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Tragedy Turns Inspirational for E&H Student

In January of 2009… Brendon Barker was shot in the head by his girlfriend…'s father in a small Virginia town. Moments after the shooting… a caller calmly told a 911 dispatcher
Current E&H student Colin Christensen was a classmate and friend of the young man who was killed. He spent every minute of the three-day trial in the courtroom. "One of the primary facets of the defense's argument relied on a firm belief in the Castle Doc…

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…

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.

1984 E&H Grad Named Speaker of California House

Toni Atkins, a 1984 E&H graduate, has been elected to serve as speaker of the California General Assembly, continuing an upward political trajectory for a woman with a successful history of public service inspired, in part, by her years at Emory & Henry.

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

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…

Virginia Private Colleges and U.S. Department of Energy Enter Into Cooperative Agreement to Pave the Way for Solar Energy

The Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV) has been awarded more than $807,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to help 15 of their members, all private nonprofit colleges in Virginia, develop comprehens…

E&H Grad Featured in Roanoke Times After Getting Joyful News

Lana Whited and Katherine Grimes have been in a committed relationship for over 25 years. They have four children and have been happy, chaotic, loving family for a long time. But when the news came that the Commonwealth of Virginia had decided to reverse …

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.

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 universities throughout the south.

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’s stance on these matters.

Determination and Hard Work Earn Tammy Sheets January Staff Award

Tammy Sheets has been called the heart and soul of the Centralized Student Assistance (CSA) office. Her hard work and dedication to Emory & Henry College has earned her the January Blue & Gold Staff Award.

Caudill wins VFIC Norfolk Southern Scholarship Prize

An Emory & Henry College accounting student from Galax, Va., has been awarded a scholarship recognizing her academic achievement within a liberal arts setting.Kim Caudill, a graduate of Carroll County High School, received the 2011-12 Norfolk Southern S…

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 Competition #31 with his screenplay Crush. The competition, …

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 Lebanon over the deaths of three Jewish youths and a Palestinian teenager.

E&H Named Top Military-Friendly School

Emory & Henry College has been selected as a top military-friendly school and has earned placement in the 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities, a list featured in the December issue of Military Advanced Education. This designation as a …

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 press that we celebrate on Independence Day. Professor of Mass Communications Dr. Teresa Keller produced a documentary focusing on controversial free speech prote…

E&H DPT Program Granted Candidacy Status

The Emory & Henry College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in Marion has been granted candidacy status, clearing the College to admit students for the program and begin classes in August.

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.

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 family, which has provided generous philanthropic support to the College and its athletic program.

E&H Signals Intention to Develop Optometry School

Officials from Emory & Henry College and the Appalachian College of Optometry signed an agreement today signaling their intention to work together toward the development of a school of optometry in Grundy.

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