Her support created the Vera Richardson Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life and helped launch the Elon Academy.
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.
The new innovative transcript portrays the accomplishments of Elon Academy Students in an official document.
Supporters and participants in the Elon Academy celebrated the 10th anniversary of the college access and success program on Thursday, Sept. 15.
The 1944 Elon graduate made significant contributions toward the creation of the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life and the launch of The Elon Academy.
The celebration will be Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. in McCrary Theatre with a community reception to follow.
Join us in celebrating the first 10 years of Elon University's transformative college access and success program.
Nine Elon Academy students participated in a photography class during the summer 2016 session on campus.
Retired educator Nancy Turner Watson ’66 champions life-changing initiatives that serve students from pre-kindergarten through college.
Students from Alamance County high schools participating in the Elon Academy were welcomed to campus June 13 at a 10th annual College Coffee held in their honor.
Twenty-five rising sophomores from Alamance County high schools have been selected to join the 10th class of the college access and success program for academically talented students.
Members of the Elon Academy’s seventh class joined friends and family members May 17 to celebrate their success as they prepare for college.
Elon's president was the featured speaker at the 22nd annual banquet of Burlington's Positive Attitude Youth Center.
The Elon Academy College Planning team presented at the Southern Association for College Admissions Counselors annual conference in Miami, Florida.
High school scholars in Elon University’s college access and success program gave short presentations to family and friends before participating in a ceremony celebrating their successes.
Dozens of Alamance County high school students were introduced to the campus community in the 9th annual College Coffee held June 15 in honor of the Elon Academy.
Members of the Elon Academy's sixth class joined friends and family members May 28 to celebrate their success as they prepare for their college journey.
Elon University submitted a video to the White House regarding near-peer mentoring in the Center for Access and Success
The donation program intended to give back to student groups and university initiatives has assisted Stop Hunger Now, Habitat for Humanity, Kernodle Center programming, the "It Gets Better" initiative and the Elon Academy.
Elon Academy is participating in #GivingTuesday with 42 other local non-profits in Alamance County.
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.
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has recognized Elon with a 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, an accolade that reflects ongoing university efforts to celebrate and support students, staff, faculty and alumni of all backgrounds and beliefs.
A Wednesday ribbon cutting and open house in Mooney building gave faculty, staff, family and friends an opportunity to tour the new home of four Elon University programs that collectively serve underrepresented students from pre-kindergarten through college.
Seven years after joining the Elon Academy, a dozen of the first high school students to take part in the university’s college access and success program have earned their college degrees. Brittney Burnette is one of them.
Scholars created service projects and traveled to the nation's capital this summer as they sought solutions to barriers faced by underrepresented and underserved students who dream of attending college.
Prior to a Friday evening closing ceremony, high school scholars in Elon University’s college access and success program shared with family and friends the lessons they will carry with them from their summer experience on campus.
Fourteen high school students in a philosophy course on race, gender and hip-hop visited a Greensboro recording studio Wednesday to create their own album with messages of resilience, hope and equality.
Alamance County high school students were introduced to the campus community in the 8th annual College Coffee held in honor of the Elon Academy.
Alamance County students taking part in Elon University's college access and success program gathered May 14, 2014, to hear words of wisdom from academy leaders and alumni as they prepare to graduate high school.
Alamance County high school freshmen accepted into the Elon Academy's Iota class will spend parts of the next three summers on campus learning from Elon University faculty and preparing to apply to college.
An effort to showcase both the university's Community Garden and heirloom plants grown by Elon students proved popular, as did delicious strawberry treats.
Cummings High School senior Jessica Canar-Quito will attend Guilford College in North Carolina with assistance from a program initially funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Jenni Johnson, Darris Means and Kimberly Pyne presented at the annual conference of the American College Personnel Association held in Indianapolis.
The associate professor of education and longtime Elon Academy instructor formally takes over this summer for founding director Deborah Long, who is now serving as interim dean of Elon University’s School of Education.
Darris Means, Elon Academy Associate Director, has been named the first place winner for the Dissertation Award by the American Association for Blacks in Higher Education.
A $1,000 check was presented Dec. 3, 2013, to leaders of Elon University's college access and success program.
Darris Means, associate director for the Elon Academy, co-authored an article in the Journal of African American Males in Education.
The associate director of the Elon Academy co-authored an article in the Journal of African American Males in Education.
The facility brought together dozens of Elon students, faculty and staff for its opening—something it aims to do routinely to foster community.
Alamance County students taking part in the university’s college access and success program on Friday shared personal reflections before attending a ceremony that closed out a summer residential experience.
High school scholars in the university's college access and success program receive a hands-on lesson on the history and complexity of wheat cultivation.
High school students in the university’s college access and success program met Thursday with current Elon students taking part in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience.
A partnership through the university’s college access and success program has allowed high school scholars from the Indian state of Kerala to take part in a month-long international exchange.
Local high school students in the university’s college access and success program moved to campus over the weekend for a month of classes and activities that will help them pursue dreams of a college degree.
Alamance County high school seniors taking part in Elon University’s college access and success program were recognized Thursday for their achievements.
Darris Means ’05 was recognized at a ceremony on May 9, 2013, as the Outstanding Alumnus of the Masters Student Affairs Program at Clemson University.
Vidal Morales-Santos is the third Elon Academy participant in the past four years to receive an award that covers his full college expenses.