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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. To read this issue, click here or on the cover image.


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 or write to Linda Howell Skidmore, 100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241.

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

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.

Read all the stories in this issue by clicking here or on the magazine image above.

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Twin Flames Theatre Production

The Davis & Elkins College Theatre and Film program is excited to present Twin Flame, an original production written by graduating senior Kyia McGill and directed by Assistant Professor of Theatre & Film Lonnie Martin. Performances will be held February 1st –...

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The Davis & Elkins Office of Communications and Marketing is a team of creative professionals who are passionate about sharing the D&E experience with the world in a high-quality manner. We serve as the primary point of contact for all College communications efforts, both internal and external. We support departments on campus with website coverage, social media, media relations, photography and video production, and branding. Our office’s priorities are aligned with those of the College’s mission and goals. We are charged with developing marketing materials designed to appeal to specific as well as broad constituencies, including alumni, the College community (i.e., faculty, staff, students and prospective students), and the general public.