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Irma Smart, Former Ferrum College Board of Trustees Member, Provides Start Up Funds for Women’s Golf Program

President David Johns recently announced a generous gift from Ms. Irma Smart of Axton, VA to initiate a Ferrum College Women’s Golf program. The gift provides start-up funds for the program, training, and other opportunities for student-athletes. As a former member of the Ferrum College Board of Trustees, an avid golfer, and a member of [...]

Irma Smart, Former Ferrum College Board of Trustees Member, Provides Start Up Funds for Women’s Golf Program2019-03-21T21:06:32+00:00

Ferrum College Philanthropist, Former Trustee, and Alumna Ethelyne Fulcher Daniel of Danville, Virginia Honored Ferrum College with a $3.4 Million Legacy

The gift will substantially add to the College’s ability to assist students through the Daniel Family Endowed Scholarship and will complete the College’s John W. and Ethelyne Fulcher Daniel Field in the W.B. Adams stadium, a state-of-the-art artificial turf surface used by all Panther field sports. Over many years, the Daniel family’s generosity supported campus [...]

Ferrum College Philanthropist, Former Trustee, and Alumna Ethelyne Fulcher Daniel of Danville, Virginia Honored Ferrum College with a $3.4 Million Legacy2019-03-21T21:06:26+00:00

Trustee Gift Provides Stimulus for Panther Band

Recruitment for members of the newest rendition of the Ferrum College band began some time ago but it wasn’t until trustee Clay Campbell discovered the initiative that real progress was made. Campbell joined the Ferrum College Board of Trustees in 2014 and brought his business expertise, spirit of competition, and strong sense of community to [...]

Trustee Gift Provides Stimulus for Panther Band2019-03-21T21:06:21+00:00

Board Chair Gives Back to Alma Mater

Ferrum College means something special to every alumnus, especially Robert W. Todd ’67. “Throughout my years as a vice president in human resources for Pfizer, Inc., I was fortunate to have traveled to many countries and to have dealt with stimulating and complex employer/employee issues. I know that my experiences while at Ferrum College helped [...]

Board Chair Gives Back to Alma Mater2019-03-21T21:06:17+00:00

Stogners Support Continues To Serve and Benefit Ferrum College Students

Joe and Jane Stogner Ferrum College’s faculty and staff are an integral part of the institution’s success. Members of the College’s campus community support the mission and purpose financially, personally, and professionally. The late Joe Stogner, professor of environmental science and founder of the environmental science program at Ferrum College, enhanced the [...]

Stogners Support Continues To Serve and Benefit Ferrum College Students2019-03-21T21:06:11+00:00

Enactus Endowment

Former members of the Ferrum College Enactus team (previously called Students in Free Enterprise). The Ferrum College Enactus program (formerly called Students in Free Enterprise) is responsible for outreach projects in financial education, women’s empowerment, community beautification, sustainability, and small business programs. In addition to winning regional competitions for decades, the Ferrum [...]

Enactus Endowment2019-03-21T21:04:34+00:00

Clements Establishes Family Scholarship

The Clements Family Endowed Scholarship supports Ferrum College students with financial aid and is awarded to students from Southside Virginia localities who have achieved at least a 2.5 GPA. “Ferrum was just the right place for me when I was looking for direction in life,” says J. Peter Clements ’77. “With the College’s strong emphasis [...]

Clements Establishes Family Scholarship2019-03-21T21:05:04+00:00

Agriculture Alumni Establish Scholarship in Memory of Classmate, Will “Frog” Pettus ’97

The Will “Frog” Pettus Agriculture Scholarship was established in April 2010 by the Ferrum College Ag Alumni Association, and is given to Ferrum College students who are studying life science or agriculture. The original goal was to raise $25,000 to endow the fund. Fundraising efforts are ongoing with the goal to assist as many [...]

Agriculture Alumni Establish Scholarship in Memory of Classmate, Will “Frog” Pettus ’972019-03-21T21:05:08+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

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