Tuesday, January 18: The Emory Campus, Marion Campus, and Equestrian Center will operate on a two-hour delay. Classes will begin at 10 a.m. Emory campus class schedule. Health Sciences schedule: check campus email.

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COVID-19 Updates:

Emory & Henry College has suspended all on-campus visitors. Please continue to check our COVID-19 site for the most current information as well as important campus updates including faculty and staff information, admission, the community and FAQs.

Weather Update

The Emory & Henry College Main Campus will operate on a two-hour delay Tuesday, December 11. As a result, the Tuesday/Thursday inclement Weather Schedule is in effect. Please see below the Inclement Weather Schedule for Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 per the Student Handbook.

8:00 a.m. classes will run from 10:00 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.
9:30 a.m. classes will run from 11:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
11:00 a.m. classes will run from 12:00 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Remaining class times will not change. 

The Dining Hall at Van Dyke will open at 8:00 a.m. for breakfast. Stinger’s Café and Hometown will be open as well. WOW will open for breakfast at 9:00 a.m.

The Emory & Henry College Equestrian Center will open tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. Anything before 1:00 p.m. is cancelled.  

The Emory & Henry School of Health Sciences at the Marion Campus will also operate on a two-hour delay tomorrow. Classes will begin at 10:00 a.m. 

Continue to be safe. Please remember to call 911 should you find yourself in an emergency. The number to reach Campus Police is 1-276-944-6222. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to your Resident Assistant.

Weather Alert 2-27-20

Due to the road conditions in Marion, Virginia this morning leading into the Emory & Henry College School of Health Sciences campus, the School of Health Sciences only will be operating on a 2 hour delay.

Weather Update

Both Emory & Henry College Main Campus and School of Health Sciences will be closed tomorrow, December 10th, 2018 due to snow and hazardous driving conditions.

Students are advised to treat Monday as a review day. Dining Services will open for brunch in Van Dyke beginning at 10:30 a.m. Monday on the Emory campus. Please remember that dinner will be served until 6:00 p.m. tonight (Sunday) in Van Dyke. Stay tuned to LiveSafe for an update regarding Tuesday’s schedule. Continue to be safe.

Please remember to call 911 should you find yourself in an emergency. The number to reach Campus Police is 1-276-944-6222. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to your Resident Assistant.

Weather Alert

The E&H School of Health Sciences Campus in Marion is closed today, Friday, January 8, 2021 due to snow.

Weather Alert

Ice is forming in trees on all E&H campuses. Limbs are snapping and falling to the ground. Some limbs could be substantial in size, depending on the health of the tree and the amount of ice. Please use caution when walking near or under trees while this condition exists.

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The Emory & Henry College School of Health Sciences in Marion will be on a two-hour delay opening due to icy conditions.  The main campus will be operating on a normal schedule 

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I intend to use my degree to go to medical school and become an OB/GYN, and in this profession, I hope to help make a push toward making the healthcare industry more equitable for people across different racial groups, ethnic backgrounds, socioeconomic status, and sexual orientation.

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—Adam Bolt, Class of 2012

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“Emory & Henry was where my academic journey began. It was a life-changing experience, because I was exposed to science in a way that helped me develop not only academically but also emotionally.  The people and experiences helped me create a platform for sharing science with others and inspired a passion for life-long learning.”

—Dr. Beverly A. Clark, III (E&H ’99) B.S. Physics; North Carolina State University ’03 M.S. Physics and ’09 Ph.D. Physics). Columbus, Neb. Dean of Instruction, Academic Education at Central Community College, Nanoscience and microscopy researcher

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“After more than a year of thought, planning, and preparation, I stepped on a plane bound for Exeter— where I knew exactly one person.”

—Alex Cooper on learning the land, peppered eggs, and Parliament selfies

“One of the biggest ways Emory & Henry has prepared me for my current role is just by giving me such a diverse educational background. I feel like I bring a lot of value to my current role just because I know how to do more than one specific thing. I was hired on as a graphic designer, but I also am able to do much more than that.”

—Christina Druen ’16 Graphic Designer, K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.

