Buzz Boost

Posted by Rachael Wilbur
Sharing words of encouragement from Emory & Henry College.
  • Here's a Buzz Boost from E&H! We miss you!
Take care of yourselves. Be good to yourselves. Try to have some fun and finish up the semester strong!
—Travis Proffitt

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  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/878-wells-begins-his-tenure-as-22nd-president"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/6496_JW_First_Day.rev.1561995449.jpg" alt="John Wells visiting the library staff with donuts" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/6496_JW_First_Day.rev.1561995449.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/6496_JW_First_Day.rev.1561995449.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2136"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/878-wells-begins-his-tenure-as-22nd-president">Wells Begins His Tenure as 22nd President</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">John W. Wells began his tenure as E&H’s 22nd President on July 1, 2019. To celebrate his first day, Wells brought every department donuts to thank them for their service to Emory & Henry College. <a href="/live/news/878-wells-begins-his-tenure-as-22nd-president" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/1201-dr-shelley-koch-recognized-with-ywca-tribute-to"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,940,788/8015_90974097_10157491401978051_2487611926465478656_n.rev.1586727417.jpg" alt="Dr. Shelley Koch" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,940,788/8015_90974097_10157491401978051_2487611926465478656_n.rev.1586727417.jpg 2x" data-max-w="940" data-max-h="788"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1201-dr-shelley-koch-recognized-with-ywca-tribute-to">Dr. Shelley Koch recognized with YWCA Tribute to Women Award</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Dr. Shelley Koch, chair of Sociology at Emory & Henry College, was announced as a recipient of the YWCA Tribute to Women award in the Empower category. <a href="/live/news/1201-dr-shelley-koch-recognized-with-ywca-tribute-to" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/717-emory-henry-college-holds-mid-appalachian"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/921,0,3059,2136/6043_Mid-Appalachian_Higher_Ed_Summit.rev.1551899402.jpg" alt="From left to right: Moderator Dr. Michael Puglisi of Emory & Henry College, Dr. Dean Sprinkle..." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/921,0,3059,2136/6043_Mid-Appalachian_Higher_Ed_Summit.rev.1551899402.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/921,0,3059,2136/6043_Mid-Appalachian_Higher_Ed_Summit.rev.1551899402.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2138" data-max-h="2136"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/717-emory-henry-college-holds-mid-appalachian">Emory & Henry College holds Mid-Appalachian Higher Ed Summit</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">For the first time in the Mid-Appalachian region, leaders of nine higher education institutions gathered to look at the state of higher education, demographic and economic trends, and workforce and career development needs in the region. <a href="/live/news/717-emory-henry-college-holds-mid-appalachian" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/968-judge-chafin-makes-eamph-proud-as-distinguished"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,77,1449,1367/6887_Theresa_Chafin-web-3.rev.1568379513.jpg" alt="Justice Teresa Chafin being sworn into the Virginia Supreme Court." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,77,1449,1367/6887_Theresa_Chafin-web-3.rev.1568379513.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,77,1449,1367/6887_Theresa_Chafin-web-3.rev.1568379513.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1290" data-max-h="1290"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/968-judge-chafin-makes-eamph-proud-as-distinguished">Judge Chafin Makes E&H Proud as Distinguished Alumna</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Judge Teresa Chafin (’78) was recently unanimously voted into the Virginia Supreme Court, where she will serve a 12-year term. <a href="/live/news/968-judge-chafin-makes-eamph-proud-as-distinguished" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/906-its-christmas-in-july-for-alumni"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/352,0,1720,1367/6624_mtav-small.rev.1564162350.jpg" alt="Alumni gather together in front of a poster discussing the life of Georgia Tann." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/352,0,1720,1367/6624_mtav-small.rev.1564162350.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/352,0,1720,1367/6624_mtav-small.rev.1564162350.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1368" data-max-h="1367"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/906-its-christmas-in-july-for-alumni">It’s Christmas in July for Alumni!</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">More than a Vacation is an event Emory & Henry does every summer for our wonderful alumni. Now in its 26th year, the alumni gathered July 24-27 to learn and reconnect with each other and our campus. <a href="/live/news/906-its-christmas-in-july-for-alumni" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/1117-emory-henry-celebrates-the-work-of-women-in"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,960,639/7330_Fannie.rev.1578683865.jpg" alt="Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye is commemorating the 50th year of the Civil Rights Act with her one-woman play..." