Monthly Archives: October 2020


Beloved “Empty Bowls” Event Will Take Place November 15, 2020, 12 – 4 p.m.

Due to COVID-19, the beloved annual “Empty Bowls” event was postponed from its usual spring date this year; however, dedicated community members are making sure the event still takes place, “COVID-style.”  The Ferrum College campus community and public are invited to enjoy a modified Empty Bowls event on Sunday, November 15, 2020 from 12 - [...]

Beloved “Empty Bowls” Event Will Take Place November 15, 2020, 12 – 4 p.m.2020-10-31T13:51:59+00:00

A Message from President Johns Regarding the Upcoming Election

Panther Nation: We are only a few days from the 2020 presidential election. The usual ramp-up to November has been intensified this year by the uncertainly of a global pandemic, a public health challenge that has remade our world in a matter of months. It also comes at a time when our country is thinking [...]

A Message from President Johns Regarding the Upcoming Election2020-10-27T15:34:30+00:00

Aimé Sposato

Aimé Sposato Provost & Voice Instructor Dr. Aimé Sposato, operatic soprano and distinguished voice instructor, joined the leadership team of Ferrum College as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in 2017 and holds a faculty appointment as Professor of Music. Prior to joining the Ferrum College community, she served as the [...]

Aimé Sposato2020-10-22T16:27:57+00:00

Jennifer Ayers-Barnard

Jennifer Ayers-Barnard Theory, Aural Skills, Voice Jennifer Ayers-Barnard, PhD teaches Music Theory, Aural Skills Lab, Music Appreciation, Private Voice, and directs the Concert Choir at Ferrum College.  She pursued a Bachelor of Music Education with an emphasis in Vocal Studies and Choral Conducting from The University of Texas at Austin and later [...]

Jennifer Ayers-Barnard2020-10-22T16:23:06+00:00

Alexander Lyons

Alexander Lyons Woodwinds Alexander Lyons hails from Roanoke, Virginia. Lyons graduated Summa Cum Laude from Radford University with a Bachelor of Science in Music with a double emphasis in clarinet and voice. He received an additional certificate from the Gordon Institute for Music Learning in general elementary music. He also graduated with [...]

Alexander Lyons2020-10-22T16:21:25+00:00

Jeremy Price

Jeremy Price Percussion   Born and raised in Roanoke VA, Jeremy was initially a self-taught breakdancer turned self-taught drummer.  After years of lessons, study, & performance, Jeremy landed in the hit Off-Broadway production, STOMP.  Jeremy toured with the show for 17 years performing several roles and serving as the American tour’s resident [...]

Jeremy Price2020-10-22T16:19:43+00:00

Ashley Cundiff

Ashley Cundiff Piano Ashley Cundiff is an active teacher and solo and collaborative performer in the southwest Virginia area, and has enjoyed teaching and accompanying choirs and performers at Ferrum for over a decade. In addition to her work here at the college, she is the company accompanist for Southwest Virginia Ballet, [...]

Ashley Cundiff2020-10-22T16:18:03+00:00

Adam McAllister

Adam McAllister Adjunct Instructor of Music & Director of Chorale Adam McAllister, currently teaching in his eighth year at Ferrum College is the Director of the Ferrum College Chorale and teaches within the Theatre Department.  He holds a BA in Music from Bluefield College, a MA in Worship Studies from Liberty University, [...]

Adam McAllister2020-10-22T16:16:11+00:00

Ferrum College Approved to Offer a Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Ferrum College announces the addition of a pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), which will launch with its first cohort in January 2021 and enroll its second cohort in August 2021. The new BSN program complements the College’s existing and completely online RN to BSN program that launched in fall 2020. The nursing programs [...]

Ferrum College Approved to Offer a Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing2020-11-18T12:17:39+00:00

Ferrum College to Host NCAA Men’s Wrestling Tournament in 2023

In 2019, Ferrum hosted the NCAA Men's Wrestling Tournament at the Berglund Center in Roanoke, VA. 2019 photo. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has announced site selections for national championship events for the 2023 through 2026 cycle, and Ferrum College has been selected to host the 2023 Division III Men's Wrestling [...]

Ferrum College to Host NCAA Men’s Wrestling Tournament in 20232020-10-15T13:47:38+00:00