Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

Recently, I experienced the wisdom of two popular adages. The first states, “You are never too old to learn.” The second is gleaned from Mary Lathrap’s 1895 poem entitled “Walk a Mile in His Moccasins.” On April 5, and for the third year in a row, a Davis & Elkins...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

“For our own success to be real, it must contribute to the success of others.” These words of Eleanor Roosevelt aptly describe the mission of Davis & Elkins College. Last Friday evening, as I listened to a group of our students share their D&E story and talk...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

As a middle school student in her small hometown of Richwood, WV, Quinn Raffo established a non-profit organization called Hunger Heroes, a backpack feeding program to insure Richwood children were fed during the summer when school meals were not available. For seven...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

This week’s “Reflecting Along the Journey” column provides an opportunity to wax eloquent about a critical constituent group of the College and to thank them for a job exceptionally well done. Rightly so, I often brag about our outstanding students and esteemed...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

The newly-elected President of North Carolina’s Chowan University is Dr. Rosemary Thomas, who since July 2017 has served Davis & Elkins College, most recently as Executive Vice President. Dr. Thomas’ excellent work at D&E has both prepared her and qualified...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

Davis & Elkins College is a private, residential, faith-based, liberal arts institution. Central to our mission for the past 120 years has been a commitment to the liberal arts, meaning an expansive intellectual grounding in all kinds of humanistic inquiry. There...