After a series of injuries put his active military career on hold, U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Jamie Sclater ’02 has found strength—and healing—in the pool.
A lifelong racing fan, Annette Randall ’05 has managed to shape a career around her favorite pastime.
Students and faculty from Elon University's School of Communications placed in several awards categories in the 2015 Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts. They will be recognized at the organization's annual conference April 12-15 in Las Vegas.
The Elon University alumnus and respected broadcaster discussed an array of topics during a stop Feb. 12 in the School of Communications.
Elon University ranked #3 on an annual list of American master's-level institutions whose graduates received Fulbright student awards for 2014-15.
The list, selected by The Business Journal of the Triad, recognizes the most promising young business professionals under the age of 40 in the Triad area of North Carolina.
"Germany and China: Transnational Encounters since the Eighteenth Century" includes chapters Crowe authored, including one that was co-written by an Elon alumna who recently completed graduate work at Columbia University.
Actively involved with campus groups and organizations, Shannon Foley '13 enjoyed helping other people reach their full potential. Visits to the Student Professional Development Center helped Foley on her own career journey to The Advisory Board Company.
The School of Communications graduate launched a fundraising campaign in January to promote his project ‘Gossamer,’ attempting to crack the Hollywood standard of creating original content.
Jamie Albright '13 and Professor Cynthia "Cindy" Fair researched barriers to communication between medical providers and adolescents born with HIV.
The university’s oldest living alumnus – who in October 2013 took part in Fall Convocation’s “Long Maroon Line” as a tribute to Elon’s 125th anniversary year – died Monday in his sleep in Durham, North Carolina.
The honorees are alumni who have graduated in the past 10 years, enjoyed major professional success, made a big difference in their community and been loyal Elon supporters.
A Jan. 10 event in London marked the launch of expanded international programming by Elon’s Office of Alumni Engagement.
One of the nation’s most respected commentators on U.S. elections visits Elon University on May 23, 2015, to share with graduating seniors his wisdom and insights learned from a career covering politics in Washington, D.C.
Beginning in January 2015, the School of Communications faculty and Interactive Media master’s program will host a free online course for communications alumni, highlighting the fast-changing topics in mass communication today.
As 2014 draws to a close, the Office of University Communications shares some great moments captured by Elon photographers during the past 12 months.
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy John G. Sullivan provides a Holiday message for the Elon community.
Beth Hirschy Royals ’88, a marketing and sales professional who studied business at Elon, won Pillsbury's 47th Bake-Off® Contest with her original recipe for Peanutty Pie Crust Clusters.
As soccer’s popularity surges nationwide, so does the strength of Elon’s program. The result? The Phoenix has become a source of professional players who can succeed at the country’s highest level.
Sam White ’06, a corporate communications graduate and a member of the inaugural Periclean Scholars class, returned to campus earlier this fall to share insights with members of the Periclean Class of 2017.
Gifts totaling more than $1.3 million from two estates will provide new scholarship support for students with disabilities and for those pursuing studies in music.
An annual program for top scholars in Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences, featured a panel discussion on Dec. 1, 2014, led by an accomplished alumnus now earning his doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Gortney, who will be sworn in at a Dec. 5 ceremony, was nominated for the post this summer by President Barack Obama.
An annual Elon University tradition brought thousands of students, families and friends to the heart of campus on Dec. 1, 2014, to celebrate the holiday season with song, cider and Santa Claus.
Undergraduate and graduate students produced a web platform for North Carolina A&T's CASE Lab during a November competition in Greensboro, N.C.
A School of Communications staff member and student emphasized empathy and the permanence of the Internet to high school students at The Burlington School.
Elon Local News is named the Best Student Newscast in the Carolinas, and three Communications alumni are also recognized for their journalism and production efforts.
Check out this useful online resource that can help you prepare for your next interview.
WUNC radio’s The State of Things recently featured the legal advocacy of Elon Law alumnae Allison Lukanich L’12 and Natalie Teague L’09 on behalf of women and children fleeing gangs and violence in Central America.
The new San Francisco Alumni Club hosted its first event on Nov. 5 at Hawthorn Lounge
Claire Manship '13, an acting graduate, is touring the country with Theatreworks USA's Click, Clack, Moo.
The BFA acting alumnus will appear on an episode premiering on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 9 p.m.
Benjamin Seay '03 co-stars this week on CBS's "Criminal Minds." The show airs Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 9 p.m.
Twenty-seven students met with alumni and viewed the operations of several media organizations.
Former Elon men’s basketball two-time All-American Jesse Branson – the university’s all-time leading scorer with 2,241 career points - died Nov. 2, 2014. His #40 jersey was retired in 2009 and today hangs in Alumni Gym.
