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Johns: Remembering and not remembering Sept. 11

President David Johns (September 10, 2021) Anyone who was awake twenty years ago has a Sept. 11 story. Some people hurriedly gathered loved ones close, not knowing what to fear, but fearing it nevertheless. Others spent the day staring at a silent sky, or watching looping video images of the same two [...]

Johns: Remembering and not remembering Sept. 112021-09-21T18:41:03+00:00

Students Honored During Academic Awards Ceremony 2021

Students from the School of Health Professions and Social Sciences received academic awards in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on April 16, 2021. Malcolm Lofton photo.   4/21/2021 Ferrum College celebrated its students during Academic Awards Ceremonies on Friday, April 16, 2021 in Vaughn Chapel and in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room. [...]

Students Honored During Academic Awards Ceremony 20212021-04-21T14:34:09+00:00

Laura Matthews

Laura Matthews is currently the Visiting Professor of Theatre at Blackburn College, a small liberal arts school in Illinois. Since 2012, she has worked as a teaching artist, actor and director in Chicago with theaters such as Porchlight Music Theatre, Emerald City Theatre and American Theatre Company. She has been an adjunct faculty member at [...]

Laura Matthews2020-11-18T15:53:43+00:00

Rebecca Crocker

Rebecca joined the faculty at Ferrum College as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre and Musical Theatre in 2018 and is currently acting as Interim Program Coordinator of the Theatre Arts Department, but she is no stranger to the program. Rebecca is a Ferrum College Theatre Department alumni, graduating with her B.F.A. in Theatre Arts [...]

Rebecca Crocker2020-11-18T15:53:47+00:00

Emily Blankenship-Tucker

Emily Blankenship-Tucker, Director of Appalachian Music and Adjunct Lecturer of Theatre and Music at Ferrum College, is a musician, activist, theatre artist, and educator, who has called Ferrum, Virginia home for nearly 20 years. A vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and award winning songwriter, she plays the piano, upright bass, fiddle, and guitar. She is a founding [...]

Emily Blankenship-Tucker2020-11-18T15:49:19+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