School of Communications

Live Oak Communications

Live Oak Communications is Elon’s award-winning, student-run communications agency. With more than 40 staff members serving seven to eight clients per semester, the agency has implemented campaigns both nationally and regionally, including website design, video production, media relations, social media development, print and broadcast advertising, brand positioning, cause-related marketing, viral marketing and event management. In 2010, Live Oak won two Spinks awards from the Triad Public Relations Society of America for client work: Best Web Site and Best Event. The agency also received a “Community Friends Award” from EarthShare North Carolina.

Live Oak offers real-world experience for students interested in entering the marketing, sports/events management, digital art/design or communications industries. The application process occurs in November for spring hires, and in April for fall hires, and is open to all Elon students.

The Live Oak office is located at 100 Williamson Ave., and is staffed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to noon on Friday. You can reach Live Oak by phone at 336-278-5031 or by email at

For more information, visit the Live Oak Communications website at, or contact Hal Vincent, faculty director.