More than 2,000 alumni returned to Elon University for Homecoming 2016 to reconnect and celebrate.
Seven distinguished alumni received the 2016 Alumni Awards on Oct. 21 in recognition for their professional achievements, leadership and service to society
The purchase, restoration and installation of this piece of Elon history were made possible by the generosity of Raymond Beck '75 and his wife, Deborah.
The 2016 Alumni Award winners will be honored on Friday, Oct. 21 at 9:30 a.m. in the McBride Gathering Space in the Numen Lumen Pavilion.
"Our Periclean Journey" dives deep into how the aid world works from partnerships to money and conflict resolution.
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Dr. Herbert was awarded the fraternity's William E. Gortney Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2016.
Leadership scholars gather as a cohort for workshops and seminars designed to focus on issues related to leadership pedagogy.
The Internet and technology pioneer spent the day at Elon on Sept. 30 and was awarded the inaugural Imagining the Internet Areté Medallion.
The popular band is getting back together for one night only to perform at the College Street Tap House (Lighthouse) on Oct. 21
Al Drago '15, now working for The New York Times, captured a heartfelt moment between Michelle Obama and former President George W. Bush, which generated significant online buzz in the days that followed.
The Sport & Event Management Department hosted its annual fall internship forum, highlighting its students’ summer achievements and memorable internship experiences.
Associate Professor Anthony Hatcher and Elon University graduate Mia Watkins ’16 examined the planning and research processes used by School of Communications students who interviewed inductees at the 2014 Internet Hall of Fame Induction/International IT Fest.
Numerous music theatre alumni are performing all over the country in professional touring companies and in New York on Broadway stages
About 1,000 alumni, parents and friends turned out Sept. 21 for the annual Evening for Elon event at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York.
The Elon Black Alumni Network hosted a summit Sept. 17 in the Moseley Center to engage and inform current EBAN members
The Elon University journalism major capitalized on his 10-week fellowship this summer, joining 30 student journalists to investigate the political divide between citizens with significant voting power and those without, particularly in disadvantaged communities.
Join President Leo M. Lambert and Elon alumni, parents and friends at one of the Evening for Elon events in fall 2016
The lifelong learning initiative at Elon features weekly presentations from current and retired Elon faculty and staff, alums and other experts in the community.
As he enters his seventh season with the club, the Elon alumnus has been promoted to senior director of football administration
The documentary by filmmaker Jan Van Wyk, "Musings of an Iraqi Patriot," traces the journey of Ahmed Fadaam from his native Iraq to Elon.
Elon first-year students were able to meet alumni who lived in their neighborhood and hear about their experiences.
President Leo M. Lambert's annual video message to the Elon community provides news and updates about the upcoming year.
What started eight years ago as a program for struggling young readers has evolved into a comprehensive literacy development project.
Journalism major Lindsay Kimble ’13, a digital writer and reporter for the celebrity news outlet, spoke with American swimmers Conor Dwyer and Maya Dirado, highlighting a variety of topics, including Dirado’s decision to retire.
Leaders from the alumni network met in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 12-13 for a series of meetings and discussions about how to further engage LGBTQIA alumni and support the efforts of the Gender and LGBTQIA Center (GLC) on campus.
In his annual address to open the faculty and staff planning week, President Lambert took a “big-picture” look at the university’s short-term and long-term plans.
Swimmer Kelsi Worrell, the daughter of Bob Worrell '89 and Erica Faison Worrell '90, and niece of Dann Worrell '90, was a member of the U.S. women's 4x100m medley relay team.
Elon advances a growing national movement, engaging recent graduates in a year of community service following graduation.
Kebbler Williams '98, education planning and development consultant with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction and secretary of the Elon Board of Trustees, delivered the Commencement address.
For more than a decade, John Marshall ’01 has channeled his Elon experience to protect the United States from cyber attacks.
The 27 students in this year's Master of Arts in Interactive Media program have a variety of undergraduate degrees from universities across the United States.
Casey Hekker ’11 is among the growing number of professionals who prefer to use technology to work from anywhere in the world.
The 2016 NABJ and NAHJ Annual Convention and Career Fair in Washington, D.C., brought together nearly 4,000 current and aspiring media professionals, including four Elon University students and seven alumni.
The cinema and television arts major enlisted the services of more than a dozen Elon University friends and collaborators to help produce a 30-second film that captures the emotions of the movie-going experience for the 2016 Coca-Cola and Regal Film Program.
The award-winning work of Michelle Alfini '16 brings light to human rights violations surrounding this summer’s Olympic Games in Brazil.
