Dr. Lynise Anderson, dean of student affairs and campus wellness, was named the national Top Health Promotion Professional by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) 2016-17 DISH Awards. DISH is a platform that allows members of the Health Promotion industry to share ideas and be rewarded for innovation. This year, more than 70 entries were [...]
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An initiative between Ferrum College music, theatre, and athletic programs was recently organized by the provost’s office to find students and/or faculty and staff to sing the national anthem prior to this season’s home football games. The campus-wide vocal competition held on Thursday, August 31, 2017, [...]
The gift adds substantially to College financial aid capabilities and completes the football stadium turf field project. Ferrum College philanthropist, former trustee, and alumna Ethelyne Fulcher Daniel of Danville, Virginia honored Ferrum College with a $3.4 million legacy. The gift will substantially add to the College’s ability to assist students through the Daniel Family [...]
Dr. Christine Stinson, associate professor of accounting and business, was recently profiled by the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) as part of a series of profiles highlighting the diverse interests and careers of VSCPA members. Stinson, who is the accounting program coordinator at Ferrum College, periodically serves the VSCPA as a member of its [...]
Dr. Tim Durham, assistant professor of agronomy and agricultural science, has been named a 2017 Science Policy Fellow by the Entomological Society of America (ESA.) As chief advocates for insect science, Science Policy Fellows support the ESA’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the impact of entomological science in public policy and legislation. "We are delighted that [...]
Ferrum College has accepted an offer to join the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The Panthers will become the newest member of one of the nation's largest NCAA Division III conferences. Ferrum has been a member of the USA South Athletic Conference since the fall of 1988. The Panthers will leave the USA South at the [...]
Dig deep into nature's medicine cabinet at the Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering, which will be held July 21-23 at the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum on the Ferrum College campus. Herbalists and aspiring herbalists of all levels are welcome. Events include a pre-conference trip to the Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine; a [...]
Singers from Four Countries Share Stage at Ferrum College for The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming
The remarkable connections between the songs of Appalachia and the British Isles will be apparent when the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum at Ferrum College presents traditional singers Aoife Clancy of Ireland, John Roberts of England, Norman Kennedy of Scotland, and Bobby McMillon from North Carolina at 7:00 PM on June 9 in Sale Auditorium [...]
Last week, 260 Ferrum Elementary students joined Ferrum College students, faculty and staff to plant the Giving Garden at the Ag Center. Working in two shifts, the students helped plant beans, tomatoes, peppers, squash, corn, eggplant and other vegetables. Among the students helping were (left to right) Dr. Glen Steven's daughters, Ursula and Flora; Coach [...]
Watch the archived video of the 2017 graduation ceremony here. Visit the online Flickr photograph album here. Official Graduation Portrait Information Photo Specialties is the official graduation photographer for Ferrum College. Each student will receive a photo taken as they are handed their diploma. A free color proof will be sent to the student’s current [...]