21 Mar, 2014| by btreash In a world where politics can seem like a jungle of partisan wrangling and unrealized plans, it is a wonder that people continue to step into the arena to serve. But good leaders continue to lead, and continue to want to make a difference in their communities.
12 Mar, 2014| by btreash An Emory & Henry mass communications graduate was recently honored with an Emmy Award for his outstanding efforts in live sports coverage. Tyrone Bachman, E&H class of 1998, and WXIA 11Alive received an Emmy award for Best Live Sports Show.
10 Mar, 2014| by btreash Dr. Henry Wayne Poore, class of 1953, has recently opened a free clinic in Flagstaff, Ariz. for neighbors who can’t afford, but desperately need, good health care.
21 Feb, 2014| by btreash 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 brains. So to speak.
13 Feb, 2014| by btreash Much like the movie Toy Story, this is a story of friends. Justin Wilson (’08) is proud of his friend Adam Taylor (’08), and he wants people to know the story of his journey. But now Justin is putting his friendship where his heart is….and he has embarked on a journey of 1000 toys.
12 Feb, 2014| by btreash 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.
23 Jan, 2014| by btreash 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.
08 Jan, 2014| by btreash 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.
31 Dec, 2013| by btreash When Betsy Meyerhoff Rosenbaum graduated from Emory & Henry in 1976 there was one thing she knew: she did NOT want to work inside.
18 Dec, 2013| by btreash 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.
12 Nov, 2013| by btreash 2013 has been a big year for E&H alumni who are coaching their teams to state championships.
09 Oct, 2013| by btreash 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.
07 Sep, 2013| by btreash Arielle Sprinkle Brents (’04) recently attended Dragon*Con in a handmade costume that was so gorgeous that Ralph Sbarge insisted on having HIS picture made with HER!
17 Jan, 2013| by btreash Eugene Thompson (known by most as Pappy) is a legend among the athletic communities of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. Pappy spent 50 years as pioneer of local sports coverage while working for the Bristol Herald Courier, and his groundbreaking work is now being honored by the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
29 Apr, 2011| by btreash Debbie (E&H ’80) drove to Emory from Cambridge, Ohio. Eve Solomon (’80) drove in from Charlottesville, Virginia. And Susan Taylor Leathers (’81) travelled from Brentwood, Tennessee. The three spent the night at Emory & Henry’s guest house, The Blakemore House, in order to share a great weekend of reunion and to watch the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.