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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|

State of Ferrum College Presidential Address Planned January 19 at 3PM

Happy New Year! In what I hope will become an annual tradition, I will address students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the college, reflecting upon our recent accomplishments and challenges and outlining new initiatives that will help strengthen the support and education for our students. I would like to invite you to attend the “State of the College” address on Thursday, [...]

January 19th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Dr. Walter Earl Fluker to be Keynote Speaker for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Convocation

Dr. Walter Earl Fluker will give the keynote address during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation at Ferrum College, which will be held Mon., Jan. 16, 2017 in Vaughn Chapel on campus. The event, which begins at 10:15 a.m., is free and open to public. Dr. Fluker is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Ethical [...]

January 9th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Joe Hart Memorial Service Scheduled at 2 PM on Saturday, January 14

A celebration of life ceremony in memory of Dr. Joseph Tate Hart, eighth president of Ferrum College, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sat., Jan.14, 2017 in Vaughn Chapel on campus. The service is open to the public. Hart, who died on Dec. 9, 2016 at his home near Ferrum, served as Ferrum College [...]

January 9th, 2017|Ferrum College News|