 3, at 7 PM, and Nov. 4 at 2 PM, in Sale Theatre in Schoolfield Hall on campus. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for non-Ferrum students [...]

October 26th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

“Real Roots” Fans Celebrate Folkways during Blue Ridge Folklife Festival Oct. 28 at Ferrum College

“Real Roots” fans from across the nation will celebrate the folkways of the Blue Ridge at the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival, Oct. 28, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the Ferrum College campus, Ferrum, VA. Now in its 44th year, the festival brings together traditional musicians, craftspeople, cooks, antique tractor and engine buffs, car [...]

October 20th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Criminal Justice Students & Faculty Successfully Compete at Regional Conference

Criminal justice students Zachary Anderson, Kevin Ramirez, Jordan Tramuel-Coles, Mareika Pierce, Tiffanie Moore, Jordan Hamlett, Jacob Bohannon and faculty member Dr. David Nicholson traveled last weekend to DeSales University, Quakertown, PA, for the annual American Criminal Justice Academy Region 4 Conference. Throughout the conference students compete in several competitions and knowledge based testing. Congratulations [...]

October 19th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Nashiem Bryant ’18 Awarded Top Accounting Scholarship

The Roanoke chapter of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants honored Nashiem Bryant '18 with the top $750 scholarship award, which he received during the 2017 Student Night held Thurs., Sept. 14, at the Shenandoah Club in Roanoke. The annual event honors local college accounting majors. "Nashiem Bryant's success is a wonderful example [...]

September 19th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Anderson Awarded National Wellness Top Honor

Dr. Lynise Anderson, dean of student affairs and campus wellness, was named the national Top Health Promotion Professional by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) 2016-17 DISH Awards. DISH is a platform that allows members of the Health Promotion industry to share ideas and be rewarded for innovation.  This year, more than 70 entries were [...]

September 19th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

National Anthem Competition Results Announced

An initiative between Ferrum College music, theatre, and athletic programs was recently organized by the provost’s office to find students and/or faculty and staff to sing the national anthem prior to this season’s home football games. The campus-wide vocal competition held on Thursday, August 31, 2017, [...]

September 19th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Alumna Bequeaths $3.4 Million to Ferrum College

The gift adds substantially to College financial aid capabilities and completes the football stadium turf field project. Ferrum College philanthropist, former trustee, and alumna Ethelyne Fulcher Daniel of Danville, Virginia honored Ferrum College with a $3.4 million legacy. The gift will substantially add to the College’s ability to assist students through the Daniel Family [...]

August 29th, 2017|Ferrum College News|