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Nate Daniels ’99 to Speak at New Student Convocation on Sunday, August 26

Former professional football player, Collegiate All-American, Ferrum College Hall of Fame Inductee, and Fairfax High School Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, Nathan "Nate" Daniels '99 will be the keynote speaker at this year’s New Student Convocation on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at Ferrum College. The event in Vaughn Chapel will begin at 1:30 p.m. Nate [...]

Nate Daniels ’99 to Speak at New Student Convocation on Sunday, August 262018-08-24T14:14:44+00:00

Ferrum College holds Riddick Hall Ribbon-cutting Friday, August 3

Pictured are (L-R) Ferrum College President David Johns, Ferrum College junior Darrian Marshall, Moore's Electric Pre-construction Operations Manager Joe Byron, Ferrum College senior Jasmine Agee, American National Bank Executive Vice President and Regional President Kevin Meade, American National Bank Market President Todd Hammock, Ferrum College Vice President for Administration and Finance Chris Burnley, [...]

Ferrum College holds Riddick Hall Ribbon-cutting Friday, August 32018-08-03T19:58:04+00:00

76 student athletes named to the USA South Athletic Conference 2017-18 Academic All-Conference Team

Seventy-six Ferrum College student-athletes were named to the USA South Athletic Conference 2017-18 Academic All-Conference Team, including six who were also USA South All-Conference selections during the past school year. All honorees earned at least a 3.30 GPA in each semester, an increase from a 3.0 GPA which was the previous minimum requirement. Football standout Brian Mann, [...]

76 student athletes named to the USA South Athletic Conference 2017-18 Academic All-Conference Team2018-06-21T15:51:22+00:00

Delia Heck, associate professor of environmental science, spends sabbatical year working on solar energy projects in Haiti

Dr. Delia Heck with Deacon Couloute Schneyder in Haiti. Delia Heck, associate professor of environmental science, spent her sabbatical working with Haitian and American partners on solar energy projects in rural villages of Haiti. She was featured recently in Leigh Prom's article in The Franklin News-Post. Read the article here. [...]

Delia Heck, associate professor of environmental science, spends sabbatical year working on solar energy projects in Haiti2018-06-22T15:47:53+00:00

Ferrum College Alumnus Jevontè Blount named Governor’s Fellow

Jevontè Blount - Sarah Shuford photograph. Jevontè Blount ’18 was recently named to the 2018 Governor’s Fellows Program by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam. He is one of only 22 rising college seniors, graduating seniors, or graduate students from across the state to be named to the prestigious program. Blount will have the [...]

Ferrum College Alumnus Jevontè Blount named Governor’s Fellow2018-06-07T18:12:16+00:00

Moonshine Heritage Car Show to be held Saturday, June 9 at the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum

The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College, along with the Outlaw Cruisers Car Club of Rocky Mount, will sponsor the third annual Moonshine Heritage Car Show, which will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sat., June 9, 2018, at the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum on the campus of Ferrum College. The [...]

Moonshine Heritage Car Show to be held Saturday, June 9 at the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum2018-06-07T12:04:13+00:00

Blue Ridge Barn Dance Featuring Five Mile Mountain Road, Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer to be held Friday, June 8

Put on your dancing shoes--or boots, folks--it's the "Blue Ridge Barn Dance" with local favorites, Five Mile Mountain Road and Larry Sigmon and Martha Spencer! Hosted by Mountains of Music Homecoming and Blue Ridge Institute & Museum, the event will be held Friday, June 8 from 7 - 10 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Farm [...]

Blue Ridge Barn Dance Featuring Five Mile Mountain Road, Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer to be held Friday, June 82018-06-06T12:05:46+00:00

Ferrum College Expands Band Program with New Director of Bands, Dr. Sixto Montesinos

In the fall of 2018, Ferrum College will launch an expanded band program that will allow all students to continue their musical education at the College. Led by new director of bands, Dr. Sixto Montesinos, the Ferrum College Band Program will be all-inclusive and will feature: Ferrum College Marching Band: The Sound of Panther Pride, will be [...]

Ferrum College Expands Band Program with New Director of Bands, Dr. Sixto Montesinos2018-10-12T14:32:10+00:00

Ferrum College Selects Akademos for New Online Bookstore Service

Ferrum College has selected Akademos as its online bookstore provider to help students obtain significant savings on course materials. The College, founded in 1913, offers nationally recognized bachelor’s degree programs ranging from business and environmental science to teacher education and criminal justice.  Ferrum College will launch its online bookstore beginning Fall Semester 2018. Seamless integration [...]

Ferrum College Selects Akademos for New Online Bookstore Service2018-05-23T16:54:05+00:00

Paul L. Harris, Jr. ’65 Awarded Benjamin M. Beckham Medallion

Paul L. Harris, Jr. ’65, was awarded the Benjamin M. Beckham Medallion, the College’s highest alumni honor, during commencement on Saturday, May 5. Named after the College’s first president, Dr. Benjamin M. Beckham, the Medallion is awarded to an alumnus or alumna who exemplify in an exceptional manner the Ferrum motto, “Not Self, But Others.” [...]

Paul L. Harris, Jr. ’65 Awarded Benjamin M. Beckham Medallion2018-05-07T15:43:03+00:00