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The Emory & Henry campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity is building on big things. Mary Beth Tignor, campus chapter advisor, and Jimmy Whited, director of housing, led a group of five students on a spring break trip to Columbus, Ga., to work with Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge, a year-round alternative break program.

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Although the hallways and classrooms at Meadowview Elementary may be empty and quiet after the dismissal bell rings, the sounds of children’s laughter and excitement fill the cafeteria where students attend an after-school program.

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“When most people hear the words Red Cross, they only think about donating blood,” said Shana Beal, the Volunteer Services Manager of the American Red Cross for Southwest Virginia “But, there are plenty things college students can be doing to help the organization serve the community.”

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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 with several of the county's school resource officers.

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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, sponsored by WriteMovies.com, received more than 1,000 entries from all over the world.

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Mar 28, 2014

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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 for the local NPR station in Park City, Utah.

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2013 has been a big year for E&H alumni who are coaching their teams to state championships.

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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 earned a master’s degree in folklore from UNC-Chapel Hill – and in the process she managed to find a niche in the world of food and academia that is now feeding her career.

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Emory & Henry hosted its first Women’s Athletics Alumni Day on Saturday, Feb. 15. Despite challenging winter weather, turn-out was great and response was off the charts. The day began with a panel of alumni who talked about their careers and explained how Emory & Henry prepared them for their current vocations. Specifically, they each referenced ways that playing sports at E&H helped get them jobs and has helped them succeed in their work.

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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 a 2006 ruling against same-sex marriage their happy family got just a little bit happier.

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