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SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College baseball team broke a scoreless tie in the 10th inning of Wednesday night's non-conference battle at West Virginia Wesleyan to defeat the Bobcats 2-0 in a clash between old WVIAC foes.

ELKINS - Enthusiasm is building for the 1 Night Music Circus featuring Sanctus Real this Saturday, April 21 at Davis & Elkins College. Joining the two-time Grammy nominated band on stage will be Juno Award winning Manic Drive, California’s YouTube star V. Rose and Young Noah.

SENATOR NATION - Davis & Elkins College men's tennis freshman Obert Matthew Mulyadi led the way in recognition for the Senators as the Great Midwest Athletic Conference announced its award winners Thursday night.

 

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College men's lacrosse team closed out it's Great Midwest Athletic Conference schedule with 11-7 defeat to Alderson Broaddus Wednesday night.

Davis & Elkins College Curator of Special Collections Mark Lanham

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College Curator of Special Collections Mark Lanham has been appointed to the West Virginia Association of Museums board of directors. Selected as a member of directors-at-large at the organization’s annual conference in March, Lanham’s term runs through 2020.

THE POCAHONTAS TIMES - The Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes the Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble for an evening of traditional music and dance on Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College softball team picked up an important Great Midwest Athletic Conference sweep of Malone University Wednesday afternoon in the doubleheader played at Cavalier Field on the campus of Walsh University.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College women's lacrosse team matched a school record for goals in a game with the Senators third win in four games, defeating Sweet Briar College 18-4 in non-conference action Tuesday afternoon.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College senior Patrick Christ will present his talents as an actor, singer, dancer and musician to tell the story of his life’s journey in two public performances as part of the D&E Dance Festival. The concerts, scheduled for 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Friday, April 20, in Myles Center for the Arts Creative Commons will also serve as Christ’s senior Capstone project.

Rev. Kevin Starcher

ELKINS - The Rev. Kevin Starcher, former Benfield-Vick Chaplain at Davis & Elkins College, will return to campus May 12 to deliver the commencement address to the 2018 graduating class. The title of his speech will be “Defining Success for Your One Wild, and Precious Life.”

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College students have organized the fifth annual D&E Dance Festival set to take place across campus Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22. The event features a concert performance by students and professionals and two days filled with 15 workshops in various forms of dance.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College women's tennis team swept through Kentucky Wesleyan and defeated Cedarville 8-1 to close out the Great Midwest Athletic Conference schedule on the final weekend of the regular season.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College men's tennis team closed out the regular season on Saturday with a 5-4 victory over Cedarville to keep postseason aspirations alive.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College men's lacrosse team fell to Walsh University 19-4 Sunday afternoon at Nuttall Field in a Great Midwest Athletic Conference game and Senior Day for the Senators.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis and Elkins College men's lacrosse team fell to Walsh University 19-4 Sunday afternoon at Nuttall Field in a Great Midwest Athletic Conference game and Senior day for the Senators.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College women's lacrosse team fell to Walsh University 21-1 Saturday, snapping the Senators two-game win streak.

Davis & Elkins College Black Student Union

ELKINS - The outpouring of support following a Davis & Elkins College Speech and Debate Team presentation inspired seven young women to form a new student organization. The topic “Davis & Elkins College Should Create a Black Student Union” was met with a resounding “yes.”

Jakeya Perrin, a member of the debate team, is now the president of the College’s Black Student Union (BSU).

ELKINS - Former Chicago Bears tight end Michael Cobb will be the featured speaker for the academic year-end event hosted by the Davis & Elkins College Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and SportsWorld.org. “Best of Luck” Potluck begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 in Myles Center for the Arts and is free and open to the public.

Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble hits the road for their Spring Tour beginning Friday, April 13 with show dates scheduled throughout the month in Floyd, Virginia, Marlinton, West Virginia, and Elkins. The Ensemble will present several new works and a selection of pieces they perfected throughout the year.

ELKINS - As the nation marks April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Davis & Elkins College is partnering with several Randolph County agencies to present activities throughout campus and in downtown Elkins.

WBOY - More than 500 freshman and sophomore students from Buckhannon-Upshur High School visited Davis & Elkins College campus to get a leg up on post-graduation plans.

Students were divided into six groups and attended activities designed to give a unique view of campus curriculum choices.

Davis & Elkins College Business Program

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College business majors are succeeding in putting their business skills to work. Two teams in Dr. Carol Carter’s Business Strategies class recently ranked in the top 100 among their peers throughout the world competing in GLO-BUS, a simulated business program.

