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MLK Celebration: Ferrum College to Showcase “Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels” on January 21

Curator Angela Jennings with "Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels" collections In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Ferrum College will host the “Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels” on January 21 at 11 a.m. in the Panther’s Den on campus.  An open forum discussion will begin at 12:15 p.m. with [...]

MLK Celebration: Ferrum College to Showcase “Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels” on January 212019-01-16T16:17:40+00:00

Darrian Marshall ’20 to Debut “The Empowerment Concert” on January 19

Darrian Marshall, a junior majoring in musical theatre, will display his own production, The Empowerment Concert, on January 19 in Schoolfield Hall's Sale Theatre, on the Ferrum College campus.  The event will begin at 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.  Tickets are not necessary. Please note that this performance contains content that [...]

Darrian Marshall ’20 to Debut “The Empowerment Concert” on January 192019-01-17T18:38:21+00:00

Holden Featured in CoSIDA 360 Magazine

Ferrum College's Gary Holden was recently featured in the College Sports Information Directors of America 360 magazine for his expansive knowledge in collegiate athletics. Currently serving the College as sports information director and assistant athletic director for compliance, Holden’s career began in the mid-1980’s as an assistant wrestling coach at Plymouth State University, and grew [...]

Holden Featured in CoSIDA 360 Magazine2018-12-12T21:58:05+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum to Host First Annual “Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House” on December 13

The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum of Ferrum College is hosting "Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House" on Thursday, December 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. The open house will be held at the Institute on Ferrum College’s campus at 20 Museum Drive, Ferrum, and will include refreshments, vendors selling Christmas gifts, caroling, plus [...]

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum to Host First Annual “Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House” on December 132018-12-10T19:27:14+00:00

Fall 2018 “Chrysalis” Magazine Revealed

Fall 2018 Chrysalis contributors. Marissa Ruiz of Wake Forest, NC, holds her artwork, "Fall's Lake." On December 4, Ferrum College Chrysalis Literary and Arts Magazine staff revealed the Fall 2018 edition of the magazine in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus.  Submissions to the magazine were canvassed from across campus with [...]

Fall 2018 “Chrysalis” Magazine Revealed2018-12-11T21:03:49+00:00

Ferrum College Mourns Creator of Panther Football Program, Sam Webb

Samuel Richmond Webb February 2, 1926 to December 1, 2018 On Saturday, December 1, the Ferrum College community bid farewell to the coach who started the institution’s first competitive football program. Samuel “Sam” Webb, hailing from Bluefield, VA, was born on February 12, 1926. He graduated from Concord College in 1951 and [...]

Ferrum College Mourns Creator of Panther Football Program, Sam Webb2018-12-06T21:58:17+00:00

Wright Lecture Series Speaker Rev. Anna Woofenden to Present “Food and Faith: Conversations from the Soil and Around the Table” on October 18

Ferrum College will host Rev. Anna Woofenden as part of the Rev. Dr. Wasena F. Wright, Jr. and Mrs. Patricia G. Wright Endowed Lecture Series on October 18 at 7 p.m. in the Panther’s Den on campus.  Rev. Woofenden’s presentation, “Food and Faith: Conversations from the Soil and Around the Table,” is free and open [...]

Wright Lecture Series Speaker Rev. Anna Woofenden to Present “Food and Faith: Conversations from the Soil and Around the Table” on October 182018-10-08T20:43:35+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

Inspirational Music in all Genres to Highlight Ferrum College Spring Concert on April 21

The Ferrum College Collegiates, Concert Choir, Handbell Ensemble, and student soloists will perform an evening of inspiring music in all genres during their Spring Concert on Sat., April 21, 2018. The concert, which will be held at 7 p.m. in Vaughn Chapel on campus, is free and open to the public. Donations of non-perishable food items for [...]

Inspirational Music in all Genres to Highlight Ferrum College Spring Concert on April 212018-10-12T14:33:05+00:00

Ferrum College Recognizes Black History Month with Event Honoring Black Golfers on February 19

In recognition of Black History Month, Ferrum College will honor the contributions of African American golfers in the advancement of the game of golf with an event on Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, featuring special guest Albert R. Green, the first African American Class A PGA Professional in the Mid-Atlantic Section of the PGA, and a [...]

Ferrum College Recognizes Black History Month with Event Honoring Black Golfers on February 192018-01-31T17:22:37+00:00