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A Message from President Jake Schrum

I am writing these comments concerning recent events… discussions… conversations and web postings as an employee of Emory … Henry College… but they do not necessarily represent the College
I am writing these comments concerning recent events, discussions, conversations and web postings as an employee of Emory & Henry College, but they do not necessarily represent the College’s stance on these matters. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/12/message-president-jake-schrum/

E&H Student Perspective on Greek Life Featured on CNN Report

An editorial by an Emory … Henry College student… written in the wake of rape allegations at the University of Virginia… was recently featured on the website for CNN. Following news that the University of Virg
An editorial by an Emory & Henry College student, written in the wake of rape allegations at the University of Virginia, was recently featured on the website for CNN. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/12/eh-student-perspective-greek-life-featured-cnn-report/

Duncan Committed to being Part of Solution in Middle East

Kayla Duncan… an Emory … Henry senior… was studying in Israel this summer when a conflict erupted between Israel and Hamas in Le…banon over the deaths of three Jewish youths and a Palestinian teenager.
Kayla Duncan, an Emory & Henry senior, was studying in Israel this summer when a conflict erupted between Israel and Hamas in Lebanon over the deaths of three Jewish youths and a Palestinian teenager. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/11/duncan-committed-being-part-solution-middle-east/

Spanish Professor Honored by Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges

An Emory … Henry professor of Spanish has been honored by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Co…lleges… becoming the latest on a long list of E…H faculty members to receive state or national recognition for teaching excellence. Dr.
Dr. Alma Ramirez has been awarded the 2014 H. Hiter Harris Rising Star Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. She becomes the second E&H professor to be honored by the VFIC since it began its awards program seven years ago. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/11/spanish-professor-honored-virginia-foundation-independent-colleges/

E&H Names Football field in Honor of Nicewonder Family

Emory … Henry celebrated Saturday the naming of its football field in honor of the Nicewonder fam…ily… which has provided generous philanthropic support to the College and its athletic program
Emory & Henry celebrated Saturday the naming of its football field in honor of the Nicewonder family, which has provided generous philanthropic support to the College and its athletic program. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/10/eh-names-football-field-honor-nicewonder-family/

Scholarship Honors Memory of Loyal Alumnus Tom Rudisill

Family and friends of the late Tom Rudisill… E…H Class of 1967… gathered at Emory … Henry Saturday… Oct. 4… to celebrate an endowed scholarship established at the College in his memory. Rudisill
Family and friends of the late Tom Rudisill, E&H Class of 1967, gathered at Emory & Henry Saturday, Oct. 4, to celebrate an endowed scholarship established at the College in his memory. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/10/scholarship-honors-memory-loyal-alumnus-tom-rudisill/

E&H to Host Summer Band Academy

The Emory … Henry College Music Department will host a Band Academy for middle and high school studen…ts during the summer of 2015. Participant in the Band Academy will learn from E
The Emory & Henry College Music Department will host a Band Academy for middle and high school students during the summer of 2015. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/10/eh-host-summer-band-academy/

Emory & Henry To Pay Tribute To Coach Lou Wacker Prior To October 4 Football Game

Emory … Henry College will pay tribute to one of its most successful football coaches Saturday… Oct. 4… during an official unveiling of the Lou Wacker Grandstand. The tribute coincides with
Emory & Henry College will pay tribute to one of its most successful football coaches Saturday, Oct. 4, during an official unveiling of the Lou Wacker Grandstand. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/09/emory-henry-pay-tribute-coach-lou-wacker-prior-october-4-football-game/

World-renowned monarch scientist to lecture at Emory & Henry College

On the heels of a legal petition seeking Endangered Species Act protection for monarch bu…tterflies… world…renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower will give a public lecture at Emory
On the heels of a legal petition seeking Endangered Species Act protection for monarch butterflies, world-renowned monarch scientist Dr. Lincoln Brower will give a public lecture at Emory & Henry College Sept 10th at 7:30 p.m. in Wiley Auditorium. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/09/world-renowned-monarch-scientist-lecture-emory-henry-college/