“I chose E&H because I learn better in small classroom environments, and I can tell that the professors truly want to help me succeed.”
—Class of 2022 Jamelyn Gillespie

“My time at Emory & Henry gave me far more than just knowledge. It provided me with the confidence and self-assurance to apply my perspective on graduate research projects that I tackled while interning at Virginia Tech.”

—Rafe Hagee, Class of 2019

“I’m honored to have been selected for this position. I get to work with the nation’s most dedicated and creative environmental teaching professionals as they encourage and inspire our next generation of environmental leaders.”

- Dr. Laura Hainsworth, Chemistry and Environmental Science professor

“Transferring to Emory & Henry was one of the best decisions I ever made. It has helped me learn so much about my future career and grow as an individual. From an internship at a top 100 news station to hosting a weekly, campus TV show, the opportunities I’ve gained here are priceless.”

—Abby on her Transfer experience to Emory & Henry College

The small class sizes were an important factor to foster conversations and allow professors to incorporate real-work experiences into the lessons. The faculty in the Business Department helped me in so many ways.

—Class of 2011 Spotlight Kevin Heideman
San Diego, California
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“I am very excited to work on the Theatre Department’s Virtual Play Festival “Outbreak: Appalachia in the time of COVID-19” in several different capacities.”

–Mary Eliza Hendricks, Class of 2021

Chattanooga, TN
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Learn more about E&H Theatre and Honors Program

“I’ve always had a passion for helping people and knowing that I could make a positive impact in someone’s life is such a rewarding feeling. I know I’ll be getting a quality education in this program.”

—Skylar Hill ’20 on continuing her education with the Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling this fall

Cody Hubbard, ’23, accepted an offer from the National Institutes of Health to participate in the Summer Research Fellowship at Brown University. Hubbard will be studying “Attention and Perception” trends at this Ivy League institution.

“This college has opened so many doors for me. I’ve been able to connect more deeply with my roots, seeing as both my grandparents attended in the 60s. And, I have been able to access so many more opportunities through the dedication and passions of the students and staff around me.”  

—Layne Hubble ’20 on exploring her connection with Emory & Henry College.

“With my connected liberal arts education, I am able to look at the world holistically and enjoy learning.”

—Class of 2020 Senior Spotlight Victory Ime

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“If you were to tell me four years ago that this is where I would be today, I wouldn’t have believed you, but that’s the magic of letting go and trusting the journey.”
—Class of 2020 Senior Spotlight James Jiggetts

“I can see my future brighten every day here at Emory & Henry College. I couldn’t ask for anything more.”

—Destinee Johnson, ’24, on the impact Emory & Henry College has had on her life.

Chattanooga, TN
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Learn more about Emory & Henry College Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion!

“I am heavily involved in the Student Government Association, Diversity Equity & Inclusion as well as planning MLK Week 2021.

—Amari Jones on her involvement as a first-year at Emory & Henry College

“I am proud to be part of the station, watching it grow and improve as it contributes greatly to the college and community.”

—Missy on her dedication to community listeners in five counties in Southwest Virginia

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I’m involved in Bonner, ΒΛΖ, SGA, Swimming, Rugby and Young Democrats. I am working at the campus radio station, WEHC 90.7 FM, and will be hosting my own show here soon!

—Braxton Justice, Class of 2022

Spanishburg, West Virginia
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“Graduating and moving on from Emory & Henry is bittersweet because I love this college! Receiving scholarships made a significant difference and I wish I could personally thank all the donors who helped me with their gifts!”

—Kauhlil King ’19 on his enriched E&H experience 

Don’t miss Jay Lawson & Contemporary Research on LGBTQ+ Issues: “It’s Worth It: The Biopsychosocial Aspects of Being Transgender and Transitioning”

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Ampersand Day 2019–Concurrent Session IV 1:30-2:15 p.m.
Event details here.

“Emory & Henry has prepared me for life post-college by cultivating my critical thinking skills and networking skills.”

—Class of 2020 Senior Spotlight Landie Maness pursues a law degree.

