Davis & Elkins Awarded for Extraordinary Professional Programming

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Friday, February 16, 2018

ELKINS - Recognized numerous times by Colleges of Distinction for its innovative approach to education, Davis & Elkins College has been honored further for its expert blending of the liberal arts with professional programming in business and education.

For years, students across the country have known they could turn to Colleges of Distinction as a one-of-a-kind resource to find the best-fit school for them. Part of what makes Colleges of Distinction unique is how it evaluates schools based on their ability to provide a high-quality student experience, as well as a thorough liberal arts education.

The 21st-century job market now demands employees who are both stellar communicators and critical-thinkers, and it is with Davis & Elkins College’s well-rounded approach to career development that its students are especially prepared to take on the postgraduate world.

“We are ecstatic to celebrate Davis & Elkins College for its exceptional commitment to student success,” said Tyson Schritter, chief operating officer for Colleges of Distinction. “Building upon its extensive liberal arts curriculum, as well as its impressive engagement of high-impact practices, Davis & Elkins College continues to stand out through its stance as a leader in professional education.”

Davis & Elkins College’s new Field of Study badges are true marks of honor in the world of higher education. Colleges of Distinction granted these awards after a comprehensive vetting process, selecting schools based on such qualities as accreditation, breadth of program, and a track record for success.


The Davis & Elkins College Division of Education and Sport Science includes majors in Community and Corporate Health, Elementary Education, Exercise Science, Physical Education and Sport Management.


The fast-paced, modern world of business requires effective communication and innovative strategies. The Davis & Elkins College Division of Business and Entrepreneurship offers majors in Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Management, Marketing and Outdoor Recreation Management, along with a minor in Railway Heritage Tourism Management.

To view D&E’s profile or to find more information about the innovative learning experiences it offers, visit collegesofdistinction.com/school/davis-elkins-college.

About Colleges of Distinction

Colleges of Distinction has recognized and honored schools throughout the U.S. for excellence in undergraduate-focused higher education for more than 15 years. The member schools within the Colleges of Distinction consortium distinguish themselves through their focus on the undergraduate experience. For more information, visit CollegesofDistinction.com.

Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Davis & Elkins College is located in Elkins, 2 hours east of Charleston, 3 hours south of Pittsburgh and 4 hours west of Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit the College website at www.dewv.edu or call 304-637-1243.