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Treasure Hunt at Davis & Elkins College

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College students Clay Messinger and Dalton Irvine are still reeling with excitement days after solving clues and finding a buried treasure on the College campus. Another conundrum just might be on the horizon if the two have their say.

Augusta Heritage Center

ELKINS – The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College will present an online concert in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., at 4 p.m. Tuesday, September 22. The presentation is part of Arts Across America,” a concert series sponsored by Facebook that features musicians from across the country in live concerts for online audiences.

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15, in recognition of the achievements and contributions Hispanic Americans have left on the country. This year’s theme is “Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past, Embrace the Future.”

State Senators Discussion

ELKINS – In a public virtual event hosted by the Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy at Davis & Elkins College, two West Virginia state senators will discuss how people can reach common good through constructive disagreement. The presentation will take place via Zoom from 7-8:15 p.m. Tuesday, September 15.

Augusta Bluegrass Week

ELKINS – The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College (AHC) was honored in August 2020 with a nomination for “Event of the Year” from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA). The nomination is for AHC’s Bluegrass Week 2019, which included classes, concerts, cultural sessions, dances and jam sessions with renowned bluegrass musicians from around the country.

Elkins – Davis & Elkins College will reflect on the death of George Floyd and police violence in America as part of the Presidential Initiative on Diversity and Inclusion. The event will be live streamed for the public from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, September 8.

SENATOR NATION - Davis & Elkins College Director of Athletics Jamie Joss announced today that Elle Fracker has been named the new head softball coach for the Senators.    

A former student-athlete at the DI level with coaching experience at DI, DII, DIII and NAIA institutions, Fracker becomes the 13th head coach in program history. Fracker arrives in Elkins following nearly one year as the recruiting coordinator for USA Athletes International in Colorado, where she was responsible for recruiting coaches and players to play their sport internationally. 

ELKINS – As part of the President’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative, the Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy at Davis & Elkins College will host a public virtual event. The session, featuring race, diversity, and dialogue experts Dr. David Campt and Matthew Freeman, will take place via Zoom from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 2.

The official Alpha Sigma Phi Headquarters car, known as “Zip,” along with advisor Sam Franzoia visited the Davis & Elkins Chapter this week. Franzoia attended meetings with campus staff, the Interfraternity Council and chapter officials.


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