Education

“A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”
-- United Negro College Fund


“La mente es una cosa terrible para malgastar.”
-- United Negro College Fund


 

Leadership

“The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better.”
-- Barbra Pletcher, author


“Los ganadores verdaderos en la vida son las personas que miran cada situación con la expectación que pueden hacer que funcione o hacerlo mejor.”
 -- Barbra Pletcher, escritura

 

Outreach

“Where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet."
-- Frederick Buechner, writer/theologian


"Donde la felicidad profunda y el hambre profundo del mundo coinciden."
-- Frederick Buechner, escritor/teólogo

 

Now

“The youth is the hope of our future.”
-- Jose Rizal, Filipino nationalist


"La juventud es la esperanza del futuro."
-- Jose Rizal, nacionalisto Filipino 


 

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Welcome to Elon Academy

The Elon Academy, part of the Center for Access and Success, is a non-profit college access and success program for academically promising high school students in Alamance County with a financial need and/or no family history of college. The Academy includes three consecutive summer residential experiences prior to the sophomore, junior and senior years, as well as year-round Saturday programs for students and families. The summer after high school graduation, scholars and families participate in the Elon Academy Transitions to College Program. Once on their respective college campuses, Elon Academy graduates and families are provided with continuing support through the Elon Academy College Success Program to ensure college completion. We invite you to explore our site and learn more about our program.

Although the Elon Academy was launched by Elon University, the program is not funded through tuition dollars. The sustainability of the Academy is dependent on the generosity of individuals, businesses, and foundations.

Elon Academy News

Elon University mourns passing of Edna Truitt Noiles ’44 GP ’17

Her support created the Vera Richardson Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life and helped launch the Elon Academy.

Elon professor awarded Burroughs Wellcome Grant for wildlife studies project

The award will support "Wildlife Studies: Critical Carnivores," a year-round learning experience that exposes secondary school students to the world of wildlife science through a focus on carnivorous mammals.

Innovative Elon Academy Transcript helps encapsulate accomplishments of students

The new innovative transcript portrays the accomplishments of Elon Academy Students in an official document.

At 10th anniversary, the future of the Elon Academy looks bright

Supporters and participants in the Elon Academy celebrated the 10th anniversary of the college access and success program on Thursday, Sept. 15. 

Contact Information

E-mail: elonacademy@elon.edu
Phone: (336) 278-6109
 
Visit the Elon Academy:
Elon University
Mooney Building, suite 302
Elon, NC 27244
 
Mailing address:
2108 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244