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,960,639/7330_Fannie.rev.1578683865.jpg 2x" data-max-w="960" data-max-h="639"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1117-emory-henry-celebrates-the-work-of-women-in">Emory & Henry Celebrates the Work of Women in Civil Rights</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Emory & Henry College will hold a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week of Awareness January 18-26, 2020 in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. <a href="/live/news/1117-emory-henry-celebrates-the-work-of-women-in" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/806-jake-b-schrum-announced-as-2019-commencement"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2133,3200/6150_Schrum-Jake_Emory--Henry-College.rev.1553956307.jpg" alt="Jake B. Schrum" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2133,3200/6150_Schrum-Jake_Emory--Henry-College.rev.1553956307.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2133,3200/6150_Schrum-Jake_Emory--Henry-College.rev.1553956307.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2133" data-max-h="3200"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/806-jake-b-schrum-announced-as-2019-commencement">Jake B. Schrum Announced as 2019 Commencement Speaker</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">The 21st president of Emory & Henry College, Jake B. Schrum, has been named as the 2019 <span class="il">Commencement</span> Speaker. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m. on the main campus in Emory, Va. <a href="/live/news/806-jake-b-schrum-announced-as-2019-commencement" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/998-professor-and-students-study-the-value-and"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/412,0,1481,1068/6939_46974097075_106ca71407_o.rev.1569592877.jpg" alt="Travis Proffitt teaches honors transitions class" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/412,0,1481,1068/6939_46974097075_106ca71407_o.rev.1569592877.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/412,0,1481,1068/6939_46974097075_106ca71407_o.rev.1569592877.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1069" data-max-h="1068"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/998-professor-and-students-study-the-value-and">Professor and Students Study the Value and Importance of Banned Books</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><p> The week of September 22 is recognized as national Banned Books Week. For Travis Proffitt’s class, the subject of banned books is a semester-long discussion.  This is the second year that Proffitt, the director of academic diversity at Emory & Henry, has taught the course to first-year honors students.</p><a href="/live/news/998-professor-and-students-study-the-value-and" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/581-new-scholarship-for-bonners-scholars-program"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/729,0,2867,2136/5666_Phillips_Endowment-17.rev.1542315513.jpg" alt="President Jake Schrum signs documents with Paul L. Phillips '64 surrounded by students from the B..." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/729,0,2867,2136/5666_Phillips_Endowment-17.rev.1542315513.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/729,0,2867,2136/5666_Phillips_Endowment-17.rev.1542315513.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2138" data-max-h="2136"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/581-new-scholarship-for-bonners-scholars-program">New Scholarships for Bonner Scholars Program</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Farmer, former teacher and long-time school administrator, Paul L. Phillips ’64, donates $25,000 to support scholarships for E&H Bonner Scholars students. <a href="/live/news/581-new-scholarship-for-bonners-scholars-program" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/1178-emory-henry-college-named-to-virginia-livings"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,996,965/7847_TopSchools2020Logo-01.rev.1584461177.png" alt="Virginia Living Top Schools and Colleges 2020" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,996,965/7847_TopSchools2020Logo-01.rev.1584461177.png 2x" data-max-w="996" data-max-h="965"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1178-emory-henry-college-named-to-virginia-livings">Emory & Henry College Named to Virginia Living’s 2020 Top Schools & Colleges List</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><p>  <em>Virginia Living </em>is a high quality, widely read lifestyle magazine that is celebrating  excellence and innovation in Virginia’s schools with their April issue.</p><a href="/live/news/1178-emory-henry-college-named-to-virginia-livings" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/988-grupp-gets-closer-to-the-heart"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,832,1024/6918_image.rev.1568952093.jpg" alt="Erica Grupp and the echocardiograph she used." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,832,1024/6918_image.rev.1568952093.jpg 2x" data-max-w="832" data-max-h="1024"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/988-grupp-gets-closer-to-the-heart">Grupp Gets Closer to the Heart</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Erica Grupp has completed her internship with UVA Health System. Over the course of her internship, Erica used ultrasound waves to observe the human heart and identify potential problems. <a href="/live/news/988-grupp-gets-closer-to-the-heart" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/933-week-of-welcome-kicks-off-with-move-in-day-at"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/6741_move_in-11.rev.1566827873.jpg" alt="New students moving into Hickory." