2020: A Year in Review

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Emory & Henry College faculty, staff, students and alumni have experienced an amazing year! Here’s a peek at what makes E&H an exceptional place to learn, serve and make a difference.

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  • Year in Review 2020
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  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/545-open-house-fun-in-photos"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/537,0,2624,2088/4655_44039889094_8bd557ec0b_o.rev.1537396199.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/537,0,2624,2088/4655_44039889094_8bd557ec0b_o.rev.1537396199.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/537,0,2624,2088/4655_44039889094_8bd557ec0b_o.rev.1537396199.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/537,0,2624,2088/4655_44039889094_8bd557ec0b_o.rev.1537396199.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/537,0,2624,2088/4655_44039889094_8bd557ec0b_o.rev.1537396199.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/537,0,2624,2088/4655_44039889094_8bd557ec0b_o.rev.1537396199.jpg" alt="Students were welcomed by our mascot Stinger in the photo booth." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/537,0,2624,2088/4655_44039889094_8bd557ec0b_o.rev.1537396199.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/537,0,2624,2088/4655_44039889094_8bd557ec0b_o.rev.1537396199.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2087" data-max-h="2088" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/545-open-house-fun-in-photos">Open House Fun in Photos</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> We were pleased to welcome so many future Wasps to our Emory and Henry campus for our first fall Open House. <a href="/live/news/545-open-house-fun-in-photos" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/1067-5-million-pledged-gift-to-visionary-career-center"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/454,0,2592,2136/7156_John_van_Vlissingen_1.rev.1573651870.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/454,0,2592,2136/7156_John_van_Vlissingen_1.rev.1573651870.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/454,0,2592,2136/7156_John_van_Vlissingen_1.rev.1573651870.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/454,0,2592,2136/7156_John_van_Vlissingen_1.rev.1573651870.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/454,0,2592,2136/7156_John_van_Vlissingen_1.rev.1573651870.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/454,0,2592,2136/7156_John_van_Vlissingen_1.rev.1573651870.jpg" alt="John van Vlissingen honored during commencement." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/454,0,2592,2136/7156_John_van_Vlissingen_1.rev.1573651870.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/454,0,2592,2136/7156_John_van_Vlissingen_1.rev.1573651870.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2138" data-max-h="2136" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1067-5-million-pledged-gift-to-visionary-career-center">$5 Million Pledged Gift to Visionary Career Center Announced</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> Emory & Henry College announced at its fall Board of Trustees meeting that it received a gracious gift of $5 million from The van Vlissingen Student Foundation to create The van Vlissingen Center for Career and Professional Development at Emory & Henry College. <a href="/live/news/1067-5-million-pledged-gift-to-visionary-career-center" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/573-radford-partnerships-offers-new-graduate-program"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/69,0,837,768/5627_1541519195812.rev.1541605822.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/69,0,837,768/5627_1541519195812.rev.1541605822.webp 2x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/69,0,837,768/5627_1541519195812.rev.1541605822.jpg 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/69,0,837,768/5627_1541519195812.rev.1541605822.jpg" alt="Front row from left: Radford University Interim Provost Kenna Colley, Radford University Presiden..." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/69,0,837,768/5627_1541519195812.rev.1541605822.jpg 2x" data-max-w="768" data-max-h="768" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/573-radford-partnerships-offers-new-graduate-program">Emory & Henry Offers New Accelerated Graduate Programs</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> A collaboration between Emory & Henry College and Radford University will offer three new accelerated graduate programs. <a href="/live/news/573-radford-partnerships-offers-new-graduate-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/664-culture-compassion-shannon-releases-book-on"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/620,0,2963,2343/5919_Matt_Shannon.rev.1549035906.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/620,0,2963,2343/5919_Matt_Shannon.rev.1549035906.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/620,0,2963,2343/5919_Matt_Shannon.rev.1549035906.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/620,0,2963,2343/5919_Matt_Shannon.rev.1549035906.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/620,0,2963,2343/5919_Matt_Shannon.rev.1549035906.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/620,0,2963,2343/5919_Matt_Shannon.rev.1549035906.jpg" alt="Matthew Shannon" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/620,0,2963,2343/5919_Matt_Shannon.rev.1549035906.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/620,0,2963,2343/5919_Matt_Shannon.rev.1549035906.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2343" data-max-h="2343" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/664-culture-compassion-shannon-releases-book-on">Culture & Compassion: Shannon Releases Book on International Education</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> Assistant Professor of History, Matthew Shannon, has released his new book that highlights the relationship that Cold War-Era Iranian students had with the U.S. education system and how it affected their world view. <a href="/live/news/664-culture-compassion-shannon-releases-book-on" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/870-pride-at-emory-henry-college-celebrating-the"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/6489_IMG_2782.rev.1561130288.