E&H Optometry Program Passes First Test Toward Accreditation

Emory … Henry College has received authorization from the Accreditation Council on Optometric Edu…cation …ACOE… to move forward in the process toward accreditation of what would be the first optometry
Emory & Henry College has received authorization from the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education to move forward in the process toward accreditation of what would be the first optometry school in Virginia. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/07/eh-optometry-program-passes-first-test-toward-accreditation/

KKK Marches and Flag Burnings are Subjects of an Emory & Henry Sponsored Broadcast on the Fourth of July Weekend

An E…H Professor says that many people actually object to some of the freedom of speech and pre…ss that we celebrate on Independence Day.  Professor of Mass Communications Dr. Teresa Kel
An E&H Professor says that many people actually object to some of the freedom of speech and press that we celebrate on Independence Day. Professor of Mass Communications Dr. Teresa Keller produced a documentary focusing on controversial free speech prote… http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/06/kkk-marches-and-flag-burnings-are-subjects-emory-henry-sponsored-broadcast-fourth-july-weekend/

E&H Crosses Major Hurdle Toward Accreditation of DPT Program

The Emory … Henry College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program …DPT… has crossed a significant hurdle toward accreditation… improving the prospects for classes to begin in January at the College
The Emory & Henry College Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program has crossed a significant hurdle toward accreditation, improving the prospects for classes to begin in January at the College’s campus in Marion. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/06/eh-crosses-major-hurdle-toward-accreditation-dpt-program/

Emory & Henry College to Partner in Band Competition with Local Festival

Nearly 1…000 high school students will converge at Chilhowie High School on Saturday… Sept. 27… for the 62nd Annual Chilhowie Apple Festival Band Competition. These students will be
Nearly one thousand high school students will converge at Chilhowie High School at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, for the 62nd Annual Chilhowie Apple Festival Band Competition. These students will be greeted by the Emory & Henry College Music Department, w… http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/05/emory-henry-college-partner-band-competition-local-festival/

Emory & Henry College Commencement Ceremony to be Moved Indoors

Commencement ceremonies at Emory … Henry College have been moved indoors due to predicted inclement weather. The ceremony wi…ll begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday
Commencement ceremonies at Emory & Henry College have been moved indoors due to predicted inclement weather. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 10 in the King Center Gymnasium. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/05/emory-henry-college-commencement-ceremony-be-moved-indoors/

Students Present Research at Major Sociology Conference

Six Emory … Henry College students recently attended a major sociology conference… during which they presented research to faculty and students from colleges and universiti
Six Emory & Henry College students recently attended a major sociology conference, during which they presented research to faculty and students from colleges and universities throughout the south. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/students-present-research-major-sociology-conference/

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
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 she believed was about to launch into a school safety speech… http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/03/ruse-leads-honor-high-point-elementary-school-principal/

E&H Grad Wins Screenwriting Competition, Plans Trip to L.A.

Stephen Woodward …08… will pursue his Hollywood dreams this summer after winning an international screenwriting… competition. Woodward recently won the Write Movies International Screenwriting Compet
Stephen Woodward (’08) will pursue his Hollywood dreams this summer after winning an international screenwriting competition. Woodward recently won the Write Movies International Screenwriting Competition #31 with his screenplay Crush. The competition, … http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/03/eh-grad-wins-screenwriting-competition-plans-trip-l/

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 NP…R… she was intrigued. Because
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 … http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/03/air/

E&H Alumni Enjoy Big Coaching Successes in 2013

2013 has been a big year for E…H alumni who are coaching their teams to state championships.  Amy Vaughn Reed …94… just took the Gate City High School volleyball team to its fifth state championship this
2013 has been a big year for E&H alumni who are coaching their teams to state championships. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/03/eh-alumni-enjoy-big-coaching-successes-2013/

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
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… http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/03/big-pimento-cheese/

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