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  • Discovery program connects new students to Elon and each other

    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.

  • 'Are You Ready?' website debuts for incoming students 

    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.

  • Elon formally joins the Colonial Athletic Association

    A geographic footprint that aligns with current student and alumni populations made the CAA a natural fit for Elon, which will host and travel to many top schools in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast for varsity athletic competition.

  • Elon students visit Malawi for service work

    For the third consecutive year, a program through the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement allowed students to work with a local children's center and assist an HIV/AIDS support group.

  • Elon junior named SEEKHO Summer 2014 Innovation Fellow

    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.

  • Elon teacher education programs named among nation's best

    The nonpartisan National Council on Teacher Quality has ranked the School of Education #3 in the United States for its special education program and #22 for its undergraduate elementary education program.

  • Three rising juniors selected as Noyce Scholars

    Catherine Lee, Emma Luparello and Julie Merritt will each receive a $21,900 scholarship for each of the next two years while working toward teacher licensure as part of their studies in mathematics and the natural sciences.

  • Three new Elon graduates joining the Peace Corps

    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.

  • 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. 

  • State Department awards scholarship to Elon senior

    Madison Ann “Maddy” Clough is studying Arabic in Morocco this summer with the support from the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship Program.

  • Incoming student appears on "Here & Now," WUNC's daily news magazine

    Emily DeMaioNewton, an incoming member of Elon's Class of 2018, appeared on WUNC's "Here & Now" to talk about her poetry.

  • Club Sports teams reach new heights in 2013-14

    Several Elon University programs traveled to national tournaments while also volunteering closer to campus with community agencies and other outreach initiatives.

  • Lumen Scholar researches role of Christians in the Holocaust

    Recent Elon University graduate Sarah Holland's study of Christian complicity in the evils of Nazi Germany shed light on the way people of faith can be led astray by leaders who exploit religious beliefs at the expense of marginalized populations.

  • Mary Carillo urges Class of 2014 to always act with compassion

    In a Saturday morning Commencement address, the acclaimed sportscaster and former professional tennis star encouraged Elon University’s Class of 2014 to be guardians of the planet by showing kindness and respect to everyone they meet.

  • 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.

  • Seniors reflect on college experience at annual picnic

    A Commencement week tradition returned to campus Wednesday when the Senior Picnic brought students, faculty and staff together on the lawn of the Martin Alumni Center three days before the Class of 2014 graduates from Elon University.

  • Career Moves: SPDC resources help Elon senior prepare for job at Volkswagen

    With guidance from faculty and staff in the Student Professional Development Center, strategic communications and political science double major Baron Smith '14 combined his interest in marketing with a passion for cars to secure a position with Volkswagen Group of America's Graduate Program.

  • Elon a cappella group invited to perform at Carnegie Hall

    Vital Signs travels to New York City next spring for a joint performance with several other a capella groups under the direction of the man who produced the television show “The Sing Off” and acted as vocal producer for the Hollywood hit “Pitch Perfect.”

  • Elon hosts Special Olympics spring games

    Special Olympics of Alamance County, in partnership with Elon Volunteers!, hosted its annual Spring Games at Belk Track on May 2 with participation by hundreds of regional athletes.

  • Lumen Scholar studies the narratives of welfare

    Elon University senior Greg Honan researched the stories two former presidents told of public assistance recipients and found a direct influence on the way local politicians talk about social services.