Emory & Henry, Hollins, Lynchburg, Randolph, and Sweet Briar are partnering with Collegiate Clean Energy to convert methane emissions from landfills into environmentally friendly energy for their institutions.
Evangelical Christianity had much earlier beginnings than historians have traditionally recognized, which suggests a more direct link to an international Protestant awakening and refutes a common belief that the deep South had grown spiritually lethargic and indifferent during the colonial era, according to a recently published book by an Emory & Henry College history professor.
The chief information officer and director of the library at Emory & Henry College has been awarded a fellowship by the Appalachian College Association to attend the Salzburg Global Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, where she will participate in discussions related to preserving the lessons from the Holocaust as a way of preventing genocide in the future.
Three faculty members of the Emory & Henry College Theatre Department have won Meritorious Achievement Awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) for their work on the fall 2013 shows "Talley’s Folly" and "Into the Woods."
The Emory & Henry College Trumpet Ensemble has been selected to perform at the 2014 International Trumpet Guild Conference, a prestigious event that attracts the best trumpet performers from colleges and universities in the United States and abroad.