11 Nov, 2014| by btreash Never in his wildest dreams did Andrew Downard expect to board a plane after graduation from Emory & Henry and leave behind the place he’d called home since enrolling in the school in 2010.
11 Nov, 2014| by btreash Nearly 20 years after graduating from Emory & Henry, Dr. Jamie McMinn can still hear the voices of his professors as he performs his job as associate dean of academic affairs and associate professor of psychology at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Penn.
05 Nov, 2014| by btreash Eric McClure credits his family for teaching him about the intricacies of the auto racing industry, but without his education at Emory & Henry, McClure knows he wouldn’t be racing today.
25 Sep, 2014| by btreash John Honeycutt said his experiences as a student at Emory & Henry reached far beyond the four walls and whiteboard, making a positive impact in his life a decade later.
15 Aug, 2014| by btreash Tommy Britt is a maker of short films and documentaries that have screened at various film festivals in the United States and abroad. Now, as a professor at George Mason University, he is sharing his love of movie making with a large number of artists.
15 Aug, 2014| by btreash At an early age, Sunni Blevins Brown knew she wanted a career in the public eye. In fact, when she was a young girl, she wanted to be a country music star. “But then I figured out I couldn't sing,” laughed Brown.
15 Aug, 2014| by btreash Rebecca Madill wants to make the education of children more effective. For the 2007 E&H graduate, among the chief obstacles to achieving this goal are government policies that are not informed by the best data.
07 May, 2014| by btreash For Hai Yan Chen, the close relationships between students and professors at Emory & Henry created an environment where she felt encouraged to ask questions, express opinions and share ideas. That experience boosted her poise and confidence, preparing her for success as a creative marketing designer at TEDS Inc., a Southwest Virginia-based company that produces talent management software solutions.
25 Mar, 2014| by btreash Mission to Teach: Steven Michaluk, ’14, discovered his calling to the mission field working alongside some of the world’s poorest people in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Honduras. “What really inspired me was the love of the people that I came into contact with,” says Michaluk, who plans to start his career as an elementary school teacher.
13 Mar, 2014| by btreash Master Craftsman: After graduating from Emory & Henry, Gerald Anderson got the chance of a lifetime when he landed a part-time job sweeping floors for Wayne Henderson—the internationally known luthier who has made guitars and mandolins for some of the world’s most famous musicians, including Eric Clapton and Doc Watson.