Assistant Professors David Bockino and Qian Xu shared their respective research highlighting a variety of topics, including new institutionalism and journalism education, smartphone usage, and the online discussion in China regarding genetically modified foods.
The assistant professor in the School of Communications examined the Southeast Asian nation’s rise from the ground level, spending two-plus weeks exploring what has quickly become one of the world’s most enticing tourist destinations.
Communications faculty and staff celebrated this year’s COM and SEM seniors and their families with a May 20 reception on Manfuso Plaza.
Members of the “Facilities and Venue Management” course, offered by the Department of Sport and Event Management, and Student United Way chapter volunteered this semester with several United Way of Alamance County events.
During the May 3 awards ceremony, Jeremy Recoon ’16 received the Major of the Year Award and alumnus Christopher Bayly ’08 served as the evening’s guest speaker, highlighting his career in the sports consulting industry.
The Sport and Event Management Department hosted its spring 2016 Project Palooza, displaying student work conducted during the semester.
Students and faculty members of the School of Communications participated in the 23rd annual Spring Undergraduate Research Forum, sharing their scholarship with the Elon University community.
The Department of Sport and Event Management course partnered with Elon Athletics and the Office of Student Activities to host an April 23 block party in conjunction with a busy afternoon of on-campus sporting events.
The assistant professor of sport and event management played a prominent role in the collegiate recreational sports organization’s April conference, serving as program chair and facilitating five presentations and workshops.
Nicole Miller ’16, Tara Wirth ’16, Xernay Aniwar ’17, Leena Dahal ’17 and MaryClaire Schulz ’17 shared their research projects at the largest undergraduate interdisciplinary conference in the country.
The assistant professor of sport and event management tackled a variety of topics during two March presentations, covering student leadership development as well as the importance of resiliency and renewal.
Fourteen board members and guests visited campus April 8 to share their professional insight and receive an up-close look at the school’s facilities expansion.
The assistant professor of sport and event management traveled to New Orleans in late February to present at the Sport and Recreation Law Association’s annual conference.
Nearly two-dozen Elon University students traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina, for a March 15 conference to hear from marketing professionals and industry leaders.
Max Herrera traveled home to San Mateo, Calif., for Elon University’s “Fake Break” this winter to volunteer on the sustainability team with the Super Bowl Host Committee.
The chair of the Sport and Event Management Department participated in a question-and-answer interview examining topics relating to the National Football League’s championship game.
During Elon University’s Thanksgiving break, members of the baseball team traveled to the Dominican Republic to study the Caribbean nation’s culture, economy and affinity for baseball as part of the “Globalization in Contemporary Sport” class.
The sport and event management class hosted a fundraising event benefiting Helping Other People Eat – or H.O.P.E. – a nonprofit organization fighting hunger in Alamance County.
Assistant Professors Cara McFadden and Craig Schmitt and junior Abigail Dalton traveled to South Carolina to share their research and expertise with the collegiate recreational sports organization and its conference attendees.
The Sport and Event Management Department hosted its fall 2015 Project Palooza, showcasing student work conducted during the semester.
Carol Pyszkowski’s capstone project, supported by the Premier Sport and Event Society, provided more than 40 Elon University students an inside look into the professional sports and arena management industries.
Associate Professor Hal Walker, chair of the university's Department of Sport and Event Management, called Weaver "highly deserving" of recognition from the North Carolina Sport Management Coalition.
During the annual NCAAHPERD-SM Convention, sport and event management majors Taylor Barclay ’15 and Kelly Siewers ’17 received undergraduate scholarships, Sophie Kane ’17 captured first place in the video resume competition, and a team of five students competed in a case challenge provided by the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Lambda Pi Eta’s annual “How to Succeed as a Communications Major” panel discussion shed light on the School of Communications’ six undergraduate majors.
A contingent from the Department of Sport and Event Management shared research on a variety of topics, including outdoor educational initiatives, first-year experience, facility management, and student leadership in collegiate recreation.
Assistant Professor Cara McFadden, Emily Bourke ’16 and Katie Dalton ’16 traveled to the United Way headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, to participate in a gathering of student leaders, United Way staff and university advisers.
The Sport & Event Management Department hosted its Fall Internship Forum, highlighting its students’ summer achievements and memorable internship experiences.
The assistant professor of sport and event management serves as a co-editor for the fall 2015 issue of New Directions in Student Leadership, which highlights student leadership development within recreation and athletic environments.
The latest edition of the Elon Law Review features scholarship on sports law and the evolving policies and regulations surrounding collegiate athletics.
A grant from the Coleman Foundation will support the fellows' efforts to encourage entrepreneurship at Elon.
The assistant professor of sport and event management was one of five Elon University faculty and staff members to lead presentations at the 11th annual NCICU Assessment Conference.
Communications faculty and staff celebrated this year’s COM and SEM seniors and their families with a May 22 reception on Manfuso Plaza.
Following an inspiring Winter Term experience, Drew Forte ’15 and several other Elon University students collected more than 200 items of baseball equipment and shipped them in May to youth organizations in the Caribbean country.
Students in the Sport and Event Management Department hosted an April 27 charity dinner, raising $800 in support of Communication Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc., a nonprofit organization in Greensboro, North Carolina.
The Sport and Event Management Department hosted a May 7 event to present projects students have worked on throughout the spring 2015 semester.
Students and faculty members of the School of Communications participated in the 22nd annual Spring Undergraduate Research Forum, spending the day sharing their scholarship with the Elon community.
The school hosted its annual awards ceremony on April 23 to recognize high achievement from students and faculty in the last year.
An Elon University assistant professor, and a junior sport and event management major, will have prominent roles in the collegiate recreational sports organization, particularly with issues relating to its April 2016 conference held in Kissimmee, Florida.
Six Elon University students participated in the March conference’s student competition, analyzing and presenting a real baseball operations decision: trading a certain Philadelphia Phillies left-hander for maximum return. The students will discuss their Arizona presentation on Wednesday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Koury Business Center, room 208.
Elon University’s Premier Sport & Event Society brought together professionals from various aspects of the communications, event planning and sports industries on April 7 to share their insight and advice.
The assistant professor of sport and event management led three separate presentations relating to her work with a new Wiley book series, titled “New Directions for Student Leadership."
The assistant professor of sport and event management analyzed risks facing baseball teams during severe weather at the Charlotte conference.
The assistant professor in the Department of Sport & Event Management signed copies of the second edition of his book, “Cradle of the Game: Baseball and Ballparks in North Carolina.”
WFMY News 2 interviewed the sport & event management associate professor for a segment titled “Local Sports Expert Weighs In On Future Of ACC Tournament.”
Five sport and event management majors helped manage a concession tent during men's and women's golf championships this summer in Pinehurst, North Carolina, and proceeds from their effort will benefit a scholarship program for Elon students completing sport and event mangagement internships.
The chapter highlights the need for effective academic and student life partnerships in creating meaningful educational opportunities.
Shea Coakley ’07 is providing nutritious food to customers while feeding those in need through his company, LeanBox.
The school hosted its annual awards ceremony May 6 to honor high achievement from faculty and students in the last year.
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.
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.