Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences recognizes outstanding faculty

Professors L. Kim Epting, Cynthia Fair and Caroline Ketcham were honored Aug. 18, 2014, when faculty from Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences gathered in the Lakeside Meeting Rooms to plan for the upcoming academic year and to celebrate colleagues’ achievements.

Carmen Monico presents at international forum in The Hague

As concerns over illegal practices in intercountry adoption and global surrogacy continue to capture the world's attention, Assistant Professor of Human Service Studies Carmen Monico presented at an international forum of experts informing The Hague Conference on International Law's reporting on these critical global issues.

Six seniors receive Fulbright awards

The Class of 2014 is sending more scholars overseas next year with Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grants than any previous class in Elon University history.

Early Childhood Program Student and Faculty Member Author Article

Natalie Sipala '15, early childhood minor and human service studies major, and Heidi Hollingsworth, assistant professor of education, co-authored an article in Milestones, a practitioner-oriented early care and education publication.


Elon junior awarded Udall Scholarship

Colby Halligan secured the nation's premier academic award for students dedicated to careers in the environment, tribal public policy or Native American health care.

Elon senior and mentor publish research on intergenerational service learning

Emily Delaplane '14 conducted a study with Professor Cindy Fair of the way second grade students interacted with older adults in local retirement communities.

Cindy Fair, two young alumni publish research on HIV/AIDS issues

The professor of human service studies worked with Lauren Taylor '10 and Jamie Albright '13 on recently completed studies that have been published or presented to international audiences.

Elon trio presents to Community Council of Alamance on student engagement

“Getting Students Into Your Organization” offered insight and clarification about recruiting Elon students to participate in local nonprofit organizations and agencies.

PA program holds symposium on helping the underserved

Graduate students in Physician Assistant Studies heard Dec. 11, 2013, from several Elon University professors who shared best practices for making a difference in the world by assisting the disadvantaged.

Sandra Reid's Introduction to Human Services course featured in Burlington Times-News

The article, published Dec. 1, 2013, describes an after-school program that engages young students in learning about healthy lifestyles while providing Elon students with hands-on experience.

2014 Sustainability Faculty Scholars named

Seven faculty members will take part in a program that will allow them to incorporate or enhance a focus on sustainable principles and practices in their courses.

NC Campus Compact honors Eryn Gorang for work in community

The Elon University senior received a Community Impact Student Award on Nov. 2, 2013, during the statewide organization's annual student conference in Charlotte, N.C.

Esposito and Walch present at ISSOTL

Judy Esposito, Human Service Studies, and Resa Walch, Health and Human Performance, present at the International Society of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference.

Student leader wanted

Team Hero is looking for help. Care about supporting our troops?  Like helping war veterans?  Have an interest in PTSD support, psychology or human service studies?  Then Team Hero is for you.

Elon staffer appointed to N.C. Commission on Volunteerism & Community Service

Tammy Cobb '87, assistant director for community partnerships in the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement, begins her work in July.

Elon junior wins Ketchum's Mindfire Challenge

Eryn Gorang '14 provided the winning idea for a big hotel chain's business challenge.

Cindy Fair, Jamie Albright '13 present at Society for Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting

