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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|

MacKenzie Nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize

Ferrum College Adjunct Instructor of English Cameron MacKenzie is honored to be nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize by Able Muse magazine for his short story "Up From Grundy."  Cameron earned his PhD in English from Temple University in 2010, and his work has appeared in The Michigan Quarterly Review, The Rumpus, Permafrost, The Cormac McCarthy Journal, SubStance, Solstice and The Painted Bride Quarterly, among [...]

January 6th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Winter Weather Update

UPDATED Sat., Jan. 7: Weather conditions continue to improve but roads may still be unsafe in parts of Virginia and North Carolina. If students are able to travel safely on Sunday, residence halls will be open as scheduled. For students who have not completed check-in, time will be set aside Monday and Tuesday to complete [...]

January 5th, 2017|Ferrum College News|

Ferrum College Mourns Passing of Former President Dr. Joseph Hart

Ferrum, Va. (Dec. 13, 2016) – Dr. Joseph Tate Hart, eighth president of Ferrum College, died on Dec. 9, 2016 at his home near Ferrum, Va. Hart served as Ferrum College president for fifteen years, from 1971–1986. During that pivotal time in the College’s history, he was instrumental in advancing Ferrum toward the prominent position [...]

December 13th, 2016|Ferrum College News|