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.
09 Apr, 2014| by btreash Stephen Woodward (’08) will pursue his Hollywood dreams this summer after winning an international screenwriting competition.
09 Apr, 2014| by btreash Around 30 alums returned to campus on January 19 to renew friendships and recall their days on the court as members of the E&H Men’s Basketball Team. Additionally, several family members came along to enjoy the fun, and just before the “alumni hoops” match, which took alumni back to the boards for a friendly game, Terrance Grigg’s (E&H 2011) mom smiled and said, “We came to see if he still has it!”
09 Apr, 2014| by btreash Brent Treash, the assistant director for media relations at Emory & Henry College, won an ADDY Award March 2 for a video advertisement that highlights the College’s successful student athletes.
09 Apr, 2014| by btreash The life of Virginia White Lozier (class of 1997) has been one exciting place after another: Greece, South America, Japan, New York City, the backyard.
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.
13 Mar, 2014| by btreash Eye for Art: When Caroline Lawless decided to major in graphic design at Emory & Henry, it didn’t matter that she’d never even taken an art class. Though it was a “scary transition,” Lawless had professors who believed in her talent and encouraged her to believe in herself.
13 Mar, 2014| by btreash Critical Thinking: David Bull still puts into practice the most important lesson he learned at Emory & Henry: Question everything. This piece of advice was given by a professor who encouraged Bull to look for creative solutions and to dig deeper for answers to difficult problems.
13 Mar, 2014| by btreash Media Relations: As a student at Emory & Henry, Hannah Rhodes took advantage of every opportunity to apply classroom lessons to real world experiences. Doing so gave her the confidence and skills to launch a successful career in public relations and communications.