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Ferrum College Nursing Students Assist During On-Campus COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

4/22/2021 Assistant Professor of Nursing Lisa Pendleton (center) stands with nursing students Casey Raggett '22 (left in photo) and Jennia Candy '22 (right). On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Ferrum College Nursing Program students dressed in their scrubs to assist in vaccinating the campus community against COVID-19. The College partnered with the Virginia Department [...]

Ferrum College Nursing Students Assist During On-Campus COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic2021-04-22T12:28:33+00:00

Students Honored During Academic Awards Ceremony 2021

Students from the School of Health Professions and Social Sciences received academic awards in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room on April 16, 2021. Malcolm Lofton photo.   4/21/2021 Ferrum College celebrated its students during Academic Awards Ceremonies on Friday, April 16, 2021 in Vaughn Chapel and in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room. [...]

Students Honored During Academic Awards Ceremony 20212021-04-21T14:34:09+00:00

NY Times Bestseller Jeff Selingo Will Speak at Ferrum’s 105th Commencement Ceremony

4/19/2021 New York Times bestselling author Jeff Selingo will be the keynote speaker at Ferrum College’s 105th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 10 a.m. The ceremony honoring the class of 2021 will be held in Adams Stadium and will follow the guidelines released last month by Governor Ralph Northam, which allows for [...]

NY Times Bestseller Jeff Selingo Will Speak at Ferrum’s 105th Commencement Ceremony2021-04-19T13:02:17+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Hosts Moonshine Heritage Car Show on April 24

4/16/2021 The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum of Ferrum College, along with the Outlaw Cruisers Car Club of Rocky Mount, will sponsor the sixth annual Moonshine Heritage Car Show on April 24, 2021 at the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum on the Ferrum College campus. The show will highlight cars that either have a moonshine [...]

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Hosts Moonshine Heritage Car Show on April 242021-04-16T15:14:16+00:00

VA Teacher of the Year Anthony Swann to Speak at Ferrum’s Class of 2020 Commencement

4/14/2021 Ferrum College is pleased to announce that Anthony Swann, Virginia’s 2021 Teacher of the Year, will be the keynote speaker for the class of 2020’s in-person commencement ceremony planned for Friday, April 30 at 6 p.m. During the ceremony, the class of 2020 graduates will don regalia and cross the commencement stage set up [...]

VA Teacher of the Year Anthony Swann to Speak at Ferrum’s Class of 2020 Commencement2021-04-14T20:12:26+00:00

Second Annual Virtual Panther Toast Planned for April 17

4/13/2021 Last year, Ferrum College introduced the first ever virtual Panther Toast to maintain connections in the Ferrum family during isolation and social distancing. The College is continuing the tradition this Saturday, April 17, by inviting members of campus, alumni, and friends to join in on the second annual virtual Panther Toast. All day long, [...]

Second Annual Virtual Panther Toast Planned for April 172021-04-13T11:45:03+00:00

Ferrum College Positioned to Exceed Last Year’s Giving Numbers

4/12/2021 Despite a nationwide slowdown in fundraising, Ferrum College is on track to have a successful philanthropic year by exceeding last year's giving numbers. Colleges and universities across the nation have felt the strain in fundraising over the last year due to COVID-19. According to a national Education Advisory Board survey, one in four institutions is [...]

Ferrum College Positioned to Exceed Last Year’s Giving Numbers2021-04-12T21:17:51+00:00

Alumna Star Norton ’11 Publishes Desegregation Case Study

4/8/2021 When Ferrum College alumna Star Norton ’11 began her doctoral candidacy at Virginia Tech three years ago, she knew she wanted to research the inequities experienced by African-American students within the education system. She narrowed her research field to include the experiences of 14 former students of Lee M. Waid Elementary School during the [...]

Alumna Star Norton ’11 Publishes Desegregation Case Study2021-04-08T01:33:44+00:00

Office of Student Life Treats Students During Appreciation Week

4/7/2021 The Ferrum College Office of Student Life & Engagement held Student Appreciation Week from March 29 - April 1, 2021. During the week, students were invited to reverse tie dye face masks and dunk Residence Life staff; enjoy free hotdogs, yard games, and a movie with glow accessories; participate in an Easter raffle and [...]

Office of Student Life Treats Students During Appreciation Week2021-04-07T18:01:36+00:00

Spring Plant Sale Happening at Titmus Agricultural Center

4/6/2021 The Ferrum College Horticulture program is offering a wide variety of vegetables, flowers, and house plants during its Spring Plant Sale. This year’s sale will take place in person at the Titmus Agricultural Center (370 Ferrum School Road, Ferrum, VA) on April 17 and 18 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and on April [...]

Spring Plant Sale Happening at Titmus Agricultural Center2021-04-21T20:21:43+00:00