The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College, along with the Outlaw Cruisers Car Club of Rocky Mount, will sponsor the third annual Moonshine Heritage Car Show, which will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sat., June 9, 2018, at the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum on the campus of Ferrum College. The [...]
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Blue Ridge Barn Dance Featuring Five Mile Mountain Road, Larry Sigmon & Martha Spencer to be held Friday, June 8
Put on your dancing shoes--or boots, folks--it's the "Blue Ridge Barn Dance" with local favorites, Five Mile Mountain Road and Larry Sigmon and Martha Spencer! Hosted by Mountains of Music Homecoming and Blue Ridge Institute & Museum, the event will be held Friday, June 8 from 7 - 10 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Farm [...]
In the fall of 2018, Ferrum College will launch an expanded band program that will allow all students to continue their musical education at the College. Led by new director of bands, Dr. Sixto Montesinos, the Ferrum College Band Program will be all-inclusive and will feature: Ferrum College Marching Band: The Sound of Panther Pride, will be [...]
Ferrum College has selected Akademos as its online bookstore provider to help students obtain significant savings on course materials. The College, founded in 1913, offers nationally recognized bachelor’s degree programs ranging from business and environmental science to teacher education and criminal justice. Ferrum College will launch its online bookstore beginning Fall Semester 2018. Seamless integration [...]
Paul L. Harris, Jr. ’65, was awarded the Benjamin M. Beckham Medallion, the College’s highest alumni honor, during commencement on Saturday, May 5. Named after the College’s first president, Dr. Benjamin M. Beckham, the Medallion is awarded to an alumnus or alumna who exemplify in an exceptional manner the Ferrum motto, “Not Self, But Others.” [...]
Ferrum College celebrated its 102nd graduating class on Saturday, May 5, 2018 under overcast skies in Hart International Plaza. 187 graduates received their diplomas during the commencement exercises, which included the presentation of student, faculty and alumni awards and a keynote address by Ferrum College President David Johns. Provost Aimé Sposato opened the commencement ceremony to welcome [...]
Sarah Shuford '18 found her place and her passion for photography at Ferrum College. She was featured in an article by Casey Fabris that appeared in the May 4, 2018 edition of The Roanoke Times, which can be read here. Sarah took numerous photographs of members of the Ferrum College Class of 2018. See some [...]
Ferrum College will award degrees to 187 graduates when it celebrates its 102nd annual commencement on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The ceremony, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Hart International Plaza in the center of campus, will include the presentation of student, faculty and alumni awards. Among the award recipients of the day will be alumnus [...]
The Ferrum College Collegiates, Concert Choir, Handbell Ensemble, and student soloists will perform an evening of inspiring music in all genres during their Spring Concert on Sat., April 21, 2018. The concert, which will be held at 7 p.m. in Vaughn Chapel on campus, is free and open to the public. Donations of non-perishable food items for [...]
Rocky Mount native Michael Chitwood will read from his latest book of poetry, Search and Rescue, at Ferrum College Monday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Panther’s Den. Michael Chitwood’s poetry and fiction have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, The New Republic, Threepenny Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and numerous other journals. His books [...]