Monthly Archives: January 2020

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Ferrum College & Community Mourns the Passing of Dr. Carolyn Thomas on Jan. 14, 2020

Dr. Carolyn Thomas, January 18, 1948 - January 14, 2020 On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, after a 20-month battle with ovarian cancer, Ferrum College’s beloved retired Professor of Environmental Science Carolyn Lee Thomas passed away. She was four days shy of her seventy-second birthday, and had just enjoyed a long weekend with [...]

Ferrum College & Community Mourns the Passing of Dr. Carolyn Thomas on Jan. 14, 20202020-02-04T16:05:16+00:00

Gospel Fest 2020: “The 20/20 Vision” to be Held in Vaughn Chapel, February 8

Gospel Fest 2020: “The 20/20 Vision” will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 5 p.m. in Ferrum College’s Vaughn Chapel, 40 Wiley Drive, Ferrum. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Ferrum College’s Office of Spiritual Life, the concert will feature the Ferrum College Fresh Wind Gospel Choir and [...]

Gospel Fest 2020: “The 20/20 Vision” to be Held in Vaughn Chapel, February 82020-01-16T16:26:43+00:00

Junior D Robinson to Speak During Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Program on Jan. 20

Ferrum College junior Davon "D" Robinson '21 will be the keynote speaker at the College's MLK Day program. In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Ferrum College Black Student Union (BSU) has prepared a program which will be held in Vaughn Chapel on campus from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The [...]

Junior D Robinson to Speak During Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Program on Jan. 202020-01-16T15:25:28+00:00

Ferrum College Signs Articulation Agreement with Lord Fairfax Community College Regarding Recreation Leadership Programs

Left to right: LFCC Provost Chris Coutts; Ferrum College Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Aimé Sposato; Ferrum College President David Johns; and LFCC Vice President of Academic Affairs Karen Kellison. On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, Ferrum College and Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) officials entered into an agreement guaranteeing admission [...]

Ferrum College Signs Articulation Agreement with Lord Fairfax Community College Regarding Recreation Leadership Programs2020-01-15T14:21:37+00:00

First annual intercultural holiday celebration

This year we kicked off a new Ferrum tradition. It started with traditional Spanish-language carols by the Spanish students, who sang in various parts of campus and ended up at the library. There were displays about diverse holiday customs, plus cookies and hot chocolate for everyone. Then the choir put on a spectacular concert, followed [...]

First annual intercultural holiday celebration2020-01-08T22:12:54+00:00

Dr. Sagasti Suppes spent a week in Russia

In October, Dr. Sagasti Suppes went to Russia to represent Ferrum College and Roanoke Valley Sister Cities at the Russia-U.S. Municipal Forum in Moscow. During her week in the country, she was also able to visit Roanoke's sister city, Pskov, and to visit with students, faculty, and administrators at Pskov State University. The best part [...]

Dr. Sagasti Suppes spent a week in Russia2020-01-08T21:52:54+00:00

Ferrum College Track & Field Programs Coming in Fall 2020

Mark White will serve as Ferrum College's track and field coach. Ferrum College has announced the addition of men's and women's track and field programs, slated to being in the fall 2020 semester. Mark White, who is in his second year as head coach of the Ferrum men's and women's cross country [...]

Ferrum College Track & Field Programs Coming in Fall 20202020-01-07T19:28:49+00:00