Giving to Elon News

Elon family makes $100,000 estate gift to endow global engagement scholarship

Jay and Patricia Caler P’15 of Denver, North Carolina, want to help provide the same transformative experience their daughter, Katie ’15, enjoyed as an Elon student.

Elon celebrates successful Faculty/Staff Campaign

This year saw 76 percent of Elon University employees make gifts to the institution in support of student scholarships, athletics programs and more. 

Lifelong devotion: Elon alumnus makes estate gift of more than $3 million

Christopher P. Martin ’78 P’13, an Elon alumnus, trustee and parent from Tinton Falls, New Jersey, is one of the university's most loyal and generous benefactors. His recent gift will provide funding for scholarships and other key priorities in the future.

Lindsey Jordan '19: ‘I want to do good in the world’

Elon junior Lindsey Jordan ’19, of Mooresville, North Carolina, shares her passion for helping others thanks to the life-changing impact of her Honors Fellows scholarship. This is the first in a series of videos highlighting the impact of endowed scholarships at Elon. 

‘A Thousand Thanks’ exceeds goal, with Class of 2021 winning class year challenge

The eighth annual gratitude event, held April 17, celebrated the impact of philanthropy on Elon’s campus.

Elon family makes historic $1 million gift to music production and recording arts

The largest equipment gift in program history will take Elon’s nationally recognized program to the next level. 

 

Coach's office in Schar Center to be named for the late Ann Lashley

Lashley served as associate women's basketball head coach from 1994 through 2005, when she died after a battle with cancer.

Donors make history on record-breaking Elon Day

On March 13, donors made 5,370 gifts raising $1,840,378 to achieve the most successful Elon Day celebration to date.

Elon celebrates community, legacy at #ElonDay College Coffee

A special College Coffee inside Alumni Gym on Tuesday morning energized the Elon community for its fifth #ElonDay effort.  

Elon mourns the loss of long-time friend Irwin “Ike” Belk

Belk and his wife, Carole Grotnes Belk, contributed to the growth of Elon’s campus and athletics facilities across four decades.

 

Lindleys enhance their support of Elon with estate gift

The generous gift from Elon trustee, alumnus and parent Jack R. Lindley Sr. ’56 P’83 and his wife, Dorothy C. Lindley P’83, of Burlington, North Carolina, will provide valuable funding to help secure the university’s future.

Opening Doors: Mary C. Bullock ’47 and George P. Bullock ’47 Business Scholarship honors Elon alumni

The "Opening Doors" series celebrates the power of scholarships to change the lives of Elon students and the generosity of donors who make this transformation possible.

Schar Center update: Arena seat installation underway as interior takes shape

The 5,100-seat, 160,000-square-foot facility will provide a premier gathering space for major campus events and serve as the new home for Elon's basketball and volleyball programs when it opens next year.

Major gift to endow scholarship, deepen funding for Jewish studies

Elon Trustee and parent Eric Sklut and his wife, Lori Sklut, of Charlotte, North Carolina, will help bring outstanding students to the university and strengthen funding for a Jewish studies professorship.

Opening Doors: Bryanna Hames '18 says Elon has equipped her with knowledge, ingenuity

The "Opening Doors" story series celebrates the power of scholarships to change the lives of Elon students and the generosity of donors who make this transformation possible.

Elon dedicates dining facility in honor of Clohan family

The dedication was in recognition of the ongoing generosity of Robert A. Clohan III '67 and his family, including a $2 million gift from Clohan and his son, trustee Charles Clohan '98, in support of Richard W. Sankey Hall. 

Schar Center update: Interior work moves forward

The 5,100-seat, 160,000-square-foot facility will provide a premier gathering space for major campus events and serve as the new home for Elon's basketball and volleyball programs when it opens next year.

Opening Doors: Estate gift to endow a scholarship in the Odyssey Program

Inspired by Elon's commitment to scholarship funding, retired faculty member Nancy Midgette, of Montreat, North Carolina, decided to support students in the Odyssey Program with her gift.

Opening Doors: Major gift from donors to endow scholarship in the Odyssey Program

The Sam and Vicky Hunt Scholarship will assist two students each year in the Odyssey Program, a highly selective program for students with exceptional ability and promise and significant financial need.

Schar Center update: Main arena taking shape as work continues

The 5,100-seat, 160,000-square-foot facility will provide a premier gathering space for major campus events and serve as the new home for Elon's basketball and volleyball programs when it opens next year.

Elon celebrates Furman and Susan Moseley on 10th anniversary of Susan Scholarships

Furman Moseley '56 created the Odyssey Program scholarships for women with outstanding promise in 2007 to honor his wife, Susan. The university awards four Susan Scholarships each year. 

Inspired by Elon, Sklut family seeks to inspire others

Elon trustee Eric Sklut and his wife, Lori, are leaders in supporting Jewish Life on Elon's campus.

Opening Doors: Elon parents endow Global Engagement Scholarship

The Graves family makes a generous gift so more students may have the transformative experience offered by studies abroad. 

