• esther

    Fulbright Scholar Esther Pescador De Galdo

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    by Kaitlin Roeper  Ferrum College has a wide variety of diversity throughout its campus.  With the help of the Fulbright Scholarship Program, diversity and cultural knowledge grows every day. The Fulbright Scholars program is a competitive merit-based scholarship for individuals to travel abroad to research, study and exercise their talents. For the past three years, […]

    Read More
  • Death of Michael Anthony Walker

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    Ferrum College is sad to say that a member of its community has died. Here you can view the report about Michael Anthony Walker http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Franklin-County-Sheriffs-Office-confirms-death-of-Ferrum-College-student-377181161.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_WDBJ7 An email was sent out stating there will be a service for Michael Walker for those who want to attend: Saturday April 30 11 am New Life Assembly of God […]

    Read More
  • 13051738_10205743009204872_1774611488104384431_n-2

    Ferrum College Putting Cuffs on Cancer

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    by TJ Olmo Ferrum College has been supporting Relay for Life, known as Putting Cuffs on Cancer since 2015, for more than a decade. A 5K color run is the event’s highlight, but Putting Cuffs on Cancer also includes quad activities such as dodge ball, Zumba, a lip sync battle and a Miss Relay competition. […]

    Read More
  • President Jennifer Braaten, retiring after fourteen years

    President Braaten Steps Down

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    Jennifer Braaten announced her decision to retire earlier this January after fourteen years of service as Ferrum College’s first female president. Braaten, 68, decided to leave her post in light of severe medical issues within her family, but cherishes the time she spent at Ferrum. “It’s been an honor and a privilege being at Ferrum,” […]

    Read More
  • Ferrum College Off-Campus Assault

    Wednesday, March 23, 2016

    Chief of Police Jim Owens sent this email to the Ferrum and Ferrum College communities warning them about an attempted sexual assault off campus the morning of March 20. In compliance with the provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1988 Ferrum College is giving […]

    Read More
  • President Jennifer Braaten, retiring after fourteen years

    President of Ferrum College, Retiring

    Wednesday, February 3, 2016

      By Patrick Duggan Ferrum College president Jennifer Braaten has announced her decision to retire this summer after fourteenn years of service. Braaten, FC’s first female president, oversaw many important updates to Ferrum campus throughout her years as president, including the spring “E-Term,” the first online Criminal Justice course, and the recent completion of the […]

    Read More
  • Chrysalis Contest!

    Monday, February 1, 2016

    By D’on Jones, Mallory Hall, and Emily Anderson Are you open for a contest? Do you want to share your creativity with Ferrum College? Ferrum’s own Chrysalis staff is holding a contest for the Chrysalis Literary & Arts Magazine. The contest is for submissions of poetry, prose (short stories, essays, letters, etc.), photos, and visual art. […]

    Read More
  • Ferrum’s New Football Coaches

    Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    By: Micaela Reddick Ferrum’s campus continuous to grow and it is so exciting to announce our two new football coaches, Coach Dave Kenny and Coach Patrick Hill. Dave Kenny is originally from suburban Philadelphia, PA. Kenny has coached all levels of football for 28 years. He has coached defensive and offensive, Kenny has also been […]

    Read More
  • Theatre Arts Presents Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

    Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    By: Alexis Witcher The Ferrum College Theatre Arts Department presented Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Anna Deavere Smith’s work about the devastating human impact of the Los Angeles riots in 1992. The performances were held on Nov. 17 to 19 in Schoolfield Hall’s FLEX Theatre. Dramatists Play Service writes about Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, on its […]

    Read More
  • Panthers Top the Royals

    Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    By: Quentin Mack The Ferrum Panthers basketball team had a close victory against the Eastern Mennonite Royals basketball team on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the Swartz Gym. Though the Royals managed to tie with the Panthers a few times, especially in the latter half of the game, the Royals fell behind as the final score […]

    Read More

Sports

Apr
27

Ferrum Sports: Final Report Spring 2016

  Softball –The softball team finished the regular season 11-9 in the conference and ended up getting the 5 seed in the conference tournament. The team’s first game in the conference tournament was against Averett University. Ferrum lost Averett 3-2. This loss put the team in the loser’s bracket on the first day. For the […]

Austin Winkles, Senior
Feb
12

Ferrum Baseball

By Cameron Clark   The baseball team is looking to win the USA South conference for the second time in three years this spring. The team won the regular season championship in 2014 with a 19-8 conference record. Hank Parsley and Adam Duncan graduated last fall, leaving an average season for the team in the […]

Dec
9

Ferrum’s New Football Coaches

By: Micaela Reddick Ferrum’s campus continuous to grow and it is so exciting to announce our two new football coaches, Coach Dave Kenny and Coach Patrick Hill. Dave Kenny is originally from suburban Philadelphia, PA. Kenny has coached all levels of football for 28 years. He has coached defensive and offensive, Kenny has also been […]

Dec
9

Panthers Top the Royals

By: Quentin Mack The Ferrum Panthers basketball team had a close victory against the Eastern Mennonite Royals basketball team on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the Swartz Gym. Though the Royals managed to tie with the Panthers a few times, especially in the latter half of the game, the Royals fell behind as the final score […]

Nov
19

Ferrum Football: Senior Night

By: Allison Martin      On Nov. 7th, the Panthers faced Averett University of Danville, VA on the newly finished Adams Stadium Turf Field. The seniors were overjoyed to be able to play their last game at home on their new field. It was definitely worth the wait! Although the rain was persistent, it did not […]

Nov
18

Men’s Wrestling

By: Kaitlin Owens

Nov
18

Men’s Basketball Open with Exhibition Game at West Point

By: Myles Francisco The Men’s basketball team played an exhibition match against the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.  This is Bill Tharp’s eleventh year as head coach of the Panthers. Tharp was a 1996 West Point graduate and spent five years in the U.S. Army as an artillery officer. The Panthers lost (93-54) in […]

Nov
18

Ferrum Men’s Wrestling

By: Kaitlin Owens Ferrum College Panthers hosted its home opener on Nov. 14 against Spartanburg Methodist College (1-1) at Swartz Gym and won the non-conference duel with a 44-0 score. When the match started, Justin Zimmerman accepted a forfeit at 125 and then next nine matches posted the second shutout in school history. Robert Cunningham […]

Nov
18

Women’s Basketball

By: Mary-Beth Worley Ferrum Women’s basketball team (1-1) went against Catholic University (1-1) on the second day of the Tip-Off Tournament Classic at Randolph-Macon College. Catholic University took a strong lead in the first quarter with a 22-8 lead to set the tone of the game. Catholic University continued to extend the lead to a […]

Nov
5

Coach Chris Michael Woman’s Wrestling

By: Hunter Ferguson Coach Chris Michael is a former wrestler himself, wrestling in high school at a school in Ohio, where he graduating in 2003. After high school he joined the navy, once he learned navy had a wrestling team, he immediately joined. After his time in the navy he coached for Virginia Amateur wrestling […]