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ELKINS – For more than 10 years, hundreds of thousands of people searched the Rocky Mountains in pursuit of a treasure by using clues from the man who hid a box filled with gold and gems. Playing off what became an obsession for many, Davis & Elkins College is hosting its own version of a treasure hunt designed solely for students.

D&E Highlands Scholarship

ELKINS – In continuing their commitment to invest in the local community, Davis Trust Company (DTC) has again partnered with Davis & Elkins College to fully sponsor a Highlands Scholarship with a $12,500 gift. Elkins resident Aidan Hedrick has been selected as the recipient.

Emily Reckenbeil, Davis & Elkins College

ELKINS – Emily Reckenbeil of Galloway, New Jersey, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day in a virtual platform. Reckenbeil, a graduate of Absegami High School, was selected from a group of the 37 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s colleges and universities were among the first to take drastic measures to protect our communities in response to COVID-19.  The eight non-profit institutions that make up the West Virginia Independent Colleges and Universities (WVICU) were no different – ending in-seat instruction, sending students home, adopting virtual learning platforms, and transitioning most employees to remote work.

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – The Mountain East Conference announced its updated plans for athletic competition this fall, which were approved by the MEC Board of Directors.

Gabriele Pealer, D&E Highland Dancers

ELKINS – The Davis & Elkins College Highland Dancers gained a new member with the addition of Gabriele Pealer to the troupe. The Elkins resident and five-year performer with the West Virginia Highland Dancers was recently awarded a $5,000 scholarship to attend D&E this fall.

ELKINS – Davis & Elkins College RN-BSN graduates have a new opportunity to further their studies on multiple graduate levels. D&E and Carlow University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, have recently formed an academic partnership offering eligible students a smooth transition into accessible programs.

WBOY – While many projects have been slowed by the coronavirus outbreak, one that hasn’t is work on the Myles Center at Davis and Elkins College.

Alaina Norton, Davis & Elkins Scholarship

ELKINS – Alaina Norton of New Cumberland, West Virginia, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day in a virtual platform. Norton, a graduate of Oak Glen High School, was selected from a group of the 37 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.

ULSTER HERALD – Jordan Hyland has enjoyed many memorable rounds in his short, yet illustrious, golfing career, but few will be remembered quite as fondly as his bogey-free course record-breaking 63 at Omagh Golf Club on Saturday.

Myles Center for the Arts renovation

ELKINS – Renovations to Myles Center for the Arts are taking shape with the installation of the glass curtainwall along the serpentine wall of the event space. Here, crews prepare for the metal panel installation along the fascia and work on the roof and wall framing for the rotunda. Sitework on Myles Plaza is continuing in preparation for placement of sidewalks, pavers and landscaping. The $6.7 million project is generously funded by Trustee Emerita June Myles.

THE HERALD DISPATCH – Jakeya Perrin was there for the beginning of Davis & Elkins College’s track program and she is going to see her time there through to the end.

Katie Beth Caudill

ELKINS – Katie Beth Caudill of Huntington, West Virginia, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day. Caudill, a graduate of Spring Valley High School, was selected from a group of the 46 highest achieving high school seniors accepted to attend D&E this fall.

ELKINS – Beginning July 1, the Davis & Elkins College joined 2,065 colleges and universities nationwide to implement a smoke-free and tobacco-free environment in order to provide a healthier atmosphere for students, faculty and staff. The policy covers all College-owned properties, including outdoor spaces, and vehicles.

The official Alpha Sigma Phi Headquarters car, known as “Zip,” along with advisor Sam Franzoia visited the Davis & Elkins Chapter this week. Franzoia attended meetings with campus staff, the Interfraternity Council and chapter officials.

 

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