Special Programs & Events

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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 Commencement2019-06-07T23:32:29+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

Advocate for Inclusion Rev. Bruce Hitchcock to Speak at Ferrum College 103rd Commencement

Ferrum College's 103rd commencement speaker is Rev. Bruce Hitchcock, an advocate for inclusion within the United Methodist Church. He is pictured here with his wife, Melissa. Advocate for inclusion, Rev. Bruce Hitchcock, believes all are welcome within the United Methodist church. He will address Ferrum College’s 103rd graduating class as commencement speaker [...]

Advocate for Inclusion Rev. Bruce Hitchcock to Speak at Ferrum College 103rd Commencement2019-05-06T17:28:25+00:00

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

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

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, and provides instruction from college professors and professional educators in cooking, crafting, crime scene investigation, 1800-style living, music, STEM projects, theatre, equine studies, Harry Potter, and [...]

Enrichment Camp, Crime Scene Investigation Camp, and Athletic Camps Coming in Summer 20192019-06-07T14:31:12+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

March 17 Empty Bowls Event Will Raise Money for Hungry Children

On Sunday, March 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ferrum College invites members of the community to enjoy homemade soup and bread served in handcrafted ceramic bowls during the Empty Bowls event in the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in the College’s Franklin Hall, 215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum.  For $15 (or $10 with a [...]

March 17 Empty Bowls Event Will Raise Money for Hungry Children2019-03-14T14:34:28+00:00