On Dec. 1, the Emory & Henry Advancement Office announced the launch of a fundraising effort to Save the Duck Pond! The work will require $600,000 in contributions to completely rebuild the pond basin while augmenting the Duck Pond with a beautiful pavilion with gazebo.
An English professor at Emory & Henry College has been honored by the Virginia Foundation of Independent Colleges, becoming the latest on a long list of E&H faculty members to receive state or national recognition for teaching excellence.
Emory & Henry College students hoping to become lawyers will have a faster path to completion of their degrees following an agreement with Ohio Northern University (ONU). The 3+3 Legal Education Admissions Program ("LEAP) will allow students to complete their undergraduate education and their law degree training in six years instead of the normally required seven years of study. Eligible students must be majoring in political science (B.A.), political science - law and politics (B.A.) or sociology - crime and society (B.A.) while at Emory & Henry College.
Emory & Henry has long challenged its students to connect what they care about to what they are learning in the classroom, and now the college has cut the ribbon on a center who’s primary purpose is to support and grow those efforts.
Emory & Henry College honor student Jackson Feezell was awarded the top prize for undergraduate research at the annual meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) in Seattle, Wash. on Oct. 15. The annual meeting featured hundreds of sessions and trainings across five days, tailored for honors administrators, faculty, staff and students. Feezell’s innovative work on identity and belonging in Northern Ireland was selected as the top poster presentation in the social and behavioral sciences, the largest research section of the NCHC.
The newly constructed band building, located across from the Brooks Field House, features nearly 5,400 square feet of rehearsal space, as well as a storage area, restrooms, dressing rooms and office space.
With the creation of the Intermont Equestrian Retirement Barn at Exit 26 on the main campus, the equine athletes and teachers that have served the college so well can now live out their golden years on a farm near the college’s alumni house just off Interstate 81. The barn can house five to seven horses at any given time.
Eight new residence halls in total, including six apartment-style halls, and a community center will be added to two existing residence halls in an area known as The Village. The design and layout of the facilities, which provide 197-beds, will be a first for the college in its design and layout.
The college was one of 45 higher education institutions — and only one of two in Virginia — to receive one of 61 grants totaling $25 million. The college will use the nearly $300,000 grant to improve offender accountability, promote victim services and enhance prevention activities to make the campus safer for students.
Smart timing, cash management and college application strategies can mean thousands of dollars in extra financial aid. Changes in FAFSA® filing rules for 2017 allow students and their parents applying to college for the 2017-2018 academic year to find out the financial aid amount they qualify for much sooner than previous years.