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Blackburn Helps Visitors Get to the Heart of what Southwest Virginia has to Offer

If you want to travel …round the mountain you really should start at Heartwood.  Or at least… that…s the hope if Diana Blackburn has anything to do with it. Blackburn
If you want to travel ‘round the mountain you really should start at Heartwood. Or at least, that’s the hope if Diana Blackburn has anything to do with it. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/blackburn-helps-visitors-get-heart-what-southwest-virginia-has-offer/

Thomas Has Special Seat to American History

Wouldn…t it be amazing to have a bird…s eye view when the biggest news in the world is going down…  Robby Thomas …01… had just such a view recently as he was sitting ringside for the capture of Osama Bin Lad
Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a bird’s eye view when the biggest news in the world is going down? Robby Thomas (’01) had just such a view recently as he was sitting ringside for the capture of Osama Bin Laden. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/thomas-has-special-seat-american-history/

Royal Reunion

Debbie Robinson's Facebook status sums up the event perfectly…         …Gas for trip to Emory … Henry College … …3.99 per gallon…     Overnight at Blakemore House
Debbie (E&H ’80) drove to Emory from Cambridge, Ohio. Eve Solomon (’80) drove in from Charlottesville, Virginia. And Susan Taylor Leathers (’81) travelled from Brentwood, Tennessee. The three spent the night at Emory & Henry’s guest house, The Blakemore… http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/royal-reunion/

Phillips Receives Top Teaching Award from McGlothlin Foundation

In the spring of 2000… Liz Phillips …E…H Class of 2003 and 2006… found herself on the campus of Emory … Henry College searching for the office of Dr. Bob Raines. Several years earlier
In the spring of 2000, Liz Phillips (E&H Class of 2003 and 2006) found herself on the campus of Emory & Henry College searching for the office of Dr. Bob Raines. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/phillips-receives-top-teaching-award-mcglothlin-foundation/

Blatt Recognized for Lifetime Achievement for Family Law

Franklin R. Blatt… a family law attorney who has mentored a generation of Virginia lawyers… has been named the 2011 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginia State
Franklin R. Blatt, a family law attorney who has mentored a generation of Virginia lawyers, has been named the 2011 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginia State Bar’s Family Law Section. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/blatt-recognized-lifetime-achievement-family-law/

Thompson Shines Light on Moonshine in New Book

Appalachian moonshining in the 1930s was an industry that was born out of necessity and w…hich grew into an international enterprise fueled ironically by efforts to stop it
Appalachian moonshining in the 1930s was an industry that was born out of necessity and which grew into an international enterprise fueled ironically by efforts to stop it, according to a new book by a 1979 Emory & Henry College graduate. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/thompson-shines-light-moonshine-new-book/

Horton Kicks Off New Aquaculture Class

Gary Horton is acting fishy… but since he is kicking off a new aquaculture class… he has every reason to. Gary …E…H …83… is an earth science teacher at Red Springs High School in Red Springs
Gary Horton is acting fishy, but since he is kicking off a new aquaculture class, he has every reason to. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/horton-kicks-new-aquaculture-class/

All The World Is A Stage for Recent Graduate

Kate Morton spends a great many hours acting in front of the footlights… but she spends much of her time transforming unusual spaces into performance venues.  And
Kate Morton spends a great many hours acting in front of the footlights, but she spends much of her time transforming unusual spaces into performance venues. And she is thereby transforming unlikely characters into actors. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/all-world-stage-recent-graduate/

Major Gift Establishes Endowment for International Studies

Emory … Henry College celebrated Thursday the creation of an endowment for international educatio…n… which is made possible by the generosity of a 1970 E
Emory & Henry College celebrated Thursday the creation of an endowment for international education, which is made possible by the generosity of a 1970 E&H graduate and his spouse. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/major-gift-establishes-endowment-international-studies/

Graduate Heads to Africa to Aid in Environmental Awareness

It…s a far distance from Emory… Va. to Lusaka… Zambia but Adam Taylor …class of 2008… is no stranger to a long journey. It was during a successful thru…hike of the Appalachian Trail during the summer of 2009 when Taylor would make a decision
It’s a far distance from Emory, Va. to Lusaka, Zambia but Adam Taylor (class of 2008) is no stranger to a long journey. It was during a successful thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail during the summer of 2009 when Taylor would make a decision that would se… http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/graduate-heads-africa-aid-environmental-awareness/

