2023 Alumni Awards
On March 23, 2023, Emory & Henry celebrated the 186th anniversary of the founding of the college and awards were presented by the Emory & Henry Alumni Association to recognize outstanding alumni and faculty members.
Read more about all honorees and make a nomination for future honorees at www.ehc.edu/alumni.
Watch the Founder’s Day Recap at www.ehc.edu/foundersday
The Carl and Ruth Looney Humanitarian Award
Rosemary Gray, ’69
Presented to Gray for her outstanding work in higher education promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.
The Distinguished Achievement Award
Bishop Phyllis Spiegel, ’88
Presented to Bishop Spiegel in recognition of her recent election to the position of Bishop of the Utah Diocese of the Episcopal Church.
The Fred Selfe Distinctive Service to Emory & Henry Award
Friends of the Sciences Volunteers
Presented to Friends of the Sciences Volunteers in appreciation for more than 25 years of creating summer research opportunities for E&H students.
The A.L. Mitchell Young Alumna Award
Ali Singleton Reilly, ’17
Presented to Reilly for her outstanding commitment to environmental conservation.
The James A. Davis Faculty Award
Dr. D. C. Cobler, ’95
Presented to Dr. Cobler for his distinguished leadership in academics and student mentoring.
Schrum Boardroom DedicationRead More
Members of the Emory & Henry College Board of Trustees and current students in the School of Business gathered at Carriger Hall to celebrate the naming of its new boardroom in honor of the 21st President, Jake B. Schrum. This was the first public preview of the building since renovations started in the fall of 2021. The building was used as a men’s dormitory and built in two phases in 1904 and 1908. A grand opening ceremony will be held in August 2023, when students return to campus and construction is completed. A feature in the new Jake B. Schrum Boardroom is a wooden boardroom table designed and handcrafted by Schrum’s oldest daughter and artist, Libby Schrum (second from right) of Camden, Maine.