Making a Difference Profiles

As steel goes up, Elon gathers to dedicate Richard W. Sankey Hall site
<p>Donors and members&nbsp;of the Elon community came together&nbsp;Friday, Oct. 6, to dedicate the site for Sankey Hall and sign a steel plate to be put into place and remain visible once the building is complete.&nbsp;</p>
Opening Doors: Gannaway family endows Business Fellows Scholarship
<p>Love School of Business board member and its first Executive in Residence makes gift aimed at helping students and academics at Elon</p>
Opening Doors: Elon alumnus endows scholarship to help students now
<p>The Charles C. Springs &#39;69 Endowed Scholarship is an estate gift made possible by a new Blended Giving&nbsp; program at Elon</p>
Opening Doors: Late Alamance County educator endows Teaching Fellows Scholarship
<p>Generous estate gift by Carolyn Alspaugh establishes scholarship in the name of husband John C. Alspaugh.</p>
Opening Doors: Parents endow scholarship to broaden access to an Elon education
<p>With their generous gift, Elon parents Howard and Cynthia Steinberg P&rsquo;17, of Atlanta, are helping to advance a top university priority.</p>
Opening Doors: Love for Elon sparks scholarship gift by alumnus
<p>A longtime dedication to philanthropy paves the way to John H. &rsquo;66 and Faye T. Sellers Elon Engagement Scholarship.&nbsp;<span>The &quot;Opening Doors&quot; story series celebrates the power of scholarships to change the lives of Elon students and the generosity of donors who make this transformation possible.</span></p>
Opening Doors: Weaver family endows Honors Fellows scholarship
<p>Elon Trustee Katherine Weaver and her husband, Mike, have made a generous gift that supports &nbsp;students who are among the university&#39;s highest achievers.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Opening Doors: Alumnus endows scholarship in memory of friend and classmate
<p>Elon Trustee <span>Dr. William N.P. Herbert </span>&#39;68 honored the late Jim McClure &#39;68 by funding a scholarship in his name, saying, &quot;He was my anchor.&quot;</p>
Schar Center update: A look inside the new convocation center
The latest photos of the 160,000-square-foot facility offer a look at what will become the main floor of the new convocation center, which will provide a premier gathering space for major campus events and serve as the new home for Elon&#39;s basketball and volleyball programs. <p>&nbsp;</p>
Family honors memory of Elon alumnus with Global Education Scholarship
<p>The Michael Poteat &#39;04 Global Education Scholarship will give students suffering from chronic illness the opportunity to study abroad and have a life-changing experience.</p>
Schar Center update: Elon&#39;s new convocation center takes shape
<p>The latest photos show significant progress on the 160,000-square-foot facility, which will provide a premier gathering space for major campus events and serve as the new home for Elon&#39;s basketball and volleyball programs.</p>
Elon alumni endow music scholarship with generous estate gift
<p>A $400,000 gift from the estate of the late Mattie Pickett Edwards &rsquo;39 and John Lee Edwards &rsquo;41 creates a meaningful legacy at Elon.</p>
Elon parents make a $5 million gift to establish premier learning center
<p>The generous gift from Robert and Dilek Koenigsberger P&rsquo;17, of Greenwich, Connecticut, will bring academic advising and related services together in the new Koenigsberger Learning Center as part of an expanded Belk Library.</p>
Philanthropy at work: Elon parents support business school expansion
<p>Elon alumnus and parent Sam Burke &rsquo;89 P&rsquo;19 and his wife, Kelly P&rsquo;19, of Hellertown, Pennsylvania, are among the benefactors helping to make Richard W. Sankey Hall possible.</p>
Citrone family endows two Odyssey Scholarships
<p>Through their generous gift, Elon Trustee Cindy Citrone P&#39;17 and her husband, Rob P&#39;17, will make&nbsp;an Elon education possible for promising students with significant financial need.</p>
Elon celebrates gift of 1770 New Testament belonging to founder of the Christian Church
<p>The 247-year-old religious text, used by the Rev. James O&#39;Kelly as he preached in North Carolina and Virginia, was donated to Elon by Steve Lynch of Burlington, N.C.</p>
Elon celebrates philanthropy at dedication of School of Communications expansion
<p>The university hosted a formal dedication for the new facilities of&nbsp;the School of Communications, which now spans three buildings and 105,000 square feet of space. &nbsp;</p>
Gifts from Elon parents support Sankey Hall and Business Fellows scholarships
<p>John and Patricia Chadwick, of Old Greenwich, Connecticut., and Bill and Frances Creekmuir&nbsp;of Atlanta&nbsp;have made generous gifts to support Richard W. Sankey Hall and Business Fellows scholarships.</p>
Creating a Legacy: Alumnus gives back to Elon with generous estate gift
<p>Nick Livengood &rsquo;12 L&rsquo;15 of Durham, N.C., made his gift to ensure that his university continues to thrive for generations to come.</p>
Elon alumnus endows second scholarship to support global study
<p>Sam Troy &rsquo;67 continues his loyal philanthropic support of Elon by helping make global engagement possible for students in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business.</p>
&lsquo;I feel honored to give back to Elon&rsquo;
<p>Alumna Priscilla Awkard &rsquo;95 deepens her philanthropic commitment to Elon by making a generous estate gift to support scholarships and athletics, helping to secure Elon&#39;s future.</p>
