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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  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/545-open-house-fun-in-photos"><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." class="lw_image" 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"/></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/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/614-eamph-graduates-first-masters-level-occupational"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/544,0,2681,2136/5765_SHS-OT-Commencement-18-11.rev.1545145074.jpg" alt="Class of 2018 Master's of Occupational Therapy" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/544,0,2681,2136/5765_SHS-OT-Commencement-18-11.rev.1545145074.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/544,0,2681,2136/5765_SHS-OT-Commencement-18-11.rev.1545145074.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2137" data-max-h="2136"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/614-eamph-graduates-first-masters-level-occupational">E&H Graduates First Master’s-Level Occupational Therapy Class</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">The School of Health Sciences graduated its first class of students with a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy (MOT) at the Lincoln Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 15 in downtown Marion. <a href="/live/news/614-eamph-graduates-first-masters-level-occupational" 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"><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..." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/6558_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"/></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/1040-homecoming-2019-a-wrap-up"><img src="/live/image/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/908,0,3046,2136/7116_48938380661_7a782cce59_o.rev.1572015337.jpg" alt="Students gather on the football field during Homecoming." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/908,0,3046,2136/7116_48938380661_7a782cce59_o.rev.1572015337.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/4/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/908,0,3046,2136/7116_48938380661_7a782cce59_o.rev.1572015337.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/1040-homecoming-2019-a-wrap-up">Homecoming 2019: A Wrap Up</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">From reunions to receptions, an amazing football win and lots of smiles. Relive all the moments from this year’s Homecoming. <a href="/live/news/1040-homecoming-2019-a-wrap-up" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/1142-mitchells-poetry-recongized-in-new-publication"><img src="/live/image/gid/19/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/44,0,2091,2048/3528_FeliciaMitchell.rev.1520867996.jpg" alt="Felicia Mitchell" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/19/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/44,0,2091,2048/3528_FeliciaMitchell.rev.1520867996.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/19/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/44,0,2091,2048/3528_FeliciaMitchell.rev.1520867996.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2047" data-max-h="2048"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1142-mitchells-poetry-recongized-in-new-publication">Mitchell’s Poetry Recognized in New Publication</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Dr. Felicia Mitchell’s poetry is featured in the recent publication showcasing writers from across Appalachia, <em>Mountains Piled Upon Mountains</em>. <a href="/live/news/1142-mitchells-poetry-recongized-in-new-publication" 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/870-pride-at-emory-henry-college-celebrating-the"><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." class="lw_image" 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"/></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/552-doctor-of-physical-therapy-early-assurance-program"><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." class="lw_image" 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"/></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>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/1566-325-students-make-fall-2020-deans-list-at-emory"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,600/9158_50622825741_05a20055d5_c.rev.1608137703.jpg" alt="Kelly Library" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,600/9158_50622825741_05a20055d5_c.rev.1608137703.jpg 2x" data-max-w="800" data-max-h="600"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1566-325-students-make-fall-2020-deans-list-at-emory">325 Students Make Fall 2020 Dean’s List at Emory & Henry</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">To be on the Dean’s List, the student must be enrolled full-time and receive at least a 3.6 GPA for the semester.</span> <a href="/live/news/1566-325-students-make-fall-2020-deans-list-at-emory" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/1127-project-promise-comes-to-emory-henry-through"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/96,0,2233,2136/7367_group2.rev.1579796171.jpg" alt="Student discuss topics during a breakout session during MLK Convocation." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/96,0,2233,2136/7367_group2.rev.1579796171.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/96,0,2233,2136/7367_group2.rev.1579796171.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2137" data-max-h="2136"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/1127-project-promise-comes-to-emory-henry-through">Project PROMISE Comes to Emory & Henry Through the Awarding of a Grant</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation has awarded Emory & Henry College as one of seven Appalachian College Association (ACA) colleges with a grant to initiate Project PROMISE, a collaborative program to help college campuses identify their strengths and weaknesses regarding diversity and inclusion. <a href="/live/news/1127-project-promise-comes-to-emory-henry-through" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/922-6th-annual-global-street-party-celebrates"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,1800/4455_Global_Street_Fair_2017-30.rev.1534875807.jpg" alt="Classes representing all the different countries come together to celebrate." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,1800/4455_Global_Street_Fair_2017-30.rev.1534875807.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,1800/4455_Global_Street_Fair_2017-30.rev.1534875807.jpg 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="1800"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/922-6th-annual-global-street-party-celebrates">6th Annual Global Street Party Celebrates Different Nations: September 6, 2019</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Emory & Henry College is hosting the 6th annual Global Street Party to kick off the academic year on Friday, Sept. 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. International cuisine will be served at the event, and local vendors will have arts and crafts items for sale. <a href="/live/news/922-6th-annual-global-street-party-celebrates" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/911-emory-henry-college-championed-as-a-college-of"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/537,0,2668,2133/6639_Colleges-of-Distinction-19-20.rev.1564409309.jpg" alt="Emory & Henry College Championed as a College of Distinction" class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/537,0,2668,2133/6639_Colleges-of-Distinction-19-20.rev.1564409309.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/537,0,2668,2133/6639_Colleges-of-Distinction-19-20.rev.1564409309.jpg 3x" data-max-w="2131" data-max-h="2133"/></a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/911-emory-henry-college-championed-as-a-college-of">Emory & Henry College Championed as a College of Distinction</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">National college resource favors undergraduate engagement over brand-name prestige. Emory & Henry College has received national recognition for the integrity of its truly individualized and engaging education. <a href="/live/news/911-emory-henry-college-championed-as-a-college-of" 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/1029-emory-henry-theatre-department-and-barter"><img src="/live/image/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/7040_Emory__Henry_Barter_Partnership_Signing-11.rev.1571345929.jpg" alt="E&H Theatre Faculty and Barter Staff signing the partnership contract." class="lw_image" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/7040_Emory__Henry_Barter_Partnership_Signing-11.rev.1571345929.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/83/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/7040_Emory__Henry_Barter_Partnership_Signing-11.rev.1571345929.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/1029-emory-henry-theatre-department-and-barter">Emory & Henry Theatre Department and Barter Theatre Continue Partnership with a Formal Signing</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary">Emory & Henry College’s Theatre Department and the Barter Theatre have come together for the benefit of students and the region. <a href="/live/news/1029-emory-henry-theatre-department-and-barter" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>