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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).

Smith Deployed to Afghanistan

Thomas Smith (E&H '11) is using his musical skills in the U.S. Army, and he is currently serving in Afghanistan.

Major Gift Establishes Endowment for International Studies

Emory & Henry College celebrated Thursday the creation of an endowment for international education, which is made possible by the generosity of a 1970 E&H graduate and his spouse.

Scholarship Honors Service of Joe P. Johnson

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.

Gift from Tragedy

Kaye Matthews Sharon ('64) was E&H's first Peace Corps volunteer, but it was a national tragedy that put her on that path to Peru.

Virginia White Lozier Likes to Fly

The life of Virginia White Lozier (class of 1997) has been one exciting place after another: Greece, South America, Japan, New York City, the backyard.

Skills learned at E&H used every day by Alumnus Travis Proffitt

Emory & Henry College is known for its dedication to community service. This devotion to service becomes embedded in the lives of its students who perform community service while students at the College and continue to lead a life of service after graduat…

Thomas Has Special Seat to American History

Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a bird’s eye view when the biggest news in the world is going down? Robby Thomas (’01) had just such a view recently as he was sitting ringside for the capture of Osama Bin Laden.