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Ferrum College Names Bart Smith as Director of Development

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 [...]

Ferrum College Names Bart Smith as Director of Development2019-07-31T14:07:03+00:00

Local Law Enforcement, Rescue Agencies Hold Training Session July 23

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 [...]

Local Law Enforcement, Rescue Agencies Hold Training Session July 232019-07-23T13:25:14+00:00

Ninety-four Student Athletes Named to 2018-19 ODAC All-Academic Team

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 [...]

Ninety-four Student Athletes Named to 2018-19 ODAC All-Academic Team2019-07-18T19:37:30+00:00

Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering to be Held June 15 at Ferrum College

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 [...]

Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering to be Held June 15 at Ferrum College2019-06-17T17:27:20+00:00

Dozens of Events Planned April 23-28 for Earth Week

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. [...]

Dozens of Events Planned April 23-28 for Earth Week2019-04-22T15:27:36+00:00

Ferrum College Set to Host NCAA Wrestling Tournament

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 Set to Host NCAA Wrestling Tournament2019-03-05T20:05:29+00:00

Ferrum College Responds to United Methodist Church General Conference Decision

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 Responds to United Methodist Church General Conference Decision2019-02-28T14:20:49+00:00

Nearly 300 Students Recognized During Annual Dean’s List Dinner

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, [...]

Nearly 300 Students Recognized During Annual Dean’s List Dinner2019-02-08T20:14:35+00:00

The Passing of a Legend: Hank Norton Dies at 91

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 [...]

The Passing of a Legend: Hank Norton Dies at 912019-02-02T00:10:41+00:00

Christmas Concert, “Through Music, May We Know Christ”, to be held December 2

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 [...]

Christmas Concert, “Through Music, May We Know Christ”, to be held December 22018-11-20T22:54:13+00:00