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Katherine Osborne

Elkins – An article by Davis & Elkins College Associate Professor of English Dr. Katherine Osborne has been chosen for publication in Victorians Institute Journal, a highly selective annual periodical of literary criticism.

WBOY – An area college was honoring students who are the first in their families to attend college Thursday morning. Davis and Elkins College’s TRIO program held a First Generation Day at th

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Upward Bound Programs will highlight the importance of educational opportunities by commemorating First-Generation TRIO Celebration Day on Thursday, February 27. Multiple activities, including displays, refreshments and a letter writing session to thank veterans, are planned for the drop-in event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Booth Library.

Black History Month Convocation

ELKINS – The theme of honoring our ancestors by continuing to fight for justice rang out in messages from featured speakers in recognition of Black History Month at Davis & Elkins College. Javier McCoy, a higher education professional, and Orthodox Christian priest the Rev. Father Paul Abernathy shared their insights during a special convocation. 

D&E Upward Bound Class

ELKINS – New recruits to the Davis & Elkins College Upward Bound programs are now active members following a Challenge Session on the College campus. Currently, 138 students are enrolled in the programs, with 50 of those joining the 2019 recruiting class.

A federally funded TRiO program, Upward Bound is designed to prepare high school students for post-secondary success.

D&E Debate Society

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Debate Society President Thaddaus Breckenridge of Beckley took first-place speaker honors in both the team and individual debate divisions at the University of Tennessee’s Volunteer Classic on the Knoxville campus.

Davis & Elkins College Choir

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College President Chris A. Wood, the College Concert Choir and Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement: Foundation and Church Relations Tina Vial will share their faith at the 11 a.m. February 16 service at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church in Elkins. The Choir will perform several selections, Vial will serve as liturgist and Wood will deliver the sermon.

D&E Black History Month Convocation

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College will kick off celebrations for Black History Month with a convocation featuring regional speakers the Rev. Father Paul Abernathy and Javier McCoy. Free and open to the public, the event will take place at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, February 6 in Madden Student Center, Timms Lounge.

Kyatt Bailey and Abby Cain rehearse a scene from “The Apple Tree,” being presented by Davis & Elkins College Theatre Department’

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Theatre Department’s Stage and Screen Program will present “The Apple Tree,” a musical comedy about love and its common foibles set in three very different worlds. Directed by D&E Assistant Professor of Theatre Bridget Esterhuizen, performances will take place February 6, 7 and 8 at 8 p.m. and February 9 at 2:30 p.m. in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium.

Laurie Goux

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College Adjunct Professor of Dance Laurie Goux will perform and instruct as the featured dance artist at Southern Illinois Dance Company, a part of the Southern Illinois University Department of Theater. Her visit is in conjunction with DUODANCE, a program that highlights emerging and independent choreographers.

Valentine’s Day came a little early as Horizons Church of Barbour County hosted Toasty Tuesday with chocolates, cookies and other snacks.


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