The mission of the Elon University Forest is to provide a protected natural area to serve primarily as a teaching resource and research site and secondarily as a service learning site and quiet place for reflection and observation.
“Elon” is Hebrew for “oak.” It is fitting, then, that the hardwood forests and other ecosystems of Elon University Forest represent the spirit, strength, and sustainability of Elon University. The Forest symbolizes a permanence that exists even while the University and the larger world change rapidly, as well as the notion that nature itself is a central part of higher education.
Elon Music Ambassadors perform their fall program, "American Road Trip," for high school audiences in Maryland and New Jersey
Allied Churches in Alamance County and the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management were beneficiaries of efforts from students in an Elon service-learning course.
Thirty-six Elon University students received Southern Conference recognition for their superior academic performance and participation in at least half of their squads' fall competitions.
The former tennis star visits campus on May 24, 2014, to share wisdom gleaned from a professional sports and broadcasting career that has included coverage of multiple Olympic Games.
A former offensive coordinator for the Phoenix who has served as Ball State University's offensive coordinator for the past three seasons, Skrosky returns to Elon to lead the university's move to the Colonial Athletic Association in 2014.