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“Emory & Henry has prepared me in many ways for post-graduation through experiences like internships and teaching placements. I have learned how to effectively communicate with others and the importance of building relationships.”

—Class of 2020 Senior Spotlight Kat McCall

“Emory & Henry has given me opportunities to excel in my field of study and prepared me to be a successful athletic trainer. The people I have met here have changed my life for the better.”

-Laura Mister ’19 on making a positive impact on her future.  

“Smaller studio class sizes allowed me to form a strong bond with my fellow students and professors. I have worked for the McGlothlin Center for the Arts curatorial and gallery attendant team and have learned many valuable skills from helping install a total of 15 shows.”

-Devin Mitchell ’19 on studying Studio Art & History at Emory & Henry College.

“One of my favorite things about being a student is the emphasis on opportunities for service. Over the summer I was given the chance to better myself and my community when I traveled to Costa Rica to teach ESL and share in the culture there.”

—Megan Mitten ’21 on service-based learning experiences at Emory & Henry

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“I am passionate about creating art, so it was natural for me to pursue an art degree. My favorite thing about here is the ability to work one on one with professors.”

—Birdie Mullins ’17 on her experience at Emory & Henry College.

“From my four-year experience at the radio station which blasted me into my dream internship in the United Nations in Geneva to the coordinated study abroad experience in France which solidified my love and interest for the European broadcasting sector, Emory & Henry prepared me for it all.”

—Class of 2020 Spotlight Sam Mungai

Geneva, Switzerland
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“I have had countless support to perform well in and out of the classroom. I was granted the Friends of the Sciences scholarship, which I was able to use to perform research at Wake Forest University and a summer internship with Eastman Chemical Company.”

-Nathan Neisus ’19 on his success and opportunities while at Emory & Henry. 

Powhatan, VA
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Explore more about the Chemistry Department and apply today.

“I am the 13th person in my family to attend Emory & Henry, so it only felt right to come to school here. I immediately fell in love with the campus as soon as I stepped foot on it.”
—Laura Newton

“I’m pursuing a career in clinical mental health counseling because good mental health is foundational for success. I look forward to equipping people with the tools they need to thrive.”

—Adrienne Osborne on continuing her education with the Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling this fall

“I will forever be thankful for my undergraduate experience. Emory & Henry has provided me with a well-rounded, amazing education, and I know for certain that the E&H MS-CMHC program will provide me with a high-quality education to prepare me for my future career.”

—Madison Patrick on continuing her education with the Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling this fall

“I will be able to compete in this field of work because I have real-world experiences others will not have. Emory & Henry has allowed me to find what my passion is and that is to help children who are in the position I was when I was a child.”

—Justin Payne ’19 on his internship opportunities studying Political Science

Amherst, VA
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My courses expand my awareness of social relationships and the world. I learn something new every day I come to class. 

—Jada Penn ’19 on being a Sociology major

Radford, Virginia
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Explore academics at Emory & Henry College with more than 72 majors and 27 areas of study.

When I was first admitted into the Geography doctoral program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, their first remark was how obvious Emory & Henry has prepared me to engage and express in various fields of thought.

—Class of 2020 Senior Spotlight Colt Pierce pursues a PhD program after graduation.

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Ampersand Day 2019–Concurrent Session IV 1:30-2:15 p.m.
Event details here.

Don’t miss Neha Rai & Feminist Analysis in Practice: Dating, Sports, and Family Planning, with Jess Branks, Claire Hogg, and Jada Penn

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Ampersand Day 2019–Concurrent Session IV 1:30-2:15 p.m.
Event details here.

My undergraduate work at Emory & Henry set the stage perfectly for me to take the LSAT, apply to law school and land a great position in the law profession. The wide variety of classes, leadership experiences and relationships with my faculty were the key to my success.

—Jake Rea, Associate Attorney with Thomas, Fisher, Sinclair and Edwards in Greenville, South Carolina

“No matter how well I think I’ve made my plan, there will always be something that changes.”

—Senior Zane Seymore on what he has learned as a student at Emory & Henry College

Glade Spring, Va
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“Seeing the area first hand was a very humbling experience for all of us involved. We got to see what the impacts of a natural disaster can have, while being able to help those who needed it.”