Students also presented a session and blogged about their experiences during a student media conference in Philadelphia.
More than 250 reunion volunteers combined to help raise over $1.5 million for the university this year.
After a childhood experience piqued his curiosity for the unknown, Lee Steele ’78 has spent countless hours investigating reports of paranormal activity across North Carolina.
The latest research by Elon's Imagining the Internet Center and Pew Internet examines the threat to national security by cyber attacks.
The two prominent journalists lauded School of Communications students as 'curious' and 'humble.'
The second annual "Birthday Party for West Residence Hall" on Oct. 16 brought together more than 100 current students and five alumni to celebrate the oldest building on Elon University's campus.
Four outstanding members of the Elon community were honored with the LGBTQIA Community Enrichment Awards during an Oct. 19 event in Johnston Hall.
As part of the Homecoming 2014 festivities, the Elon Black Alumni Network celebrated the accomplishments of black alumni, faculty and staff during a special celebration.
From raking leaves to painting front stoops, Elon University students and alumni on Saturday assisted Town of Elon residents with sprucing up homes built over the past two decades through Habitat for Humanity.
More than 2,500 people gathered on campus Oct. 18 to celebrate Elon's 2014 Homecoming.
The awards are the highest accolades conferred by the Office of Alumni Engagement and have been presented annually to alumni and friends of Elon since 1941.
More than 100 members of the Elon community attended the Oct. 17 event that kicked off this year’s Homecoming festivities with the recognition of eight distinguished alumni and class and affinity volunteers.
Plans for a new academic complex excited alumni, students and faculty who gathered Friday to help launch a fundraising drive that, once complete, will allow Elon University to double the amount of campus space dedicated to the School of Communications.
Class members contributed more than $95,000 to the university in honor of the milestone.
Furman Moseley '56 met Friday with students in the Center for Access & Success to share his own memories of Elon and to learn about their collegiate experiences made possible through scholarships he created.
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams headlined the public kickoff of fundraising for Elon’s new communications facilities.
The School welcomes alumni back to campus with a reception and discussion of expansion plans.
Amanda Ketner ’11, a math teacher at Woods Charter School in Chapel Hill, N.C., visited campus Oct. 2 with several students to hear husband-and-wife Pulitzer Prize-winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, whose book inspired her to create a chapter of Girls Learn International at the school.
Jamie Sclater ’02, who is representing the U.S. Marine Corps, has won several gold and silver medals in his division for swimming at the 2014 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs.
Five sport and event management majors helped manage a concession tent during men's and women's golf championships this summer in Pinehurst, North Carolina, and proceeds from their effort will benefit a scholarship program for Elon students completing sport and event mangagement internships.
Williams will join Elon President Leo M. Lambert at the Waldorf Astoria for the Oct. 16 event, which will include a special presentation about Elon’s School of Communications.
Though her casting director originally said “April Fools,” Elon graduate found out that her casting in Annie was not a joke, but in fact a reality
Two dozen seniors are sharing with classmates how gifts to Elon University can help future students grow from the same experiences they have discovered through their studies.
Daniel J. Watts ’04 returned to Elon this week to work with students on a spoken word performance piece, “As We Journey From Mind to Mouth…,” which premieres this weekend in Yeagar Recital Hall.
A special Family Weekend jubilee brought together Catholic students and their loved ones for a special Mass led by Bishop Michael Burbidge that commemorated a quarter century of Catholic eucharistic celebrations and service at Elon University.
Jack MacKenzie, president of Magid Generational Strategies, discussed the youngest U.S. generation, called "The Plurals" in a Sept. 18 lecture.
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has recognized Elon with a 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, an accolade that reflects ongoing university efforts to celebrate and support students, staff, faculty and alumni of all backgrounds and beliefs.
Mason Sklut ’14, Maggie Sloane ’14 and Sergio Ingato ’15 co-produced "BrocKINGton," which premiered in September at the Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival.
Alumni are invited to join the Phoenix Football team on the road this season as they travel to take on new Colonial Athletic Association opponents.
Frida Jansaker '14 explored topics including being an international student, working internationally and adapting to the workforce.
After graduating and completing a second-year apprenticeship at Flat Rock Playhouse, the Class of 2014 graduate begins rehearsals this fall for "Sister Act."
Professor Emeritus Paul Cheek faithfully served Elon for more than three decades and his likeness now greets visitors to the Department of Chemistry suite on the third floor of the university’s McMichael Science Center.
The Cummings High School (Burlington, N.C.) history teacher was honored during an ABSS ceremony on Sept. 3.
After exploring his educational interests in Houston, the Elon graduate packs his bags to join "Cinderella" as he continues to pursue his career as an actor.