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Dr. Delia Heck Appointed to Episcopal Church Task Force Task Force on Care of Creation and Environmental Racism

Ferrum College Associate Professor of Environmental Science Delia Heck has accepted a three-year appointment to the Episcopal Church Task Force on Care of Creation and Environmental Racism. The role of the task force is to recommend appropriate changes in federal, state or local law so that effective judicial remedies can be obtained to address governmental [...]

Dr. Delia Heck Appointed to Episcopal Church Task Force Task Force on Care of Creation and Environmental Racism2018-10-06T14:02:34+00:00

Ferrum College to Host “Dopesick” Author, Beth Macy, for Opioid Symposium on October 1

Ferrum College will host Beth Macy in “Saving Ourselves: A Symposium on the Opioid Epidemic” on October 1 in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus. Copies of Macy’s newest book Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America will be for sale at 6:30 p.m. At 7 p.m., Macy will read excerpts [...]

Ferrum College to Host “Dopesick” Author, Beth Macy, for Opioid Symposium on October 12018-09-25T22:05:15+00:00

Alumni Honored During Awards Celebration on September 22

The 2018 Ferrum College Alumni Awards Celebration was held Saturday, September 22, 2018 in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall on campus. Pictured left to right are J. Glenn Shelton ’57, Lalita Brim-Poindexter ’04, Samantha Smith-Herndon ’12, Jerry Venable ’68, Kevin Keatts ’95, Stacy Porter ’06, Jessica Luther ’06, and Kameron Wilds ’11. Glenn [...]

Alumni Honored During Awards Celebration on September 222018-10-06T12:28:51+00:00

English Program to Host Reading by Cameron MacKenzie on September 25

The Ferrum College English program is hosting a reading by Cameron MacKenzie titled “Mythic Revolution: Pancho Villa and Historical Fiction” on September 25, 2018 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on the main floor of the Stanley Library in the LeAP Studio.  The event is free and open to the public.   A reception will follow the reading, provided [...]

English Program to Host Reading by Cameron MacKenzie on September 252018-09-18T21:05:55+00:00

Students’ Scientific Research Supports Development of New National Defense Technologies

Ferrum College students are actively involved in scientific research activities to support the development of new technologies for national defense. This summer, Rachel Bentz (Amelia, Va.), Caitlin Hodges (Moneta, Va.), and Jared Williamson (Hardy, Va.) worked under the supervision of Dr. Jason Powell to synthesize new compounds and test their potential use as components in [...]

Students’ Scientific Research Supports Development of New National Defense Technologies2018-10-05T23:00:18+00:00

Ferrum College prepares for Hurricane Florence

Tuesday, September 11, 5:00 PM Hurricane Florence - Statement from President Johns The College will dismiss early tomorrow with all classes ending at 1:55 pm. Classes will not meet on campus Thursday or Friday. Likewise, all athletic practices and games will be canceled from tomorrow through the end of the weekend. The Provost will [...]

Ferrum College prepares for Hurricane Florence2018-09-12T11:45:23+00:00

Feeding Hungry Wasps: Dining Services Feeds Emory & Henry Players During 6-Hour Weather Delay

Ferrum College’s generosity was highlighted during the first football game of the season against Emory & Henry College. The game, which was scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on September 1, was delayed until 7 that evening due to lightning in the area. Mike Ferguson, director of dining services at the College, called his team [...]

Feeding Hungry Wasps: Dining Services Feeds Emory & Henry Players During 6-Hour Weather Delay2018-09-04T20:36:36+00:00

National Anthem Vocal Competition Results Announced

Ferrum College held a campus-wide vocal competition, Oh, Say You Can Sing?, to find students, faculty,and/or staff to sing the national anthem prior to many of the home athletic events on the schedule. Eight students and one staff member were selected - check out the performance schedule for each singer below! Mariah [...]

National Anthem Vocal Competition Results Announced2018-10-05T22:34:38+00:00

New Faculty and Staff for the Academic School Year

We are excited to announce the appointment of new faculty and staff members to Ferrum College! James Cabiness Executive Director of Academic Resources James Cabiness originates from Richmond, Virginia. Cabiness holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Averett University in Danville, Virginia. He is currently working [...]

New Faculty and Staff for the Academic School Year2018-11-05T14:14:51+00:00

Explorer, Extreme Adventurer Sean Burch to Speak at Opening Convocation on August 27

Explorer, extreme adventurer, speaker, and documentarian, Sean Burch, will be the keynote speaker at this year's Opening Convocation on Monday, August 27, 2018, at Ferrum College. The event, which is open to the entire campus community, will be held in Swartz Gym on campus beginning at 10 a.m. Classes will follow the special Midday Special [...]

Explorer, Extreme Adventurer Sean Burch to Speak at Opening Convocation on August 272018-08-24T14:18:33+00:00