Isabella Cannon Global Education Center

News Archive

Study Abroad/Study USA application system downtime June 13

The Study Abroad/Study USA application system will be down for maintenance on Saturday, June 13.

Students, locals bond over baseball during Dominican Republic trip

Following an inspiring Winter Term experience, Drew Forte ’15 and several other Elon University students collected more than 200 items of baseball equipment and shipped them in May to youth organizations in the Caribbean country.

Elon performing artists shine in birthplace of the Renaissance

Career Moves: From studying abroad to working abroad

Elon University senior Alexandria "Lexie" Savic will begin her career in Denmark after securing an internship with the Danish Institute for Study Abroad with help from the Student Professional Development Center.

Global Education Center staff and faculty quoted in 'International Educator'

Woody Pelton, Rhonda Waller and Donna Van Bodegraven were quoted in an article published in the current issue of International Educator

Global Neighborhood faculty, staff and student present at conference

Members of the Global Neighborhood Association presented to a group of international educators at the NCAIE State Conference on March 13.

Scholar gives talk about French Muslims in contemporary France

A Feb. 19, 2015, guest lecture by Professor Michel Bondurand of the NC Consortium Paris program spoke about the way Muslims in France practice their faith.

Watson & Odyssey Scholars study community engagement in Atlanta

Elon University's Watson & Odyssey Scholars Program and the Study USA office co-sponsored a "Fake Break" program in late January for students to visit with corporate foundation offices at Coca-Cola, Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves, the International Rescue Committee and more.

Winter Term class partners with Arbor Day Foundation

Students in an Elon Core Curriculum capstone course led by faculty members in the Martha & Spencer Love School of Business and Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences, spent eight days in Peru sharing with farmers ideas to improve their land while growing their revenues.

Interactive Media students share 'fly-in' projects, experiences abroad

During on-campus presentations, graduate students in the Interactive Media master's program on Jan. 27 discussed their work from their travels in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Barbados and the Dominican Republic.

Elon student awarded Holocaust Studies scholarship

Kelly Swaim ’17, recipient of the Miriam and Abe Brenner Holocaust Education Scholarship, traveled to Europe during Winter Term 2015 as part of Elon’s "Holocaust Journey" study abroad course.

Record numbers of Elon students are studying around the world in January

Nearly 1,000 Elon students, faculty and staff will gain a global academic experience during Winter Term 2015. Their numbers are part of the university's record-setting year for international study.

Elon students publish book on studying abroad in Costa Rica

Teaching Fellows who traveled last spring to the Central American country created a resource to help future students who want to study abroad in a nation known for its natural beauty, as well as its rapid social, economic and environmental changes.

Life in the Global Neighborhood

Discover what goes on inside the Global Neighborhood, Elon’s newest residential neighborhood that blends academic and residence life to create a vibrant, 24/7 learning environment.

Elon ranks #1 in study abroad, setting new records for global experiences

As more Elon students than ever before traveled overseas this fall for global experiences, a new report from the Institute of International Education shows the university maintaining its top placement in an annual ranking for the number of undergraduates who study abroad.

Students take part in global experiences with scholarship support

More than $80,000 was awarded in scholarship assistance this fall as hundreds of Elon University students participate in semester study abroad programs that have seen strong growth in recent years.

Advisory about study abroad and Ebola

Elon University has adjusted some study abroad programs and offers advice to students who have questions or may be considering travel to areas of Africa affected by the Ebola virus. Please read this note for details.

Experts describe needs of immigrants to U.S.

Thousands of refugees each year face hurdles in rebuilding lives away from homes where they were persecuted, and on Monday evening in the Global Neighborhood, Elon University students learned more about issues confronting new arrivals to the United States.

International LLC wins annual mural competition

The mural on the second floor of Global Neighborhood D depicts a Phoenix with words in different languages and flags from around the world.

Paul Geis takes part in IFSA-Butler's 'Institute at the Institute'

The associate director of Study Abroad at Elon University traveled to Indiana in July 2014 for the highly competitive program.

Elon modifies upcoming Winter Term programs

Winter Term 2015 classes in Israel and Ghana have been canceled or postponed due to regional security and health concerns in Africa and the Middle East.

Sarah Glasco presents at NAFSA conference, publishes article in CUR Quarterly

The assistant professor of French presented research on short-term study abroad programs and intercultural competence at the annual convention in May. Her article, "Preparing Undergraduates for Research Projects in Faculty-led Short-term Study Abroad Courses," appears in the Winter 2014 issue of CUR Quarterly.

Elon in L.A. Students showcase work

The Elon in Los Angeles program had its culminating event on July 30, 2014.

New Study USA director visits 'Elon in DC' interns

Mark Dalhouse, the new director of the Study USA program in the Global Education Center, joined Elon colleagues Pam and Chalmers Brumbaugh in late June to visit 16 students interning this summer in the nation's capital.

Fully completed Global Neighborhood opens for 2014-15

Elon University's newest residential complex is a place for students to grow into global citizens as faculty and staff members who reside on campus create programs that complement what young scholars learn in class.

Elon in L.A. kicks off summer 2014 program

The seventh annual Elon in Los Angeles summer program kicked off May 31.

Dance major honored at Los Angeles film festival

Rising senior Amber Schmiesing, whose work with film was inspired by her experience in the "Elon in L.A." program, won the Dance Camera West film festival's Emerging Artist Second Runner Up Award for an original dance film. 

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.

Elon becomes a paradise for Afghan student

When Toorialey Fazly ’14 left Afghanistan in 2010 to come to Elon, he was expecting the experience to be uneventful. What Fazly, who graduates this spring from the university, found instead transformed his life.

Elon in L.A. students hold showcase event

Students in the Elon in Los Angeles program showcase talent at end-of-semester event.