Seymore Excels During Summer ROTC Training Camp
Training is complex, challenging and rigorous and is conducted in a stressful training environment.
Cadet Seymore finished in the top 25 percent of more than 6,000 trainees. Based on his performance, he was invited to participate in the highly selective Cadet Troop Leader Training (CTLT) later in the summer at Fort Lewis, Wash. In this program, cadets serve with active duty Army units as platoon leaders.
“I developed leadership skills, not only through working with other cadets I hadn’t met before, but also using infantry tactics for evaluating our leadership skills,” says Seymore. “At CTLT, I had the opportunity to see day-to-day operations of a platoon leader.”
Upon graduation with a degree of their choice, ROTC students will be commissioned as officers and may serve in the Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard. The partnership with East Tennessee State University allows E&H students to become cadets and participate in leadership and physical training courses at ETSU while continuing their academic studies at Emory & Henry.
- Through generous donor support and anticipated tax credits, funding for the renovation of Carriger Hall to serve as the home of the Emory & Henry School of Business has been completed. More than $5 million has been raised and pledged. Historic Carriger Hall, formerly a men’s dormitory, is being renovated to accommodate high-tech classrooms and a new spacious, multi-tiered outdoor gathering space for the entire campus to enjoy.Read More
E&H and William King Museum Establish AgreementRead More
Emory & Henry Art Department and William King Museum of Art entered into a formal partnership in October. “This unique partnership will connect our students with a professional and nationally accredited museum,” said Charles Goolsby, chair of Visual & Performing Arts Division and professor of Art. “The students, museum professionals and professional artists in the Artlab have opportunities to directly interact with each other, giving the E&H students at the very earliest points in their creative development, tangible ways to prepare for a variety of careers including digital design, museum education, curation, and exhibition design.”