Emory & Henry College Professors Ranked Among Top 25 in Nation

For the fourth consecutive year… a survey conducted by CBS Money Watch has ranked Emory … Henry College professors among the top 25 faculties in the nation. Emory
For the fourth consecutive year, a survey conducted by CBS Money Watch has ranked Emory & Henry College professors among the top 25 faculties in the nation. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/eh-professors-ranked-among-top-25-nation/

E&H Graduate Promoted To Assistant General Manager for Yankees Affiliate

Harold Craw …class of 1999… who has been a member of the Charleston RiverDogs Minor League Baseball team sales staff …since joining the club in 2003… has been promoted to Assistant General Manager
Harold Craw (class of 1999), who has been a member of the Charleston RiverDogs Minor League Baseball team sales staff since joining the club in 2003, has been promoted to Assistant General Manager, according to general manager Dave Echols. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/eh-graduate-promoted-assistant-general-manager-yankees-affiliate/

Pappy Thompson Selected to 2011 Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

Eugene Thompson …known by most as Pappy… is a legend among the athletic communities of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee.… Pappy spent 50 years as pioneer of local sports coverage while working for the Bristol He
Eugene Thompson (known by most as Pappy) is a legend among the athletic communities of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. Pappy spent 50 years as pioneer of local sports coverage while working for the Bristol Herald Courier, and his groundbreakin… http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/pappy-thompson-selected-2011-virginia-sports-hall-fame/

Graduate Wins Award for Agriculture Reporting

Sunni Blevins …class of 2005… of WWBT…TV 12 in Richmond… Va.… has repeated as the winner of the television category for the Farm Bureau Journalism Awar…ds. Blevins was honored for her comprehensive agriculture coverage throughout 2010. Des
Sunni Blevins (class of 2005) of WWBT-TV 12 in Richmond, Va., has repeated as the winner of the television category for the Farm Bureau Journalism Awards. Blevins was honored for her comprehensive agriculture coverage throughout 2010. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/graduate-wins-award-agriculture-reporting/

Coutant to Serve on National Board after Opening Non-profit Restaurant

A 1989 Emory … Henry graduate has teamed up with members of the Boone… N.C. community to start a non…profit restaurant aimed at helping to relieve hunger in Watauga County. Linda Coutant a
A 1989 Emory & Henry graduate has teamed up with members of the Boone, N.C. community to start a non-profit restaurant aimed at helping to relieve hunger in Watauga County. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/coutant-serve-national-board-after-opening-non-profit-restaurant/

Martha Emrey Exemplifies Liberal Arts

When you ask Martha Winquist Emrey …79… about her busy… service…filled life… she humbly responds… …I do what I can.… But the real story is that you can…t believe what all she can do. For starters
When you ask Martha Winquist Emrey (’79) about her busy, service-filled life, she humbly responds, “I do what I can.” But the real story is that you can’t believe what all she can do. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/martha-emrey-exemplifies-liberal-arts/

Rachel Dunne Finds Unlikely Path in Alaska

When Rachel Dunne …04… was a student at E…H… she pretty much set the woods on fire. Lately… she…s been busy putting out fires. This is truly a young woman who knows how to fire up a Libe
When Rachel Dunne (’04) was a student at E&H, she pretty much set the woods on fire. Lately, she’s been busy putting out fires. This is truly a young woman who knows how to fire up a Liberal Arts degree. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/rachel-dunne-finds-unlikely-path-alaska/

Atkins Named California Assembly Majority Leader

A 1984 Emory … Henry graduate was recently selected as majority leader of the California General Assembl…y… making her one of the most powerful elected officials in the state. Assembly member To
A 1984 Emory & Henry graduate was recently selected as majority leader of the California General Assembly, making her one of the most powerful elected officials in the state. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/atkins-named-california-assembly-majority-leader/

Skills learned at E&H used Everday by Alumnus Travis Proffitt

Emory … Henry College is known for its dedication to community service. This devotion to service …becomes embedded in the lives of its students who perform community service while students
Emory & Henry College is known for its dedication to community service. This devotion to service becomes embedded in the lives of its students who perform community service while students at the College and continue to lead a life of service after graduat… http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/skills-learned-eh-used-everday-alumnus-travis-proffitt/

Minister to Inmates "Feels for People Who Are Down and Out"

After graduating from Emory … Henry College in 1977 with double major in business economics and sociology… Carter Wampler spent a career as a furniture manufacturer
After graduating from Emory & Henry College in 1977 with double major in business economics and sociology, Carter Wampler spent a career as a furniture manufacturer's representative. http://www.ehc.edu/news/2014/04/minister-inmates-feels-people-who-are-down-and-out/