Special Programs & Events

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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

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

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

Students Assist with Tax Prep on Campus

Senior Oliver Flood, a financial management major, assists a VITA client. Twenty-seven Ferrum College accounting students have received training to assist with STEP’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which will be available on campus through April 11. Tax Day is April 15. VITA, an IRS-sponsored program, provides free tax preparation assistance [...]

Students Assist with Tax Prep on Campus2019-03-06T14:29:55+00:00

Ferrum College Concert Choir and Collegiates to Participate in Benefit Performances February 22 and 23

Top photo: Ferrum College Collegiates. Bottom photo: Ferrum College concert choir. As part of a music benefit series, Ferrum College’s concert choir and Collegiates will perform “Benefit Concert and Potluck: Ferrum College Choral Ensembles” at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church in Roanoke on Friday, February 22 from 7 to 8 p.m., and “Music [...]

Ferrum College Concert Choir and Collegiates to Participate in Benefit Performances February 22 and 232019-02-15T16:45:17+00:00

“A Musical Conversation Between Friends”: Ferrum College to Host Classical Voice Recital on February 22

On Friday, February 22 at 12:15 p.m., Ferrum College provost and soprano Aimé Sposato, tenor Byron Jones, bassist John Moir, and pianist Robert Thieme will perform A Musical Conversation Between Friends in Vaughn Chapel on the Ferrum College campus.  This classical voice recital will incorporate works by Mozart, Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Strauss, and is free [...]

“A Musical Conversation Between Friends”: Ferrum College to Host Classical Voice Recital on February 222019-02-08T21:02:04+00:00