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TVHS Students Receive Scholarships to D&E

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Enrollment Adviser Megan Walters, left, presented scholarships to Tygarts Valley High School students totaling $594,000 over four years.

Liberty High School Students Receive D&E Scholarships

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Enrollment Adviser Jessica Kerns, right, presents scholarships to Liberty High School graduates Elysia Cain, right, and Hannah Moore. Cain received a Regional Highlands Scholarship, Girl’s State Scholarship and a Senator Leadership Scholarship, totaling $82,000 over a four-year period. Moore received the top Senator Leadership Scholarship, a package valued in excess of $154,800 for four years.

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College has released its president’s list and dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. The president’s list includes all full-time students who earned a 4.0 grade point average for the semester and the dean’s list includes all full-time students with a semester GPA of 3.6 to less than 4.0.

Allen Establishes Education Computer Lab at D&E

ELKINS – Education students at Davis & Elkins College now have a new space for learning, studying and sharing ideas to implement in their own classrooms. The Joyce Butler-McKee Allen Education Computer Lab was recently dedicated in Liberal Arts Hall.

Highland Adventist Student Receives D&E Scholarships

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Enrollment Adviser Megan Walters, right, presents High Adventist School graduate Madison Wymer with three scholarships – the Regional Highlands Scholarship, Alumni Legacy Scholarship and the Leadership Scholarship. The awards represent a total of $70,000 over four years. Wymer is congratulated by Highland Adventist School Board Chairman Thomas E. Blanzy.

D&E Hosts Old Brick Production for Area Students

ELKINS – The Old Brick Playhouse brought its spring production “Seussical” to the Davis & Elkins College Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium stage for the enjoyment of area elementary school students. Three performances in two days ushered in more than 2,000 students from Randolph and Tucker counties. Hosting of the production is among the various partnerships between D&E and The Old Brick.   

Philip Barbour Students Receive Scholarships to Davis & Elkins College

ELKINS – Seven Philip Barbour High School students were awarded scholarships to Davis & Elkins College during the school’s annual awards ceremony. The investment in the students’ futures totals nearly $600,000 over a four-year period. The awards were presented by Davis & Elkins College Director of Student Recruitment and Success Angie Scott, and Enrollment Adviser Megan Walters.

EHS Students Presented Scholarships to Davis & Elkins College

ELKINS – Elkins High School students received scholarships to Davis & Elkins College totaling nearly $2 million at the school’s annual awards ceremony.

Kevin Grant Nestor Memorial Scholarship Established at D&E

ELKINS – Students entering Davis & Elkins College have a new scholarship opportunity with the endowed Kevin Grant Nestor Memorial Scholarship. Established by Elkins residents and D&E alumni Joyce and Rob Nestor in loving memory of their son, the scholarship is open to students of modest means from Barbour, Grant, Randolph or Tucker counties who exhibit good character, and a kind and helpful heart.

Giovannitti Tells D&E Grads to Continue Building Human Capital

ELKINS – Obtaining a college degree is a huge investment in human capital, President of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Jennifer Giovannitti told the Davis & Elkins College class of 2019. A former chief executive of the Randolph County Economic Development Authority and West Virginia Wood Technology Center and well-known leader in community development in the tristate area, Giovannitti served as guest speaker for the College’s 110th Commencement Ceremony on May 11.

Witt Reminds D&E Nursing Grads to Consider Choices

ELKINS – The landscape of the nursing profession comes with many choices. That was the message D&E Professor of Nursing Dr. Threasia Witt delivered to the 2019 nursing graduates at the College’s annual Pinning Ceremony on Friday.

D&E’s Daniels-Smith Named Outstanding Accounting Educator

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Assistant Professor of Accounting Lisa Daniels-Smith has been honored by the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants as the Outstanding Accounting Educator of the Year. She received the award at the organization’s annual Committee Day Luncheon.

Davis & Elkins Celebrating Class of 2019 Accomplishments

ELKINS – Members of the Davis & Elkins College class of 2019 will mark a milestone this weekend with the conclusion of their undergraduate career. The campus community will welcome students’ families and friends for the Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony and Baccalaureate Service on Friday, May 10, and the Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 11.

Altman Designs Artwork for D&E Commemorative Medal

ELKINS – Members of the 2019 graduating class at Davis & Elkins College will receive a commemorative medal featuring artwork created by their classmate Nick Altman. The original drawing of The Caboose Café is embossed on the front of the coin, while the back is inscribed with the College logo.

New Roof Under Construction at D&E’s Martin Field House

ELKINS – The Martin Field House on the campus of Davis & Elkins College is getting some much needed repair and a new look with the installation of metal roofing.

Once complete, in mid-to-late August, the slate grey roofing will be complemented with a D&E red trim.

ELKINS – Elkins Main Street, along with Davis Medical Center, Davis & Elkins College, Augusta Heritage Center and downtown business owners, will bring music, dance and a host of activities to the heart of downtown Elkins for a D&E Night on the Town First Friday. Events are scheduled from 5-9:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 and locations may change as a result of weather conditions.

Painter Serving as Speaker for D&E Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony

ELKINS – Dr. Sue Ann Painter, executive director of the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, will serve as keynote speaker for the 2019 Davis & Elkins College Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony. The traditional ceremony, set for 4 p.m. Friday, May 10 in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium, will include the pinning of nursing graduates, rose presentations and a candlelit Florence Nightingale pledge.

ELKINS – The Aurora, the literary and creative journal of Davis & Elkins College, will introduce its latest publication and celebrate a new chapter in the magazine’s history with a launch party from 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 29 in The Icehouse. The campus community is invited to enjoy refreshments while hearing students read their entries. 

Photo of the Day

D&E student Ellie Rossiter of Stowmarket, England, center, received a special visit from her host family, Steve and Debbie Larkin, for the international student end-of-semester dinner. Although Debbie Larkin retired from D&E last summer and the couple relocated out of state, they remained as Rossiter’s host family.  Photo by Karin Rosario.  To see more photos from D&E, visit Flickr.