Special Programs & Events

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46th Annual Blue Ridge Folklife Festival – October 26

The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum announces the 46th annual Blue Ridge Folklife Festival on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., rain or shine, at the Institute on Ferrum College’s campus, 20 Museum Drive, Ferrum. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children (ages 6 – 14), and $5 for senior citizens [...]

46th Annual Blue Ridge Folklife Festival – October 262019-10-22T15:20:46+00:00

Author & Domestic Violence Educator to Speak on Campus, October 28, 2019

Author, speaker, and domestic violence educator Janine Latus will visit Ferrum College’s campus on Monday, October 28, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the Panthers Den of Franklin Hall. She will present “You Know What’s Really Scary? Relationship Violence.” A reception will follow the presentation. This event is free and open to the public. Janine Latus [...]

Author & Domestic Violence Educator to Speak on Campus, October 28, 20192019-10-23T13:52:58+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Celebrates Completion of the Leo H. Scott Educational Pavilion

Members of the Scott family cut the ribbon commemorating the Leo H. Scott Educational Pavilion. The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum at Ferrum College celebrated the completion of the Leo H. Scott Educational Pavilion with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Blue Ridge Farm Museum on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Leo [...]

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Celebrates Completion of the Leo H. Scott Educational Pavilion2019-10-16T21:27:33+00:00

Alumni Return to Campus for Homecoming 2019

With Homecoming 2019 festivities occurring this upcoming weekend, Ferrum College is also anticipating the return of four of its notable alumni. On Thursday, October 10 at 6 p.m. in the Panthers Den in lower Franklin Hall on campus, alumna Melanie Rooks ’15 will share how her Ferrum College experience prepared her for working at a [...]

Alumni Return to Campus for Homecoming 20192019-10-09T11:31:14+00:00

“The Empowerment Concert: Trilogy” – Final Performances October 4 & 5, 2019

Darrian Marshall '20 Ferrum College senior Darrian Marshall’s The Empowerment Concert: Trilogy will occur this Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5, 2019. Both performances will begin at 8 p.m. at Hart International Plaza on Ferrum College’s campus. The events are free and open to the public. Please note that performances contain [...]

“The Empowerment Concert: Trilogy” – Final Performances October 4 & 5, 20192019-10-01T17:35:47+00:00

Alumni and Current Students Gather for New “Social Workers Speak” Series

Ferrum College social work program students, faculty, and alumni met on Monday, September 9 in the Virginia Room on campus for the first gathering of a new series, Social Workers Speak. This series, coordinated by Assistant Professor of Social Work Martha Haley-Bowling, invites Ferrum College social work alumni back to campus to discuss their professional [...]

Alumni and Current Students Gather for New “Social Workers Speak” Series2019-09-13T20:16:54+00:00

Academic Year Opens with Convocations, Picnic and Festival, & Spiritual Life Events

Students enjoyed Opening Convocation, held Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Ferrum College began its 2019-20 academic year with a plethora of events: New Student Convocation; a picnic and Fall Fun Festival; Opening Convocation for all students, faculty, and staff; Praise on the Patio; and Prayers on the Porch. Following the freshman class photo [...]

Academic Year Opens with Convocations, Picnic and Festival, & Spiritual Life Events2019-09-13T16:46:48+00:00

Lodging Available at Ferrum College for FloydFest 19, July 24 – 28

Ferrum College is once again offering FloydFest 19~Voyage Home attendees comfortable lodging on campus through the Learn & Lodge Program during festival days, July 24–28, 2019. Room packages at $80 per night for a single room, or $135 per night for a double room, include breakfast and daily shuttle service to and from the FloydFest site. [...]

Lodging Available at Ferrum College for FloydFest 19, July 24 – 282019-07-03T17:34:41+00:00

211 Ferrum College Graduates Received Their Diplomas during the 103rd Commencement

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, 211 Ferrum College graduates walked the commencement stage on Hart International Plaza on campus to receive their diplomas. The commencement exercises began at 10 a.m. and included award presentations under threatening skies that eventually gave way to a light spring rain. The keynote speaker was Rev. Bruce Hitchcock, advocate for [...]

211 Ferrum College Graduates Received Their Diplomas during the 103rd Commencement2019-09-12T17:51:38+00:00

Over 200 Graduates to Receive Degrees during 103rd Commencement on May 11

Set up continues for Ferrum College's 103rd commencement. Ferrum College will celebrate the 103rd commencement on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Hart International Plaza in the center of campus. The College is expecting approximately 211 seniors to walk the commencement stage to receive their diplomas. The ceremony, beginning at 10 a.m., will [...]

Over 200 Graduates to Receive Degrees during 103rd Commencement on May 112019-05-11T11:18:21+00:00