Elon alumnus endows two scholarships with generous estate gift
<p>Mike Driskill &rsquo;89 and his wife, Robin, of Raleigh, N.C., utilized planned giving to make a significant impact on Elon&#39;s future.</p>
Elon parents endow professorship in entrepreneurship
<p>The generous gift from Sheldon and Christy Gordon will endow a professorship in entrepreneurship in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business.</p>
Love School of Business expansion receives additional major gift
<p>Elon parents Steve and Dayna Anderson have stepped forward to generously support Richard W. Sankey Hall and the continued growth of Elon&rsquo;s top-50 business school.</p>
Alumnus endows scholarship to increase access to Elon
<p><span>The Tims Access Scholarship will assist students from Mississippi and surrounding states.&nbsp;</span></p>
Elon parent supports Love School of Business expansion with generous gift
<p>The university is grateful to Kevin Tedeschi P&#39;18 for his&nbsp;support of Richard W. Sankey Hall, which will provide much-needed classrooms and learning facilities for students.</p>
Jennings family&nbsp; supports Schar Center with generous gift
<p>The new convocation center will provide a preeminent facility for Phoenix athletics and university events.</p>
Gifts from Elon alumna support scholarships, Elon Academy
<p>Retired educator Nancy Turner Watson &rsquo;66 champions life-changing initiatives that serve students from pre-kindergarten through college.</p>
Gift from Elon parents to name new facility for Love School of Business expansion
<p>The new Richard W. Sankey Hall, to be located just south of Colonnades Dining Hall, will provide classrooms and learning facilities for students in all academic majors.&nbsp;</p>
Endowment gift supports global engagement opportunities
<p>A generous endowment gift from the estate of two Elon grandparents will help make possible life-changing global study&nbsp;experiences as the university seeks to provide 100 percent access to these programs for all students.</p>
Elevating their commitment to Elon
<p>Elon parents Geoff and Dottie Jenkins P&rsquo;09 P&rsquo;15 are making a difference at Elon through planned gifts.</p>
Elon names track and field complex in honor of Jerry and Jeanne Robertson
<p>University trustee Jeanne Robertson and her husband Jerry have continued their support of Elon athletics by funding extensive improvements to the university&rsquo;s track and field facilities.</p>
Making A Difference: A history of their own
<p>David and Kathryn Crowe have seen firsthand the powerful impact education can have on a student.This inspired the couple to establish a planned gift that will provide scholarship funding for history majors at Elon.</p>
Making a Difference: Philanthropy helps Ashley Fowler &rsquo;14 shape her future
<p>Through the benefit of private support, the Elon senior has discovered a passion for human rights and is leaving a lasting legacy on campus.</p>
Making a Difference: Sophomore discovers the power of giving
<p>A music scholarship opened the door for Brandon Mitchell &rsquo;16 to take advantage of everything Elon has to offer.</p>
Making a Difference: Mahaffeys&rsquo; generosity impacts students across campus
<p>Gifts from the Elon parents have enhanced several university programs, experiences and facilities.</p>
Making a Difference: Kelli Palmer &rsquo;98 honors her alma mater with gift
<p>A planned gift allowed Kelli Palmer &#39;98 to give to Elon, a place that has had<br /> &quot;the single greatest impact&quot; on this generation of her family.</p>
Construction set to begin on Scott Studios
<p>Designs are complete for Elon&#39;s new performing arts facility at the Francis Center.</p>
Making a Difference: Elingburgs join Elon’s most generous donors
In the transition from Elon supporters to Elon parents, Wes and Cathy Elingburg take giving to new heights.
Making a Difference: A wish come true
Tom Grathwohl P&rsquo;11 &rsquo;13 remembers exactly what set Elon apart when he and his wife, Darcy, helped their son, David Edge &rsquo;11, make his college decision.
Worsleys Recognized with SoCon Distinguished Service Award
The Southern Conference honors Cecil and JoAnna Worsley for their support of Elon athletics.
Hunts contribute $1 million to the new softball stadium
Elon trustee Vicky Hunt and her husband Sam have made gifts totaling $1 million to help fund the new softball stadium on campus.
Skluts support Jewish Studies program
Elon&rsquo;s commitment to create a vibrant, inclusive campus caught the attention of parents Eric and Lori Sklut. The couple made a $250,000 gift through the Levine-Sklut Family Foundation to endow the Lori and Eric Sklut Emerging Scholar in Jewish Studies. This endowment will significantly expand and enrich Elon&rsquo;s Jewish Studies program, which will benefit all students.
Jessie Hook '46 makes a big impact through planned giving
Jessie Thurecht Hook &rsquo;46 is one of many donors who are helping to secure Elon&rsquo;s future by placing the university in their wills. By including Elon in her estate, Jessie can continue to live comfortably and help her alma mater in the future.
Staying faithful to Elon
You&rsquo;ll have to excuse Ike Credle '83 for his enthusiasm for Elon. He can&rsquo;t help himself. Ike supports Elon each year because he values his education and wants to preserve what he loved most about his alma mater.