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Students Honored During Academic Awards Ceremony 2019

The campus community celebrated Ferrum College students during its annual Academic Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 12, 2019 in Vaughn Chapel. After Dean of Chapel Jan Nicholson Angle offered the invocation, President David Johns welcomed students and their families, faculty, and staff, and expressed his pleasure in “celebrating today students who are not content with [...]

Students Honored During Academic Awards Ceremony 20192019-04-12T22:49:10+00:00

Annual “Show and Grow” Event is April 13

The annual livestock show and plant sale event occurs this year on Saturday, April 13. Spring plants will be for sale at the Titmus Agricultural Center, 370 Ferrum School Road, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The plants have been grown in the College’s own greenhouse by horticulture students and include annual plants and seed [...]

Annual “Show and Grow” Event is April 132019-04-05T18:30:09+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

Fourth Annual Moonshine Heritage Car Show at Ferrum College on April 27

The fourth annual Moonshine Heritage Car Show will take place at Ferrum College on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  This unique car show will showcase vehicles that were actual transporters of moonshine or the type of vehicle that was used for the hauling of illegal spirits. Admission is free so [...]

Fourth Annual Moonshine Heritage Car Show at Ferrum College on April 272019-04-02T15:06:18+00:00

Ferrum College Theatre Arts Presents “Crimes of the Heart” April 24-26

Ferrum College Theatre Arts will present Beth Henley’s Crimes of the Heart April 24 – 26, at 7 p.m., in the Black Box Theatre in Schoolfield Hall on campus. Entrance is free for Ferrum College students and faculty; $5 for non-Ferrum College students; and $10 for adults. Reserve tickets here. This production contains adult language [...]

Ferrum College Theatre Arts Presents “Crimes of the Heart” April 24-262019-04-01T16:59:17+00:00

Enrichment Camp, Crime Scene Investigation Camp, and Athletic Camps Coming in Summer 2019

In just over a month, Ferrum College students will end the 2018-2019 academic year, but as the spring semester winds down, summer programs will gear up. A variety of summer camps are sponsored on campus this year. Summer Enrichment Camp occurs June 23 – 29. The camp is offered to students ages 8 to 14, [...]

Enrichment Camp, Crime Scene Investigation Camp, and Athletic Camps Coming in Summer 20192019-04-05T15:18:12+00:00

December 2018 Graduate Accepted in Master of Divinity Program with Full Tuition Scholarship

Alumna Alexis Hatcher '18. Ferrum College alumna Alexis Hatcher ’18 has received a full tuition scholarship to the competitive Master of Divinity program at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. Originally hailing from Richmond, VA, she was Ferrum College’s 2018 homecoming queen and earned her Bachelor of Arts and Humanities as a [...]

December 2018 Graduate Accepted in Master of Divinity Program with Full Tuition Scholarship2019-04-05T17:23:17+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Director Roddy Moore Retires March 29

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum Director Roddy Moore, circa 1983. Arriving just one year after the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum was founded at Ferrum College in 1973, Roddy Moore has been the driving force of the institute, creating events, choosing direction, and collecting relicts. Today, he retires as director, although he [...]

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Director Roddy Moore Retires March 292019-03-29T20:53:03+00:00

Agreements Facilitate Transfer of Virginia Western Students to Three Popular Bachelor’s Degree Programs at Ferrum College

Members of Ferrum College's Agriculture Club and Collegiate Young Farmers, with President Johns. Ferrum College President Johns met with Virginia Western President Sandel about the transfer agreements earlier in March. Ferrum College and Virginia Western Community College (VWCC) signed agreements of articulation today to facilitate the transfer of students from [...]

Agreements Facilitate Transfer of Virginia Western Students to Three Popular Bachelor’s Degree Programs at Ferrum College2019-03-29T21:44:45+00:00

Discussion with Mary Carter Bishop, Author of “Don’t You Ever: My Mother and Her Secret Son,” on April 1

Mary Carter Bishop, author of "Don't You Ever: My Mother and Her Secret Son." Mary Carter Bishop believed she was an only child all her life. Well into adulthood, while applying for a passport that required a copy of her birth certificate, she discovered her mother’s secret: she was not her mother’s [...]

Discussion with Mary Carter Bishop, Author of “Don’t You Ever: My Mother and Her Secret Son,” on April 12019-03-27T14:06:36+00:00