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Alum Opens Free Medical Clinic

Dr. Henry Wayne Poore, class of 1953, has recently opened a free clinic in Flagstaff, Ariz. for neighbors who can’t afford, but desperately need, good health care.

Beat Guilford Challenge

Emory & Henry is taking on Guilford in a giving challenge. Make a gift no matter what size from 8 a.m. on Oct. 31 to noon on Nov. 14.

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.

On the Air

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 …

Spencer Moves Shoney's HQ to Hillsville

Brian Spencer (E&H '87) is using his position as president of a Shoney's franchise to breathe life into the business community of Carroll County, Virginia.

Ruse leads to honor for High Point Elementary School principal

**Story by Allie Robinson of the Bristol Herald Courier** Sherry King ('88) stood behind the podium and convinced her students to settle down into their seats in the gym. She then turned the microphone over to Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman, who sh…

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.

Full of Brains

People often joke that busy college days will “eat your brain”….and they might be right. Or it might just be that college gives us too much time to consider eating other brains, because some E&H grads are gaining considerable notoriety right now eating br…

Jimmy Kimmel and Toni Atkins

For Nine Hours -- an Emory & Henry alumna held the highest seat in California, and for her trouble, she got to appear on Kimmel.

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.

Horton Kicks Off New Aquaculture Class

Gary Horton is acting fishy, but since he is kicking off a new aquaculture class, he has every reason to.

The Big (Pimento) Cheese

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 earn…

The Legend of Earl Hawkins

When a legend passes, we gather to tell the stories. Earl Hawkins' death reminds us of one of Emory & Henry's most prevailing stories.

Second Annual Men's Basketball Alumni Day

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” matc…

Rachel Dunne Finds Unlikely Path in Alaska

When Rachel Dunne (’04) was a student at E&H, she pretty much set the woods on fire. Lately, she’s been busy putting out fires. This is truly a young woman who knows how to fire up a Liberal Arts degree.

Lessons Learned in MCOL Program Pay Off

There was little calm after F-3 tornados tore through Washington County on April 27 and 28. County officials quickly realized that they would need to set-up a volunteer reception center to handle the influx of people wanting to help neighbors and friends,…

Wasper Road Show

Two E&H alumni found each other recently while sharing a fondness for southern treasures; Ken Farmer ('72), from Antiques Road Show, and Betsy Farris Hulcher ('68).