Teaching Fellows who traveled last spring to the Central American country created a resource to help future students who want to study abroad in a nation known for its natural beauty, as well as its rapid social, economic and environmental changes.
Speakers, service projects and a special College Coffee at Elon University are among the many programs that commemorate the legacy of the American civil rights leader.
The second annual event hosted by the university's "It Takes a Village" Project featured talks, a poster presentation, and musical selections by children involved in a program aimed at helping youth overcome reading difficulties.
The assistant professor of education at Elon University took part in three presentations along with colleagues from Winston-Salem State University and from an elementary school in Burlington, N.C.
The assistant professor of education presented in two sessions at a program hosted by the American Educational Studies Association.
Jenna Gilder, a senior psychology major and early childhood minor, provided a professional development session on Nov. 1, 2014, for early care and education professionals, along with Heidi Hollingsworth, assistant professor of education and program coordinator for early childhood education.
With more than 140 local children now involved in an Elon University program that helps struggling readers, administrators sought a larger community space to bring families together with their college student tutors.
Furman Moseley '56 met Friday with students in the Center for Access & Success to share his own memories of Elon and to learn about their collegiate experiences made possible through scholarships he created.
Elon's educator preparation programs are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.