Fighting hunger takes center stage at Elon summit
Dozens of campus & community advocates gathered Feb. 19 to share ideas and coordinate efforts for alleviating local hunger.
PERCS examines myths & realities of public assistance
The Program for Ethnographic Research and Community Studies this fall launched a "Faces of Welfare" initiative in Alamance County.
Team HERO Interest & Planning - Nov. 11
Professors named Senior Faculty Research Fellows
Three prolific Elon University faculty scholars will receive funding and course reassignments to assist with their ongoing research.
Cindy Fair, Jamie Albright '13 present at national conference
Professor Cynthia "Cindy" Fair in the Department of Human Service Studies and Jamie Albright '13 presented Oct. 30 in San Francisco at the annual conference of the American Public Health Association.
Human Service Studies major featured in Huffington Post video interview
Senior Emily Kane was featured in a Huffington Post video interview about how parents react when young gay and lesbians 'come out.'
Elon panelists discuss the 'price of democracy'
Civic engagement experts examined why younger Americans aren’t participating like they once did in service & the democratic process.
Research as intervention
Professor of Human Service Studies Cindy Fair spent a yearlong sabbatical studying reproduction decisions by young adults born with HIV.
Summer 2012: 'I Am Elon' with Lauren Clapp '13
"If more people got excited about vegetables, things would be a heck of a lot better." - Lauren Clapp '13 in a new "I Am Elon"
Cindy Fair, Elon alumni publish & present on adolescent HIV/AIDS issues
Jamie Albright '13 co-presents at HIV/AIDS conference for social workers
The rising Elon University senior co-wrote an abstract with Professor Cindy Fair and with a social worker from Georgetown University Medical Center.
Junior receives award named in memory of advocate for disabled
Jamie Albright, who is researching teenagers born with HIV, was honored with the Thomas Barnett “Breaking Down Barriers” Scholarship.
CELEBRATE! presentations showcase service-learning
Several Elon students, including five Civic Engagement Scholars in the Class of 2012, on Thursday shared their work with classmates and faculty.
Lumen Scholar studies perceptions of beauty
Elon University senior Meagan Harrison is exploring the relationship between self-esteem and perceptions of beauty among Filipina women.
Human Service course makes grants to local charities
The human service studies class "Designing and Implementing Social Programs" was funded by a foundation that promotes the study of philanthropy.
Faculty, student present at Global Summit on Childhood
Kristen Sullivan, Devon McGowan '12 present on domestic & sexual violence
Cindy Fair, Lauren Taylor '10 publish article drawn from undergraduate research
The study appears in the latest edition of the African Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health.
Cindy Fair, Kristen Sullivan present research at APHA annual conference
Professor Cynthia Fair and Assistant Professor Kristen Sullivan presented research this month at the annual conference of the American Public Health Association.
Cindy Fair, Taylor Morrison '10 publish in International Journal of Childbirth Education
Professor Cindy Fair in the Department of Human Service Studies has had an article published in the International Journal of Childbirth Education with co-author Taylor Morrison '10.
Elon co-hosts forum on HIV/AIDS research questions
As a growing number of children born with the viruses survive into adulthood, advocates are not always sure how to handle reproductive questions.
Cindy Fair co-authors two journal articles with Elon alumni
Associate professor Cynthia Fair, chair of the Department of Human Service Studies, has co-authored with Elon alumni two articles focused on a longitudinal assessment of the Chapel Buddy Program, a developmental mentoring program that pairs kindergarten students with 6th grade students at a school in Greensboro, N.C.
To simulate real life experiences, acting students assume client roles for student counselors
An unlikely pairing of disciplines celebrated a semester-long experiment last week that involved students from Performing Arts and Human Service Studies who assumed convincing roles as clients and their counselors.
Academic service-learning focus of CELEBRATE! forum
CELEBRATE! 2011 continued Thursday afternoon at Elon University with four student presentations on academic service-learning projects that involved community outreach over the past year.
Human Service Studies faculty, alum publish in AIDS Care
Associate professor Cindy Fair and assistant professor Kristen Sullivan in the Department of Human Service Studies, along with Amy Gatto '09, have published an article in AIDS Care titled "Indicators of transition success for youth living with HIV: perspectives of pediatric and adult infectious disease care providers."
Cindy Fair, Taylor Morrison '10 publish research in Midwifery
Associate professor Cindy Fair and Elon alumna Taylor Morrison '10 have co-authored an article published in Midwifery based on Morrison's Elon College Fellows project, “The relationship between prenatal control, expectations, experienced control, and birth satisfaction among primiparous women."
Elon Poll: Economy taking toll on Alamance County
The economy trumps all other issues facing Alamance County, with the effects of a prolonged downturn impacting the social, health and behavioral well being of its residents, according to the latest Elon University Poll. Poll director Hunter Bacot joined with leaders from the United Way of Alamance County and from Healthy Alamance on Tuesday to share findings in a midday news conference from campus.
Alumna, student and professor publish article on intergenerational service learning
Elon alumna Ashley Davis, current senior Ginni Fischer and associate professor Cindy Fair had an article published in the spring 2011 edition of Childhood Education.
Cindy Fair, alumna Jenny Vanyur publish paper in Journal of American College Health
Elon alumna Jenny Vanyur and associate professor Cindy Fair have had an article, "Sexual Coercion, Verbal Aggression, and Condom Use Consistency Among College Students," published in the most recent volume of the Journal of American College Health.
Class project lands Elon freshman a prime internship
Emily Delaplane figured a video she created for her fall semester global experience course was just for a grade. When her relatives forwarded a link to her YouTube project to colleagues and friends, the Elon University freshman found herself with more than an “A” – and Delaware’s Office of the Child Advocate couldn’t be happier.
Kristen Sullivan co-authors article on substance use among soldiers who abuse
Assistant professor of human service studies Kristen Sullivan co-authored an article in the most recent edition of the journal Violence Against Women in which she and her colleagues examine substance use by domestically abusive soldiers.
N.C. governor honors Human Service Studies professors
Associate professors Bud and Beth Warner have been awarded the Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service by North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue for their work with the local Mayco Bigelow Community Center and North Park, recreational facilities managed by the City of Burlington Recreation and Parks Department.
Make the Yuletide Gay: LGBTQ/Ally Holiday Gathering