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SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College women's lacrosse team fell to the University of Charleston 19-4 on Wednesday at Schoenbaum Stadium.

ELKINS - An hour-long presentation of Davis & Elkins College’s performing arts, along with displays and demonstrations of students’ work in the visual arts, will highlight the evening of Tuesday, March 28. The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the five-day celebration marking the inauguration of the College’s 15th president Chris A. Wood.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College men's lacrosse team fell short in a comeback bid at Georgia Court University on Tuesday, losing 11-9.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College softball team picked up a pair of wins on Tuesday over Glenville State, as the bats came alive to total 20 runs in 9-0 and 11-4 victories.

Hank Steinbrecher

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College alumnus and former trustee Hank Steinbrecher will be the featured speaker for Celebrate D&E’s Athletics, the focus of the second day of inauguration week activities, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 27 in Myles Center for the Arts. Following the theme of “The Journey” for the inauguration of Davis & Elkins College’s 15th president Chris A. Wood, Steinbrecher’s speech is titled “Lessons Learned from My Journey.”

ELKINS - Embracing its humanitarian responsibilities, Davis & Elkins College will host a hunger relief effort to begin the week-long celebration leading up to the inauguration of President Chris A. Wood. Area residents and organizations are invited to join the College in the community service project at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 26 in Myles Center for the Arts.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College men's and women's track & field teams had a strong showing on Friday and Saturday at the Washington & Lee Carnival event.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College marketing research students are teaming up with community members to help determine their needs and ideas for development along the Elkins riverfront. The project is not only a part of their class work, but the data gathered will be used to assist a new Elkins business.

ELKINS - The Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble will host two well-known entertainers in Appalachian-style music and dance for the annual residency this month. Percussive dance luminaire Ira Bernstein and old-time music legend John Herrmann will work with the students March 20-22 and present a public lecture on campus.

WBOY - Students begin planning their graduation day the day they enroll in college.

At Davis & Elkins College, getting a leg up on commencement is something the college takes as highly as the students.

Davis & Elkins College Snowshoe Foundation Highlands Scholar

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College sophomore Zandra Kelly will, for the second consecutive year, hold the Snowshoe Foundation Highlands Scholarship at D&E. The Snowshoe Foundation presented its gift to the scholarship program during the annual Winter Gala. 

Kelly, an elementary education major, is the daughter of Susan and Eric Haller of Elkins.

WBOY - The Davis & Elkins College Fellowship of Christian Athletes along with the Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy presented Duane C. Miller, author of "Survivor: A Story of Tragedy, Guilt and Grace," for a presentation on Monday, March 13 at 8 p.m. in Robbins Memorial Chapel.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host a special presentation by author Duane C. Miller at 8 p.m. Monday, March 13 in Robbins Memorial Chapel. Miller’s talk focuses on his true life account of surviving a tragedy that left him grief-stricken and guilt-ridden until the peace and grace of God set him free.

The event is free and open to the public.

Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College

ELKINS - The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College is celebrating its 44th year with an exciting line-up of instructors and expanded programming for the 2017 season. The Augusta catalog will arrive in mailboxes soon and is available online now at www.augustaheritagecenter.org.

Marc Harshman

ELKINS - West Virginia’s Poet Laureate Marc Harshman will share his talents in two public events for the Davis & Elkins College Writers’ Series, Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29. Harshman’s second presentation will be among activities highlighting the weeklong inaugural celebration of the College’s 15th President Chris A. Wood.

Mike Artell

ELKINS - The Davis & Elkins College Student Education Association (SEA) will present Mike Artell, an award-winning author, illustrator, musician and professional speaker, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 14 in the Community Room of Booth Library on the College campus. The event is free and open to the public, and those in the art and education fields are encouraged to attend.

Davis & Elkins College Screen Printing

ELKINS - An investment by Davis & Elkins College Student Assembly has led to a brand new class and the repurposing of space in Myles Center for the Arts. Screen printing equipment was up and running at the start of the current semester and students have already produced some wearable art.

ELKINS - The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College has announced the acceptance of more than 30 vendors who will participate in the annual Augusta Festival Craft Fair on August 12. Additional applications for artists wishing to participate will be accepted for all categories until March 15.

WBOY - For the third consecutive year, Davis & Elkins College partnered with area businesses to sponsor a music show with proceeds going directly to the Elkins/Randolph County YMCA.

Vice President of Student Affairs, Scott Goddard, says Déjà vu is an essential part of the campus community calendar.

Photo of the Day
Davis & Elkins College President Chris A. Wood and Robin Price, executive assistant to the President, display the official presidential medallion that Wood will receive in his inauguration at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30.  Worn solely by the president on formal occasions, the College seal is the basis for the medallion and bears the Latin phrase “Pro Christo Perstare,” which means To Stand for Christ. For a schedule of events and additional information on inauguration week, visit www.dewv.edu/inauguration. Photo by Linda Howell Skidmore. To see more photos from D&E, visit Flickr.