Monthly Archives: March 2019

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Board Chair Gives Back to Alma Mater

Ferrum College means something special to every alumnus, especially Robert W. Todd ’67. “Throughout my years as a vice president in human resources for Pfizer, Inc., I was fortunate to have traveled to many countries and to have dealt with stimulating and complex employer/employee issues. I know that my experiences while at Ferrum College helped [...]

Board Chair Gives Back to Alma Mater2019-03-21T21:06:17+00:00

Stogners Support Continues To Serve and Benefit Ferrum College Students

Joe and Jane Stogner Ferrum College’s faculty and staff are an integral part of the institution’s success. Members of the College’s campus community support the mission and purpose financially, personally, and professionally. The late Joe Stogner, professor of environmental science and founder of the environmental science program at Ferrum College, enhanced the [...]

Stogners Support Continues To Serve and Benefit Ferrum College Students2019-03-21T21:06:11+00:00

Ferrum Instilled a Strong Work Ethic in Ayers

The reasons a person gives back to his or her alma mater are often personal ones, stemming from a family history, a profound experience, a sense of civic duty or a private matter altogether. For Walter ’62 and Lynn Ayers, it is a combination of several of these. Ayers was encouraged to attend Ferrum College [...]

Ferrum Instilled a Strong Work Ethic in Ayers2019-03-21T21:03:23+00:00

Lionbergers In Support of Formula for Success

Former Ferrum College Board of Trustees Chairman, Sam Lionberger, and his wife Rindy, are well known for their generous support of Ferrum College. During his time as Chair of the Board of Trustees, Lionberger says one of his main goals was to improve core academic standards. Sam and Rindy Lionberger know their scholarship support enables [...]

Lionbergers In Support of Formula for Success2019-03-21T21:03:53+00:00

Enactus Endowment

Former members of the Ferrum College Enactus team (previously called Students in Free Enterprise). The Ferrum College Enactus program (formerly called Students in Free Enterprise) is responsible for outreach projects in financial education, women’s empowerment, community beautification, sustainability, and small business programs. In addition to winning regional competitions for decades, the Ferrum [...]

Enactus Endowment2019-03-21T21:04:34+00:00

Clements Establishes Family Scholarship

The Clements Family Endowed Scholarship supports Ferrum College students with financial aid and is awarded to students from Southside Virginia localities who have achieved at least a 2.5 GPA. “Ferrum was just the right place for me when I was looking for direction in life,” says J. Peter Clements ’77. “With the College’s strong emphasis [...]

Clements Establishes Family Scholarship2019-03-21T21:05:04+00:00

Agriculture Alumni Establish Scholarship in Memory of Classmate, Will “Frog” Pettus ’97

The Will “Frog” Pettus Agriculture Scholarship was established in April 2010 by the Ferrum College Ag Alumni Association, and is given to Ferrum College students who are studying life science or agriculture. The original goal was to raise $25,000 to endow the fund. Fundraising efforts are ongoing with the goal to assist as many [...]

Agriculture Alumni Establish Scholarship in Memory of Classmate, Will “Frog” Pettus ’972019-03-21T21:05:08+00:00

Phillips Believe Alumni Giving Critical to Continued Success

“We met at Ferrum College 50 years ago this year. Ferrum is a part of our lives and a place where we can make a difference,” says Baxter Phillips ’66, of the support he and his wife, Sharon ’66, give to Ferrum College. As a Trustee of the College, Phillips sees firsthand the necessity [...]

Phillips Believe Alumni Giving Critical to Continued Success2019-03-21T21:04:02+00:00

Butz Foundation Gift Aids Students with Learning Disabilities

Teddy Butz ’88 The Butz Foundation was founded in the mid-1950s with a mission of support for programs that benefit humanity, education, medical research, and society as a whole. Ferrum College has gratefully been a recipient of the foundation’s generosity for several projects throughout the years. According to Teddy Butz ’88, a [...]

Butz Foundation Gift Aids Students with Learning Disabilities2019-03-21T21:05:14+00:00

Martinsville Speedway’s Clay Campbell Supports Ferrum Students

Board of Trustee Member Clay Campbell I have been working in all aspects of business at the Martinsville Speedway since I was a young boy. The historic Virginia race track was founded by my grandfather over 60 years ago and I’m very proud of this heritage. I’m also proud of my affiliation [...]

Martinsville Speedway’s Clay Campbell Supports Ferrum Students2019-03-21T21:04:05+00:00