Thank You for Sharing Your ‘Best Thing’

Cartoon of Girl in front of school building with books and wearing graduation regalia

COVID-19 uprooted our world. For many, it’s been a time of deep loss and uncertainty, canceled plans, and separation from family and friends. As we settle into spring, the season of rebirth, we posed the question:

What’s the best thing that happened to you over the past year?
The Davidson College community responded in kind. More than 70 callers shared poignant, funny, inspirational messages. We hope you enjoy this first in a series of videos we’ve created featuring those responses. Look for more in the coming weeks on social media and on


  • May 4, 2021


  • News Headlines
  • Alumni Stories
  • Faculty Stories
  • Staff Stories
  • Student Stories