Isabella Cannon Global Education Center

News Archive

Oprah Winfrey visits Elon to celebrate graduation of one of her ‘daughter girls’ 

Nosipho Shangase '17, who graduated from the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, has become an accomplished public health scholar at Elon and will pursue her doctorate in the field. 

New grove of trees marks legacy of international members of the Class of 2017

The May 18 tree-planting event is an extension of the Elon tradition of handing out oak saplings to new graduates.  

Golin Unternship to take Elon senior on a six-week cross-country adventure

Jasper Thomas III, a double major in cinema and television arts and theatre studies, was recently named the recipient of an unconventional internship offered by Golin, one of the world's largest public relations firms.

Elon symposium advances conversation about global engagement programs   

The recent Global Education Symposium hosted by Elon's Center for Research on Global Engagement and the Doctor of Physical Therapy program brought experts to campus to talk about effective and collaborative global education initiatives. 

Elon Study USA announces Spring 2018 option for Elon in New York 

With the addition of the spring semester opportunity, Elon in New York will become Study USA’s first program available year-round.

Global Education Center accepting applications

The GEC is currently accepting applications for fall 2017, winter 2018 and spring 2018. 

Elon delegation shines in first Model Arab League conference

The 16-member team from Elon placed second overall and received 12 individual awards. 

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!

 

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.