13 Feb, 2014| by btreash Much like the movie Toy Story, this is a story of friends. Justin Wilson (’08) is proud of his friend Adam Taylor (’08), and he wants people to know the story of his journey. But now Justin is putting his friendship where his heart is….and he has embarked on a journey of 1000 toys.
12 Feb, 2014| by btreash Emory & Henry hosted its first Women’s Athletics Alumni Day on Saturday, Feb. 15. Despite challenging winter weather, turn-out was great and response was off the charts.
23 Jan, 2014| by btreash Lana Whited and Katherine Grimes have been in a committed relationship for over 25 years. They have four children and have been happy, chaotic, loving family for a long time.
08 Jan, 2014| by btreash Emory & Henry College announced today the establishment of a scholarship for qualified E&H students who exemplify the qualities of service to others that have characterized life and career of former, longtime Virginia delegate Joe P. Johnson, Jr.
31 Dec, 2013| by btreash When Betsy Meyerhoff Rosenbaum graduated from Emory & Henry in 1976 there was one thing she knew: she did NOT want to work inside.
18 Dec, 2013| by btreash If you need to know the proper grammatical usage for the word "grits" – look no farther than Emily Wallace, E&H Class of 2004. Emily studied creative writing and art at Emory & Henry, earned a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and earned a master’s degree in folklore from UNC-Chapel Hill – and in the process she managed to find a niche in the world of food and academia that is now feeding her career.
12 Nov, 2013| by btreash 2013 has been a big year for E&H alumni who are coaching their teams to state championships.
09 Oct, 2013| by btreash When Ethel Holder Preston (’66) read in the Emory & Henry Alumni Magazine that the College radio station was now expanded and broadcasting NPR, she was intrigued. Because, as fate would have it, after a long career in education, she finds herself working for the local NPR station in Park City, Utah.
07 Sep, 2013| by btreash Arielle Sprinkle Brents (’04) recently attended Dragon*Con in a handmade costume that was so gorgeous that Ralph Sbarge insisted on having HIS picture made with HER!
17 Jan, 2013| by btreash Eugene Thompson (known by most as Pappy) is a legend among the athletic communities of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. Pappy spent 50 years as pioneer of local sports coverage while working for the Bristol Herald Courier, and his groundbreaking work is now being honored by the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
29 Apr, 2011| by btreash Debbie (E&H ’80) drove to Emory from Cambridge, Ohio. Eve Solomon (’80) drove in from Charlottesville, Virginia. And Susan Taylor Leathers (’81) travelled from Brentwood, Tennessee. The three spent the night at Emory & Henry’s guest house, The Blakemore House, in order to share a great weekend of reunion and to watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.