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.
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Elon’s alumni donors will be specially recognized as part of the annual celebration that ushers in the winter season to campus.
The annual awards are sponsored by the Young Alumni Council and honor deserving Elon alumni who have graduated within the past decade.
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.
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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.
In a special video message, Elon President Leo M. Lambert shares details about new facilities, programs and highlights of the upcoming year.
Amanda Taylor ’06 and Lace Varn ’07 are at the forefront of an online musical revolution.
With 2 1/2 years of experience as a swing Off-Broadway and on national tours, Elon graduate looks forward to the freedom of developing her own role onstage every night as she joins the cast of Pippin.
A redesigned home page and global header gives mobile users a better experience navigating the university's website while making it easier for those on campus to find links for email, campus directories, calendars and more.
In an Aug. 18 conversation moderated by President Leo M. Lambert, six professors and administrators shared insights about progress on the university’s strategic plan as Elon formally opened the 2014-2015 academic year.
As director of communications for Fruit of the Loom Inc., Lindsay Porter ’05 is as comfortable talking about briefs as she is budgets and sales projections.
The university’s highest honor was bestowed Monday upon five recipients for their meritorious service to the school.
Snowberger returns to Elon’s staff from a position at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and will work to enhance Elon’s relationships with current and past parents.
Since meeting as roommates at Broadway Theatre Project ’08 and continuing their friendship as classmates and roommates at Elon, the music theatre alumni are together again, this time on the Broadway stage.
Having recently closed Tony-award winning run of After Midnight, Elon graduate pursues original work with WattsWords Productions and makes plans for creative project at Elon.
After reinventing his career, Wyn Ferrell ’09 is leaving his mark on the distilled spirits industry in the Denver area.
The Atlanta alumni chapter had a great time at the Braves game on July 26.
Eight outstanding alumni will be honored at Homecoming for their professional success, community engagement and loyal support of Elon.
More than 20 alumni chapters and clubs will be hosting Welcome to The City & Alumni Network events across the country.
After exploring eight countries and performing various roles on tour, the Elon music theatre graduate is ready to explore other interests back home in the city while continuing his stage pursuits.
Founded and directed by music theatre alumna Amanda Taylor '06, DanceOn has become the largest Global Online Dance Network via YouTube
Elon University's coordinator of student media discussed editing and mentoring at a North Carolina Scholastic Media Association program.
Elon Music Theatre graduate adds current role in "Wicked" tour to his extensive resume of Broadway, Off-Broadway shows including "Spring Awakening," "West Side Story" and the revival of "Rent."
The coordinator of student media discussed access issues at the annual College Media Association gathering.
Travis Lusk, a 2005 Elon alumnus, and Colin Donohue, coordinator of student media in the School of Communications, presented two sessions about student media Web site development on March 15 at the College Media Advisers conference in New York.
The Mass Communication graduate and Atlanta Falcons play-by-play voice was honored with the School's second annual alumni award.
Adam Lawson '12 wins reporting award for profile of a baseball player.