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 [...]
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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 [...]
Ret. Chief Petty Officer Debra "Robin" Haas will speak during the Veterans Day Program on Nov. 12, 2018, which will be held in Vaughn Chapel at Ferrum College beginning at 11 AM. In addition to the keynote address given by Haas, the event will include the presentation of the colors by the Franklin County [...]
Ferrum College celebrated the inauguration of its twelfth president, David L. Johns, Ph.D., on Friday, October 19 at 10 a.m. in Vaughn Chapel on campus. The ceremony was attended by college and university delegates, educational association representatives, Ferrum College Board of Trustees members, and other honored guests and dignitaries, as well as hundreds of students, [...]
Lois Evelyn Lindsay Brown Two "everyday saints" from the local community will be memorialized during the 15th Annual Day of Remembrance and Promise, which will be held on Thurs., Nov. 1, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall at Ferrum College. This year’s event, "Commemorating Community [...]
Ferrum College to Host Electric Cellist, Vocalist, and Elephant Preservationist Jami Sieber for Campus Events on October 4 & 5
Ferrum College will host electric cellist, vocalist, and elephant conservationist Jami Sieber for two campus events during the first week in October. On Thurs., Oct. 4, Sieber will perform a concert in Vaughn Chapel from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. On Fri., Oct. 5, Sieber will highlight her work with Thai elephants at the College’s Natural [...]
Ferrum College will host Beth Macy in “Saving Ourselves: A Symposium on the Opioid Epidemic” on October 1 in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on campus. Copies of Macy’s newest book Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America will be for sale at 6:30 p.m. At 7 p.m., Macy will read excerpts [...]