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Admissions News Archive

  • Elon dedicates new 'front door' to campus

    The community celebrated Friday the alumni, parents and friends whose generosity made possible the Inman Admissions Welcome Center, which will greet generations of prospective Elon University students and their families.

  • Elon hosts Special Olympics Alamance County Spring Games

    Dozens of Elon University students, staff and faculty volunteered at a halfday program on April 24, 2015, that welcomed 375 athletes to campus for competition in the Jerry and Jeanne Robertson Track and Field Complex.

  • Student leaders honored at 2015 Leadership Awards Ceremony

    More than two dozen Elon University students and one faculty member were recognized for their work at an April 30, 2015, program that recognizes top campus leaders.

  • CELEBRATE! Profile: Caroline Crew '15

    Using economic data from China, an Elon University senior found that tourism helps reduce poverty for many residents in developing countries, though some people are helped more than others.

  • Elon students win RiverRun film festival’s pitchfest

    School of Communications students Kathryn Jeffords '15 and Kayla Hammer '16 captured first place in the 2015 RiverRun International Film Festival’s documentary pitchfest, a student competition judged by a panel of industry experts, including award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson.

  • CELEBRATE! Profile: Jake Sokoloff ‘15

    An Elon University music theatre major and Elon College Fellow interviewed residents of a local retirement community for stories shared in an original production.

  • Media figures, classical musician headline 2015-16 cultural programs

    Itzhak Perlman, Walter Isaacson, Melissa Harris-Perry and Leonard Pitts visit campus next year for Elon University’s convocations, Winter Term Opening Address and Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture.

  • Tony Weaver '16 selected for NBCUniversal Fellowship Program

    The strategic communications and B.F.A. acting double major was chosen to participate in the media and entertainment company’s 10-week paid fellowship in New York City.

  • CELEBRATE! Profile: Lauren Packard '15

    An Elon University senior independent major in neuroscience made a surprising discovery when she tracked brain activity in dancers being shown how to perform a new task.

  • Scholarship takes center stage at SURF

    Elon University students and professors shared research findings and creative work Tuesday at the Spring Undergraduate Research Forum, a day set aside each spring for the campus community to celebrate scholarship and faculty mentoring relationships.

  • CELEBRATE! Profile: Kaitlin Sands '15 and Melissa Mischka '15

    Though parents of preschoolers focus more of their efforts on teaching children how to read, two Elon University seniors found that you don’t have to be a wizard with numbers to create in young people a love for math and science.

  • Love School of Business celebrates student & faculty achievements

    An annual awards program held April 23 recognized the academic success and service of those involved with the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business. 

  • Rhythms of Cuba inspire Lumen Scholar performance

    Elon senior Nicole Payne Mota, whose Cuban and Puerto Rican heritage are reflected in her musical passion and scholarly work, led a Yeager Recital Hall concert on April 24 supported by the university's top prize for undergraduate research and creative achievement.

  • Elon senior awarded Fulbright to teach English in France

    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.

  • Six Elon alumni selected as NSF Graduate Research Fellows

    The alumni are part of the 2,000 graduate applicants selected to receive funding from the National Science Foundation in 2015.

  • CELEBRATE! Week runs April 27 - May 2

    Hundreds of Elon students will be involved in activities during CELEBRATE! 2015, a celebration of achievements in academics and creative endeavors that culminates with the university's second annual extravaganza of the arts & sciences.

  • Holi festival welcomes spring to campus

    Scores of Elon University students took part Friday afternoon in the Hindu festival of Holi, a celebration of color that ushers in the season while marking the triumph of good over evil.

  • Elon remembers Holocaust victims by reading of names

    The campus community took part Thursday in the "Reading of the Names," a daylong program on the front steps of Moseley Center organized by Elon Hillel and the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life as part of Holocaust Remembrance Week.

  • Phi Beta Kappa honor society inducts new members

    An April 14 dinner and ceremony featured a keynote address by T. Mills Kelly, a professor of history at George Mason University and a specialist in the scholarship of teaching and learning history. 

  • Students spend Spring Break in service to others

    Elon University students, faculty and staff traveled for a week in late March to assist communities with service work while learning about social issues that impact communities both in the United States and abroad.