Colleges of Distinction Honor Professional Programming at Davis & Elkins College

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Friday, February 23, 2018

WBOY - Davis & Elkins College has received recognition and been honored by the Colleges of Distinction for its extraordinary professional programming.

The distinction recognizes the college for the blending of the liberal arts with professional programming in business and education. D&E College President Chris Wood said the recognition was focused on the well-rounded approach to career development for students after graduation.

“They were particularly interested in things such as the internship opportunities that were available to students coming out of our business department, particularly interested in the track record for students coming out of our education department. Where are the high impact practices, the things that are affecting students, their education, their ability to move forward from the institution,” saidf Wood.

College officials said that students are taught to be skilled communicators and critical-thinkers in order to be prepared for the demands of the current job market.