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/6489_IMG_2782.rev.1561130288.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/6489_IMG_2782.rev.1561130288.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/6489_IMG_2782.rev.1561130288.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/6489_IMG_2782.rev.1561130288.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/6489_IMG_2782.rev.1561130288.JPG" alt="Students, faculty and staff at the TriPride Parade in Johnson City, Tenn." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/6489_IMG_2782.rev.1561130288.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1080,1080/6489_IMG_2782.rev.1561130288.JPG 3x" data-max-w="1080" data-max-h="1080" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/870-pride-at-emory-henry-college-celebrating-the">Pride at Emory & Henry College: Celebrating the LGBTQ+ Community</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> June is Pride Month at Emory & Henry College! Travis Proffitt and the Inclusion & Dialogue Center have been working hard to provide a safe and inclusive environment on campus for all students.  <a href="/live/news/870-pride-at-emory-henry-college-celebrating-the" 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"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/159,77,1449,1367/6887_Theresa_Chafin-web-3.rev.1568379513.webp 1x, /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.webp 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.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" 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"/> <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." 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" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </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/811-mungai-represents-eamph-at-the-united-nations"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1536/6345_59192846_384968092229857_9078729890651439104_n.rev.1556902347.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1536/6345_59192846_384968092229857_9078729890651439104_n.rev.1556902347.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1536/6345_59192846_384968092229857_9078729890651439104_n.rev.1556902347.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1536/6345_59192846_384968092229857_9078729890651439104_n.rev.1556902347.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1536/6345_59192846_384968092229857_9078729890651439104_n.rev.1556902347.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1536/6345_59192846_384968092229857_9078729890651439104_n.rev.1556902347.jpg" alt="Sam (middle) and his new co-workers" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1536/6345_59192846_384968092229857_9078729890651439104_n.rev.1556902347.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1536/6345_59192846_384968092229857_9078729890651439104_n.rev.1556902347.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2048" data-max-h="1536" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/811-mungai-represents-eamph-at-the-united-nations">Mungai Represents E&H at the United Nations</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> Samuel Mungai has accepted a summer internship with the United Nations TV and Radio section in Geneva, Switzerland. His time at Emory & Henry has prepared him well for his internship. <a href="/live/news/811-mungai-represents-eamph-at-the-united-nations" 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"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2133,3200/6150_Schrum-Jake_Emory--Henry-College.rev.1553956307.webp 1x, /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.webp 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.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" 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"/> <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" 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" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </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/1075-transfer-agreements-with-southwest-virginia"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/406,0,1587,1180/7170_DSC05512.rev.1574113936.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/406,0,1587,1180/7170_DSC05512.rev.1574113936.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/406,0,1587,1180/7170_DSC05512.rev.1574113936.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/406,0,1587,1180/7170_DSC05512.rev.1574113936.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/406,0,1587,1180/7170_DSC05512.rev.1574113936.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/406,0,1587,1180/7170_DSC05512.rev.1574113936.jpg" alt="The signing of the agreement between between Emory & Henry and Southwest Virginia Community C..." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/406,0,1587,1180/7170_DSC05512.rev.1574113936.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/406,0,1587,1180/7170_DSC05512.rev.1574113936.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1181" data-max-h="1180" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1075-transfer-agreements-with-southwest-virginia">Transfer Agreements with Southwest Virginia Community College Established</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> On Monday, Nov. 18 on the campus of Southwest Virginia Community College, Provost Michael Puglisi of Emory & Henry and President Tommy Wright of Southwest Virginia Community College met and signed the Concurrent Admission and Guaranteed Admission Agreements. <a href="/live/news/1075-transfer-agreements-with-southwest-virginia" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2347-new-virginia-secretary-of-commerce-and-trade-caren"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/11289_52064666034_68b54c6630_k_2_2.rev.1652454018.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/11289_52064666034_68b54c6630_k_2_2.rev.1652454018.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/11289_52064666034_68b54c6630_k_2_2.rev.1652454018.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/11289_52064666034_68b54c6630_k_2_2.rev.1652454018.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/11289_52064666034_68b54c6630_k_2_2.rev.1652454018.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/11289_52064666034_68b54c6630_k_2_2.rev.1652454018.jpg" alt="Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Caren Merrick, Deputy Secretary Chelsea Jenkins, SOCT, Wyatt Toe..." