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Ferrum College Mourns Sam Litton: “The Epitome of ‘Not Self, But Others’”

In fall 2019, Litton received the Distinguished Member award from Nimrod Hall Hunt Club, of which he had been a member for years. In this photo, he stands proudly with his sons Jason (on Litton's right) and Sean (on his left). John Payne photo. On June 6, 2020, at the age of [...]

Ferrum College Mourns Sam Litton: “The Epitome of ‘Not Self, But Others’”2020-07-07T17:23:01+00:00

Natural Science Division Donates Personal Protection Supplies

Pictured from left to right: CFMH Manager of Materials Laura Yerkey; Director of Nursing Tracy McCown; Ferrum College Natural Science Division Chair & Professor of Environmental Science Delia Heck; Health Professions Division Chair & Associate Professor of Biology Katie Goff; and CFMH Vice President & Administrator Carl Cline. During the first week [...]

Natural Science Division Donates Personal Protection Supplies2020-03-30T12:18:08+00:00

Distance Learning Continued, Virtual Commencement Planned in Response to COVID-19

Dr. Bob Pohlad photo. Ferrum College President David Johns announced today in an email communication to campus that courses will continue to be taught online for the remainder of the spring semester, and that spring commencement would be hosted virtually. The College’s decision comes after yesterday’s Executive Order from Governor Ralph Northam, [...]

Distance Learning Continued, Virtual Commencement Planned in Response to COVID-192020-03-24T21:40:42+00:00

Tri-Area Community Health Center at Ferrum College Now Open

On Monday, February 10, 2020, the Tri-Area Community Health Center opened its new facility on Ferrum Mountain Road across the street from Ferrum College. The facility will serve the local community as well as Ferrum College students. Previously, the health center was housed in the basement of Vaughn Chapel on the College’s campus. The new [...]

Tri-Area Community Health Center at Ferrum College Now Open2020-02-15T19:02:28+00:00

Ferrum College Guarantees Path to Graduation in Two Years for Transfer Students with an Associate’s Degree

Ferrum College is making a bold “Ferrum Promise”: beginning in fall 2020, students who transfer from a Virginia community college with an appropriate associate’s degree will be able to graduate within two years of transfer, or they will receive free tuition for the remaining coursework. “Today, nearly forty percent of students who graduate from a [...]

Ferrum College Guarantees Path to Graduation in Two Years for Transfer Students with an Associate’s Degree2019-11-22T01:42:26+00:00

Local Law Enforcement, Rescue Agencies Hold Training Session July 23

On Tuesday, July 23, Ferrum College Police will host an “Active Attack Integrated Response” scenario day in partnership with Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. I realize many of you will be off-campus, but I want you to be aware of what is happening as there will be several police departments and fire and rescue teams on-campus [...]

Local Law Enforcement, Rescue Agencies Hold Training Session July 232019-07-23T13:25:14+00:00

MLK Celebration: Ferrum College to Showcase “Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels” on January 21

Curator Angela Jennings with "Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels" collections In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Ferrum College will host the “Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels” on January 21 at 11 a.m. in the Panther’s Den on campus.  An open forum discussion will begin at 12:15 p.m. with [...]

MLK Celebration: Ferrum College to Showcase “Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels” on January 212019-01-16T16:17:40+00:00

Darrian Marshall ’20 to Debut “The Empowerment Concert” on January 19

Darrian Marshall, a junior majoring in musical theatre, will display his own production, The Empowerment Concert, on January 19 in Schoolfield Hall's Sale Theatre, on the Ferrum College campus.  The event will begin at 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.  Tickets are not necessary. Please note that this performance contains content that [...]

Darrian Marshall ’20 to Debut “The Empowerment Concert” on January 192019-01-17T18:38:21+00:00

Holden Featured in CoSIDA 360 Magazine

Ferrum College's Gary Holden was recently featured in the College Sports Information Directors of America 360 magazine for his expansive knowledge in collegiate athletics. Currently serving the College as sports information director and assistant athletic director for compliance, Holden’s career began in the mid-1980’s as an assistant wrestling coach at Plymouth State University, and grew [...]

Holden Featured in CoSIDA 360 Magazine2018-12-12T21:58:05+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum to Host First Annual “Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House” on December 13

The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum of Ferrum College is hosting "Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House" on Thursday, December 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. The open house will be held at the Institute on Ferrum College’s campus at 20 Museum Drive, Ferrum, and will include refreshments, vendors selling Christmas gifts, caroling, plus [...]

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum to Host First Annual “Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House” on December 132018-12-10T19:27:14+00:00