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Poet Michael Chitwood returns to Franklin County for reading at Ferrum College

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 [...]

Poet Michael Chitwood returns to Franklin County for reading at Ferrum College2018-04-06T14:15:10+00:00

Soprano Aimé Sposato and Pianist Robert Thieme to Perform “A Classical Afternoon Recital” Friday, April 13

Soprano Aimé Sposato and pianist Robert Thieme will perform A Classical Afternoon Recital at Ferrum College on Friday, April 13, 2018. Their performance will be held in Vaughn Chapel beginning at 12:15 p.m.  The event is open to the community and admission is free to all. Sposato has performed over 24 operatic roles and over [...]

Soprano Aimé Sposato and Pianist Robert Thieme to Perform “A Classical Afternoon Recital” Friday, April 132018-04-06T17:50:38+00:00

Dorothy Carroll ’18 Named Virginias Collegiate Honors Council Honors Scholar of the Year

Dorothy Carroll '18 has been named the Virginias Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC) Honors Scholar of the Year. According to VCHC President John S. Sound, this is a unique honor bestowed on a student who has demonstrated extraordinary potential as an Honors Scholar, and who embodies the scholarship, character, and ambition associated historically with honors students and the VCHC. [...]

Dorothy Carroll ’18 Named Virginias Collegiate Honors Council Honors Scholar of the Year2018-03-29T19:22:19+00:00

Dozens of Events Planned April 16 – 22 for Earth Week

Meatless Monday Meatless Monday is a global movement that encourages people to choose not to eat meat one day a week. Reducing your intake of meat and animal products, particularly from industrial sources, can help protect your health, the health of the public, and the environment. Even a small change - like cutting [...]

Dozens of Events Planned April 16 – 22 for Earth Week2018-04-09T21:45:40+00:00

***POSTPONED*** Moonshine Heritage Car Show to be Rescheduled for Summer Date TBD

***The Moonshine Heritage Car Show originally scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until a summer date that is yet to be determined.*** 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 on Sat., April [...]

***POSTPONED*** Moonshine Heritage Car Show to be Rescheduled for Summer Date TBD2018-04-03T15:55:55+00:00

Dr. Tina Hanlon Selected for 2018 Stephen L. Fisher Excellence in Teaching Award by the Appalachian Studies Association

Dr. Tina Hanlon (far right) with the Appalachian Cluster 2016 field trip to Saltville, St. Paul, Dante, Pound, and Wise, VA as well as Lynch, KY. Tina Hanlon, Ferrum College professor of English, has been selected as the post-secondary educator for the 2018 Stephen L. Fisher Excellence in Teaching Award. She will [...]

Dr. Tina Hanlon Selected for 2018 Stephen L. Fisher Excellence in Teaching Award by the Appalachian Studies Association2018-04-02T12:40:22+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Seeks Junior Appalachian Musician Bands for FloydFest 2018

The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College is looking for three Junior Appalachian Musician (JAM) bands/musicians to perform at FloydFest on July 28, 2018. For consideration, musicians/bands must submit at least two representative songs, plus a musician/band photograph, via electronic press to bri@ferrum.edu or CD/DVD (mailed to JAM Bands at FloydFest, c/o Blue [...]

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Seeks Junior Appalachian Musician Bands for FloydFest 20182018-03-26T21:44:18+00:00

Ferrum College Theatre Arts & Music Departments Present “Man Of La Mancha” March 22-25 in Sale Theatre

The Ferrum College Theatre Arts and Music Departments will present Man of La Mancha at 7 p.m. March 22-24, and March 25 at 2 p.m. in Sale Theatre on campus. Written by Dale Wasserman with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion, Man of La Mancha is inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century [...]

Ferrum College Theatre Arts & Music Departments Present “Man Of La Mancha” March 22-25 in Sale Theatre2018-04-02T14:41:55+00:00

Students and Staff Take a Spring Break Mission Trip to Texas to Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims

A group of seventeen Ferrum College students and staff spent Spring Break 2018 assisting with hurricane disaster relief efforts in the Houston, Texas area. With its affiliation with the United Methodist Church, the College's Department of Spiritual Life works with the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission to locate places in need. This was the fourth disaster [...]

Students and Staff Take a Spring Break Mission Trip to Texas to Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims2018-04-25T12:21:44+00:00

Empty Bowls Event at Ferrum College on Sunday, March 11, to Raise Money for Hungry Children

Ferrum College students have been working hard this semester to get ready for this year's Empty Bowls event. Atenoya Morris photographs. The Ferrum College campus community and the public are invited to enjoy camaraderie, good food, and the opportunity to help children in need during the popular Empty Bowls event on Sunday, [...]

Empty Bowls Event at Ferrum College on Sunday, March 11, to Raise Money for Hungry Children2018-03-08T22:55:13+00:00