Two dozen members of Elon University's Class of 2018 spent six days in July serving meals, building homes with Habitat for Humanity and volunteering at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club through a program hosted by the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement.
Scholars created service projects and traveled to the nation's capital this summer as they sought solutions to barriers faced by underrepresented and underserved students who dream of attending college.
Rising seniors Krystal Lanclos and Ashley Rose are spending the summer in Newark, New Jersey, to teach in the urban classrooms of a regional nonprofit charter school operator.
Adventures in Leadership, a First-Year Summer Experience, took 55 incoming students to the New River Gorge in West Virginia for whitewater rafting and leadership development.
Due to library renovations, the front doors of Media Services will be closed from Friday, July 18 to Monday, July 28.
The school hosted its annual awards ceremony May 6 to honor high achievement from faculty and students in the last year.
Elon linebacker and defensive lineman Alexander Dawson has been included among the record-number 182 nominees for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.
The first-year summer experience program offered by the Office of New Student and Transition Programs familiarizes incoming students with Elon's campus and helps them develop outdoor and team-building skills before classes begin in the fall.
From July 6-11, six students participating in the university's "Chapter One" program traveled the region and explored Elon's campus in search of inspiration and creativity.
Prior to a Friday evening closing ceremony, high school scholars in Elon University’s college access and success program shared with family and friends the lessons they will carry with them from their summer experience on campus.
Graduate students in Elon's Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies programs worked July 11 with a nationally recognized artist to paint muscles, tissue and bone onto classmates in a hands-on approach to anatomy.
Senior Katie Maraghy discussed the concept, structure and successes of "ELN Morning."
Fourteen high school students in a philosophy course on race, gender and hip-hop visited a Greensboro recording studio Wednesday to create their own album with messages of resilience, hope and equality.
Anyone from the community is welcome to borrow and return books - no library card required - from a renovated newspaper newstand in the heart of Elon University's campus.
A geographic footprint that aligns with current student and alumni populations made the CAA a natural fit for Elon, which will host and travel to many top schools in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast for varsity athletic competition.
For the third consecutive year, a program through the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement allowed students to work with a local children's center and assist an HIV/AIDS support group.
Featuring wisdom from returning undergraduates, information about the Elon Core Curriculum and resources for moving to campus, "Are You Ready?" helps members of the Class of 2018 consider how to best prepare for success at the university.
This June, the National Science Foundation hosted its national meeting for institutions supported by its program to recruit and develop of STEM teachers.
A team of students, faculty, and alumni from Elon University's School of Communications spent a week in June in Ekaterinburg, Russia, covering the 2014 International Collegiate Programming Contest in video, photo, social media and text.
Caley Mikesell is one of eight fellows from around the world spending June and July in rural India to help research and develop holistic programs aimed at improving conditions for impoverished villages.
230 Phoenix athletes made the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, placing Elon first among league schools for 2013-14.
Elon’s women’s club ultimate team will travel to Westerville, Ohio, after a great performance at the regionals April 12-13, at St. Mary’s College in Maryland.
The nonpartisan National Council on Teacher Quality has ranked the School of Education #3 in the United States for its special education program and #22 for its undergraduate elementary education program.
Five students from the Department of Sport and Event Management have recruited volunteers, handled sales receipts and coordinated inventory this month at a concessions tent in Pinehurst, North Carolina, for the 2014 men’s and women’s U.S. Open Championships.
Alamance County high school students were introduced to the campus community in the 8th annual College Coffee held in honor of the Elon Academy.
Catherine Lee, Emma Luparello and Julie Merritt will each receive a $21,900 scholarship for each of the next two years while working toward teacher licensure as part of their studies in mathematics and the natural sciences.
Kristen Riffanacht received the American College of Sports Medicine Biomechanics Interest Group Student Research Award.
The Department of Physical Therapy Education was represented at the 2014 American College of Sports Medicine held in Orlando, Fla. May 27-31.
Elon earns a national platform to showcase growing efforts around LGBTQIA inclusion and intersectionality across race, faith, socioeconomic status, disability, U.S. geographic region, and national origin.
A trio from the Class of 2014, including one student who was among the first to complete the requirements of the university’s new Peace Corps Prep Program, will soon head around the world to serve local communities.
Rising senior Amber Schmiesing, whose work with film was inspired by her experience in the "Elon in L.A." program, won the Dance Camera West film festival's Emerging Artist Second Runner Up Award for an original dance film.
Led by the Office of Sustainability, a May program designed to keep clean and working items out of landfills as students leave campus helped local charities like Goodwill and Habitat for Humanity.
Teachers and students at Eastlawn Elementary School in Burlington, N.C., spent an afternoon learning about the skeleton and spine safety from students in Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Education Janet Cope's class.
Several journalism students pace Elon in the prestigious national contest.
Volume 6, Issue 2 of the Elon Law Review is titled, “The Effects of Windsor and Perry on Constitutional Law, Family Law, Tax Law, and Society.”
A video created and marketed by Elon University's student-run Limelight Records recording label features the music of Kid Cas, the stage name for Brandon Williams '14.
Madison Ann “Maddy” Clough is studying Arabic in Morocco this summer with the support from the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship Program.
Elon University has released its President's List and Dean's List academic recognitions for the 2014 spring semester.
Elon Music Ambassadors complete performance tour, generating excitement about Elon among high school students
The Elon Music Ambassadors, directed by Virginia Novine Whittaker, recently completed a four-day performance tour of high schools in Northern Virginia and Maryland.
Several athletes received USA Ultimate 2014 College Awards following competition in May in Westerville, Ohio.
Several Elon University programs traveled to national tournaments while also volunteering closer to campus with community agencies and other outreach initiatives.
The theatre design & production major had been active in the Gospel Choir and the Praise Team while on campus.
An ordained rabbi and founder of an award-winning seasonal and organic kosher catering company in San Francisco, Joseph comes to Elon University with deep experience in community building and fostering multi-faith leadership.
Eve Torrence of Randolph-Macon College hosted an origami workshop and delivered remarks May 5, 2014 at the Department of Mathematics & Statistics annual dinner.
Following a spring 2014 semester-in-practice with Judge Martin Reidinger of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Hannah Davies L'14 accepted the opportunity to serve as judicial assistant and law clerk to Judge Reidinger beginning in August.
The acclaimed poet and civil rights icon died May 28, 2014, a year and a half after visiting campus for Fall Convocation where she encouraged students to "have an attitude of gratitude" and called Elon a "rainbow in the cloud."
Elon becomes first school to electronically release co-curricular transcript with academic transcript
PDF versions of academic transcripts now come with the option of including an electronic version of the Elon Experiences Transcript.
Russell Cornelius has been hired for the summer to expand knowledge, resources, and services offered by Elon University's Gender & LGBTQIA Center.
Elon University has made available online customized announcements for graduating seniors and their parents to submit to hometown newspapers.
Recent Elon University graduate Sarah Holland's study of Christian complicity in the evils of Nazi Germany shed light on the way people of faith can be led astray by leaders who exploit religious beliefs at the expense of marginalized populations.