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SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins golf team placed eighth out of 19 teams at the IUP Invitational.

SENATOR NATION - Davis & Elkins took advantage of dominant pitching efforts, sweeping Bluefield State on Wednesday.

SENATOR NATION - Davis & Elkins and the Ursuline Arrows each earned one conference win on Saturday afternoon. Ursuline took game one, 6-0, while the Senators took game two, 7-0.

SENATOR NATION - Davis & Elkins and Cedarville each picked up one league victory on Saturday. The Senators won game one, 6-3 while the Yellow Jackets wound up a 12-6 winner.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College has been honored as a College of Distinction for the 2013-2014 school year. The College of Distinction designation is given to select schools to honor their excellence in student-focused higher education. Davis & Elkins College was found to excel in all Four Distinctions and will receive a personal profile on the Colleges of Distinction™ website.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College students and Division of Fine & Performing Arts faculty bring together familiar songs and lively dance for a musical performance of “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” Shows are scheduled for April 9, 10, 11 and 12 at 8 p.m., and April 12 and 13 at 2 p.m. in the historic Boiler House Theatre on the College campus.

ELKINS - Red and white banners hang in four Elkins schools letting every passerby know of a special education partnership with Davis & Elkins College, Randolph County Schools and the Kump Education Center. Designation as a Professional Development School means teachers are educating not only their students, but also mentoring young adults who are just beginning their careers in the field.

ELKINS - “Reel ‘Em Boys, Reel “Em,” a film produced by The Mountain Dance Trail that documents Appalachian dance traditions, will premiere at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 as part of Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College’s Spring Music Week. The free showing open to the public will take place in Eshleman Science Center room 400 on the College campus.

ELKINS – Fresh from recording its second album with Grammy Award-winning producers, Humming House brings its eclectic American roots music to The Icehouse on the campus of Davis & Elkins College for a free performance at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5. Presented by the Campus Activities Board, the concert is open to the public.

ELKINS – A pop culture phenomenon is coming to the musical stage of the Boiler House Theatre on the campus of Davis & Elkins College awakening memories of learning through song for adults and instructing a whole new generation. The Division of Fine & Performing Arts will present “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” for a five-day run, April 9-13.

ELKINS - Anyone interested in applying for a job with the State of West Virginia will have a chance to learn more about the online process during a presentation at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 3 in Eshleman Science Center room 400 on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. John Rymer, Senior Personnel Specialist for the WV Division of Personnel, will lead the session and offer tips for submitting applications.

The event is free and open to the public, with no pre-registration requirements. Participants may want to bring items for taking notes.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College management majors are gaining first-hand experience in how decision making can pivot a company’s performance. Recently, groups in a upper-level class saw success in their ventures when they ranked in the top 100 of an ongoing business strategy competition.

ELKINS - While approximately one-fifth of the world’s population shares the Islamic faith as a religion and complete way of life, their practices are unfamiliar or misunderstood by many others. AbdulMateen Firoz of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh will present a brief lecture titled “Islam in America Today” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4 in Eshleman Science Center, room 400 on the campus of Davis & Elkins College.

Firoz’s talk will focus on the core beliefs and practices of the Islamic faith. An open question-and-answer session will follow. Admission is free and open to the public.

ELKINS - Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College Spring Music Week isn't just a daytime learning experience. Three mini-courses will be offered for the week's participants or those who would like to take an evening class only.

Dulcimer Ensemble Playing, Banjo from Scratch and Yoga will take place from 6:30-7:45 p.m. each day Monday, April 7 through Thursday, April 10. Tuition is $55 and registration is open at augustaheritagecenter.org. For more information, call 304-637-1209.

Associate Professor of Business Administration Harry Henderson receives the 2014 Lois Latham Award from June Myles, chair of the Davis & Elkins College Board of Trustees, during Honors Convocation. Photo by Linda Howell Skidmore. To see more photos from D&E, visit Flickr.