Assistant Professor Carmen Mónico travels to the Central American nation next spring to assess a vocational training program aimed at creating work opportunities for youth who might instead emigrate elsewhere.
The professor of human service studies was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Scholar Award for her wealth of research on changes in the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Assistant Professor Carmen Monico took part in the Second Congress of Development Studies on Migration, Health and Development in Guatemala City in late May, where she was joined by multiple national and international stakeholders.
Daniel Sheehan, a human service studies and strategic communications double major, begins his career after Elon with a fellowship in New York City that develops "the next generation of aspiring change makers."
Four faculty members and 14 retirees were honored May 13 for excellence and service to Elon.
Survey of student health behaviors/experiences. Link sent to students via email on Monday, April 21st. Active now through Friday, May 8th.
Public talks peek behind the scenes of the deeply moving musical "Next to Normal" and explore its representation of a family coping with mental illness
Furthering her research on civic engagement in development interventions financed by international humanitarian and financial institutions, the assistant professor of human service studies presented at the World Bank Land Conference during spring break.
In an example of collaboration between academics and practitioners, Carmen Monico worked with her former dissertation chair, Karen Smith Rotabi, now in the United Arab Emirates University, Kelley McCreery Bunkers, a child protection consultant, and Lucy Armistead, an adoption agency director, in the production of two book chapters summarizing the social literature of intercountry adoption globally, and the U.S. intercountry adoption experience from post-disaster Haiti.
The Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, a private, liberal arts university in Guatemala, invited Elon faculty Carmen Monico to join other internationally recognized faculty in supporting the development of a PhD program in applied psychology.
The assistant professor of human service studies had studied the topic as part of her doctoral dissertation and it remains one of her areas of scholarship.
The professor of human service studies and coordinator of the university's Public Health Studies program traveled to Houston in October to share findings of her research with collaborators from the consortium, Duke University and Elon University.
Emily Delaplane ’14 turned to the Student Professional Development Center last spring for advice and feedback when applying for a position in Delaware helping the families of hospitalized children.
Human Service Studies (HSS) Faculty, Carmen Monico, and HSS undergraduate research students Meredith Berk and Alejandra Orellana-Portillo present at the 2014 Latino Social Work Organization held at the University of Illinois-Chicago this past weekend.
In an induction ceremony held Oct. 11, 2014, Assistant Professor Carmen Monico became a charter member of the District 7600 Rotary Alumni Association two years after having served as an Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Research Scholar in Guatemala.
About a hundred practitioners and scholars from around the U.S. engaged in refugee and immigrant assistance and scholarship in various states and overseas came together at a conference in Greensboro this week.
Elon University professors Mathew Gendle and Carmen Monico co-authored a newspaper guest column in which they argue U.S. actions played a role in the nation's southern border crisis and that all citizens have an obligation to aid children fleeing their homes in Central America.
The assistant professor of human service studies advocated for children and other vulnerable populations as she called on both governments and individual citizens to help those in need around the world by upholding the principles of the CRC.
The Elon community held a special gathering on Thursday to explore a facility that now houses the psychology and human service studies departments, as well as the public health studies program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Emily Delaplane '14 conducted a study with Professor Cindy Fair of the way second grade students interacted with older adults in local retirement communities.
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.
“Getting Students Into Your Organization” offered insight and clarification about recruiting Elon students to participate in local nonprofit organizations and agencies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tammy Cobb '87, assistant director for community partnerships in the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement, begins her work in July.
Eryn Gorang '14 provided the winning idea for a big hotel chain's business challenge.