Faculty Spotlight: Howard Schmidt

Posted by Courtney Ngai on 6/28/17 9:18 AM

Two months ago, Howard Schmidt stepped out of a 35-year career in industry and into a dual role at Patrick Henry College - Executive Vice President and Professor of Business Analytics.

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Finding Opportunity in the Mundane

Posted by Courtney Ngai on 6/26/17 1:43 PM

A month ago, I watched the majority of my former classmates literally pack up their lives and move away to whatever new thing that they had planned—jobs, grad school, traveling, and more. Not much...

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Alumni Spotlight: Ian Reid Executive Producer of Music Video for Chart-Topping Singer

Posted by Evie Fordham on 6/23/17 9:24 AM

 If you had told Ian Reid when he was a sophomore that after graduation he would be an executive producer for a music video of his favorite singers, Owl City, as well as direct a short film about...

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Freshman Abi Carter's Work with Joni and Friends Ministry

Posted by Meg McEwen on 6/20/17 9:30 AM

Seventeen-year-old Joni Eareckson Tada had no idea that within moments of diving into the shallow Chesapeake Bay she would be instantly paralyzed.

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How to Succeed as an Intern

Posted by Hailey Kilgo on 6/16/17 7:48 AM

 

If you're a summer intern, you've probably adjusted to trading late nights and crazy class schedule for your daily routine in a busy work environment. In addition to the 6 Tips for Succeeding at...

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Fun Things to Do Near PHC During the Summer

Posted by Leah Greenwood on 6/13/17 9:45 AM

Since Patrick Henry College's campus is about an hour away from D.C. and close to the West Virginia and Maryland borders, you can always find something to do! Here are a few ideas to help inspire...

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Alumni Spotlight: Ardee Coolidge

Posted by Brenna Bakke on 6/10/17 9:30 AM

In May of 2012, Ardee Coolidge graduated from Patrick Henry College and moved upstairs to the Admissions Office. He had never totally been sure what he wanted to do after graduation, but he knew...

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Books That Impact High School Students, Part II

Posted by Evie Fordham on 6/8/17 9:30 AM

Our recent installment of Books That Impact High School Students brought you five books from three centuries that taught PHC students life lessons and showed them the power of the written word. 

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Making the Most of Your Last Summer at Home

Posted by Brenna Bakke on 6/4/17 2:21 PM

As the school year comes to a close, "back-to-school day" might be the last thing on your mind. However, if you're a high school senior, you're likely thinking (and slightly obsessing) about...

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Why You Should Spend ANOTHER Week Watching Movies

Posted by Patrick Henry College on 5/31/17 9:30 AM

Last week we told you that movies can be a big tool for history learning, but did you know that movies can help you learn philosophy? If you think studying philosophy sounds boring, you're in for...

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