Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

With Davis & Elkins College’s Homecoming only a week away, I wish to celebrate another special homecoming that occurred this past August. A D&E graduate and student-athlete returned to his alma mater to assume a new role as the head baseball coach. Brett...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

Our communities, our state and our nation need strong leaders, and Davis & Elkins College is committed to training them. After all, we are named for two United States senators and our tagline is “Leading the Way.” When we birthed a new scholarship competition in...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

“Expect the Unexpected” was the theme emblazoned on T-shirts and banners welcoming our newest students to Orientation Weekend. The beginning of a new academic year signaled the annual rejuvenation of the campus and the Elkins community. These hallowed grounds were...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

All of us who are parents share the fear of a cancer diagnosis for our child. We do all in our power to protect our children, and yet this disease brings a feeling of helplessness as a precious loved one suffers. Sadly, this dreaded diagnosis became reality for the...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

If you or anyone you know is considering nursing as a career, today is the best possible time to begin your professional education. The straightforward truth is that there has never been a greater need, nor more financial aid available to train our next generation of...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

The opposite of mediocrity is excellence. Speaking recently to students, faculty, and staff at our Academic Honors Convocation, I shared my concern that today’s society is awash in mediocrity.  Davis & Elkins College is committed to a transformative educational...