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/11289_52064666034_68b54c6630_k_2_2.rev.1652454018.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/11289_52064666034_68b54c6630_k_2_2.rev.1652454018.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2048" data-max-h="1367" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2347-new-virginia-secretary-of-commerce-and-trade-caren">New Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Caren Merrick Visits Emory & Henry College School of Business</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Emory & Henry College hosted Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Caren Merrick, as part of a tour of Southwest Virginia on May 9, 2022 that included the Emory & Henry College School of Business.</span> <a href="/live/news/2347-new-virginia-secretary-of-commerce-and-trade-caren" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/1021-hockensmith-crunches-the-numbers"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/png" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1000,1333/7026_pasted_image_0.rev.1570733107.png 2x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1000,1333/7026_pasted_image_0.rev.1570733107.png" alt="Corbin Hockensmith" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1000,1333/7026_pasted_image_0.rev.1570733107.png 2x" data-max-w="1000" data-max-h="1333" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1021-hockensmith-crunches-the-numbers">Hockensmith Crunches the Numbers</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> Corbin Hockensmith has completed his summer internship with Northwestern Mutual. Hockensmith hopes to work full-time with Northwestern Mutual after graduation.  <a href="/live/news/1021-hockensmith-crunches-the-numbers" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/900-visitors-from-copey-costa-rica-have-fun-with"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6558_Copey-Visitors-Summer-Scholars-from-Costa-Rica.rev.1563476278.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6558_Copey-Visitors-Summer-Scholars-from-Costa-Rica.rev.1563476278.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6558_Copey-Visitors-Summer-Scholars-from-Costa-Rica.rev.1563476278.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6558_Copey-Visitors-Summer-Scholars-from-Costa-Rica.rev.1563476278.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6558_Copey-Visitors-Summer-Scholars-from-Costa-Rica.rev.1563476278.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6558_Copey-Visitors-Summer-Scholars-from-Costa-Rica.rev.1563476278.jpg" alt="The visitors from Copey and their chaperone. Left to right: Dayana Rivera, Jimena Monge, Catalina..." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6558_Copey-Visitors-Summer-Scholars-from-Costa-Rica.rev.1563476278.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6558_Copey-Visitors-Summer-Scholars-from-Costa-Rica.rev.1563476278.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2133" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/900-visitors-from-copey-costa-rica-have-fun-with">Visitors from Copey, Costa Rica Have Fun with Summer Scholars</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> Jimena Monge-Cordero, Dayana Rivera and Mariana Rodríguez got a chance to participate in Summer Scholars through a partnership with the Friends of Nature Copey Learning Center and alumnus Scrapper Broady (’70). <a href="/live/news/900-visitors-from-copey-costa-rica-have-fun-with" 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"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/png" 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"/> <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" 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" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </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/765-announcement-for-emory-henry-community"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,683,681/6152_image.rev.1553962022.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,683,681/6152_image.rev.1553962022.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,683,681/6152_image.rev.1553962022.jpg" alt="President Jake Schrum" width="345" height="225" data-max-w="683" data-max-h="681" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/765-announcement-for-emory-henry-community">Exciting News for Emory & Henry Community</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> President Jake B. Schrum’s plans to retire are accepted by the Board of Trustees, while the Board unanimously approves to promote Provost Dr. John W. Wells as its 22nd President. <a href="/live/news/765-announcement-for-emory-henry-community" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/552-doctor-of-physical-therapy-early-assurance-program"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/729,0,2528,1796/4891_School-Health-Sciences_146.rev.1539962172.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/729,0,2528,1796/4891_School-Health-Sciences_146.rev.1539962172.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/729,0,2528,1796/4891_School-Health-Sciences_146.rev.1539962172.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/729,0,2528,1796/4891_School-Health-Sciences_146.rev.1539962172.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/729,0,2528,1796/4891_School-Health-Sciences_146.rev.1539962172.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/729,0,2528,1796/4891_School-Health-Sciences_146.rev.1539962172.jpg" alt="Students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program taking assessments." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/729,0,2528,1796/4891_School-Health-Sciences_146.rev.1539962172.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/729,0,2528,1796/4891_School-Health-Sciences_146.rev.1539962172.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1799" data-max-h="1796" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/552-doctor-of-physical-therapy-early-assurance-program">Doctor of Physical Therapy Early Assurance Program Announced</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"> The DPT-EAP program offers a select number of talented high school seniors a position in the Emory & Henry College Doctor of Physical Therapy program beginning with their undergraduate studies. <a href="/live/news/552-doctor-of-physical-therapy-early-assurance-program" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>