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...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

“Creativity is contagious.  Pass it on.”  These words of Albert Einstein begin the narrative engraved on a bronze plaque on the campus of Davis & Elkins College in Myles Center for the Arts that honors the living legacy of June B. Myles.  One week ago, a large...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

A former Davis & Elkins College tradition has returned to campus. On March 21, Hussain Hamide, an outstanding student presently in his junior year from San Antonio, Texas, became “President for a Day.”  For me, I temporarily relinquished my “day job” to assume the...
Reflecting Along the Journey

Reflecting Along the Journey

Senator Stephen B. Elkins, namesake for the town of Elkins and Davis & Elkins College, lived the American dream and an amazing life.  As last week’s column described, he left his boyhood home in Missouri to join the Union Army, eventually crossed the Santa Fe...