Isabella Cannon Global Education Center

News Archive

Elon Football set for global experience in Costa Rica

The university is committed to ensuring that student-athletes are able to take advantage of the global engagement experiences that are a hallmark of an Elon education. 

Tournées French Film Festival at Elon concludes

On Sunday, March 5, Elon hosted students, faculty and staff from Elon and the community for the closing of the Tournées French Film Festival: Join the Résistance!

Los Angeles Times covers red carpet experience of Elon students on Oscar night

A reporter for the news outlet interviewed a student in Elon's Study USA program in Los Angeles outside the Oscars on Sunday night. 

Attend the Global Short-Term Programs Fair

Join us at the Global Short-Term Programs Fair at College Coffee on Feb. 28, where you can enter to win a FREE FLIGHT!

 

Tournées French Film Festival opens at Elon

On Sunday, Feb., Elon hosted students, faculty and staff from Elon and the community for the opening of the Tournées French Film Festival: Join the Résistance!

 

'The Liberators' film screening - March 28

Global Neighborhood Film Series continues today with a film screening in the Global Commons Media Room at 7 p.m.

Elon experts share concerns about immigration decrees

In 'Understanding the Recent Executive Order on Immigration,' a panel discussion hosted Feb. 6 at Elon Law, three university faculty members outlined the potential effects of President Donald Trump's approach to immigration in the name of national security.

In search of mindfulness, students receive ‘a truly life-changing experience’ through Study USA program

Led by Associate Professor Julie Lellis, nine students in the “Mindful America, Mindful Elon” course traveled to Massachusetts during Winter Term to study how mindfulness is practiced and then bring those experiences back to campus.

News & Record article highlights lessons learned by Elon students in the Dominican Republic 

During a three-week Winter Term course, titled “Business of Baseball and Tourism in the Dominican Republic,” two dozen students examined issues relating to neo-colonialism and globalization while traveling in the Caribbean nation.

Elon business students gain immersive experience in Shanghai

Through the LSB Center Abroad in China, students completed a semester abroad, taking business courses and completing an internship while living at East China Normal University.

Interactive Media students showcase projects for the public good in Iceland, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic

During their Jan. 25 presentations in Turner Theatre, graduate students in the Interactive Media master's program discussed their Winter Term “fly-in” projects and their experiences traveling to Costa Rica, Iceland and the Dominican Republic.

'Astonishing' visit: Elon Law students learn legal lessons in Europe

Two Elon Law classes traveled overseas in December to witness firsthand the many opportunities - and complexities - of practicing international law and working in intellectual property.

Media in Middle East take note of visit by Elon Business Fellows to United Arab Emirates

The Winter Term course for first-year Business Fellows at Elon includes a global engagement piece with site visits in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. 

Trump inauguration caps weeks of Washington D.C. immersion for Elon students

The Winter Term course offering through the Study USA program at Elon focuses on getting a firsthand look at the political process and learning from a broad range of professionals working in the nation's capital. 

Winter Term Global Engagement programs send Elon students, faculty and staff throughout the world

More than 1,100 students, faculty and staff are participating this month in 44 programs on six continents. 

Elon Class climbs above the clouds with global experience in Peru

Students in the Wilderness and Adventure Therapy course embarked on a global education experience in Peru to hike and camp on the Inca trail during the week of Thanksgiving break. 

Guatemalan scholar finds opportunities to interact, share expertise during visit to Elon

Guatemalan graduate student Marco Saz visited Elon University to immerse himself culturally in the United States and share his expertise on education with youth at risk with Elon students, faculty and staff.

Women's cross country, track and field teams to travel to Greece for global experience

The teams will be in the country Nov. 18-27 competing and participating in an oversears learning experience. 

Elon ranked #1 in study abroad

The annual ranking by the Institute of International Education recognizes Elon for sending more students abroad than any other master's-level university in the nation.

School of Communications celebrates journalist Scott Anderson and his ‘Fractured Lands’ narrative

As part of his Oct. 25 on-campus lecture, The New York Times Magazine contributing reporter outlined his expansive, 42,000-word article on the Middle East, detailing the nearly two years he spent developing a storyline involving six main characters.

Elon in San Francisco program to launch this summer

The new eight-week Study USA program features a core capstone course and an internship opportunity.

Former White House speechwriters to weigh in on 2016 presidential race in Core Forum

Republican John McConnell, former White House speechwriter for President George W. Bush, and Democrat David Halperin, former National Security Council speechwriter for President Bill Clinton, will offer their perspectives on this historical race on Oct. 4 and 5. 

Study Abroad in Bath, England

Immersive summer business program in Japan generates foreign media coverage

Through "Keizai in Kansai: Business and Culture in Japan," a group of nine Elon students studied the Japanese economy up close for nearly a month. 

Elon receives seven national rankings from the Princeton Review

The 2017 edition of “The Best 381 Colleges” guide recognizes Elon’s study abroad, career services, performing arts and several other programs.

Virginia Novine Whittaker presents at International Jazz Festival

 

Virginia Novine Whittaker, lecturer in music, presented a master class entitled, "Developing Your Unique Sound and Style: Targeted Concepts for Young Jazz Saxophonists" to an audience of music students, performers and teachers at the Jazzit Festival in Italy.

 

Matthew Buckmaster a panelist at Jazzit Festival in Italy

The assistant dean of global education and associate professor of music and education was an invited panelist for jazz education.

Two British Fulbright Scholars to teach at Elon in 2016-17

The faculty members from universities in the United Kingdom will teach courses in criminology and literature.

Elon senior awarded Fulbright to teach English in Spain

Morgan Goldstein ‘16, an elementary education and special education double major from Robbinsville, N.J., will travel to Spain in September as part of a federal program that builds good will between the United States and people of other nations.

Elon senior receives Fulbright to teach English in Turkey

Christina Daniels-Freeman ‘16, a strategic communications and international studies double major from Durham, N.C., will spend nine months teaching English in Turkey as part of a federal program that promotes mutual good will between people of the United States and people of other nations.