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Forward Magazine – Spring 2021

Forward Magazine – Spring 2021

On the Cover: The rotunda serves as the main access point to the newly renovated Myles Center for the Arts. The cupola is topped with a weathervane that replicates the bronze sculpture of two dancers that stands on Myles Plaza. The design of the stone and brick structure echoes that of the entrance to Madden Student Center.

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Forward Magazine – Fall 2020

Forward Magazine – Fall 2020

On the Cover: Dr. Gloria Marquette Payne ’43 served Davis & Elkins College for more than seven decades. As chair of the Business and Economics Department, she was a teacher, mentor, and friend to thousands of students. Memories of her kindness and genuine caring nature burn brightly for all who knew her.

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Forward is the magazine of Davis & Elkins College

Editor: Linda Howell Skidmore

Writers: Deanna Blood, Josh Hill, Linda Howell Skidmore, Wendy Morgan and Cathy Nosel

Photographers: Jacob Bice, Andrew Carroll, Josh Hill, Linda Howell Skidmore, Ryann Moore, Wendy Morgan, Karin Rossario, Sam Santilli and Steve Santilli

Forward magazine is published twice a year by the Office of Communications & Marketing. To subscribe or to submit your news, please send an email to skidmorel@dewv.edu or write to Linda Howell Skidmore, 100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241.

All previous issues of Forward Magazine can be viewed from here.

Forward is the magazine of Davis & Elkins College

Editor: Linda Howell Skidmore

Writers: Josh Hill, Linda Howell Skidmore, Wendy Morgan, Cathy Nosel, Seth Young

Photographers:Eric Armstrong, Jacob Bice, Linda Howell Skidmore, Wendy Morgan, Jerry Pastine, Karin Rossario, Lisa Senic and Rosemary Thomas 

Forward magazine is published twice a year by the Office of Communications & Marketing. To subscribe or to submit your news, please send an email to skidmorel@dewv.edu or write to Linda Howell Skidmore, 100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241.

All previous issues of Forward Magazine can be viewed from here.

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Jones Joins Faculty at Davis & Elkins College

Dr. Andrew Jones has been appointed assistant professor of communication at Davis & Elkins College. Beginning with the fall 2021 semester, he is instructing courses in public speaking, argumentation, interpersonal communication and public relations. “Dr. Jones’...

Reflecting Along the Journey

If asked to describe the opposite of mediocrity, for me it would be distinction and excellence. Those who pursue these two ideals are set apart from others as a result of this unrelenting drive to be the best we can possibly be … no more and no less. Davis &...

Davis & Elkins Raises Rank in U.S. News Best Colleges Report

Davis & Elkins College climbed 16 points within the Regional Colleges South category to maintain a prominent position in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking. In addition, D&E achieved the highest overall score of any higher education...

D&E Professor Bill King Wins HeartWood Poetry Prize

A work by Davis & Elkins College Professor of English Dr. Bill King has been selected as winner of the 2021 HeartWood Poetry Prize. “Pre-Carnal Knowledge” is published in a special issue on HeartWood literary magazine’s website. The inaugural contest was judged by...

Reflecting Along the Journey

Wispy clouds floated overhead doing very little to block the warm summer sun. The light breeze caused the trees to sway as my tube floated slowly and haphazardly down the cool waters of West Virginia’s Cheat River. More than once I found myself humming the familiar...

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