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Ferrum College Donors Give Over $50,000 during #GivingTuesday

Students show their appreciation to Ferrum College donors.   Ferrum College celebrated #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, by inviting donors to show their #FerrumHeartofGold with a gift to the Ferrum Fund which supports current and future students. The day was an immense success with gifts totaling over $50,000 from nearly 150 [...]

Ferrum College Donors Give Over $50,000 during #GivingTuesday2019-12-04T20:52:59+00:00

Community Invited to Numerous Holiday Events

A beautifully decorated live Christmas tree is on display during the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum's December 12 Open House. This season, Ferrum College invites the community to enjoy a variety of holiday events on campus and in nearby Rocky Mount. The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum is offering a Homeschoolers’ “Blue [...]

Community Invited to Numerous Holiday Events2019-12-04T19:49:36+00:00

PBS Interviews Adjunct English Professor about Pancho Villa Novel

“Tonight the revolution is happening around us. It is the light of this fire and my horse at the tree. It is the bodies that lie on the field not a mile from this camp. I will tell you what it is.” – Pancho Villa, The Beginning of His Excellent and Eventful Career Cameron [...]

PBS Interviews Adjunct English Professor about Pancho Villa Novel2019-12-04T14:10:44+00:00

Ferrum Sweethearts Will Be Married for Christmas

Ferrum College sweethearts Bradley Lael ’16 and Virginia Pannill ’17 met at the College in 2014. As freshmen, both enrolled in the agricultural studies program and slowly got to know each other over the course of about a year. “We met in Garber, room 123,” said Lael. “We really hit it off during the summer [...]

Ferrum Sweethearts Will Be Married for Christmas2019-12-04T13:58:04+00:00

Ferrum College Guarantees Path to Graduation in Two Years for Transfer Students with an Associate’s Degree

Ferrum College is making a bold “Ferrum Promise”: beginning in fall 2020, students who transfer from a Virginia community college with an appropriate associate’s degree will be able to graduate within two years of transfer, or they will receive free tuition for the remaining coursework. “Today, nearly forty percent of students who graduate from a [...]

Ferrum College Guarantees Path to Graduation in Two Years for Transfer Students with an Associate’s Degree2019-11-22T01:42:26+00:00

New Craddock Veterans Lounge Unveiled in Stanley Library on Veterans Day 2019

On Monday, November 11, 2019, Ferrum College unveiled its new Craddock Veterans Lounge in Stanley Library on campus. The lounge is specifically designated as a space for veterans on campus, and was made possible by Army veteran and Ferrum College alumnus Greg Craddock ’92 and members of the Craddock family. "It was a pleasure [...]

New Craddock Veterans Lounge Unveiled in Stanley Library on Veterans Day 20192019-11-12T19:25:52+00:00

Former Ferrum College Counselor Dave Wiggins Returns to Campus as Dean of Student Success

Dr. Dave Wiggins After more than twenty years former Ferrum College counselor Dave Wiggins has returned to campus, this time in the role of the College’s new dean of Student Success. Originally from Waynesboro, VA, Wiggins relocated to the area to serve as Ferrum College’s counselor from 1996 to 1997. “It was [...]

Former Ferrum College Counselor Dave Wiggins Returns to Campus as Dean of Student Success2019-11-08T17:23:58+00:00

New Marching Band Uniforms Revealed on Senior Day, November 2, 2019

Ferrum College's marching band, the Sound of Panther Pride, revealed its new uniforms during the Senior Day football game against the Shenandoah University hornets on November 2, 2019. “We are beyond thrilled to have these beautiful marching band uniforms from the Stanbury Company,” said Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands Sixto Montesinos. “As [...]

New Marching Band Uniforms Revealed on Senior Day, November 2, 20192019-11-06T19:01:45+00:00

Billy Wagner Enters National College Baseball Hall of Fame, Sings Ferrum’s Praises

Ferrum College alumnus and former professional baseball pitcher Billy Wagner was inducted to the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in a weekend celebration over November 1-2, 2019. The ceremony was held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Wagner credits much of his success to Ferrum College: “Going to Ferrum was the greatest thing that ever happened [...]

Billy Wagner Enters National College Baseball Hall of Fame, Sings Ferrum’s Praises2019-11-06T17:47:34+00:00

Alumnus Greg Craddock ’92 to Speak at Veterans Day Program on November 11

Ferrum College invites the community to a special 10 a.m. Veterans Day Program to be held on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019, in the College’s Vaughn Chapel, 40 Wiley Drive, Ferrum. The program, which is free and open to the public, will honor veterans and reserve soldiers. Ferrum College alumnus and U.S. Army veteran Greg [...]

Alumnus Greg Craddock ’92 to Speak at Veterans Day Program on November 112019-11-04T22:26:50+00:00