School of Communications

Live Oak Communications

Live Oak Communications is Elon’s award-winning, student-run communications agency. With more than 50 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 2016, Live Oak captured two student awards at the Triangle AdFed’s 2016 American Advertising Awards Gala.

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 on the first floor of Dwight C. Schar Hall, 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 at 336-278-5031 or email liveoak@elon.edu.

For more information, visit the Live Oak Communications website, liveoakcommunications.com, or contact Hal Vincent, faculty director. Ben Hannam serves as the organization's faculty creative adviser.