SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins swim teams took to the pool on Friday and Saturday at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.
SENATOR NATION - Chowan scored 23 second half points at the free throw line to down Davis & Elkins, 79-77 on Saturday.
ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College education majors are exploring new ways to teach math to children and recently invited area kindergartners to their class to demonstrate how they learn.
ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College is just one of three sites to host a live performance of West Virginia Public Radio’s classic Bob Thompson’s Joy to the World featuring Heather Masse. The jazz-themed holiday show will take place on December 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium.
Advance tickets are available by calling the D&E Box Office at 304-636-1255 or online at www.dewv.edu/arts-entertainment. Prices are $15 or $20 depending on seating location.
SENATOR NATION - D&E junior James Pucci was voted Daktronics second team All-American by the Nation’s sports information directors.
SENATOR NATION - The D&E men’s basketball team moved to 6-2 following an 87-70 victory over Virginia University of Lynchburg.
ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College will present a gift of music to the community with “Festival of Lessons and Carols” on Sunday, December 8 at 7 p.m. in Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature readings and musical performances by D&E faculty and staff, and the College Choir.
The service will be a blend of lyrics, hymns, and readings all with the themes of light, hope and the birth of Christ.
ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College junior Lakota Jonese is among five undergraduate students from throughout the state to receive a scholarship from the West Virginia Sheriffs’ Association (WVSA). Each award was made based upon an application which was reviewed by a committee of sheriffs.
“I am ecstatic and very appreciative for being a recipient of this scholarship,” Jonese says. “It will help to finance my tuition toward finishing my degree in Criminology. Thank you to the West Virginia Sheriffs’ Association.”
ELKINS - Petersburg native Derek Fincham has been appointed as instructor of Supported Learning and Academic Support Programs at Davis & Elkins College Naylor Center for Teaching and Learning.
In this capacity, Fincham teaches academic skills courses to at-risk students, develops course and workshop curriculum, and provides individualized and group format academic support.
ELKINS - The Davis & Elkins student group Appalachian Ensemble, formerly known as Appalachian Spirit, will present a collection of traditional music and dance numbers during its Fall Performance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 20 in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.
The performance is presented by Davis & Elkins College. More information is available by calling the D&E Box Office at 304-637-1255 or online at www.dewv.edu/arts-entertainment.
ELKINS - Playwright Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead will team with the Davis & Elkins College Creative Dramatics class to present a fun and effective way to address bullying. A reading of Halstead’s play “Have You Filled a Bucket Today?” will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 21 at the Boiler House Theatre.
ELKINS - Shauna Damon and Jessicca Baker will step into new leadership roles with the Davis & Elkins College Student Assembly on Dec. 3 following the tabulation of mid-year election results earlier today. The team was opposed by Scotty Leach and Kaïa Kater-Hurst.
The election was conducted over a four-day period this week. All voting members of Student Assembly made choices on Tuesday. Campus-wide voting took place Tuesday through today.
ELKINS - Coffee, pastries and business experience now have something in common at Davis & Elkins College. The student business organization Phi Beta Lambda recently opened Beta Bean Café in response to students’ desire for a campus coffee shop.
The venture also fulfills the organization’s need for funding travel to out-of-state conferences, and provides hands-on experience for managing and working in a small business.