Elon announces 30 new scholarships for students in the Odyssey Program

The new scholarship gifts and commitments announced by President Leo M. Lambert and a group of key university volunteers on Friday come from seven inspired donors.

As steel goes up, Elon gathers to dedicate Richard W. Sankey Hall site

Donors and members of the Elon community came together 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. 

Opening Doors: Gannaway family endows Business Fellows Scholarship

Love School of Business board member and its first Executive in Residence makes gift aimed at helping students and academics at Elon

Opening Doors: Elon alumnus endows scholarship to help students now

The Charles C. Springs '69 Endowed Scholarship is an estate gift made possible by a new Blended Giving  program at Elon.

Opening Doors: Late Alamance County educator endows Teaching Fellows Scholarship

Generous estate gift by Carolyn Alspaugh establishes scholarship in the name of husband John C. Alspaugh.

Opening Doors: Parents endow scholarship to broaden access to an Elon education

With their generous gift, Elon parents Howard and Cynthia Steinberg P’17, of Atlanta, are helping to advance a top university priority.

Opening Doors: My last go-round

In his own words, Chris Blair '17 reflects on his journey to Elon, his transformative experience and the scholarship that made it possible.

Opening Doors: Love for Elon sparks scholarship gift by alumnus

A longtime dedication to philanthropy paves the way to John H. ’66 and Faye T. Sellers Elon Engagement Scholarship. The "Opening Doors" story series celebrates the power of scholarships to change the lives of Elon students and the generosity of donors who make this transformation possible.

Opening Doors: Weaver family endows Honors Fellows scholarship

Elon Trustee Katherine Weaver and her husband, Mike, have made a generous gift that supports  students who are among the university's highest achievers.

 

Opening Doors: Alumnus endows scholarship in memory of friend and classmate

Elon Trustee Dr. William N.P. Herbert '68 honored the late Jim McClure '68 by funding a scholarship in his name, saying, "He was my anchor."

Elon’s campus busy with summer construction activity

Summer is the busiest time for construction on Elon's campus and there are many projects underway. Read this note for details about enhancements to Elon's outstanding environment for learning. 

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's basketball and volleyball programs.

 

Family honors memory of Elon alumnus with Global Education Scholarship

The Michael Poteat '04 Global Education Scholarship will give students suffering from chronic illness the opportunity to study abroad and have a life-changing experience.

Schar Center update: Elon's new convocation center takes shape

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's basketball and volleyball programs.

Elon alumni endow music scholarship with generous estate gift

A $400,000 gift from the estate of the late Mattie Pickett Edwards ’39 and John Lee Edwards ’41 creates a meaningful legacy at Elon.

Elon parents make a $5 million gift to establish premier learning center

The generous gift from Robert and Dilek Koenigsberger P’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.

Philanthropy at work: Elon parents support business school expansion

Elon alumnus and parent Sam Burke ’89 P’19 and his wife, Kelly P’19, of Hellertown, Pennsylvania, are among the benefactors helping to make Richard W. Sankey Hall possible.

Citrone family endows two Odyssey Scholarships

Through their generous gift, Elon Trustee Cindy Citrone P'17 and her husband, Rob P'17, will make an Elon education possible for promising students with significant financial need.

Gifts from Elon parents support Sankey Hall and Business Fellows scholarships

John and Patricia Chadwick, of Old Greenwich, Connecticut, and Bill and Frances Creekmuir of Atlanta have made generous gifts to support Richard W. Sankey Hall and Business Fellows scholarships.

Creating a Legacy: Alumnus gives back to Elon with generous estate gift

Nick Livengood ’12 L’15 of Durham, N.C., made his gift to ensure that his university continues to thrive for generations to come.

Elon University mourns passing of Edna Truitt Noiles ’44 GP ’17

Her support created the Vera Richardson Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life and helped launch the Elon Academy.

Elon alumnus endows second scholarship to support global study

Sam Troy ’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.

‘I feel honored to give back to Elon’

Alumna Priscilla Awkard ’95 deepens her philanthropic commitment to Elon by making a generous estate gift to support scholarships and athletics, helping to secure Elon's future.

'Giving back is important to us'

Elon alumnus and Trustee John R. Hill ’76 and his wife, Lesley, continue their generous support of the university with two major gifts.

Elon alumnus endows two scholarships with generous estate gift

Mike Driskill ’89 and his wife, Robin, of Raleigh, N.C., utilized planned giving to make a significant impact on Elon's future.

LaRose family gift funds Historic Neighborhood commons building

Elon alumna Gail H. LaRose ’64 and her daughter Michelle LaRose, an Elon trustee, have made a $2.5 million gift to name a new student gathering space planned for the historic part of campus.

Elon announces launch of Design Thinking initiative

Support from Trustee Cindy Citrone and her husband, Rob, will enable Elon to integrate design thinking into curricular and co-curricular experiences across the campus.