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Emory & Henry Commencement: Saturday, May 6, 2023.

More Than 230 Students Receive Diploma at 175th Emory & Henry Commencement Ceremony

The 175th commencement ceremony for the Emory & Henry College graduating class of 2023 was held at Fred Selfe Stadium on the Emory campus, Saturday, May 6 at 10 a.m. More than 230 graduates walked across the stage and received their diplomas with supportive family, friends and faculty cheering them on.

Members of College leadership and the community celebrated the announcement on Monday, March 27 at Van Dyke Center

Emory & Henry Trustees Vote to Approve Transition From College to University Status

Members of the Board of Trustees at Emory & Henry College reviewed and approved the new 2023-2026 strategic plan “Elevate in Excellence”, at its March 25, 2023, meeting that included a status change to move from a college to a private regional comprehensive university to be fully implemented as Emory & Henry University by Fall 2024.

   Celebrating the $2 million gift from the Bill Gatton Foundation to Emory and Henry: President John W. Wells; Bill Gatton Foundation Tr...

Emory & Henry Receives $2 Million Gift from The Bill Gatton Foundation to Name the Grand Arena at Future Equestrian Center

The Bill Gatton Foundation, located in Bristol, Tennessee, has donated $2 million to Emory & Henry College to support the construction of its new equestrian center to be located adjacent to the College campus on Interstate 81, at Exit 26. 

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  • Jun 10
    Location: McGlothlin Center for the Arts, Emory & Henry College
    Time:  10:00am—1:00pm
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