Celebrating 100 Years…

Ferrum Training School, circa 1916

“We have a wonderful school at Ferrum and it will be worth more to you to graduate at Ferrum than it would be to inherit a fortune of thousands.” –Undated letter from Dr. Benjamin Beckham to a prospective student, circa 1925-30. “Where the Need Seemed the Greatest” The celebration of Ferrum College’s 100th anniversary naturally […]

Ferrum Magazine Winter 2013-2014

Samantha Grandle ’17

Featured Stories Leadership Board of Trustees Ferrum College Business Advisory Board Estate Planning Council Phaup Speaks on National Budget to Estate Planning Council In Residence Program Forum on Critical Thinking Feature: Celebrating 100 Years of Access, Affordability, Achievement Academics 2013–2014 New Faculty and Academic Staff Ferrum College Signs Articulation Agreements Digital Media Center Highlights Stanley Library […]

Sports Hall of Fame 2013

Sports Hall Of Fame 2013

  Centennial Weekend brought the announcement of new members elected to the Alumni Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2013. Inductees included William “Jeff” Booker ’82, Lewis Fore ’63, Susan Sautter Green ’98, and Lindsay Morton Rooks ’02, and The Four Ferrum College National Junior College Championship Football Teams. William Jeffrey Booker ’82 was a […]

E-Term Adventures in Learning

Ferrum College E-term

The May 2013 Experiential-Term (E-Term) offered students specialized learning opportunities and travel across the county, the country, and the world.  The learning opportunities offered through the Ferrum College Experiential Term (E-Term) help students engage with their peers and professors and enable them to broaden their global perspectives. During the 2013 E-Term, Ferrum students studied a wide variety […]

The Ferrum College Centennial Campaign

Ferrum College

Our Heritage From a beginning forged in faith to a future buoyed by progress and aspiration, Ferrum College is unique among similar-sized institutions of higher education. During our evolutionary journey from a training school founded in 1913 to serve underprivileged children in the Blue Ridge Mountains to a four-year, primarily residential liberal arts college, Ferrum […]

Ferrum Alumni Prepared to Serve Proudly

American Flag

“Each soldier is trained to adhere to a set of values that include loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage. Ferrum’s motto of ‘Not Self, But Others’ parallels those values and expectations,” says Jay Greeley ’02, director of financial operations for the DLA Strategic Materials organization. Greeley manages a staff of accountants […]

Forum on Critical Thinking

Forum on Critical Thinking

Ferrum Family of Kickers

Eddie Huff ’75, Coach Hank Norton, and Jim Huff ’68

More than one sibling playing football for the same school is rare, but certainly not unheard of. A rarer occurrence is a pair of siblings playing the same position on the same football team for the same coach. The rarest, however, is a pair of siblings playing the same position on the same football team, followed […]

Centennial Wall

The Centennial Wall was created to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Ferrum Training School. It is in the lobby of Stanley Library, just off the Hart Plaza entrance. Each panel is a pictorial of current and archival photographs depicting the five keystones of the original, as well as the ongoing, mission of […]

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