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Haleigh Cole is a research technician in the Moody Lab at Duke Human Vaccine Institute. … This seems especially impressive since she only graduated in May of 2016. Haleigh say
Haleigh Cole ('16) has landed a very impressive job, and the work she's doing is groundbreaking.

Movin' Fast!

Eric spotted a small oil spill on an otherwise pristine floor and grabbed a rag to ta…ke care of the mess. …You know… it was easier when I just had to fly to a race
Eric McClure (E&H Class of 2000, Martin-McClure Motorsports) is looking to make some changes in his role as a racer. And he has just hired a recent E&H grad, Christina Druen (E&H '16) to help with the transition. And things are movin' fast!

Phil Hoskins is Coach of the Year for a Reason

Phil Hoskins …E…H '87…was just named the 2016 Marietta Daily Journal Coach of the Year for the second year in a …row. He is the head track coach at McEachem High School in Powder Springs
Phil Hoskins ('87) is making his mark in the coaching world, and his students are leaving an indelible mark on his life.

Robert Siegle Honored By Virginia Tech

A news release was issued from the newsroom of Virginia Tech announcing that E…H alumnus Dr. Robert Siegle has been honored as a professor emeritus. Read below to see th
Dr. Robert Siegle (E&H '70) professor of English in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of professor emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.


Founded in 1938 by Owen Clifton Cash… the Society for The Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in Amer…ica was an organization with a mission. Mr. Cash was worried that people had ceased to sin
That’s no typo. That’s the acronym for the Society for The Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America -- and Warren Fuson (E&H '73) is a proud preserver of this tradition!

Sara Gearheart's Unforgettable Moment

Sara Gearheart is a dedicated daughter who visits her father regularly in the memory unit… of a New River Valley senior living center. She encourages him to sing with her
On the day that Sara Gearheart (E&H '09) graduated from Emory & Henry she never expected to see her father there.

Laura Craven Duncan ('84) is passionate about turtles

Laura Craven Duncan …84… is the type to put a lot of work behind her passions. And Laura is passionate about sea t…urtles. Laura is a first…grade teacher at Ballentine Elementary School in Irmo
Laura is showing her first-graders that when it comes to helping endangered wildlife, they can make a difference long before they get to be grown-ups.

Amanda Chaplin (E&H '08): Assistant District Attorney

Amanda Chaplin …E…H …08… earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History before heading to Ohio …Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law. She received her Juris Doctorate degr
Amanda Chaplin is the new Assistant District Attorney in town

Marika Katanuma (E&H '16) Lands Job with Yahoo!

Marika Katanuma graduated in May of 2016… and by June of 2016 she had an exciting update for the E…H Alumni Office. …I finally got a job… I will be an editor at Yahoo
Marika Katanuma is back home in Tokyo, and she's putting her E&H degree to work!

Alan Jones:

If anyone is doubtful of the value of a liberal arts education… that person should talk with Alan Jones. Alan is a Global Regulatory Ecotoxicologist f
Dr. Alan Jones (E&H '03) is a Global Regulatory Ecotoxicologist. And he still remembers fondly his music classes at Emory & Henry.

Emory & Henry College Hosts Gala to Celebrate New Arts Center

Following the completion of a highly successful first season at the Woodrow W. McGlothlin …Center for the Arts… Emory … Henry College hosted a gala on May 14
Following the completion of a highly successful first season at the Woodrow W. McGlothlin Center for the Arts, Emory & Henry College hosted a gala on May 14, 2016, to thank the donors who helped make the long-held dream of an arts center a reality.

Charlie Sydnor (E&H '65) Receives Award for Work on Behalf of Holocaust Survivors

Press Release from the Virginia Holocaust Museum… Richmond… Virginia Rule of Law Award to Honor Dr. Charles Sydnor Richmond… VA … Please join the Virginia Holocaust Museum in honor of Dr. Charles W. Sydnor
Dr. Charles Sydnor is receiving the highly respected Rule of Law award on May 23, 2016.

Small E&H World

                                                                        Rachel G…iesy Chesser …'93… lives in Charleston
Julie Booher (E&H '07) and Rachel Giesy Chesser (E&H '93) met for purely professional reasons, but it didn't take long to discover they had Emory & Henry in common.

Thomas Family Scholarship Established

With a gift of …50…000.00… Ed …E…H …53… and June Thomas established The Thomas Family Endowed Scholarship at Emory … Henry College in 2016. The scholarship recognizes three Thomas brothers
Ed and June Thomas have recently started a scholarship fund that will benefit students with financial need while also honoring three Thomas brothers who graduated from Emory & Henry.

2016 Benefactors Luncheon Gets New Look

Annually… Emory … Henry holds a luncheon that honors friends of the College who represent endowed funds tha…t offer support to students. The Benefactors Luncheon will celebrate its 30th anniversary
It was the 29th Annual Benefactors Luncheon, but the event seemed brand new this year.

Education Graduates Support Excellence in Education Scholarship

Graduates of the Emory … Henry College teacher preparation program have established a scholarship for future stude…nts of the program. The Excellence in Education Scholarship was initiated in 2004 by Je
Graduates of the Emory & Henry College teacher preparation program have established a scholarship for future students of the program.

Cat Richardson ('13): Peace Corps Volunteer

After two years in Moldova working with the Peace Corps… Cat Richardson talks like a woman who has gained wisdom from her experience. …I don't think I'm out here saving the world
Cat Richardson ('13) says the Peace Corps will "push you so far out of your comfort zone you'll forget you had one!" This young grad has taken full advantage of her adventure in Moldova.

E&H Alumni Association Honors Five

The Emory … Henry College Alumni Association recently recognized four of E…H graduates and one professor for their distinctive service to the college… their careers and their communities. Pictured above are Dr. Laura Hainsworth
The Emory & Henry College Alumni Association recently recognized four of E&H graduates and one professor for their distinctive service to the college, their careers and their communities.

There is More to Larry Parrish ('85)

Larry Parrish …E…H …85… doesn…t live his life like other people. For starters… he was 32 years old when he came to Emory … Henry to start college in 1982. He was a Vietnam vet who already had work experience in t
Black belt in karate, Patriot Guard Rider, Actor, Stunt Man -- oh, and financial advisor. There's more to Larry Parrish ('85) than his business card.

Adam Parks ('06) Is an Author

Adam says his peers will be surprised to hear his name in the same sentence with …author…...but once you've been published numerous times… it is a title you have to accept. Adam has a blog called
Adam Parks is seeing some great success lately in a field that surprises him.