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Becky Edmondson Pretzel Serves CIDD at UNC

Rebecca Edmondson Pretzel …E…H '82… is the Associate Director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities …CIDD… at UNC Chapel Hill.  The CIDD is a comprehensive program for services
Rebecca Edmondson Pretzel (E&H '82) serves in a top position at UNC's Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. https://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/becky-edmondson-pretzel-serves-cidd-unc/

2017 MLK Day Celebration

Events The 2017 E…H MLK Day event will present a series of programs that ask us to consider Dr. King…s call for communities to respond to oppression by becoming sanctuaries and to determine w
During a time of great unrest in our world, especially related to religious ideology, this year’s event seeks to provide participants with accurate information about the beliefs of a variety of world religions, especially in the areas of civil rights. https://www.ehc.edu/student-life/spiritual-life/mlk-day-celebration-2017/

MLK Day Celebration 2015

Events Monday Morning Breakout Sessions Monday… January 19 at 11…30AM Various Locations Across Campus …Lyceum Credit… These events will provide participants with a deeper understanding of the ways in whic
During a time of great unrest in our world, especially related to religious ideology, this year’s event seeks to provide participants with accurate information about the beliefs of a variety of world religions, especially in the areas of civil rights. https://www.ehc.edu/student-life/spiritual-life/mlk-day-celebration-2015-1/

Spencer Moves Shoney's HQ to Hillsville

Brian Spencer serves as president of Young and Associates… an employee…owned company that operates a chain of Shoney…'s restaurants in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. The business started in 1971 with
Brian Spencer (E&H '87) is using his position as president of a Shoney's franchise to breathe life into the business community of Carroll County, Virginia. https://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/spencer-moves-shoneys-hq-hillsville/

Smith Deployed to Afghanistan

Thomas Smith …E…H '11… is a long way from home… but he is serving his country in a most unique manner. Thomas is a member of the U.S. Arm…y… and he is also part of a brass band that is deployed overseas to support the troops. 
Thomas Smith (E&H '11) is using his musical skills in the U.S. Army, and he is currently serving in Afghanistan. https://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/smith-deployed-afghanistan/

By Any Other Name.....Chick

  Depending on when and how you knew Charles R. Davis… you may have known him by a variety of names. He graduated from E…H in 1952… and …Chick
The Emory & Henry community has lost one of its icons. https://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/any-other-name-still-chick/

Save on taxes with the IRA Rollover

On December 31… 2014… the recently passed IRA Rollover expires and with it the opportunity to make a tax…free distribution from your retirement account as a gift to Emory
On December 31, 2014, the recently passed IRA Rollover expires and with it the opportunity to make a tax-free distribution from your retirement account as a gift to Emory & Henry College. https://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/save-taxes-ira-rollover/

Trail Blazer

The December 10… 2014… Bristol Herald Courier carried a front page story about an E…H alumna who started a tradition that her family plans to carry on. Penny French Garrett
Penny Garrett French (E&H '90) will be remembered for many things, but most especially she will be remembered for starting the Creeper Trail Ride to End Cancer. https://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/trail-blazer/

Wright Returns To E&H to Serve in Spiritual Life

The Office of Spiritual Life is pleased to announce that Sharon Wiley Wright has been hir…ed as the College's Associate Chaplain.  Rev. Wright earned a BA in History and Religion f
The Office of Spiritual Life is pleased to announce that Sharon Wiley Wright has been hired as the College's Associate Chaplain. https://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/12/wright-returns-eh-serve-spiritual-life/

Glen Thompson Receives Award for Excellence of Service at E&H

Glen Thompson… a member of the facilities staff at Emory … Henry College… has been granted an award of service excellence by the Virginia Association of College an
Glen Thompson, a member of the facilities staff at Emory & Henry College, has been granted an award of service excellence by the Virginia Association of College and University Housing Officers (VACUHO). https://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/12/glen-thompson-receives-award-excellence-service-eh/

The Legend of Earl Hawkins

If you talk with any sports enthusiast about Emory … Henry athletics… the conversation almost always leads to the question… …Do you know about the W…L game in 1962
When a legend passes, we gather to tell the stories. Earl Hawkins' death reminds us of one of Emory & Henry's most prevailing stories. https://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/legend-earl-hawkins/

E&H Grads on General Board of Church and Society

E…H alumni are known for their work for good causes… so it should be no surprise when grads run into each other while working for the greater …good. Nevertheless
You never know where E&H alumni are likely to find each other. https://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/eh-grads-general-board-church-and-society/

SIGS in the Arctic

This past August and September… Bob Boggess… Ron Shamblin… and Bill Shanks… all members of Emory … Henry's Class of 1967…  took an amazing trip to the Arctic region.  They first explored Iceland by car for four
Three old friends recently marked an important trip off their bucket lists. https://www.ehc.edu/alumni-and-friends/alumni-news/2014/12/sigs-arctic/

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. https://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/12/message-president-jake-schrum/

School of Health Sciences

SHS Undergraduate Programs SHS Graduate Programs The School of Health Sciences …SHS… at Emory … Henry College was launched in 2014 with the goal of preparing compassionate
The new state-of-the-art 12-acre School of Health Sciences campus is located in beautiful Marion, Virginia, just 20 miles north of the main Emory & Henry campus in Emory, Virginia. Emory & Henry College's School of Health Science included both undergr… https://www.ehc.edu/academics/programs/school-health-sciences/

President Recognizes E&H for Service, Engagement

Emory … Henry College has been named to the 2014 President…s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction by the Corporation for Na…tional and Community Service.  The Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions
Emory & Henry College has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction by the Corporation for National and Community Service. https://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/12/president-recognizes-eh-service-engagement/

Equine Studies Approved for Inclusion Within E&H Accreditation

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges …SACSCOC… has agreed to include an equine studies degree within the scope of the accreditation it h
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has agreed to include an equine studies degree within the scope of the accreditation it has granted for Emory & Henry College. https://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/12/equine-studies-approved-inclusion-within-eh-accreditation/

Literary Societies Return to Debate Biggest Issues of the Day

It…s been nearly five decades since the verbal sparring of two rival Emory … Henry College debate societies has filled Byars Hall on the E…H campus… but the re
It’s been nearly five decades since the verbal sparring of two rival Emory & Henry College debate societies has filled Byars Hall on the E&H campus, but the re-establishment of the Calliopean Literary Society has reignited the rivalry that once existed wi… https://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/12/literary-societies-return-debate-biggest-issues-day/

Emily Wicht: Teaching Moment

Emily Wicht is probably counting the days until she receives her license in December to t…each physical education… bringing her sports management degree from Emory
Emily Wicht is probably counting the days until she receives her license in December to teach physical education, bringing her sports management degree from Emory & Henry full circle. She recently completed one week of field placement at Stewart Middle Sc… https://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2014/12/emily-wicht-teaching-moment/

Zach Triplett: Career Takes Off

Zach Triplett said the values he learned at Emory … Henry are shaping him into a successful person who isn…t afraid to reach for the stars… or rather… the clouds. Triplett is a flight attendant for Delta Air Lines
Zach Triplett said the values he learned at Emory & Henry are shaping him into a successful person who isn’t afraid to reach for the stars, or rather, the clouds. Triplett is a flight attendant for Delta Air Lines, a job that allows him to travel througho… https://www.ehc.edu/about/outcomes/success-stories/2014/12/zach-triplett-career-takes/

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