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Missy McCollam

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College students who completed their degree requirements in the 2019 summer or fall semesters will be recognized in a special ceremony at 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 10 at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church. Executive Director of The Old Brick Playhouse Missy McCollam will serve as guest speaker, while Zoe Sampson and Dana Quattro will address their classmates.

D&E helps with Feed the City

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College students and staff, including members of Dining Services, partnered with Summit Church to serve more than 200 meals as a special edition of Feed the City at Railyard Restaurant. Hosted on Giving Tuesday, the project was just one of many ways students are volunteering to give back to the community.

D&E Students Say Thank You

ELKINS – D&E students extend a “thank you” to alumni, friends and the College community for the rally of support on Giving Tuesday. Each gift helps them experience everything D&E has to offer and explore their true vocation in life.


Feed the City

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Student Assembly is putting their ideas for community engagement to work. On Tuesday, December 3, the student organization, along with D&E Dining Services, will present a special edition of Feed the City, a monthly outreach program typically hosted by the Summit Church of Elkins designed to provide a free meal to anyone in need. 

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Concert Choir and Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church will present Festival of Lessons and Carols, the annual gift of music and message of hope, at 7 p.m. Thursday, December 5 at the church. With the theme “The Song of Bethlehem,” the event is free and open to the public.

Sweetback Sisters

ELKINS – The Sweetback Sisters are returning to Elkins, and this time they’re bringing their Country Christmas Singalong Spectacular to West Virginia for the very first time. The event, hosted by the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College and designed to be entertaining for the whole family, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 6 in Myles Center for the Arts, Harper-McNeeley Auditorium.

Danielle Riggins

ELKINS – Danielle Riggins has been appointed instructor of education at Davis & Elkins College. Beginning with the current semester, she teaches introductory and upper level courses to prepare future educators and serves an adviser to Kappa Delta Pi international honor society in education.

Brandi Thomas

ELKINS - Brandi Thomas has been appointed assistant professor of criminology at Davis & Elkins College. Beginning with the current semester, she instructs courses in criminology and victimology as well as a first-year seminar.

Celebrating their winnings at the Lafayette College OCHOIE Tournament are members of the Davis & Elkins College Debate Society,

ELKINS - Five members of the Davis & Elkins College Debate Society garnered awards at the Lafayette College OCHOIE Tournament.

Thaddaus Breckenridge, a junior from Beckley, won top speaker in the IPDA division, besting students from Marshall University, Liberty University, St. Anselm’s College and Hofstra University.

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College will welcome local artists, alumni and special guest Jabari Exum who will share their talents for the D&E Day of Dance from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 16 in Myles Center for the Arts Creative Commons. The event is presented by the D&E Division of Creative Arts.

Students, faculty and community members participate in D&E Day of Dance workshops with Jabari Exum, hip hop artist, choreographer and drummer of the Marvel film “Black Panther.”


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