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.
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.
23 Jan, 2014| by btreash Medical Student: As a standout soccer player in high school, P.J. Henson, ’12, was pursued by university soccer programs across the U.S. After a car accident left him with extensive injuries that would require years of reconstructive surgery, the recruiting efforts stopped. With one exception: Emory & Henry.