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Agriculture Alumni Establish Scholarship in Memory of Classmate, Will “Frog” Pettus ’97

The Will “Frog” Pettus Agriculture Scholarship was established in April 2010 by the Ferrum College Ag Alumni Association, and is given to Ferrum College students who are studying life science or agriculture. The original goal was to raise $25,000 to endow the fund. Fundraising efforts are ongoing with the goal to assist as many [...]

Agriculture Alumni Establish Scholarship in Memory of Classmate, Will “Frog” Pettus ’972019-03-21T21:05:08+00:00

Phillips Believe Alumni Giving Critical to Continued Success

“We met at Ferrum College 50 years ago this year. Ferrum is a part of our lives and a place where we can make a difference,” says Baxter Phillips ’66, of the support he and his wife, Sharon ’66, give to Ferrum College. As a Trustee of the College, Phillips sees firsthand the necessity [...]

Phillips Believe Alumni Giving Critical to Continued Success2019-03-21T21:04:02+00:00

Butz Foundation Gift Aids Students with Learning Disabilities

Teddy Butz ’88 The Butz Foundation was founded in the mid-1950s with a mission of support for programs that benefit humanity, education, medical research, and society as a whole. Ferrum College has gratefully been a recipient of the foundation’s generosity for several projects throughout the years. According to Teddy Butz ’88, a [...]

Butz Foundation Gift Aids Students with Learning Disabilities2019-03-21T21:05:14+00:00

Martinsville Speedway’s Clay Campbell Supports Ferrum Students

Board of Trustee Member Clay Campbell I have been working in all aspects of business at the Martinsville Speedway since I was a young boy. The historic Virginia race track was founded by my grandfather over 60 years ago and I’m very proud of this heritage. I’m also proud of my affiliation [...]

Martinsville Speedway’s Clay Campbell Supports Ferrum Students2019-03-21T21:04:05+00:00

Dining Services Fund Example of Living Motto

Service Director Mike Ferguson ’81 (right) marches with students in the Centennial Parade. The Dining Services Auxiliary Fund was created in 2004 by dining services staff and Jeff Gring, then associate vice president for operations, to directly assist students with the cost of textbooks. In the inaugural year, 100 percent of the [...]

Dining Services Fund Example of Living Motto2019-03-25T20:36:42+00:00

Jones Family Legacy Runs Deep

C. Henry Jones with his daughter, Susan Jones Childers ’81 at Ferrum College graduation in 1981 (right), and now (left). Although he may not be a graduate of Ferrum College, C. Henry Jones is a prominent and valuable part of the Ferrum family. Jones first became associated with Ferrum College through a [...]

Jones Family Legacy Runs Deep2019-03-21T21:05:20+00:00

Miranda Dougherty: Dreams+Work=Success

Miranda Dougherty, originally of Waretown, NJ, was five when she began her soccer career. Now she is a junior defender on Ferrum College’s women’s soccer team, is double-majoring in criminal justice and psychology, and carries a 3.97 grade point average. Dougherty’s future has always been steeped in success. Her mother was her “academic coach” and [...]

Miranda Dougherty: Dreams+Work=Success2019-02-27T15:29:59+00:00

Living Out “Not Self, But Others”

Living Out "Not Self, But Others": Why YOUR Gift Matters When you support Ferrum College, you empower our students to discover their potential, make a difference in their communities, and achieve their dreams. Your gift also provides our students with opportunities to provide care and support to those in need in our community and beyond. The [...]

Living Out “Not Self, But Others”2018-12-15T00:09:59+00:00

Ferrum College Participates in #GivingTuesday, the Global Day of Giving on November 27

November 27, 2018 Congratulations to Greg Winge who gave a gift to the Ferrum Fund for #GivingTuesday 2018 and was this year’s Panther Prize Pack winner! His prize included our exclusive Panther Blend coffee roasted by Rocsato Coffee Roasters, two coffee mugs, a garden flag, a Panthers baseball cap, and [...]

Ferrum College Participates in #GivingTuesday, the Global Day of Giving on November 272018-12-15T20:42:28+00:00

Lawrence Baranski: No Regrets

When Senior Lawrence Baranski (also known as “LB”) was asked to reflect on his time as a student-athlete at Ferrum College, his response was: “No regrets.” Looking at LB’s accomplishments, it’s easy to see why he feels this way. He is a stalwart football player, a solid student, and is involved in numerous campus organizations, [...]

Lawrence Baranski: No Regrets2019-02-26T20:03:25+00:00