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/6741_move_in-11.rev.1566827873.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/6741_move_in-11.rev.1566827873.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2136"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/933-week-of-welcome-kicks-off-with-move-in-day-at">Week of Welcome Kicks off with Move-In Day at E&H</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">The incoming class of 2023 began their E&H journey with Move-In Day this past weekend. <a href="/live/news/933-week-of-welcome-kicks-off-with-move-in-day-at" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/887-sensory-hallway-provides-chilhowie-students-with"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6542_SHS_Sensory.rev.1562940766.jpg" alt="SHS Students placing a lily pad jumping course" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6542_SHS_Sensory.rev.1562940766.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6542_SHS_Sensory.rev.1562940766.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2133"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/887-sensory-hallway-provides-chilhowie-students-with">Sensory Hallway Provides Chilhowie Students with Focus</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">In a recent civic engagement project, students from the E&H School of Health Sciences volunteered at Chilhowie Elementary to help create their brand new sensory hallway. <a href="/live/news/887-sensory-hallway-provides-chilhowie-students-with" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="https://www.gowasps.com/sports/equest/2018-19/releases/20190504nuo27t"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/73,0,406,333/6352_0504-Champions_IHSA.rev.1557163521.jpg" alt="Intermont Equestrian IHSA Champions" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" data-max-w="333" data-max-h="333"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="https://www.gowasps.com/sports/equest/2018-19/releases/20190504nuo27t">Intermont Equestrian wins IHSA Collegiate Cup</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><a class="profileLink" href="https://www.facebook.com/IntermontEquestrian/?__tn__=KH-R&eid=ARDi52HBXYMCWQ-7PU7mh0df1A0mGS0nYgLxC1gsKvZIoj0oKG8VrySp7y2-FYu1j1lahPfqZ3KClFSJ&fref=mentions&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBo8MWpLuYcnNRxyBve5Ym0Cy1I_7xLgeKMkwmDcPhHN8IbY4aCkkmS-Lp115AzeohIO7Wz0nBo-gVOuQdyixbkzfDgGf7ygs9yxyLfRnUWxgj3gNjXCiw8jYORD86TTC9YYZzPTylDkuhNcIlk3eGxjUwkTnmEg2j8pIAdp9K2mi5SsjkJQhMrf7kjR_R46mzIn2ZnDS6t4OqxFsO_NGLa_OWj5W4qvjirc_FpdZrXJ7-sWNMOeoTiphY9zKazyj4Ff7mYhm5qMEwutUuqDhaYx_WFwPq96ZmmB-40dF2xA8diJJeCNJI8aoBlP8Ovf5Y6rjcTf3qTNj3NPLwGULLXELpy6q8DxD3iczQiuWmAhUN3jnCwM4zDZqUY2naCbGFfbB3dBCNuhZMKnfCD86rfTft50qf7FI_7N1jAoUPrower3qzCIzbUOpWKprmYCQ3Dfe3sRqKIuZ0btrOVqpXtCZl-esd5kLKvQFN7Vho" data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=608360515949933&extragetparams=%7B%22__tn__%22%3A%22%2CdKH-R-R%22%2C%22eid%22%3A%22ARDi52HBXYMCWQ-7PU7mh0df1A0mGS0nYgLxC1gsKvZIoj0oKG8VrySp7y2-FYu1j1lahPfqZ3KClFSJ%22%2C%22fref%22%3A%22mentions%22%7D" data-hovercard-prefer-more-content-show="1">Intermont Equestrian At Emory & Henry</a> earned its first <a class="profileLink" href="https://www.facebook.com/IHSAinc/?__tn__=KH-R&eid=ARAnMqxICn9nvYlsoq8CZKdrpbUKQsDvTLjsUhzGI_xFaziDM27OiuaJ-LSuwpl2UoQJiUnuz3z3kqhG&fref=mentions&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBo8MWpLuYcnNRxyBve5Ym0Cy1I_7xLgeKMkwmDcPhHN8IbY4aCkkmS-Lp115AzeohIO7Wz0nBo-gVOuQdyixbkzfDgGf7ygs9yxyLfRnUWxgj3gNjXCiw8jYORD86TTC9YYZzPTylDkuhNcIlk3eGxjUwkTnmEg2j8pIAdp9K2mi5SsjkJQhMrf7kjR_R46mzIn2ZnDS6t4OqxFsO_NGLa_OWj5W4qvjirc_FpdZrXJ7-sWNMOeoTiphY9zKazyj4Ff7mYhm5qMEwutUuqDhaYx_WFwPq96ZmmB-40dF2xA8diJJeCNJI8aoBlP8Ovf5Y6rjcTf3qTNj3NPLwGULLXELpy6q8DxD3iczQiuWmAhUN3jnCwM4zDZqUY2naCbGFfbB3dBCNuhZMKnfCD86rfTft50qf7FI_7N1jAoUPrower3qzCIzbUOpWKprmYCQ3Dfe3sRqKIuZ0btrOVqpXtCZl-esd5kLKvQFN7Vho" data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page.php?id=80977467457&extragetparams=%7B%22__tn__%22%3A%22%2CdKH-R-R%22%2C%22eid%22%3A%22ARAnMqxICn9nvYlsoq8CZKdrpbUKQsDvTLjsUhzGI_xFaziDM27OiuaJ-LSuwpl2UoQJiUnuz3z3kqhG%22%2C%22fref%22%3A%22mentions%22%7D" data-hovercard-prefer-more-content-show="1">Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association</a> Collegiate Cup under E&H and fourth in program history on Saturday. This also lands the program their 21st national championship. <a href="https://www.gowasps.com/sports/equest/2018-19/releases/20190504nuo27t" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/774-new-chapter-from-barfield-teaches-the-courage-of"><img src="/live/image/gid/15/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2136,3199/4495_JP_Barfield.rev.1535726028.jpg" alt="JP Barfield" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/15/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2136,3199/4495_JP_Barfield.rev.1535726028.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/15/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2136,3199/4495_JP_Barfield.rev.1535726028.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2136" data-max-h="3199"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/774-new-chapter-from-barfield-teaches-the-courage-of">New Chapter from Barfield Teaches the Courage of Impairment</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">J.P. Barfield has worked on a collaborative textbook and written his own chapter on how to exercise while impaired physically. The textbook, <em>Clinical Exercise Physiology</em>, will be released globally and teach thousands of students. <a href="/live/news/774-new-chapter-from-barfield-teaches-the-courage-of" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>