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SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins Men's Basketball team fell to the University of Charleston 99-68 in a non-conference contest Wednesday night.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins Women's Basketball team won their first game of the season, defeating Salem in their home opener 83-63.

ELKINS - Area high school students will have the opportunity to sample the Davis & Elkins College experience and see the Division of Creative Arts latest theatre production in a special presentation November 13 at the College. Approximately 200 students from Philip Barbour, Buckhannon-Upshur and Tucker County high schools are expected to visit campus for the day.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College has received initial accreditation for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN), delivered via distance education, from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) Board of Commissioners. The six-year initial accreditation status will remain in effect through October 31, 2024.

ELKINS - A couple who has spent their career in the Peace Corps and nonprofit sector will share their experiences during a public lecture from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, November 8 in Eshleman Science Center 400 on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. The event, presented by the D&E Outdoor Recreation Management program and the Office of Career Services, is free and open to the public.

The cast of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” rehearse a scene from their upcoming production. The classic comedy takes a unique twist

ELKINS – William Shakespeare’s classic comedy of magic and mistaken love, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” will be brought to life as the D&E Division of Creative Arts presents a totally radical, 1980s version that reimagines one of the most loved works in the Bard’s oeuvre. Show times are 7:30 p.m. November 8, 9 and 11, and 4 p.m. November 10 at the Boiler House Theatre on the College campus.

ELKINS – The Center for Railway Tourism at Davis & Elkins College has been awarded a $75,000 grant by the Samuel Freeman Charitable Trust. The funds will enable the launch of an on-going national effort to recruit undergraduate students for the Center's minor in Railway Heritage Tourism Management. 

ELKINS - Todd Green, a nationally recognized expert on Islamophobia, will deliver the Phipps Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 1 in The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum of Myles Center for the Arts on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. Green’s talk is titled “Why Don’t Muslims Condemn Terrorism? Racist Scapegoating and Western Violence in an Age of Islamophobia.”

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College ranks No. 1 in West Virginia in the WalletHub 2019 Best College’s Ranking in a recent report by the website that compares higher learning institutions to determine the top-performing schools at the lowest possible costs to undergraduates. The 2019 College & University WalletHub Report Rankings evaluate nearly 1,000 higher-education institutions in the U.S. across 30 key measures.

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN - Needy youngsters in Randolph and surrounding counties may have a cheerier Christmas this year through new toys contributed through the annual United States Marine Corps Reserve and Marine Corps League Toys for Tots program under way. The annual collection, spearheaded locally by Elkins’ Marine Corps League Leland D. “Crow” Crawford Detachment 956 in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, will take place Nov. 1 through Dec.

WBOY - Davis & Elkins College in Randolph County has been ranked number one in the state by the personal finance website, WalletHub.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College is celebrating the glory of autumn with a variety of events ranging from crafty to spooky and family fun to heritage entertainment. All are open to the public and span the weekend.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College is making plans for the fall Senator Leadership and Scholarship Day, a special event that gives high school seniors the opportunity to earn dollars for college. Students with at least a 3.0 GPA who have completed their applications to D&E and submitted their transcripts by November 1, 2018, are eligible for invitation to the competition.

Davis & Elkins College Homecoming Court

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College seniors Miss D&E Kelsie Roby and Mr. Senator Chris Berman were crowned during a Homecoming ceremony between the women’s and men’s soccer games Saturday at Nuttall Field. The remainder of the Homecoming Court, as selected by the student body, also was introduced and received sashes.

Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College WV Fiddlers' Reunion

ELKINS - Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College will host several events for the public during October Old-Time Week and the annual Fiddlers’ Reunion, October 21-27. The weeklong series of workshops and events will focus on West Virginia’s rich traditions of old-time music, culminating in a showcase of West Virginia fiddlers.

ELKINS - Raising awareness of the intersection of health and justice or injustice is the focus of a panel discussion and public forum presented by the Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy at Davis & Elkins College. The Health and Justice Symposium will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 24 in The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum in Myles Center for the Arts on the College campus.

Photo of the Day
The D&E Division of Creative Arts presents a 1980s version of William Shakespeare’s classic comedy of magic and mistaken love, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Photo by Karin Rosario. To see more photos from D&E, visit Flickr.