Ferrum College: A Centennial of Sports

Jerry Little and Bear Bryant

Student Athlete Profiles


“Being here at Ferrum has given me the opportunity to become a better athlete, student, and person. I couldn’t have asked for a better college experience. “Ferrum was a great fit for me because it is a small campus and everyone knows everyone. All of my professors know me and I can get extra help […]

Ferrum College Estate Planning Council

Mr. John W. “Jay” Inge, IV ’73, Chair Capital Strategies of Virginia, LLC Roanoke, VA Ms. Susan Ackley, CPA Brown, Edwards & Company Lynchburg, VA Mr. Nick A. Ammar, Jr. Spilman, Thomas & Battle, PLLC Roanoke, VA Mr. Roger Anglin Brown, Edwards & Company Roanoke, VA Mr. Jeff Barbour, CPA Brown, Edwards & Company Roanoke, […]

Ferrum College Business Advisory Board

Ferrum College

Mr. Douglas R. Monk, Chair Retired, Tredegar Corporation Midlothian, VA Mr. Gene Bailey ’69 Fredericksburg Regional Alliance Fredericksburg, VA Mr. James B. Currie YMCA Moneta, VA Dr. Theodore J. Edlich, III Total Action Against Poverty (TAP) Roanoke, VA Mr. Justin Forry Mod-U-Kraf Homes, Inc. Rocky Mount, VA Mr. Kenneth M. Gassman, Jr. Retired, Davenport & […]

Ferrum College Board of Trustees

Ferrum College

July 1, 2013–June 30, 2014 Officers and Executive Committee Mr. Samuel L. Lionberger, Jr., Chairman of the Board, Penhook, VA Mr. Harry G. Norris, First Vice Chair, Roanoke, VA Mr. Glenn F. Thomsen, Second Vice Chair, Lexington, Kentucky Mrs. Thelma B. Crowder, Secretary, South Boston, VA Mr. S. Kelly Herrick ’84, Chair, Academic Affairs Committee & Immediate Past […]

The Centennial Student Photography Contest

Cassandra Stroud ’14

The photos shown here and on the cover depict the beauty of the Ferrum College campus as seen through the eyes of current students. All of the shots are entries from the Centennial Student Photography Contest held this past fall. The contest was sponsored by the Ferrum College Marketing and Communications Office. Congratulations to winner […]

The Reverend Doctor Wasena F. Wright, Jr. ’60 and Mrs. Patricia G. Wright ENDOWED LECTURE SERIES:


Ten years ago the Board of Trustees of Ferrum College approved the Reverend Doctor Wasena F. Wright, Jr. ’60 and Mrs. Patricia G. Wright Christian Ministries Endowment in memory of the life and ministry of “Buddy” Wright, former Ferrum College trustee, and in honor of his devoted wife and partner, Pat Wright. The Wright Endowment […]

Ferrum College Mu Sigma Chi On-campus Christian Fraternity

Mu Sigma Chi 2

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Trick or treat for canned goods Relay for Life Host of Duck Dynasty Night and various tailgates at the Christian Ministries Center along with other weekly activities Wood for Warmth Stop Hunger Now Annual mission trips to assist local churches Campus Bible studies Bible studies with Dining Services staff Adopt-A-Highway—the road in front of BB&T […]

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 graduate of Ferrum and president of […]

Ferrum Partners with International Scientific Technologies on NASA Grant

Ferrum College Research Grant

Ferrum College received a $238,000 research contract under the direction of Dr. Jason Powell, associate professor of chemistry and physics, and Dr. Michaela Gazdik, associate professor of molecular biology, from International Scientific Technologies, Inc. of Radford, Virginia. The grant was awarded by NASA to International Scientific Technologies as a result of collaboration with Dr. Powell […]

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