She and other Children’s Disaster Services volunteers are providing childcare services in Baton Rouge, LA. Ferrum, Va. (Sept. 2, 2016) – Ferrum College’s Rebecca Austin, of Boones Mill, was mobilized earlier this week to join Children’s Disaster Services (CDS) as a volunteer assisting with flood relief efforts in Baton Rouge, LA. Working in conjunction [...]
Virginia Agriculture Leaders Obtaining Results (VALOR) is the state’s premier agricultural leadership training program. FERRUM, VA. (August 10, 2016) – Dr. Tim Durham, assistant professor of agronomy and agricultural science and agriculture program coordinator at Ferrum College, recently graduated from Virginia Agriculture Leaders Obtaining Results (VALOR), the state’s premier agricultural leadership training program, which [...]
Ferrum College is featured in Jess Daddio's article "Outdoor U: Best Adventure Campuses in the Blue Ridge" article in the August issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. Check it out here.
Also a Ferrum College Board of Trustees member, Karavatakis has been employed with Carter Bank & Trust for 38 years. Phyllis Q. Karavatakis '76 has been elected president of Carter Bank & Trust by the bank’s Board of Directors. Karavatakis has been employed with Carter Bank & Trust for 38 years, most recently as executive [...]
Layne Dillon ’16 Selected for Governor’s Fellowship Program: Dillon is working in the Governor’s Policy Office through July 29.
FERRUM, VA. (July 1, 2016) – This summer, Ferrum College alum Layne Dillon ’16, of Rocky Mount, Va., is one of a small number of people getting a close look at state government by taking part in the prestigious Virginia Governor’s Fellowship Program. Dillon, who graduated this spring with a political science degree, is working [...]
Read the article by Casey Fabris that appeared in The Roanoke Times.
122 Ferrum athletes made the USA South Athletic Conference’s academic all-conference team for 2015-16
FERRUM, VA. (June 202, 2016) – Ferrum College had 122 student-athletes named to the 2015-16 USA South Academic All-Conference Team. Included on the list are seven student-athletes that also earned athletic All-Conference honors, one All-American and one Academic All-American. A student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 grade point average in each of the two semesters [...]
Ferrum College Announces New President Dr. Joseph Carson Spooner unanimously chosen by Board of Trustees.
FERRUM, VA. (June 20, 2016) – Dr. Joseph Carson Spooner has been appointed the eleventh president of Ferrum College. Spooner currently serves as the Dean of Jonathan Edwards College at Yale University where he has been integral in his support of students in their academic, co-curricular, and personal pursuits. Chair of the Ferrum College Presidential [...]
Fulbright Spanish Language Assistant Esther Pescador de Galdo found a new home at Ferrum College for the 2015-16 academic year. Her journey in the United States started on August 16, 2015, at Stanford University in California, where she was introduced to American culture and learned about teaching her language during a four-day orientation with [...]
Ferrum, Va. (March 1, 2016) – The sixth annual Ferrum College Forum on Critical Thinking, Innovation & Leadership, focuses this year on the theme “Government Seizures of Property,” and will be held on Mon., March 14, 2016 at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center in Roanoke. The Forum sessions will include a series of [...]