Sports

Equestrian Club
Mar
31

Equestrian Club Returns to Ferrum Campus

A new partnership with Healing Strides of Virginia, a therapeutic riding facility in Boones Mill, brings students riding, learning, and service opportunities. In addition to weekly riding lessons and horsemanship clinics to improve their skills, student club members will volunteer five hours each week at the facility in Boones Mill. College President Jennifer Braaten is […]

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Philanthropy

Energy conference
Mar
31

Ferrum Represented at VCU Energy & Sustainability Conference

The Energy & Sustainability Conference sponsored by Virginia Commonwealth University in February, brought together more than 800 participants, including national business and institutional leaders, to discuss the issues impacting energy and sustainability strategies. Dr. Jennifer Braaten joined a Higher Education Leadership Roundtable along with Jon Alger, James Madison University president, and Colette Sheehy, University of […]

Walter '62 and Lynn Ayers
Mar
31

Ferrum Instilled a Strong Work Ethic in Ayers

The reasons a person gives back to his or her alma mater are often personal ones, stemming from a family history, a profound experience, a sense of civic duty, or a private matter altogether. For Walter ’62 and Lynn Ayers, it is a combination of several of these. Ayers was encouraged to attend Ferrum College […]

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