Davis & Elkins College Division of Creative Arts

ELKINS - Themes of women’s rights, love and betrayal resonate in the classic drama thriller “Hedda Gabler,” by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen presented by the Davis & Elkins College Division of Creative Arts in the Boiler House Theatre. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12 through Saturday, April 14 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15.

The Rev. Ron Stief

ELKINS - The Rev. Ron Stief, executive director of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, will present a lecture and offer a virtual reality experience on Thursday, April 12 at Davis & Elkins College. Both events, sponsored by the Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy, focus on raising awareness and ending U.S.-sponsored torture, and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment.

ELKINS - An evening of high-energy family fun is in store as the Mountain Dance Trail, a heritage tourism project of Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College, hosts the monthly square dance on Friday, April 13 in the Creative Commons in Myles Center for the Arts. Live old-time music will be provided by Bob Smakula and Red Run with calling by Hannah Johnson.

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN - Sustainability is an old word that has taken on new meaning in the 21st Century. It means the ability to survive and function over time, and now it includes the active efforts of human beings to make choices that help maintain and support a healthy environment and a vibrant economy at the same time. Short-term economic choices offer immediate profits, but they may fail to build a brighter economic future.

Davis & Elkins College Commemorative Medal

ELKINS - When Davis & Elkins College graduates walk across the stage to receive their diplomas, they will also receive a memento of their years on campus. The Graduating Class Commemorative Medal, now a tradition at D&E, was designed this year by senior Dylan Stansberry.

ELKINS - Two nationally known experts on diversity, race and dialogue will present a public lecture at Davis & Elkins College with advice and examples of how a constructive conversation can exist between people who disagree. Sponsored by the Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy, the talk will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 in Halliehurst.

Margaret Emanuel Falletta

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College Director of Counseling and Wellness Services Margaret Emanuel Falletta has achieved the designation of Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) from the West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling.

Davis & Elkins College Accounting Program

ELKINS - Four Davis & Elkins College students now have a better chance of passing their Certified Public Accountant exams as the College has partnered with two CPA review agencies. Plans are also in the works to incorporate CPA preparation work into upper level courses at D&E this fall.

WBOY - West Virginia’s own Davisson Brothers will be headlining at Davis & Elkins College’s 38th annual Déjà vu Music Festival.

The Davisson Brothers Band recently spent time with D&E’s Appalachian Ensemble to record a music video for their single “Po Boyz.” The student dance and string band will take the stage with the Davisson Brothers, the homage to those who began the festival.

Jim Warren

ELKINS - Jim Warren, founding artistic director of the American Shakespeare Center (ASC) in Staunton, Virginia, is sharing his experience and talents with Davis & Elkins College students as an artist-in-residence for the spring semester. Students are learning not only stage skills, but the professional collegiality that will help them understand the importance of networking and collaboration in the theatrical field.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble dancers’ presentation of “Clogging Suite” received high marks at the East-Central American College Dance Association (ACDA) conference in Athens, Ohio, resulting in the team being selected among the top 10 out of 33 groups to perform in the final gala of the conference.

Young Noah

ELKINS - Young Noah will join the lineup of entertainers for the Saturday, April 21 1 Night Music Circus performance at Davis & Elkins College. Young Noah will replace SPEC, who has bowed out of the tour.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College students will share their memories, reflections and analyses in the annual Writing Showcase in Booth Library on Monday, March 26. With the theme “Writing the World,” more than 20 students will present their work in six panels beginning at 9 a.m. and a plenary poetry session is scheduled at noon.

The event is free and open to the public.

Davisson Brothers Band

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College will continue the tradition of the Déjà vu Music Festival with a headline performance by West Virginia’s own Davisson Brothers Band on Saturday, April 28 in the Augusta Dance Pavilion. Also sharing the stage will be Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root Duo with Dirk Miller and Chris Jamison from “The Voice” featuring The Tubs.

Photo of the Day
Karl Mulac, left, who operates the Pizza Station for D&E Dining Services, receives the Campus Impact Award from Vice President of Student Affairs Scott Goddard at the Academic Awards and Recognition Convocation. The award is presented to the person or people who made our campus a better place through their good works. A member of the West Virginia Highlanders of Davis & Elkins College, Mulac is a local historian, accomplished musician, re-enactor and founder of the Randolph Enterprise Project of Beverly. Photo by Linda Howell Skidmore. To see more photos from D&E, visit Flickr.

 

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