Earlier this summer, Katherine Carter ’96 served as a contact for a group of Elon students visiting her adopted country, Namibia, embodying the saying ‘once an Elon student, always an Elon student.’
"Our Periclean Journey" dives deep into how the aid world works from partnerships to money and conflict resolution.
Erin Luther ‘16, an international studies and Spanish double major from Bristol, Tennessee, travels to South America next spring as part of a federal program that builds good will between the United States and people of other nations.
Erin Lawless ’03 visited campus in February and spoke with students about her experiences in the Peace Corps.
Hundreds of people gathered Monday in the Numen Lumen Pavilion to share stories and happy memories of Professor Heidi G. Frontani, a faculty member in the Department of History & Geography who had died of a sudden illness just three days earlier.
The half-day event organized by the Periclean Scholars Class of 2016 included a keynote speaker; four breakout sessions led by local business owners; and a company fair featuring sustainable businesses and organizations.
A newspaper column by Professor Tom Arcaro reflects on the YMCA's first national advertising campaign, "The Y. For a better us," and contrasts the Y's mission with rhetoric in the 2016 presidential election cycle.
The associate professor of psychology also will mentor the Periclean Scholars Class of 2019 with a focus on Sri Lanka.
Four graduating seniors will work with Alamance County health organizations through a new community initiative that encourages students to pursue a year of service following their collegiate studies.
Omolayo Ojo, an international studies major and Honors Fellow from Maryland, will spend a year in Europe before pursuing graduate studies in immigration law, migration and development.
With a focus on Zambia, 32 freshmen will spend the next three years taking classes that culminate in a project of social change as part of a program aimed at developing in students a deep sense of global citizenship.
Sam White ’06, a corporate communications graduate and a member of the inaugural Periclean Scholars class, returned to campus earlier this fall to share insights with members of the Periclean Class of 2017.
Professor Tom Arcaro writes for regional newspapers about the need for the United States to take a leadership role in the creation of a Palestinian state, which he argues will promote regional stability and make America more secure.
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.
Caley Mikesell is one of eight fellows from around the world spending June and July in rural India to help research and develop holistic programs aimed at improving conditions for impoverished villages.
A trio from the Class of 2014, including one student who was among the first to complete the requirements of the university’s new Peace Corps Prep Program, will soon head around the world to serve local communities.
Professor Tom Arcaro writes for regional newspapers about the keys to success for fresh college graduates joining international aid and development organizations like the Peace Corps and OxFam International
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.
Jill Capotosto will spend up to two years in Vietnam assisting with communications for an international wildlife anti-trafficking organization.
Four outstanding faculty members and 21 retirees were honored for excellence and service to Elon on May 14.
A human rights & social justice independent major has spent two years comparing local and national media perceptions of poverty in Appalachia.
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.
Colby Halligan '15 travels to Europe this summer as one of the youngest students ever selected for a program that gives hands-on experience in organic farming while learning a foreign language.
“Aquí & Allá/Here & There,” a book sponsored by the Periclean Scholars Class of 2013, tells the story of a young undocumented woman’s journey from Mexico to the United States and how she eventually achieved the American Dream.
Nick Cianciara plans to run three miles in his full turnout gear on Dec. 14, 2013, to raise money for a firefighter stricken with a brain tumor.
Professor Tom Arcaro illustrates in a newspaper guest column how humans now more than ever are looking beyond politics and lines on a map to provide comfort and aid to those in need.
The recent kidnappings of Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers in Syria are the backdrop to a newspaper column from Professor Tom Arcaro on the responsibilities people have to assist aid workers.
The entry deadline is Dec. 13, 2013, for a student competition focused on human rights that will award cash prizes totaling $3,600. Categories include: research papers, journalism, electronic media, creative writing, photos, and world languages
Professor Tom Arcaro writes in a newspaper guest column about a new model for delivering humanitarian aid around the globe, and he calls on colleges and universities to be a part of finding solutions to challenging social ills.
Alumni of the Elon University program produced a film about problems with getting health care to people in India, triggering a series of events that culminated with the August grand opening of a new training center for health workers in one of India’s poorest regions.
Professor Tom Arcaro writes in a newspaper column that Americans should consider what the author of "Common Sense" had to say about patriotism and religion.
Professor Tom Arcaro argues in a newspaper guest column that relying on legislation or new public policies isn't enough to make corporations protect their workers.
Crista Arangala in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics will help create a traveling science center and introduce new methods for students to learn linear algebra.
A medical provider in India will be able to better train workers in facilities under construction thanks to a partnership with Elon University and a Turkish city vying to host Expo 2020.
In a series of interviews with lawyers and career specialists, Sarah Kowalkowski '13 pinpoints the characteristics of students who thrive in law school - and then their profession.
A professor and two students from University of Monterrey traveled to campus to learn more about Elon's program.
Professor Tom Arcaro writes in regional newspapers that public policy debates over higher education miss a critical question.