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Happy Hollow

Media … News Coverage WCYB7 News 11…24…2008 Project Information County… Carroll Pipes Installed …Linear Feet… 7…360 Volunteer Hours… 1…700 Volunteers Participating
In order to bring county water to Happy Hollow Road, citizens had to install pipe, conduct traffic, operate equipment, provide meals for workers and more. Project Sparkplugs: Christy Bowers & Bonnie Bowers.

Osborne Gap

Media … News Coverage Project Information County… Dickenson Pipes Installed …Linear Feet… 23…100 Volunteer Hours… 1…000 Volunteers Participating… 10 Conventional Cost Estimate
Residents gained a water supply and saved $502,850. Project Sparkplugs: James Phipps & Jerry Mullins.

Strawberry Patch

Media … News Coverage Project Information County… Wise Pipes Installed …Linear Feet… 20…400 Volunteer Hours… 6…442 Volunteers Participating… 66  Conventional Cost Estimate
Residents gained a water supply and saved $393,000. Project Sparkplugs: Sandy Birchfield, Brenda Craft & Greg Lange.

Pea Patch

Media … News Coverage Project Information County… Buchanan Pipes Installed …Linear Feet… 47…220 Volunteer Hours… 6552 Volunteers Participating… 22 Conventional Cost Estimate
Most of the residents in the Pea Patch Area, Buchanan County have had little to no water because of the active mining around them. Project Sparkplugs: Garland George, Junior Hackworth & Ernest Breeden.

Emory & Henry College Presents “Pericles Prince of Tyre”

The Emory & Henry Arts Series and the Department of Theatre present the final production of the season , “Pericles Prince of Tyre,” Thursday through Saturday, April 10-12, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoon, April 13 at 4 p.m. All performances are in the S…

E&H Dramatically Cuts Summer School Tuition

The College will cut per-credit-hour tuition from $465 to $200. In addition, the College will add a third summer term from July 21 to Aug. 8.

Feagins, E&H PR Staff Honored for Excellence

An Emory & Henry graduate and member of the College’s Board of Trustees has been named the 2012 recipient of the highest award in the Tri-Cities for individual accomplishment in public relations.

Blatt Recognized for Lifetime Achievement for Family Law

Franklin R. Blatt, a family law attorney who has mentored a generation of Virginia lawyers, has been named the 2011 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginia State Bar’s Family Law Section.


Emory & Henry College has endured through intelligent management, generous philanthropists and good fortune. Perhaps more than any other resource, however, the power and endurance of its values has helped Emory & Henry remain a vibrant college for 175 yea…

Alumni Features

Throughout their lives, our alumni make a large difference in their careers and their communities. Our alumni features showcases these stories.

Lawless Finds Success Through Social Media

Caroline Lawless is getting it right. She is the Art Director of FAULT (a fashion and culture magazine based in the U.K.), and she is an assistant art director at Pace (a company described as being at the forefront for custom content publishing). She is w…

Coutant to Serve on National Board after Opening Non-profit Restaurant

A 1989 Emory & Henry graduate has teamed up with members of the Boone, N.C. community to start a non-profit restaurant aimed at helping to relieve hunger in Watauga County.

St. Clair's Creek

At St. Clair's Creek in Smyth County, the local community spent up to 16 hours a day working on a water project to bring public water to 50 local households. Project Sparkplugs: Junior Reedy, Johnny Russell & June Lowe.

E&H Leidig Lectureship Features Kwame Dawes

Kwame Dawes, an award-winning poet and the author of a book about the lyrics of Bob Marley, will deliver the Emory & Henry College Leidig Poetry Lecture Monday, April 14, at the College.

Library 101: Spotlight on Graphic Novels

Did you know that Kelly Library has a collection of graphic novels? To coincide with the theatrical release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, this week we’ll spotlight some titles featuring the red, white, and blue hero.

Red Dirt Road

Residents gained a water supply and saved $350,840. Project Sparkplug: Paul Coleman.

Straub Guides Small Companies to Better Use of Social Media

Drew Straub (class of 1994) understands that the worldwide web should allow him to access…well..the world. That’s why he lives in New Jersey and has clients in Chicago, California, and Boston but never really has to leave his Jersey home.

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