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 Marion School of Health Sciences Campus is closed today, Sunday 12/9/18 due to snow. Only essential personnel are allowed on campus. No one else should be on campus. 

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.

More information and regular updates can be found here

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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Tatiana Boelen

Don’t miss Tatiana Boelen & Civic Innovation at Emory & Henry, with Abbey Neifert, Alexandra Vance, Alexandra, Emaly Allison, Annie Kate Leinius, Kim Hill, Liam Batson, Lauren Powell, and Luis Hernandez.

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Ampersand Day 2019–Concurrent Session II 10-10:45 a.m.
Event details here.

Dr. Beverly A. Clark III

“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

Central Community College
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Example Honors Student Alex Cooper

“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

Rafe Hagee

“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

Abby Hawthorn

“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

Kevin Heidman ’11

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 Heidman
San Diego, California
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Layne Hubble

“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.

Victory Ime

“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

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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James Jiggets

“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

Missy Jones is a student volunteer at WEHC 90.7FM.

“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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Kauhlil King

“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 

Jay Lawson

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

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

Landie Maness

“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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Kat McCall

“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

Laura Meister

“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.  

Devin Mitchell

“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.

Megan Mitten at the Copey Learning Center in Costa Rica.

“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

Copey de Dota, Costa Rica
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Birdie Mullins stands with her artwork that was on display in Byars Hall.

“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.

Sam Mungai

“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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Nathan Neisius

“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.

Justin Payne

“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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Make an impact with what you are passionate about. Explore our academics.

Jada Penn

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.

Colt Pierce

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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Emerald Pullon
McGlothlin-Street Hall
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Ampersand Day 2019–Concurrent Session IV 1:30-2:15 p.m.
Event details here.

Neha Rai

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

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

Jake Rea

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

Liberty Sheppard

“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. 

Alexa Shockley

“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

Kara Stewart

“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.

Copey de dota, Costa Rica
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Kara Stewart

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.

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

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