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SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College women's cross country and track & field programs and head coach Jason Pyles, as well as the women's basketball program and head coach Jason Asbell, have announced the joint signing of Rebecca LaBerge to the 2018-19 class.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College volleyball team was picked to finish fourth in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Volleyball Preseason Coaches Poll presented by Under Armour, announced the league office on Wednesday.

Davis & Elkins College Upward Bound

ELKINS - More than 80 area high school students participated in the Davis & Elkins College Upward Bound Classic Summer Program, a six-week session that enhances overall college readiness. The program included a digital week, residential living, course work, college visits, guest speakers and community service projects, among other experiences.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College women's cross country and track & field programs and head coach Jason Pyles have announced the signing of Molly Prutsok to the 2018-19 class.

SENATOR NATION - The Davis & Elkins College Athletic Department will induct six new members to the Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming/Senator Nation Weekend on October 13, 2018.

Kathy Mattea

ELKINS - The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College will again host Mountain Stage live for the Augusta Festival concert as a grand finale to the summer session. A blend of country, bluegrass, old-time and honky tonk will share the stage in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 11.

Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College

ELKINS - Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College is celebrating the conclusion of its 45th season Saturday, August 11 on a high note with the annual Augusta Festival in Elkins City Park, the West Virginia Open Fiddle & Banjo Contest and the return of Mountain Stage with special guest host Bil Lepp.

Davis & Elkins College President Chris A. Wood

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College President Chris A. Wood has agreed to a multi-year contract extension, Board of Trustees Chair Bill Nuttall announced this week. Nuttall explained that the decision is a key element in maintaining the stability that is vital in small liberal arts colleges.

ELKINS - The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College welcomes musicians and spectators from across the region to Elkins City Park Saturday, August 11 for the West Virginia Open Fiddle and Banjo Contest. The event is hosted in conjunction with the annual Augusta Festival scheduled throughout the day.

Angie Scott Coordinator for Student Success

ELKINS – Angie Scott has been appointed coordinator for student success at Davis & Elkins College. In this position, she leads the College’s retention efforts by providing and coordinating academic and advising services that encourage all students to become engaged in campus activities and attain academic success.

Augusta; Bluegrass Week; Vocal Week

ELKINS – The sounds of Bill Monroe, Ralph Stanley, Earl Scruggs and a diverse array of vocal traditions from around the world will echo throughout the Davis & Elkins College campus as Augusta Heritage Center wraps up its 45th summer season with Bluegrass and Vocal Week, August 5-10.

Davis & Elkins College Buckhannon-Upshur High School Highlands Scholars

ELKINS - Four Buckhannon-Upshur students received the Highlands Scholarship to Davis & Elkins College during the school’s annual awards ceremony. The distinctive Highlands Scholar Program provides a significant tuition discount to West Virginia students with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 at the time of graduation. Scholarship awards vary based on GPA, county of residency and whether the students live on campus or commute.

WBOY - Davis & Elkins College is teaming up with the Randolph County business community to help students find jobs.

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College has been recognized again for its committed implementation of High-Impact Educational Practices, earning its title as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction for the 2018-2019 academic year.

WV METRONEWS - Don’t underestimate Davis & Elkins College, the college’s President Chris Wood said as its 10-year $100 million-plus capital campaign came to a close at the end of the fiscal year.

Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College

ELKINS - The familiar songs by George Jones, Hank Williams and Loretta Lynn will meet the sounds of Cajun accordion and twin fiddles as Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College ushers in Classic Country and Cajun/Creole Week, July 29 - August 3.

Davis & Elkins College Volleyball

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College students Raleighanne Weaver, second from left, and Angelea Goodwin, second from right, present a certificate to D&E head volleyball coach Kylie Heyne, center, representing funds they contributed to the College’s volleyball team. Weaver and Goodwin raised the money by hosting two sessions of a volleyball camp as a project for their Organization and Administration class instructed by Dr. Mary Ann DeLuca, right.

THE AJR NEWS NETWORK - Davis & Elkins College recently celebrated a 10-year capital campaign that has raised over $100M – quite an accomplishment for a small college, or any college. D&E President Chris Wood was our opening guest and he explained how the successful Secure the Future campaign will help the school with capital improvements, development of current and new course offerings and, most importantly, financial aid for students.

Davis & Elkins College Randolph County Humane Society

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College student Dean Formal, second from left, presents a check to Randolph County Humane Society Board of Directors President Tina Vial. Formal and D&E students Brett Metheny, left, and Mason Fox, second from right, raised the funds and collected 150 pounds of dog and cat food by hosting Lacrosse for Love. The event was a project for their Organization and Administration class instructed by Dr. Mary Ann DeLuca, right.

Davis & Elkins College VFW Post 3647

ELKINS - Davis & Elkins College senior Mads Kaiser, second from left, presents a $777 check to VFW Post 3647 Commander Jeff Woods. The proceeds were raised by the Hits for Heroes event organized by Kaiser and senior Hunter Thomas, second from right, as a student project in their Organization and Administration class instructed by Dr. Mary Ann DeLuca, right. The event featured a Senators baseball and softball game, along with a barbecue dinner donated by Elkins resident Dave Bobes.

The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College

ELKINS - Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College is launching a new concert series – with some performances in an outdoor venue – in celebration of its 45th summer season. Evening concerts will be presented each Tuesday and Thursday, July 24 through August 9, and will conclude with Mountain Stage on Saturday, August 11.

Photo of the Day
Three employees representing 50 years of service were recognized for their retirement at the annual Davis & Elkins College All Campus Picnic. From left are Instructor of Theatre Ruth Humphrey, Enrollment Coordinator and Veterans Liaison Officer Debbie Larkin and Administrative Assistant for the TRIO program Rose Orais-Nay. Photo by Linda Howell Skidmore. To see more photos from D&E, visit Flickr.

 

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