Hundreds gathered outside Alamance Building on Thursday night for Elon University's annual Festival of Holiday Lights, with luminaries glowing in honor of alumni and student donors.
The professorship is funded by an endowment from Trustee Edward Doherty and his wife, Joan, of Saddle River, New Jersey.
Elon alumnus and Trustee John R. Hill ’76 and his wife, Lesley, continue their generous support of the university with two major gifts.
Elon parents Dwight and Martha Schar made the largest single gift in Elon University history, pledging $12 million to name two new buildings on campus, including the recently opened Dwight C. Schar Hall.
Mike Driskill ’89 and his wife, Robin, of Raleigh, N.C., utilized planned giving to make a significant impact on Elon's future.
Elon alumna Gail H. LaRose ’64 and her daughter Michelle LaRose, an Elon trustee, have made a $2.5 million gift to name a new student gathering space planned for the historic part of campus.
Support from Trustee Cindy Citrone and her husband, Rob, will enable Elon to integrate design thinking into curricular and co-curricular experiences across the campus.
The celebration will be Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. in McCrary Theatre with a community reception to follow.
The Tims Access Scholarship will assist students from Mississippi and surrounding states.
The university is grateful to Kevin Tedeschi P'18 for his support of Richard W. Sankey Hall, which will provide much-needed classrooms and learning facilities for students.
The new convocation center will provide a preeminent facility for Phoenix athletics and university events.
The funding from Oak Foundation will support a growing program that benefits struggling young readers in Alamance County.
The grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations will advance Elon's position as a national leader in multi-faith work.
Kristy and Bill Woolfolk of Hinsdale, Ill., have made a $100,000 gift to help make global engagement possible for students with financial need in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business.
The sixth annual gratitude event, held April 5, celebrated the impact of philanthropy on Elon’s campus.
The third annual #ElonDay celebration raised $955,099 from 3,749 gifts, making it the single greatest day of giving in Elon’s history.
The new Richard W. Sankey Hall, to be located just south of Colonnades Dining Hall, will provide classrooms and learning facilities for students in all academic majors.
Elon parents Geoff and Dottie Jenkins P’09 P’15 are making a difference at Elon through planned gifts.
The March 11 event connected the recipients of endowed scholarships with donors for an evening of fellowship in McKinnon Hall.
A celebration on March 10, 2015, in honor of Elon’s birthday raised more than $702,000 to support students, scholarships, athletics, and faculty and staff.
Gifts totaling more than $1.3 million from two estates will provide new scholarship support for students with disabilities and for those pursuing studies in music.
Elon parents Dwight and Martha Schar have made the largest single gift in Elon University history, pledging $12 million to name two new buildings planned for the Elon campus.
University trustee Jeanne Robertson and her husband Jerry have continued their support of Elon athletics by funding extensive improvements to the university’s track and field facilities.
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams headlined the public kickoff of fundraising for Elon’s new communications facilities.
David and Kathryn Crowe have seen firsthand the powerful impact education can have on a student.This inspired the couple to establish a planned gift that will provide scholarship funding for history majors at Elon.
Elon concludes its 125th anniversary video series with reflections by three presidents on alumni stewardship of the university's future.
As part of the university’s Evening for Elon spring series, two recent events drew more than 350 guests.
Close to 3,310 personalized bricks were reserved as part of the campaign, which ended Dec. 1 and supports the university’s greatest needs.
A $1,000 check was presented Dec. 3, 2013, to leaders of Elon University's college access and success program.
The third and final year of the Worsley Match ended in October with former student-athletes giving back in record numbers.
Driven by dozens of dedicated volunteers, reunion giving programs helped raise more than $1.4 million for the university this year.
Bacchus comes to Elon from Southwestern University in Texas and will help lead efforts to build a culture of philanthropy and alumni engagement.
Events featured university updates, special guests and screenings of Elon’s new alumni video.
Cecil Worsley ’86 and his wife, JoAnna ’87, have issued the Worsley Family Match to promote former student-athlete giving during the month of October.
A gift from Adjunct Assistant Professor Barbara Rhoades in honor of her father and great aunt has doubled the space available for campus exhibits in an Arts West venue now named Gallery 406.
Through the successful DRIVE to 25, Elon Law alumni achieved a 25 percent giving rate in support of law school student scholarships.
A grant from the Concord, N.C., foundation moves the university closer to breaking ground on the project.
Nearly 3,000 parents of current students and alumni showed their support for Elon in the last fiscal year.
Gifts made from June 1, 2012, through May 31, 2013, outpaced the previous fiscal year by $2.8 million.
Elon parents Jamey Nugent and Tracey Walser ’84 Nugent pledge generous gift to the project.
A lead gift from Elon parents William J. "Bill" and Patricia "Pat" Inman will help fund construction of a new facility on main campus.
Student leaders collected more than $46,000 this year from seniors, their parents, grandparents and friends through the Senior Class Giving Campaign.
New video celebrates the campaign’s success as it comes to a close.
Sixty-six percent of Elon University employees this year made gifts to the institution in support of student scholarships, athletics programs and more.
A planned gift allowed Kelli Palmer '98 to give to Elon, a place that has had
"the single greatest impact" on this generation of her family.
Designs are complete for Elon's new performing arts facility at the Francis Center.
The Class of 2013 selected for its Class Gift the establishment of a significantly-enhanced student lounge area, increasing collaborative space for current and future students.
A generous gift from Chris ’78 P’13 and Nicolette Martin P’13 will soon create a vibrant new gathering space for alumni.
Biennial event connects scholarship donors and recipients
From April 15 - May 31, alumni can participate in a campaign to personalize a brick for installation at Elon's new alumni center