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Davis & Elkins College Gloria Payne

ELKINS - Dr. Gloria M. Payne, Davis & Elkins College’s longest-serving educator, has been awarded James S. McDonnell Foundation Professor of Business and Economics Emerita status in recognition of her 71 years of distinguished service to the College.

Davis & Elkins College Theatre Production The Ugly Duckling

ELKINS - The classic children’s tale “The Ugly Duckling” is set for the stage in puppet form at the Boiler House Theatre on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. The adaptation by student Jacob Currence will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, January 20 and Saturday, January 21 and at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Athletic Department had 94 student-athletes named to the D&E Dean's List for the fall 2016 semester.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College women's basketball team set a G-MAC record for threes in a game as the Senators defeated Bluefield State 104-64 Tuesday night at The McDonnell Center.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College has released its Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester, which includes all full-time students with a 3.6 or higher semester GPA.

Davis & Elkins College President Chris A. Wood

ELKINS - A week-long celebration of Davis & Elkins College, March 26-30, will lead up to the inauguration of the College’s 15th President Chris A. Wood. The events, all free and open to the public, showcase D&E’s spiritual life, arts, athletics and academics.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College track and field team competed in its first meet of 2017, participating in the West Virginia University Open on Saturday at the WVU Shell Building.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College men's swim program remained undefeated in dual meet action this season with a win over West Virginia Wesleyan and the women's swim program set a couple records, as the two programs combined for a 427-355 victory over Wesleyan in the Battle of the Hills.

SENATOR NATION - Rickenjee Bellevue set a new conference record for rebounds in a game as the Davis & Elkins College men's basketball team defeated Cedarville 78-69 on Saturday in The McDonnell Center.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College women's basketball team picked up its second straight G-MAC victory with a 71-62 win over Cedarville on Saturday in The McDonnell Center.

Tiffany Jana, Matthew Freeman and Rev. Jeremiah Jasper

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College is hosting two public events marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Focusing on diversity and equality, both presentations will take place Monday, January 16 in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium.

Authors Tiffany Jana and Matthew Freeman will present a talk titled “Unpacking Privilege” at 10 a.m. 

Davis & Elkins College M&T Bank Stadium

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College sport science students have a new appreciation for the business behind national and major league sports. The students, along with their professors, recently partnered with sport management majors from West Virginia University to tour M&T Bank Stadium and Camden Yards in Baltimore, Md.

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN - Opening up experiences for Davis & Elkins College Hospitality Club students, the Elkins Depot Welcome Center welcomes young professionals from D&E.

ELKINS - An evening of high-energy family fun is in store as The Mountain Dance Trail, a heritage tourism project of the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College, hosts its monthly square dance on Friday, January 13 in Myles Center for the Arts Pit Dance Studio on the College campus. The evening will feature music by Ben Townsend and friends with calling by Nevada Tribble and other local residents. 

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN - Nearly 200 Davis & Elkins College students came out Tuesday to hear discussion about today’s political climate as part of a democracy themed First-Year Symposium.

ELKINS - The Davis & Elkins College Department of Sport Science begins 2017 with its second session of Project Life Change for the academic year. The free program aimed at helping participants create a better, healthier lifestyle begins at 6 p.m. Monday, January 9 on the College campus.

Meetings will take place every Monday at 6 p.m. for nine weeks in Eshleman Science Center room 400.

Davis & Elkins College, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Davis Medical Center

ELKINS - A unique internship with one-on-one interaction has reinforced career decisions for two Davis & Elkins College students. Alyssa Edwards and Kirsten Gateless say medical school is in their plans after completing the Green Coat Program provided by the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) in Lewisburg, W.Va., in conjunction with Davis Medical Center.

WBOY - Randolph County college students received a crash course in United States government Tuesday morning.

Davis & Elkins College started its annual First-Year Symposium. All 189 first-year students are enrolled in the course.

WDTV - Politics, social media, and democracy were all words on the lips of college students in Elkins Tuesday. They discussed how these topics go together and how they don't. 5 News was at Davis & Elkins College for the debate and asked some young people what they think needs to change and how they plan to do it.

Dr. Elizabeth Cohen Dr. Gary Gregg

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College’s signature democracy-themed First-Year Symposium offers several sessions open to the public in January. Notable speakers will share insights and lead discussions on current issues surrounding the national political climate.

Davis & Elkins College Catholic Charities of West Virginia

ELKINS - Catholic Charities of West Virginia received an extra boost of support at one of its busiest times of year. A $1,000 donation generated from offerings given at the Festival of Lessons and Carols was presented Wednesday to Teresa Wymer, Catholic Charities Weston Regional Director, left, by Liz Marshall-MacVean, director of the Davis & Elkins College Concert Choir, and the Rev. Kevin Starcher, co-pastor of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church and Benfield-Vick Chaplain at D&E.

Davis & Elkins College Upward Bound

ELKINS - Four Davis & Elkins College Upward Bound students received an early Christmas surprise when Assistant Directors Katy Dillon and Alison Shields presented them with computers to assist with their school work. The computers were donated by Skinner Insurance and refurbished by Mi-Tec Computer Solutions Inc. of Elkins.

Photo of the Day
Students perform an Ubuntu Drum Circle as part of the annual Davis & Elkins College service in memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning “humanity to others.” The event, presented in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium, included a scripture reading, music and a showing of an excerpt from “Three Evils of Society.” The Rev. Jeremiah Jasper, pastor of Woodford Memorial United Methodist Church in Elkins, served as guest speaker. Photo by Chris Young. To see more photos from D&E, visit Flickr.