Cody Michael Schmidt ’15 won the award for Best Director in the regional 48 Hour Film Project.
Hannah Allen '15 and Cindy Fair co-authored research that looked at perceptions about parenting from young parents with perinatally acquired HIV. The research was presented at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, in July.
Jim White ’40 visited Whitley Auditorium July 19, returning to the site of his first solo as a tenor in the Elon College choir.
The School of Communications graduate produced his documentary, “A House Without Snakes,” as part of the 2014-15 Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship. The film hosted its world premiere in April at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina.
Cooper has been named MetLife Premier Client Group’s 2015 Managing Sales Director of the Year, the highest honor given to managing associates.
Following his selection as one of three finalists, the Elon University graduate received $15,000 to produce a 30-second film that captures the emotions of the movie-going experience.
Tim Clark '92, Brian Keller '97, Chad Nkang '07 and Kam Radford '96 will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on September 17.
Kelly Foran ’15 G’16 was accepted this summer into a startup accelerator program run by Groundwork Labs, a Durham-based organization that helps entrepreneurial ventures get off the ground.
Ryan will oversee three administrative operations at Elon University.
Hupfeld is one of six students nationwide to receive the society's Marcus L. Urann Fellowship.
The senior producer for the Redskins Broadcast Network was recognized on June 25 at the 58th National Capital Chesapeake Bay Regional Emmy Awards ceremony.
Retired educator Nancy Turner Watson ’66 champions life-changing initiatives that serve students from pre-kindergarten through college.
The spring Elon graduate is honored by the international nonprofit organization for his work to create positive media images of black men and other minority groups.
An associate producer for Georgia Public Broadcasting’s PBS show, "Georgia Outdoors,” Riley and his colleagues were honored on June 11 at the 42nd Annual Southeast Emmy Awards in Atlanta.
Running for North Carolina State University, the Elon alumnus placed 7th in the 10,000 meter run, earning his fourth All-America award.
Mitch Pittman ’09, a reporter at KOMO-TV in Seattle, was recognized on June 4 at the 53rd annual Northwest Regional Emmy Awards.
The 39-year Navy veteran recently commanded the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command.
Journalism students paced Elon in a prestigious national contest often called the "Pulitzers of college journalism," which is open to students from 100 accredited schools.
Brandon Landreth ’11 has been able to design and implement weekly lessons on health, wellness and oral hygiene for elementary students in rural Greene County thanks to a fellowship.
The Elon alumnus will oversee 15,000 students and more than 70 undergraduate/graduate degree programs as the university’s inaugural vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost.
The former Elon football All-American running back is one of three 2016 class members who are a part of the Legends Class that was created in 2010 for posthumous induction.
The student news program was recognized in the magazine category of the 37th College Television Awards presented on May 25 by the Television Academy Foundation.
Commencement 2016 concluded with the traditional charge by President Leo M. Lambert to the graduates.
Here's a look at where some of the 2016 School of Communications graduates are headed following Commencement.
Fifty-nine percent of Elon students in the Class of 2016 made a gift to Elon as part of the senior class giving campaign, raising more than $20,990 for areas of campus most important to them.
The evening before their Commencement ceremony, graduate students in Elon University's Interactive Media master's program hosted the annual iMedia Capstone Exhibition, presenting their yearlong projects to professionals, faculty and staff, family and friends.
Hosted by the Office of Alumni Engagement, the Wednesday program gave seniors a final moment before Commencement to talk with the faculty and staff mentors who shaped their campus experiences.
The inaugural leadership of the new chapter consists of Matthew Groves L'11 as chapter chair and Karima Grady L'13 as chapter vice chair.
Thousands of alumni donors who have chosen to pay it forward for future Elon alumni will receive special recognition at this year's Commencement ceremony as part of the Share your Chair project.
An infielder turned pitcher, Tom Brewer translated the lessons he learned during a semester spent at Elon in 1951 into a successful Major League Baseball career.
The School of Communications notches four national wins and two national finalist nods in Mark of Excellence competition.
Seven School of Communications faculty and staff members attended the 2016 Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts in Las Vegas, where a recent interactive media graduate and cinema and television arts major were presented with awards.
During the May 3 awards ceremony, Jeremy Recoon ’16 received the Major of the Year Award and alumnus Christopher Bayly ’08 served as the evening’s guest speaker, highlighting his career in the sports consulting industry.
Katherine Shafer ’15, an international studies major from Port Jefferson, N.Y., will spend 11 months teaching English in Taiwan as part of a federal program that promotes mutual goodwill between people of the United States and people of other nations.