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There is no place like Emory & Henry College! We are consistently inspired by the relationships we build, the community that supports us, and the co–learning environment that provides exhilarating and challenging dialogues between faculty, staff, and students. These enriching moments are the cornerstone of an Emory & Henry experience. Our students are driven by these unique interactions to achieve and to make a difference in our world. 

Brooks Breaks Down Status Quo

By Brent Treash | April 1, 2016

Laken. It’s a family name passed down the line for Laken Brooks. From grandfather to father and reluctantly to her, the secondhand name seems appropriate for her roots in the rural mountains of North Carolina.
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Ali Hillman Named Truman Scholar Finalist

by Brent Treash | February 29, 2016

Ali Hillman

Ali Hillman, a cross–cultural psychology major from Weston, Mass., is one of approximately 200 applicants from 130 institutions across the country to be named a finalist by the Truman Foundation. 
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Students Get Behind the Scenes Look at Virginia General Assembly 

by Katherine Meyers | February 12, 2016

Students Pose for a Picture in the Sub-committee Room

The students are members of an Advocacy and Lobbying class taught by Emory & Henry Alumnus Beau Blevins, who is a lobbyist for the Virginia Association of Counties. The class studied format and function of both Virginia’s statewide and local governments, with a focus on the Virginia General Assembly. 
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Rachael Sharp Awarded Virginia Governor’s Fellowship Program

by Brent Treash | July 16, 2015

Rachael Sharp in front of the Virginia State Capitol Building

This summer, Rachael Sharp is working for Admiral John C. Harvey, Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs, through the Governor’s Fellowship Program. She works closely with the rest of Harvey’s office to conduct research related to the legislative priorities for the 2016 General Assembly session. 
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Sydney England named Jessie Ball duPont Fund Fellow

by Brent Treash | June 26, 2015 

Sydney England named Jessie Ball duPont Fund Fellow

Devoted to community organizing, Sydney England was awarded one of the two fellowships to serve as a researcher at the Jessie Ball duPont Fund. This opportunity will give her an acute insight into the full life–cycle of a grant, from initial proposal to grant management and re-evaluation. Read More →


Katie Beth Named Honors Scholar of the Year

by Brent Treash | April 2, 2015 

Katie Beth Named Honors Scholar of the Year

The road to success was not always easy for Katie Beth Bordwine, a triple major in History, Political Science, and Sociology from Saltville, Va. However, inspired to and driven by her mission to make miracles, Katie Beth has been named Virginia's Collegiate Honors Council’s Honors Scholar of the Year. 
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First–Year Honors Scholar, Emma Grace, Honored For Women’s Rights Documentary

by Jessica Myer | April 2, 2015

Emma Grace Honors For Women's Rights Documentary

Emma Grace Thompson has been awarded the Creativity Foundation’s Legacy Prize for her work on an original documentary about women’s right to strike in the early 20th century. Her original documentary, “Rough in the Bunch: Appalachia’s Rayon Girls Fight for the Right to Strike,” tells the story of the labor strikes carried out by female textile workers in the 1920s. Read More →


Women in Medicine: Challenges & Rewards

by Jessica Myer | January 29, 2015

Kallie & Dr. Cathy Schubert

Having been inspired by Dr. Cathy Schubert’s story, 
Senior Honors Scholar, Kallie Scott invited her to speak with fellow classmates on the challenges, rewards, and aspirations to being a female in the field of medicine. Read More →


Kyle Boden: Surgically Precise

by Brent Treash | January 23, 2015 

Kyle Boden

Devoted to his passion of serving others, Kyle is currently pursuing a medical career at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine with a particular interest in orthopedic surgery. During his time at Emory & Henry, he served as the quarter back of the football team and was involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Government, Hermesian Literary Society, and the President Search Committee. In May 2014, Kyle was awarded the Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship, one of the top scholar–athlete awards from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Read More →