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ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College is set to embark on a new academic year as students make their way to campus this weekend. New students check in on Saturday, August 17 and returning students arrive on Sunday, August 18, while some student groups have already moved in for early preparations.


Elkins – Jonathan I. Barrett has joined the Office of Student Life at Davis & Elkins College following an appointment as director of campus activities and multicultural programs, and residence director of Gribble Hall.

Colleges of Distinction

Elkins – Davis & Elkins College has again earned national recognition as one of the renowned Colleges of Distinction. Selection for the honor was based on the College’s integrity of its individualized and engaging education with a primary focus on student success and satisfaction.

Chance Mccoy

Elkins – The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College and Mountain Stage with Larry Groce are again teaming to present a stellar performance to conclude Augusta’s summer season. The annual Augusta Festival Concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27 in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium on the College campus.

ELKINS, W. Va. - Davis & Elkins College Director of Athletics Jamie Joss has announced the addition of Josh Hillas the school's Assistant Athletic Director for External Relations, announced Thursday.

Fiddle & Banjo Contest

Elkins – The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College will welcome musicians and spectators from across the region to the West Virginia Open Fiddle and Banjo Contest on Saturday, July 27. The traditional event will be hosted as part of the Augusta Festival in Elkins City Park.

Augusta Festival

Elkins – The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College is celebrating the conclusion of its season Saturday, July 27 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 Concert with Larry Groce.

TEMPE, Ariz. - The Davis & Elkins men's and women's tennis teams each earned all-academic team accolades from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), while seven Senator student-athletes were named scholar athletes for the 2018-19 season, the organization announced Thursday afternoon.



BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- The Mountain East Conference officially welcomed Davis & Elkins and Frostburg State as its newest member institutions on Friday. Davis & Elkins was formally admitted to the MEC with the support of the Board of Directors in August of 2018, while Frostburg State was offered membership in July of 2018 and was admitted today following its acceptance into the Division II membership process.

Elkins – Before more than 800 Belgian scouts make their way to the 24th World Scout Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve in Glen Jean, they’re gathering in pre-camps at Davis & Elkins College and Camp Pioneer.

ELKINS – Food, fireworks and favorites in music from yesterday and today come together for the Independence Day weekend celebration July 6 at Davis & Elkins College.

Photo of the Day

D&E student Ellie Rossiter of Stowmarket, England, center, received a special visit from her host family, Steve and Debbie Larkin, for the international student end-of-semester dinner. Although Debbie Larkin retired from D&E last summer and the couple relocated out of state, they remained as Rossiter’s host family.  Photo by Karin Rosario.  To see more photos from D&E, visit Flickr.