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 SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Men's Swim program opened up its season this weekend with a third-place finish at the West Virginia State Games hosted by Marshall University.

 SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Women's Swim program opened up its season this weekend with a fourth-place finish at the West Virginia State Games hosted by Marshall University.

 SENATOR NATION - The Davis and Elkins College Men's Soccer team picked up a great 4-1 win against Ohio Dominican University in a pivotal Great Midwest battle on homecoming Saturday afternoon on Nuttall Field.

 SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Men's Cross Country team ran to a second place finish Saturday afternoon at the Penn State Fayette Invitational.

 SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Women's Soccer team fell to Ohio Dominican University in Great Midwest play on D&E's homecoming day Saturday afternoon on Nuttall Field.

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN - Davis & Elkins College homecoming weekend kicked off Friday with their Founders’ Day Convocation.

Dozens gathered at Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeely Auditorium to take part in the award ceremony, which took place Friday afternoon.

 SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Volleyball team picked up a 3-0 victory over Salem University Friday night on the road in non-conference action.

ELKINS - The Davis & Elkins College Debate Society and iDebate Rwanda will host a public forum at 7 p.m. Monday, October 15 in The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum in Myles Center for the Arts. The topic is “Forgiveness Versus Justice in the Aftermath of Genocide.”

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Athletic Department, in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Advancement, is pleased to announce the launch of a new fundraising campaign for Senator Nation Athletics.

 SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Men's Soccer team fell to a second half defeat at Cedarville 2-1, Thursday afternoon in Great Midwest play.

 SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Women's Soccer team fell to Cedarville 2-0 Thursday evening in Great Midwest play.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College alumna and international recording artist Kaia Kater will present two special events Saturday, October 13 as part of Homecoming, Senator Nation and Family Weekend. A question-and-answer session, “From D&E to the International Stage,” will take place at 10 a.m. and a concert is set for 4 p.m., both in Robbins Memorial Chapel.

Davis & Elkins College President Chris A. Wood

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College President Chris A. Wood is participating in the American Cancer Society’s inaugural West Virginia Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Wood, along with 35 other men from throughout the Mountain State, will encourage community members to take action in the fight against breast cancer throughout October.

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN - Elkins Rotarians heard Monday from a Davis & Elkins College head coach about how he is working with his athletes.

Nick Patella, an Elkins native and the Davis & Elkins College men’s basketball head coach, is working to change the culture of his team and players using the “DRIVE. THE. BUS.” initiative.

June Myles One Loop at a Time

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College will host a public reception for the opening of the art exhibit “One Loop at a Time” by Trustee June Myles at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 11 in the Paull Gallery in Myles Center for the Arts. The display, featuring hooked artwork, will remain open through November 15 and is free and open to the public.

Dr. Nico P. Pronk

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College alumnus Dr. Nico P. Pronk, ’86, will deliver a public lecture titled “The Role of Business in Community Health and Well-Being” at 9 a.m. Friday, October 12 in The McDonnell Center as part of Homecoming, Senator Nation and Family Weekend. Pronk is the president and senior research investigator at HealthPartners Institute and the founder and past-president of the International Association for Worksite Health Promotion.

WBOY - Davis & Elkins College Men’s Basketball Coach Nick Patella presented to Rotarians during Monday afternoon’s regular meeting.

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN - Queen Silvia LXXXII of the Mountain State Forest Festival was crowned on a beautiful autumn afternoon in Elkins Friday.

Alia Danae Figueroa of Buckhannon received her royal crown from West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner on the Outdoor Amphitheater of Davis & Elkins College.

WBOY - Randolph County has been taken over by carnival rides, fair food, and family-friendly activities.

The Mountain State Forest Festival is celebrating 82 years of being the largest festival in West Virginia, and we're taking a look back at the decades of tradition and history.

Davis & Elkins College Alumni Awards

ELKINS - Three Davis & Elkins College alumni will be honored for their achievements and service to the College during the annual Founders’ Day convocation Friday, October 12. The 3 p.m. event in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium is open to the public. 

WBOY - Downtown Elkins has been taken over by exhibits and fall festival activities for the 82nd annual Mountain State Forest Festival.

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN - Mountain State Forest Festival royalty gathered on the campus of Davis & Elkins College Tuesday to share a meal and honor Maid Silvia LXXXII.

Alia Danae Figueroa, this year’s Maid Silvia, and her Maids of Honor Grace Marie Lindsay and Hannah Rose Shiflett, shared a meal with family, friends and festival officials at Graceland Inn Restaurant.

ELKINS - Students considering a future at Davis & Elkins College have a new tool to keep them connected. A mobile app, D&E Connect, launches today as a free download from the App Store and Google Play.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College President Chris A. Wood, the College Concert Choir and Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement: Foundation and Church Relations Tina Vial will share their faith with two Charleston, West Virginia, churches this fall semester. The Choir will perform several selections, Vial will serve as liturgist and Wood will deliver the sermon at the 11 a.m. September 30 service at the Village Chapel Presbyterian Church in Charleston, and the 11 a.m.

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN - With the 82nd Mountain State Forest Festival slated to kick off at the end of the week, Elkins Rotarians received a presentation from this year’s director general during their weekly meeting Monday.

Richard Nida, who is serving as this year’s director, said his family helped him come up with the festival’s theme — “Majestic Roads Lead to Royalty.”

Lee Terbosic

ELKINS - Nationally touring magician, comedian, actor and daredevil Lee Terbosic will bring his show to the Mountain State Forest Festival Magic of Autumn at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 29. Hosted by Davis & Elkins College Senator Entertainment, the performance will take place in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium on the College campus.

WBOY - In light of previous actions of hate directly affecting the campus, the Black Student Union of Davis & Elkins College hosted the second annual 'Southern Gospel Brunch: Creating a Culture of Peace'.

Rebecca Gayle Howell

ELKINS - The 20th annual D&E Writers’ Series will host award-winning poetry author Rebecca Gayle Howell September 25-26. The two-day event will include a creative writing workshop and poetry reading, both free and open to the public, on the Davis & Elkins College campus.

ELKINS - The Davis & Elkins College 2018 class of nursing graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). This is the second consecutive year an entire class has shown success on the exam.

Photo of the Day
After a special luncheon at Graceland prepared by Director of Dining Services Scotty Marshall and Assistant Director of Dining Services and Executive Chef Melanie Campbell, second from left, D&E freshman Maid Silvia Alia Figueroa, center, and her Maids of Honor Grace Lindsay, second from right, and D&E junior Hannah Shiflett continued their community tour. The trio, along with the royal Minor Court, visited Randolph County schools and businesses to welcome all to the Mountain State Forest Festival. Photo by Linda Howell Skidmore. To see more photos from D&E, visit Flickr.

 

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