Monthly Archives: October 2019

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Talum Smith ’20 Receives Courage Award at Wrestle Like A Girl Gala

Talum Smith '20 (center) stands with President David Johns and Head Women's Wrestling Coach Breonnah Neal at the October 30 Wrestle Like A Girl Gala. Ferrum College senior and member of the women’s wrestling team Talum Smith was honored Wednesday, October 30, 2019, during the Wrestle Like A Girl Fourth Annual Gala. [...]

Talum Smith ’20 Receives Courage Award at Wrestle Like A Girl Gala2019-10-31T18:55:19+00:00

46th Annual Blue Ridge Folklife Festival – October 26

The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum announces the 46th annual Blue Ridge Folklife Festival on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., rain or shine, at the Institute on Ferrum College’s campus, 20 Museum Drive, Ferrum. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children (ages 6 – 14), and $5 for senior citizens [...]

46th Annual Blue Ridge Folklife Festival – October 262019-10-22T15:20:46+00:00

Author & Domestic Violence Educator to Speak on Campus, October 28, 2019

Author, speaker, and domestic violence educator Janine Latus will visit Ferrum College’s campus on Monday, October 28, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the Panthers Den of Franklin Hall. She will present “You Know What’s Really Scary? Relationship Violence.” A reception will follow the presentation. This event is free and open to the public. Janine Latus [...]

Author & Domestic Violence Educator to Speak on Campus, October 28, 20192019-10-23T13:52:58+00:00

Ferrum College Chorale Will Perform at Carnegie Hall in April 2020

Members of the Ferrum College Chorale pose for a photo in Vaughn Chapel on campus. The Ferrum College Chorale will perform at Carnegie Hall’s Isaac Stern Auditorium in New York City on April 25, 2020. The invitation to perform came to Ferrum College’s Adjunct Instructor of Theatre Arts Adam McAllister, from Josh [...]

Ferrum College Chorale Will Perform at Carnegie Hall in April 20202019-10-25T12:48:08+00:00

100% of Ferrum College Teacher Education Program Graduates Are Employed

One hundred percent of Ferrum College’s teacher education program graduates are employed, according to data gathered across three years, from 2016, 2017, and 2018. Ferrum College teacher education program graduates: spring 2017 (top); spring 2018 (left); fall 2018 (right). “Approximately ninety percent of our graduates secure full-time employment in their endorsement area by [...]

100% of Ferrum College Teacher Education Program Graduates Are Employed2019-11-06T16:04:17+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Celebrates Completion of the Leo H. Scott Educational Pavilion

Members of the Scott family cut the ribbon commemorating the Leo H. Scott Educational Pavilion. The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum at Ferrum College celebrated the completion of the Leo H. Scott Educational Pavilion with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Blue Ridge Farm Museum on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Leo [...]

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Celebrates Completion of the Leo H. Scott Educational Pavilion2019-10-16T21:27:33+00:00

Natural Sciences Friday Seminar Will Feature Senior Presentations on October 25, 2019

Six Ferrum College seniors will present their own research regarding a wide variety of topics during the Natural Sciences Friday Seminar on October 25, 2019, from 1:25 - 2:45 p.m. in Garber Hall #106. Read below to learn more about the seniors' presentations. Andrew Calohan - "Creatine Monohydrate, Like Coffee for Your Muscles" We [...]

Natural Sciences Friday Seminar Will Feature Senior Presentations on October 25, 20192019-10-25T20:32:51+00:00

Ferrum College Invites the Community to Enjoy Homecoming 2019, October 11 – 13

Ferrum College is happy to once again welcome alumni, students, parents, families, faculty, staff, and friends to the annual celebration of the Ferrum College Family. Picnics, music, sports, reunions, awards, and more will begin Friday, October 11 and continue through Sunday, October 13. Weekend highlights include a family friendly bike tour at 4 p.m. on [...]

Ferrum College Invites the Community to Enjoy Homecoming 2019, October 11 – 132019-10-07T19:57:52+00:00

Alumni Return to Campus for Homecoming 2019

With Homecoming 2019 festivities occurring this upcoming weekend, Ferrum College is also anticipating the return of four of its notable alumni. On Thursday, October 10 at 6 p.m. in the Panthers Den in lower Franklin Hall on campus, alumna Melanie Rooks ’15 will share how her Ferrum College experience prepared her for working at a [...]

Alumni Return to Campus for Homecoming 20192019-10-09T11:31:14+00:00

Ronda Bryant Has Many Interests But Loves Ferrum College Students Most of All

Director of the Second-Year Experience Ronda Bryant is a perfect example of a product of the diverse and explorative learning environment Ferrum College provides its students. Bryant holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and a Master of Education in counselor education from Wake Forest University. She received her doctorate degree in higher education [...]

Ronda Bryant Has Many Interests But Loves Ferrum College Students Most of All2019-10-09T19:26:48+00:00