Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

For 84 years the Mountain State Forest Festival and the town of Elkins have been inseparable. After a two-year pandemic-related hiatus, the festival was back in all its glory for the first nine days of October.  Like an old friend, the entire region welcomed it home...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

Davis & Elkins College celebrated Homecoming last weekend. I met so many alumni who returned to their alma mater with a sparkle in their eye to step foot back on this beloved campus and reconnect with friends, faculty, and staff who influenced their journey. There...
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...