Two dozen members of Elon University's Class of 2018 spent six days in July serving meals, building homes with Habitat for Humanity and volunteering at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club through a program hosted by the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement.
Rising seniors Krystal Lanclos and Ashley Rose are spending the summer in Newark, New Jersey, to teach in the urban classrooms of a regional nonprofit charter school operator.
A gift from an anonymous donor will be used to support a new endowed scholarship for students who begin their studies at Alamance Community College and wish to transfer to Elon University to complete a four-year degree.
The first-year summer experience program offered by the Office of New Student and Transition Programs familiarizes incoming students with Elon's campus and helps them develop outdoor and team-building skills before classes begin in the fall.
Featuring wisdom from returning undergraduates, information about the Elon Core Curriculum and resources for moving to campus, "Are You Ready?" helps members of the Class of 2018 consider how to best prepare for success at the university.