Produced by Jared Mayerson ’20 and Jordan Shaw ’20, “Leaving the Nest” was recognized at the second annual Marquee on Main Film Festival held in Washington, North Carolina. The seven-minute documentary tells the story of a family that lives in yurts – portable, round tents.
11:45 a.m. | Turner Theatre
In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Associate Professor of Communications Naeemah Clark writes about how to help students now just bounce back, but bounce higher. The column was published in the Raleigh News & Observer and the Durham Herald-Sun.
The Arizona State University graduate student will contribute to a national investigative reporting project this summer, examining how the federal government has responded to natural disasters over the past several decades.
Elon University has released its President's List and Dean's List academic recognitions for the 2018 fall semester.
The Elon graduate served as an editor and screenwriter for “The Great Hack,” a documentary that delves into the dark world of data exploitation through the personal journeys of those affected by the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data breach.
Snow Atrium, Schar Hall
The Student Professional Development Center offers advice to students who want to land in Los Angeles in the entertainment industry.
2 to 5 p.m., Alumni Gym
The Elon junior will participate in a 10-week investigative reporting assignment at Arizona State University this summer, examining how the federal government has responded to natural disasters ranging from hurricanes to wildfires.
The associate professor of communications was one of 25 educators from colleges and universities nationwide to participate in the prestigious five-day program, which offers in-depth conversations with entertainment professionals and an inside look at the television and content development industries.
The senior journalism major will spend 12 days examining the evolution of women in post-genocide Rwanda.
This semester’s edition marks the 18th in the history of the Elon Journal and the first under the editorship of Professor Harlen Makemson.
Elon and Pew surveyed nearly 1,000 leading technologists about the wide-ranging impact of artificial intelligence on the quality of life of individuals.
The former assistant professor at Louisiana State University and North Carolina attorney will begin in February.
Elon is one of five institutions competing in the contest’s Outstanding Education Program category.
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. McKinnon Hall
In collaboration with UNC professor Lucinda Austin, the School of Communications faculty member and strategic communications major examined corporate social advocacy and political activism through the case of DICK’s Sporting Goods and the company’s recent stance on gun control reform.
The School of Communications dean was one of “six inspiring leaders of communications” honored at a Dec. 3 ceremony at the Grand Hyatt New York.
Two sections of Assistant Professor Michele Lashley’s course were charged with identifying ways to increase awareness about the company’s Future Leaders Program among Elon seniors seeking employment.
“Cases in Public Relations: Translating ethics into action” is an edited collection recently released by Oxford University Press.
The assistant director of news content and his WPEC-TV team were recognized on Dec. 1 at the 42nd annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards ceremony in Orlando, Florida.
The assistant professor in the Department of Sport Management was the featured speaker of the Women’s, Gender and Sexualities Studies Program Fall Faculty Research Spotlight held on Nov. 26.
Squadron, a visiting professor of sport management, offers his thoughts on what an expansion of sports betting could mean for tax revenues.
Joe Bruno ’14, Brandon Marshall ’12, Sophie Nielsen-Kolding ’12, Nick Ochsner '11 and Christine Williams '14 will be among the honorees recognized at the 33rd Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards ceremony in February.
The segment created for nearly four dozen TEGNA television stations aired in multiple markets around the country.
The two columns by the associate professor of communications offers insights into Montana history tied to the end of World War I.
Seniors Stefanie Milovic and Janay Tyson won the sales competition for Elon students.
The School of Communications Imagining the Internet team produced more than 600 video clips featuring 154 people from 55 nation-states at the 13th annual Internet Governance Forum, facilitated by the United Nations.
Several Elon Center for Engaged Learning representatives presented at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) 2018 conference, including scholars from multiple CEL research seminars.
The Forbes award recognizes outstanding young leaders in the field of digital gaming.
3 to 6 p.m., Student Professional Development Center, Moseley Center
The student-run news organization was honored with six awards, including four first-place finishes, and two School of Communications graduates were recognized for their professional journalism efforts.
Brooke Barnett, Elon’s associate provost for academic and inclusive excellence and professor of communications, has been named dean of the College of Communication at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. She will begin her duties there on June 1.
A group of nearly two dozen School of Communications students received a behind-the-scenes look at the operations of the NHL organization and its arena.
The 2018 edition of the President’s Report highlights the accomplishments of the university’s outstanding educators. These intellectual leaders exemplify the kind of drive and commitment that makes Elon such a distinctive academic community.
Associate Professors Derek Lackaff, Phillip Motley and Amanda Sturgill attended the 2018 International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference, which attracts international scholars and educators to share recent work and to discuss how to advance the future of higher education.
The Atlantic Records executive was lauded for his “entrepreneurial passion and pursuit” at a Nov. 2 luncheon held during Elon University’s Homecoming weekend.
The event demonstrated how difficult it can be to discern what's real and what's fabricated.
Author Julie Smith of Webster University argued that the amount, design and message of fake information contributes to its proliferation.
Homecoming weekend brought nine School of Communications graduates back to campus to participate in a live panel discussion, providing current students with advice on how to use their Elon experiences to enhance their careers.
A team of four Elon University students competed in a case study competition held Oct. 24-26 at the 2018 Sport Marketing Association Conference in Dallas.
Produced by Jared Mayerson ’20 and Jordan Shaw ’20, “Leaving the Nest” tells the story of a North Carolina family that lives in yurts – portable, round tents. The film will be screened this spring on campus at the 2019 elondocs documentary showcase.
The chair of the Communications Department served as one of three members on the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications accreditation site visit team at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.
Students have been prepping since the summer for the Tuesday, Nov. 6, telecast.
The 2018 Sundance Film Festival selection was written and directed by Qasim Basir, who will participate in a Q&A session following the 4:15 p.m. screening on campus.
Elon’s student news organization won several organizational and individual honors at a national college media conference held in Louisville, Kentucky.
Five alumni were honored during a Nov. 2 awards ceremony that kicked off the Homecoming festivities.
The Sport Management Department hosted its annual fall internship forum on Oct. 1, featuring a lively panel discussion and poster session.