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Brigadier General (Ret.) Burt Thompson ’82 to Speak at Veterans Day Ceremony

11/9/2021 This Thursday, November 11, 2021, Ferrum alumnus and Brigadier General (Ret.) Burt Thompson '82 will be the keynote speaker during Ferrum College's annual Veterans Day ceremony. The ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. in Vaughn Chapel and is open to the community. Visit here to watch the live-streamed event. More about BG (Ret.) [...]

Brigadier General (Ret.) Burt Thompson ’82 to Speak at Veterans Day Ceremony2021-11-09T16:55:04+00:00

Ferrum College Recognizes Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni, Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

The 2020 Sports Hall of Fame inductees (L to R): Becky Piloto Fennessy '92, Bobby James '84, Shelby Irving '84, and Elizabeth Adams O'Neal '00. Not pictured: Kathy Bocock '84 and Jim Hartbarger. 10/30/2021 In a brisk, outdoor ceremony at the Franklin Hall Quad on Saturday, October 30, Ferrum College recognized its [...]

Ferrum College Recognizes Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni, Sports Hall of Fame Inductees2021-11-09T00:35:30+00:00

Professor Emeritus Bob Pohlad Receives Melvin Johnston Award from Smith Mountain Lake Association

SMLA President John Rupnik presents the Melvin Johnson Award to Dr. Bob Pohlad. 10/22/2021 During their monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 19, the Smith Mountain Lake Association (SMLA) bestowed the 2021 Melvin S. Johnston Citizen Volunteer Award upon Ferrum College Professor Emeritus Bob Pohlad. The annual award, named for philanthropist and SMLA [...]

Professor Emeritus Bob Pohlad Receives Melvin Johnston Award from Smith Mountain Lake Association2021-10-22T17:33:33+00:00

Ferrum to Celebrate Relationships on FC Giving Day, October 12

Photo by Brad Holley Photography 10/5/2021 The Ferrum College community will celebrate its Giving Day on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. The theme of this day is “The Tie That Binds,” which pays tribute to the relationships shaped at Ferrum College. Vice President for Institutional Advancement and External Relations Wilson Paine, who is [...]

Ferrum to Celebrate Relationships on FC Giving Day, October 122021-10-05T20:07:30+00:00

Senior Grace Howell to Present During 2021 Rally in the Valley

Grace Howell '22. Photo by Ferrum College student Ryann Tyree. 10/5/2021 On Thursday, October 7, Ferrum College senior Grace Howell presented during the 2021 virtual session of Virginia Social Work Education Consortium’s (VSWEC) Student Rally in the Valley conference. Howell’s presentation focused on the intersecting barriers that women of various sexual orientations [...]

Senior Grace Howell to Present During 2021 Rally in the Valley2021-10-07T18:24:00+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Introduces “Friends of the BRIM” Membership Opportunities

7/11/2021 Homeschoolers' Day Camp, 2017. The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum (BRIM) of Ferrum College is pleased to announce a new membership initiative, called "Friends of the BRIM."  “This is our first ever membership campaign,” said BRIM Director Bethany Worley. “These membership opportunities are an exciting part of the BRIM’s future. This is [...]

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Introduces “Friends of the BRIM” Membership Opportunities2021-07-13T17:04:21+00:00

Ferrum College Celebrates 30% Increase in Giving; Finishes Year with Over $2.5 Million Raised

7/9/2021 Photo by Stephen "West" Nuttycombe, Jr. '18 Ferrum College raised over $2.5 million this fiscal year (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021), surpassing last year's total by more than $600,000. In addition to the increase in overall fundraising, the College is also celebrating an uptick in its Arthur Society members, its leadership [...]

Ferrum College Celebrates 30% Increase in Giving; Finishes Year with Over $2.5 Million Raised2021-07-12T19:58:33+00:00

Ferrum College Alumni Are Back in Action – and B.Y.O.E.

7/8/2021 Ferrum alumni enjoyed a Washington Nationals game (2018). After more than a year of solitude due to COVID-19, Ferrum College alumni are now able to safely gather and reconnect per updated CDC guidance for fully vaccinated individuals. “Ferrum alums are ready to get back together,” said Director of Alumni and Family Programs [...]

Ferrum College Alumni Are Back in Action – and B.Y.O.E.2021-07-13T15:32:42+00:00

Ferrum College Opens Campus to Public, Announces Fall 2021 Plans

7/8/2021 Ferrum College is pleased to announce that its campus is once again open to the public. This reopening comes after the May 2021 guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, which updated COVID-19 safety protocols for vaccinated individuals. While the College is not requiring students, faculty, or staff to receive the vaccination [...]

Ferrum College Opens Campus to Public, Announces Fall 2021 Plans2021-07-12T13:26:01+00:00

Ferrum College & BRIM to Preserve Adams Collection of Appalachian Folklore with CIC Grant

5/28/2021 The Blue Ridge Institute & Museum at Ferrum College Ferrum College has been named one of twenty-four Council of Independent College (CIC) institutions to participate in “Humanities Research for the Public Good” in 2021-22, a national initiative promoting student research and public engagement. This initiative focuses on showcasing library and museum collections [...]

Ferrum College & BRIM to Preserve Adams Collection of Appalachian Folklore with CIC Grant2021-05-27T13:46:34+00:00