Bart Smith Ferrum College announces Institutional Advancement’s new director of development, Bart Smith. Smith will join the College on August 5, 2019 after extensive experience in business consulting and fundraising management. He served as program manager of Region 2000 Small Business Development Center in Lynchburg, VA, and as director of Roanoke Regional [...]
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On Tuesday, July 23, Ferrum College Police will host an “Active Attack Integrated Response” scenario day in partnership with Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. I realize many of you will be off-campus, but I want you to be aware of what is happening as there will be several police departments and fire and rescue teams on-campus [...]
Ninety-four student-athletes earned all-academic team recognition for the Panthers from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in 2018-2019, Ferrum College's first year as an ODAC member. Student-athletes who compete in conference-sponsored sports may receive recognition if a GPA of 3.25 is achieved. Nearly all of Ferrum College's ODAC sports had at least one representative. 2018-19 [...]
Dig deep into nature's medicine cabinet at the Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering, which will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum on the Ferrum College campus. This one-day wellness and healing experience is for everyone so take this unique opportunity to [...]
UpCycled Fashion Stop by Stanley Library and view the UpCycled Fashion Exhibit of clothing made from repurposed and recycled materials. Sponsored by the English Program When: April 23-28 Where: Stanley Library Recycling Raffle Stop by the table in the Franklin Atrium to enter the raffle. Must bring a piece of recyclable material to enter. [...]
Ferrum College is making final preparations to host the 2019 NCAA Division III Wrestling National Championships, to be held Friday and Saturday, March 8-9, at The Berglund Center in Roanoke, Virginia. This year marks the first time that the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships have been contested in the Commonwealth of Virginia. One previous NCAA [...]
Ferrum College is a diverse and inclusive community rooted in a faith that gives life, inspires respect, and welcomes all. For this reason, we are disappointed that after many years of study, prayer, and discussion, the General Conference of our sponsoring denomination, The United Methodist Church (UMC), has chosen a path of restriction and exclusion [...]
Ferrum College’s annual Dean’s List Dinner was held in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on January 31, and recognized 235 spring 2018 recipients and 284 fall 2018 honorees. During the dinner, President David Johns surprised attendees with additional recognition of 91 students who were named to the first-ever President’s List. To qualify for Dean’s List, [...]
The Service for Grateful Memory for Hank Norton will be held in Vaughn Chapel on the Ferrum College campus at 2 PM on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The memorial service may be watched live online here. The service will then be archived and may be viewed at a later date by following this link and choosing [...]
Poster designed by student Rachel Hancock. On Sunday, December 2, the Ferrum College Office of Spiritual Life and the Music Department will present a Christmas concert, "Through Song, May We Know Christ", at 6 p.m. in Vaughn Chapel on campus. Featuring the Concert Choir, Collegiates, Fresh Wind Gospel Choir, and the Handbells [...]