Preventing Bullying: E&H Works With YWCA TechGYRLS

Preventing Bullying: E&H Works With YWCA TechGYRLS

Recently, a group of Emory & Henry students traveled to the YWCA in Bristol, TN to offer Bystander Training to the TechGYRLS. TechGYRLS is a unique, free after-school program for girls developed by the YWCA USA in 1997. This program was implemented to address the significant gender gap in girls’ development of interest and skills in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

A (Beginner's) Guide to a Good Interview Day

A (Beginner's) Guide to a Good Interview Day

Well, it’s that time of year. Yep, it’s the point where you’re gearing up for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. You’re looking forward to break and a change in scenery for a while, but there’s a thought nagging in the back of your mind. It’s also your senior year of high school, and your early applications for colleges are all due at this point and you really have to start looking at that long list of scholarship applications that your parents are making you fill out (it’s worth it, I promise). It’s also getting ready to be time for the first of two Scholarship Days at Emory & Henry College. This is the day when prospective Honors students come in and complete their interview and seminar sessions to see if they’re a good fit for the College Honors Program.

Surviving Senior Year: An Open Letter to Future Emory & Henry Students

Surviving Senior Year: An Open Letter to Future Emory & Henry Students

Senior year is going to be one of the best yet stressful years of your life thus far. Trying to find a balance between tying up the loose ends of high school and starting the new, exciting journey to college is hard. Its ok to feel apprehensive about the future. High school has been your home for four years now. You may not believe it now, but its not going to be easy to say goodbye to a place so familiar, a place full of people and experiences that have become a part of you. Even though you might be counting down the days until graduation, I want you to remember a few things as you wrap up high school.