—Liberty Sheppard ’20 will talk more about her Intentional Spring Break to the Texas hurricane relief effort at Ampersand Day. 

“I chose E&H because I was offered so many opportunities including Marching Band, the Honors Program, and Bonner Scholars. Visiting campus was the final selling point because everyone I met the first day I came seemed genuinely happy with their college.”

–Alexa on why she chose Emory & Henry College

“It’s never too soon or too late, go for it with all you have!”

—Graduated Senior Allyson Steadman shared her advice for success at Emory & Henry

Kingsport, TN
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Allyson Steadman earned a bachelor’s degree in Health & Human Performance and a master’s degree in Education.

“The College has opened doors for me that I never thought possible. It has allowed me to participate in learning and service opportunities such as teaching English as a second language (ESL) in the Copey Learning center in Costa Rica for college credit.”

—Kara Stewart ’20 on traveling with Emory & Henry College.

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Don’t miss Kara Stewart & Emory Abroad: Students Share the Joys, Challenges, and Benefits of International Education, with Maggie Crutchfield, Liberty Sheppard, and Kira Boerst.

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Ampersand Day 2019–Concurrent Session III 11-11:45 a.m.
Event details here.

I want to encourage change in the places that need it the most—encouraging young women to be more involved in leadership and politics; and helping to reform our immigration system.

—Carlee Sullins ’24 on how she wants to change the world

Elizabethton, Tenn.
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I am about to start designing a magazine for my MCOM 404-Advanced Publication & Design class which I am super excited about. I’m expecting to be challenged but I hope to come out a better designer afterward.

Cat Sweigart, Class of 2022

Bridgewater, VA
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Learn more about E&H Mass Communications and Art, Graphic Design

“The faculty and staff are encouraging and have taught me valuable skills to use in the future. This is the perfect place to be a student-athlete. I play golf competitively, access resources for classroom success and participate in clubs and organizations related to my majors”

—Chandler Thomas ’20 on getting involved

Elizabethton, Tn
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“I feel that my time here really prepared me to handle anything. I will be playing pretty heavy roles back to back to back, and normally someone might pause at that. For me I see it as a great challenge I’m more than capable of handling.”

—Christian Tripp ’18 & graduate student at the University of Alabama, on his theatre experience at Emory & Henry 

“Emory & Henry College has allowed me to grow as an individual from a shy high school student to a confident, educated adult ready to take on the complexities of law school! This College has challenged me to seek new horizons and has opened countless doors for my future success. Since being here, I have found my passions and the direction for my future.”

—Rachel Tucker ’19 on her support from E&H & moving forward to law school.

“I chose Emory & Henry College because I wanted to be more than just a number. I’m excited about making friends and memories for life.”

—Ryan Vaughn ’25 on why he chose Emory & Henry College

Lewisburg, West Virginia
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“Emory & Henry stood out to me because it simply feels like home. With the small campus, you get to know a lot of people, and every time I leave my room I see someone that I know or exchange a hello with someone I don’t know yet.”
—Graham Whitesides

Clover, South Carolina
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“Emory & Henry has really given me a place to call home. The small liberal arts environment was such a great choice for me because I was able to receive the attention I needed to grow as a student and also as a person.”

—Zeke Workman E&H ’23 on calling Emory & Henry College his home.

“My advice to prospective and current students is to put yourself out there and try new things! I feel like I was granted more opportunities and was able to develop deeper relationships with peers and professors than I would have anywhere else.”

—Jaynae Wright ’23 on getting involved at Emory & Henry

“Emory & Henry stood out to me because of the new experience that E&H could offer me, being able to come here and explore the differences between Mexico and the USA.”

- Diego Zamarripa, 2021 Orientation Leader

“This place is special. The education that I’ve gained here has been extremely beneficial in so many ways. I’ve had the opportunity to find what I really love to do during my time here. I have loved my time here at Emory & Henry.”

—Senior Lorin Zehr on her experiences as a student at Emory & Henry College

Holly Pond, Alabama
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