Monthly Archives: October 2022

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Groundbreaking for Vickie Van Kleeck Softball Complex Celebrated

By Iron Blade student reporters Refentse Maselwa and Wesley Trivette Amid the sawing of wood, the bubbling chatter of excitement, and the sound of shovels hitting dirt, former Panther Coach Vickie Van Kleek stood meekly, unassumingly. “This is extremely humbling, you don’t have on your life goal sheet that I’m going to have a complex [...]

Groundbreaking for Vickie Van Kleeck Softball Complex Celebrated2022-10-28T22:06:55+00:00

Lieutenant Colonel Derek R. Baird ’96 to Speak at Veterans Day Ceremony

FERRUM, VA (October 28, 2022) – On Friday, November 11, 2022, Ferrum alumnus and Lieutenant Colonel Derek R. Baird ’96 will be the keynote speaker during Ferrum College’s annual Veterans Day ceremony. The ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. in Vaughn Chapel and is open to the community. Originally from Virginia Beach, VA, LTC [...]

Lieutenant Colonel Derek R. Baird ’96 to Speak at Veterans Day Ceremony2022-10-28T16:11:02+00:00

Religion Professor’s New Book Shows How the “Three Wise Men” Story Inspired A Vast Literary and Artistic Tradition

FERRUM, VA (October 25, 2022) – In his new book, The Magi: Who They Were, How They’ve Been Remembered, and Why They Still Fascinate, Ferrum College religion professor Eric Vanden Eykel helps readers better understand both the Magi and the ancient and modern interpreters who have studied them. Vanden Eykel has long been fascinated by [...]

Religion Professor’s New Book Shows How the “Three Wise Men” Story Inspired A Vast Literary and Artistic Tradition2022-10-24T20:32:20+00:00

Ferrum College Celebrates 2022 Alumni Award Recipients

Ferrum College recognized three outstanding alumni – Matthew Woods '11, Carthan Currin '84, and Phyllis Karavatakis '76 – during its annual Alumni Awards Ceremony, which was held on Sat., Oct. 15 in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall. The event also recognized the Class of 1972 as members of Golden Panthers. In a [...]

Ferrum College Celebrates 2022 Alumni Award Recipients2022-12-08T19:01:59+00:00

New Gentry Locke Lecture Series Announced With Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore As Inaugural Speaker

FERRUM, VA (October 19, 2022) – Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore will be the inaugural speaker for the new Gentry Locke lecture series hosted by Ferrum College on Monday, November 14, 2022. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 6:00–7:00 p.m. on campus in the Blue Ridge Mountain [...]

New Gentry Locke Lecture Series Announced With Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore As Inaugural Speaker2022-10-19T14:41:37+00:00

Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022 To Be Honored Nov. 12

Ferrum College will honor the Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022 during a ceremony on Saturday, November 12, 2022, which will be held at 10 a.m. (registration begins at 9 a.m.) in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall on campus. This year’s honorees, which include three former football players, a three-sport student-athlete, and [...]

Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022 To Be Honored Nov. 122022-10-29T11:40:50+00:00