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Ferrum Moves Classes Online as Coronavirus Spreads in Virginia

Ferrum Moves Classes Online as Coronavirus Spreads in Virginia | By Mary Stoudt A novel coronavirus has recently spreaded around the world since its first case was identified in Wuhan, China in January, when the nation was about to celebrate its lunar New Year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the [...]

Ferrum Moves Classes Online as Coronavirus Spreads in Virginia2020-04-07T17:53:02+00:00

Ferrum’s Mission Trip to Baton Rouge

Ferrum’s Mission Trip to Baton Rouge | By Lindsey Foster On the week of Spring Break, March 1st through the 7th, Ferrum College’s Spiritual Life traveled on a mission trip to Baton Rouge. Sixteen students and four faculty members attended this trip, which aimed to help repair homes that were affected by a devastating flood [...]

Ferrum’s Mission Trip to Baton Rouge2020-04-07T17:42:29+00:00

Panther PRIDE: Competition Begins in the Classroom

During spring semester 2019, 112 Ferrum College student-athletes earned academic honors: 33 student-athletes were named to the President's List (4.0 GPA for the semester), while 79 student-athletes earned Dean’s List recognition (3.40 GPA or greater for the semester). Women’s soccer had the greatest number of students on the President’s List, with six student-athletes reaching [...]

Panther PRIDE: Competition Begins in the Classroom2019-07-02T12:40:57+00:00

Irma Smart, Former Ferrum College Board of Trustees Member, Provides Start Up Funds for Women’s Golf Program

President David Johns recently announced a generous gift from Ms. Irma Smart of Axton, VA to initiate a Ferrum College Women’s Golf program. The gift provides start-up funds for the program, training, and other opportunities for student-athletes. As a former member of the Ferrum College Board of Trustees, an avid golfer, and a member of [...]

Irma Smart, Former Ferrum College Board of Trustees Member, Provides Start Up Funds for Women’s Golf Program2019-03-21T21:06:32+00:00

Ferrum College Philanthropist, Former Trustee, and Alumna Ethelyne Fulcher Daniel of Danville, Virginia Honored Ferrum College with a $3.4 Million Legacy

The gift will substantially add to the College’s ability to assist students through the Daniel Family Endowed Scholarship and will complete the College’s John W. and Ethelyne Fulcher Daniel Field in the W.B. Adams stadium, a state-of-the-art artificial turf surface used by all Panther field sports. Over many years, the Daniel family’s generosity supported campus [...]

Ferrum College Philanthropist, Former Trustee, and Alumna Ethelyne Fulcher Daniel of Danville, Virginia Honored Ferrum College with a $3.4 Million Legacy2019-03-21T21:06:26+00:00

Trustee Gift Provides Stimulus for Panther Band

Recruitment for members of the newest rendition of the Ferrum College band began some time ago but it wasn’t until trustee Clay Campbell discovered the initiative that real progress was made. Campbell joined the Ferrum College Board of Trustees in 2014 and brought his business expertise, spirit of competition, and strong sense of community to [...]

Trustee Gift Provides Stimulus for Panther Band2019-03-21T21:06:21+00:00

Trustee Betty Forbes Sees Ferrum College as a “Beacon of Light”

Betty Forbes came into the Ferrum College family as part of the Parents’ Council during her son’s freshman year at the institution. Because of her knowledge and enthusiasm, then-president Dr. Jerry Boone appointed her to the Board of Trustees. Forbes is now one of Ferrum College’s biggest advocates and vocal supporters. “To us, Ferrum was [...]

Trustee Betty Forbes Sees Ferrum College as a “Beacon of Light”2019-03-21T21:04:17+00:00

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