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SENATOR NATION - Ashland limited Davis & Elkins to 21 percent shooting from the field, coasting to an 86-36 win.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins swim teams took to the pool for the fianl time in 2014 on Friday night at Fairmont State.

SENATOR NATION - Shepherd overcame first half struggles, putting up 57 points in the second half to run away from Davis & Elkins, 91-79 on Wednesday night.

ELKINS - Taking up temporary residency at a five-star resort or spending the summer at an upscale hotel didn’t equate to vacation time for a group of Davis & Elkins College seniors. Instead, the hospitality and tourism majors were hard at work completing three-month internships required for graduation.

The students presenting their capstone projects this month say their experiences made them feel more confident and focused to enter the workforce, and may lead to job offers as well.

ELKINS - Twenty-five Davis & Elkins College students were recognized Thursday during a reception for December graduates in Halliehurst.

The ceremony included remarks from Davis & Elkins President Dr. Michael Mihalyo and Director of Alumni Engagement and Support Wendy Morgan. Certificates were presented by D&E Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Joseph Roidt.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College Theatre Program Director kb saine has been selected as president of the Black Theatre Network (BTN), a national organization dedicated to the exploration and preservation of the theatrical visions of the African diaspora.

“It’s a huge honor and huge responsibility to be named BTN's president,” saine says. “Many of my own mentors and role models have held the position before me, and I humbly stand on their shoulders as we move forward with the organization.”

ELKINS - The Calliduz Debate Team of Davis & Elkins College will host its final public debate of the fall semester at 7:30 p.m. Monday, December 8 in Eshleman Science Center room 400. The topic will be “This house would ban final exams.”

ELKINS - Angie Scott has been appointed admission event coordinator for the Davis & Elkins College Office of Admission.

In this capacity, Scott coordinates all aspects of prospective student campus visits for individuals or groups, and open house events related to the Office of Admission.

WDTV - Davis & Elkins College, Mike Ross Inc. and John and Joyce Allen are putting together a musical holiday gift for the community. D&E Artist-in-Residence Jack Gibbons will present “A Candlelight Christmas” concert.

This free public event will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 6 in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College students Ashley Collins and Alex Binkley have recently taken on different roles. The two are directing theater productions on campus and in the community Friday, December 5 through Sunday, December 7.

ELKINS – Victoria Kyle has always wanted to become a nurse. Now, with a scholarship award to Davis & Elkins College, she’s working toward that goal.

Kyle, a freshman at D&E, is the recipient of the Edward N. Hinzman II Memorial Scholarship.

ELKINS – A mixture of old country honky-tonk songs and hard driving fiddle tunes are on tap at 8 p.m. Friday, December 12 as The Jesse Milnes Square Dance Orchestra takes to the stage for Augusta Heritage Center’s monthly dance in the Pit Dance Studio in Myles Center for the Arts on the campus of Davis & Elkins College.

ELKINS – Most teens use computers or tablets and cell phones to explore their interests and keep in touch with friends, but with that connection comes potential dangers in the form of harassment or threats. Davis & Elkins College education students recently helped Elkins Middle School sixth-graders gain a better understanding of cyberbullying and offered advice on how to prevent it.

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College and Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church will present “A Festival of Lessons and Carols” at 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 7 at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature a blend of lyrics, hymns and readings, all with the themes of light, hope and the birth of Christ.

Jennings Randolph Elementary School students spread Christmas cheer by singing carols to staff members in Halliehurst and Liberal Arts Hall this morning. They were presented with candy as gifts of thanks before leaving campus. Photo by David GreenTo see more photos from D&E, visit Flickr.