Phillips Believe Alumni Giving Critical to Continued Success

Baxter ’66 and Sharon ’66 Phillips

“We met at Ferrum College 50 years ago this year. Ferrum is a part of our lives and a place where we can make a difference,” says Baxter Phillips ’66, of the support he and his wife, Sharon ’66, give to Ferrum College. As a Trustee of the College, Phillips sees firsthand the necessity of […]

Lionbergers Contribute to “Formula for Success”

Sam and Rindy Lionberger

Ferrum College Board of Trustees Chairman Sam Lionberger and his wife, Rindy, are well known for their generous giving and support of Ferrum and the initiatives of the College. Their most recent gift as part of the Centennial Campaign underscores their commitment to playing a part in the successful future of the College. As chair […]

Bell Commemorates Centennial with Donation of Art

Bell Gallery Dedication

Numerous Ferrum College faculty, staff, friends, and supporters gathered on campus in Stanley Library last spring to celebrate artist Anne Bell’s second generous donation of artwork to the College. The new gallery on the second floor of the library showcases ten of Bell’s newly donated pieces, each depicting the beauty of the region and the […]

Art and Business: A Perfect Blend

Melinda Bell Dickey '81

When you have a favorite Uncle Mike whom you label as “cool,” you naturally want to attend the same college he did. At least that was an important factor for Melinda Bell Dickey ’81. Of course, reputation and location also had a lot to do with her choice to attend Ferrum College. “When I came […]

Ferrum College Awarded National Bin Grant by Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation

Maurice Phillips

Keep American Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation awarded 50 recycling bins designed for the collection of plastic bottles and aluminum to Ferrum College in 2013. Ferrum received the new bins through a Bin Grant Program made possible by a partnership between KAB and The Coca-Cola Foundation, who in turn partner with the College & […]

Ferrum College Completes The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation Challenge Grant

Ferrum College

In November 2012, The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation awarded Ferrum College a two-to-one challenge grant of $50,000 to assist with capital building costs for the Phase II “capstone” of Garber Hall, the primary science facility on the College’s campus, which includes a new science classroom addition. A year later, the College successfully met that challenge […]

Stogners Continue to Serve and Support Ferrum Students

Joe and Jane Stogner

No one argues that the faculty of an institution are an integral part of its success; after all, how can an institution of higher learning operate without knowledgeable people to educate the students? At the most successful institutions, however, the faculty are so much more than simply “those who teach the students.” That statement is […]

Professional Services Grant Assists Students with Grad School Prep

Ferrum College

Last May, 20 students graduated with a degree from Ferrum College in Health Sciences or Pre-professional Science; more than 65 percent had a 3.0 GPA or higher. Over the course of the past four years, nearly 30 students gained admission into postgraduate health profession educational opportunities. While this achievement is one that certainly should be […]

A Letter of Thanks From Brittany Nicole Hawks ’13

Nicole Hawks '13

April 2013 Ms. Kim Blair VP for Institutional Advancement Ferrum College Ferrum, VA 24088 Dear Ms. Blair, I am a senior at Ferrum College and will be graduating in May 2013, having earned a Bachelor of Science double major in pre-professional science and biology. During my time at Ferrum, I developed an interest in medicine […]

Message from VP of Institutional Advancement (IA)

Kim Blair

Happy springtime to all the members of our Ferrum Family! With the New Year well under way and the campus charging full speed ahead to commencement, I wanted to share my reflections on the year’s progress with you. In addition to the logistics of the Athletics department returning to our IA team, our offices have […]

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