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ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College students and faculty who recently traveled to the Holy Land and El Paso, Texas, will share their experiences and observations in a public presentation. “D&E at the Border(s)” will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28 in The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum in Myles Center for the Arts.  

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College international students and their host families will be in the spotlight as the College joins with the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce for an After Hours reception from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 21 in Halliehurst.

SENATOR NATION - Women's Track & Field had four race wins over the weekend as the Outdoor Track & Field season began for the Senators at the Washington & Lee Spring Carnival in Lexington, Virginia.

SENATOR NATION - A second half onslaught from the hosting Mercyhurt Lakers was too much for the Senators Men's Lacrosse team, falling 26-8 on Sunday in Erie.

SENATOR NATION - Senators win tough battle against future Mountain East opponent Notre Dame College this afternoon at Nuttall Field in non-conference play.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Acrobatics & Tumbling team picked up their first meet win in program history, defeating East Texas Baptist by a final score 239.555 to ETBU's 215.465 on Thursday night in the McDonnell Center.

ELKINS – More than 30 local and regional businesses will be on hand Monday, March 18 for the 2019 Career Expo in Myles Center for the Arts on the Davis & Elkins College campus. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. employers and job seekers will have opportunities to network.

SENATOR NATION - Senators fight until the end but fall in close battle against Lees-McRae this evening on Nuttall Field.

SENATOR NATION - Ryann Sumner and Angelina Horan lead Senators to fourth win of the season against Mars Hill University this afternoon on Nuttall Field. Davis & Elkins completely dominated the first half of the game, pressuring from beginning to end. The Senators found their way into the net first with Ryann Sumner and then with Angelina Horan only three minutes into the match.

SENATOR NATION - Davis & Elkins College Junior Angelina Horan was named Great Midwest Athletic Conference Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week, following a big week where she led the Senators to three wins on Spring Break.

SENATOR NATION - The Senators started out strong, but couldn't prevent the big inning in yesterday's 11-5 loss at Concord University.

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College is stepping up efforts to make the transition from high school to college life more convenient for students and their families. Following on the success of New Student Registration Day last spring, the College has scheduled a slate of events each month beginning in April.

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Curator of Special Collections Mark Lanham will serve as guest speaker Saturday, March 16 as H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion celebrates its 100th birthday. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army, Lanham will discuss the improvements the American Legion has made for veterans rights and benefits.

Giovannitti to Deliver Davis & Elkins Commencement Address

ELKINS – Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation President Jen Giovannitti will return to the town she helped redevelop as she delivers the commencement address to the 2019 class of Davis & Elkins College. The ceremony is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11 in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Senators Softball team played eight games on their spring break trip to Florida. The Senators opened the trip with a doubleheader against Flagler College, falling to the Saints 5-1, and 5-4.

SENATOR NATION - Davis & Elkins College Men's Lacrosse played three games over spring break, playing host to Newberry, and traveling to Wilmington and Chestnut Hill.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Men's Tennis team played a very difficult stretch of matches during their spring break trip to Florida. The Senators opened play against Florida Tech, falling 6-1 in a competitive match in Satellite Beach, Florida.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Women's Tennis team played a tough schedule on their trip to Florida last week, taking on three teams that finished the 2018 season in the Top 50 in DII in the country.

ELKINS – The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College steps into spring with its monthly square dance on Friday, March 15 in Myles Center for the Arts Creative Commons. Special guests Mosaic Interactive will offer a music and dance share to complement the Appalachian square dance with old-time music by Andy FitzGibbon, Kevin Chesser and Jesse Milnes, and calling by Tyler Crawford and Nancy Mamlin.

MY BUCKHANNON - Make no bones about it: Buckhannon-Upshur High School students were ‘digging’ learning about Ice Age mammals and artifacts from that era Tuesday and Wednesday during a presentation by Mark Lanham, curator of the Stirrup Gallery at Davis & Elkins College.

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives to Headline MSFF Show

ELKINS – Five-time Grammy Award winning country music legend Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives will bring pure classic cou

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College has again earned three top spots in The Inter-Mountain newspaper’s People’s Choice awards. Selected for Simply the Best honors were Davis & Elkins in the College category, Dr. David Turner in the College Professor category and Graceland Inn in the Bed and Breakfast category.

SENATOR NATION - Davis & Elkins College Men's Tennis played competitive matches throughout the day, but couldn't close out any of them against the visiting Lake Superior State Lakers on Wednesday afternoon at the Thomas Tennis Center.

SENATOR NATION - Shorthanded Senators give Cedarville all they can handle in overtime loss. Edmund Parker scored 37 points to lead the Senators into an overtime loss to Cedarville 96-84.


SENATOR NATION - Davis & Elkins College Women's Tennis couldn't convert close opportunities to take matches from the visiting Lake Superior State Lakers on Wednesday afternoon at the Thomas Tennis Center.

SENATOR NATION - The Senators fought until the end but couldn't stop Cedarville, who sits third in G-MAC, in a close game on Thursday night.

D&E Student Chosen Accounting Intern for Randolph County Commission

ELKINS – The Randolph County Commission has selected Davis & Elkins College senior Tiffany Hinzman as its first accounting intern.

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College will celebrate the success of its Upward Bound TRIO programs with a reception from 2:30-4 p.m. Wednesday, February 27 in the Upward Bound Trio programs offices on the third floor of Booth Library. Members of the D&E and local community will have the opportunity to meet members of the programs’ staff and former participants.

Vietnam Veteran Authors Book, Shares Experiences with D&E Students

Elkins – Davis & Elkins College students studying history of the Vietnam War era aren’t learning solely from a lecture or a textbook. Instead, they hear accounts from guest lecturer U.S Army retired Major Steven E. Cook, a Vietnam War veteran and author of the book they use in class.

ELKINS – Candidates for the Elkins municipal election will take part in a public forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 26 in Madden Student Center on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. The event is presented by Polis, a non-partisan D&E student political group, and Generation Randolph. 

All candidates for Elkins City Council and mayor have been invited to participate.

Mosaic Interactive Brings Cultural, Artistic Events to D&E

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College will host Mosaic Interactive, an international music collaboration, for a series of cultural and artistic events March 10 through 16. Presented by the Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy and D&E Appalachian Ensemble, the free public activities include a panel discussion and musical performance.

SENATOR NATION - Jamiyah Johnson's double-double was not enough as the Senators fell to Trevecca Nazarene 57-50 on Saturday afternoon in Nashville.

D&E Alumna Walters Joins Staff in Dual Roles

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College alumna Megan Walters has returned to her alma mater with an appointment as administrative assistant to the vice president for enrollment management and institutional advancement, and enrollment advisor. 

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College has partnered with the national mobile health and telehealth provider iSelectMD to offer a unique service. As a result, the College’s Counseling and Wellness Center can offer tele-psychiatry appointments to students every week on campus.

Tennant Joins Davis & Elkins College Enrollment Team

ELKINS – Derek Tennant has been appointed enrollment adviser at Davis & Elkins College. In this capacity, he will assist prospective students and their families in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., in learning more about a liberal arts education at D&E.

Photo of the Day

Alexis Smith, standing, reads a poem during a Suicide Prevention Open Mic presentation in Madden Student Center. The event was sponsored by the office of Counseling and Wellness and Aurora.  Photo courtesy of Kassandra Williams.  To see more photos from D&E, visit Flickr.