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Ferrum College Celebrates Increased Giving During Fiscal Year 2020

Despite a spring semester that was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the cancelation of the spring athletic season, Ferrum College is celebrating a substantial increase in unrestricted giving to the Ferrum Fund and to Ferrum athletics. “We asked our alumni and friends for support, and they responded in an overwhelming way,” said Vice President [...]

Ferrum College Celebrates Increased Giving During Fiscal Year 20202020-07-17T14:31:36+00:00

Norton Outdoor Adventures Endowment Established in Coach Hank Norton’s Honor

Legendary Coach Hank Norton Through gifts from family, friends, and former football players of Coach Wilbert Henry “Hank” Norton, an endowment honoring Coach Norton’s 34 years of service to Ferrum College has been established. The endowment will support The Norton Outdoor Adventures, formerly known as Ferrum Outdoors, and will pay tribute to [...]

Norton Outdoor Adventures Endowment Established in Coach Hank Norton’s Honor2020-08-05T12:28:37+00:00

Alumnus Ra’meer Roberts ’13 Establishes Scholarship for Ferrum College’s African-American Students

Alumnus Ra'meer Roberts '13 Alumnus Ra’meer Roberts of Richmond, VA, has established a scholarship for African-American students at Ferrum College.  The Black American Scholarship for Empowerment, or B.A.S.E., will give an annual gift of $250 to one male and one female African-American student at Ferrum College, to be used for books and [...]

Alumnus Ra’meer Roberts ’13 Establishes Scholarship for Ferrum College’s African-American Students2020-07-08T19:12:46+00:00

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

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

Phillips Believe Alumni Giving Critical to Continued Success

“We met at Ferrum College 50 years ago this year. Ferrum is a part of our lives and a place where we can make a difference,” says Baxter Phillips ’66, of the support he and his wife, Sharon ’66, give to Ferrum College. As a Trustee of the College, Phillips sees firsthand the necessity [...]

Phillips Believe Alumni Giving Critical to Continued Success2019-03-21T21:04:02+00:00

Butz Foundation Gift Aids Students with Learning Disabilities

Teddy Butz ’88 The Butz Foundation was founded in the mid-1950s with a mission of support for programs that benefit humanity, education, medical research, and society as a whole. Ferrum College has gratefully been a recipient of the foundation’s generosity for several projects throughout the years. According to Teddy Butz ’88, a [...]

Butz Foundation Gift Aids Students with Learning Disabilities2019-03-21T21:05:14+00:00

Martinsville Speedway’s Clay Campbell Supports Ferrum Students

Board of Trustee Member Clay Campbell I have been working in all aspects of business at the Martinsville Speedway since I was a young boy. The historic Virginia race track was founded by my grandfather over 60 years ago and I’m very proud of this heritage. I’m also proud of my affiliation [...]

Martinsville Speedway’s Clay Campbell Supports Ferrum Students2019-03-21T21:04:05+00:00

Dining Services Fund Example of Living Motto

Service Director Mike Ferguson ’81 (right) marches with students in the Centennial Parade. The Dining Services Auxiliary Fund was created in 2004 by dining services staff and Jeff Gring, then associate vice president for operations, to directly assist students with the cost of textbooks. In the inaugural year, 100 percent of the [...]

Dining Services Fund Example of Living Motto2019-03-25T20:36:42+00:00

Jones Family Legacy Runs Deep

C. Henry Jones with his daughter, Susan Jones Childers ’81 at Ferrum College graduation in 1981 (right), and now (left). Although he may not be a graduate of Ferrum College, C. Henry Jones is a prominent and valuable part of the Ferrum family. Jones first became associated with Ferrum College through a [...]

Jones Family Legacy Runs Deep2019-03-21T21:05:20+00:00