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Groundbreaking of E&H Apartments

Breaking Ground on New Student Housing

After welcoming more than 1,100 students, the College broke ground on its newest apartment-style complex, adding 96 new beds in 2023.
Posted December 01, 2022

Left to right: Jaynae Wright '23, Bill Prince, Darryl Glenn, Cathy Lowe '11, George Whitley '77, ... Left to right: Jaynae Wright ’23, Bill Prince, Darryl Glenn, Cathy Lowe ’11, George Whitley ’77, President John W. Wells, John Holloway, Brent Dyson, Mark Nelson ’84, Israel O'Quinn ’02 and Mark Graham ’85

Following on the heels of welcoming more than 1,100 students to its Emory, Virginia, campus this fall, Emory & Henry College broke ground in mid- August on its newest apartment-style living complex, adding 96 new beds to its inventory in the fall of 2023. Members of the E&H Board of Trustees approved the building plans and made the announcement in January 2022.

The apartment-style building is being constructed on the northwest side of College Drive across from the College’s Lynch Links golf course on a 10-acre property owned by the College. The main access to the complex will be from Hillman Highway, just one mile from campus. Adding modern apartments will complement the current apartment-style living in Emory and will offer a more independent-living lifestyle to students.

The apartment building will be three stories and house 96 beds in 18 apartments. The new apartments, which will include two handicap-accessible units, will each be 1,200-square-feet and feature two bedrooms, two baths, walk-in closets, an open kitchen plan with modern appliances, dining and living space, a pantry, a laundry space and a private balcony or patio. Ample parking will be included in the project.

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