Elon University School of Law 2014 Commencement

Commencement weekend for the Class of 2014 at Elon University School of Law was May 23-25, 2014.  Click on the links below for reporting from the weekend. Details about commencement weekend for the Class of 2015 will be posted here in early 2015. 

Tom Ross challenges Elon Law graduates to serve and to lead

Delivering the commencement address for Elon Law’s 105-member Class of 2014, University of North Carolina president Thomas W. Ross, Sr., urged the class “to serve and to lead for the common good.” Read more » 

Elon confers honorary degree upon Gail McMichael Lane

At Commencement Exercises for Elon Law’s Class of 2014, Elon University trustee Gail McMichael Lane was presented with the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws in recognition of her extraordinary commitment to education and outstanding service to Elon University. Read more » 

Brian Park receives annual Elon Law award for leadership and professionalism

Brian Park is the 2014 recipient of Elon Law’s highest honor for a graduating student, the David Gergen Award for Leadership and Professionalism. Read more » 

Dean’s Reception honors the Class of 2014

Members of the Class of 2014 at Elon Law welcomed family members and friends to the law school on May 23 to celebrate achievements of the class on the eve of commencement ceremonies. Read more »

Past commencement ceremonies

Commencement speakers at Elon Law:

  • 2009 - David Gergen, adviser to four U.S. presidents, director of the Center for Public Leadership at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and chair of the Elon University Law School Advisory Board
  • 2010 - United States Senator Kay Hagan
  • 2011 - United States Senator Richard Burr
  • 2012 - The Honorable James A. Wynn, Jr., Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • 2013 - The Honorable Catherine Eagles, Judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • 2014 - Thomas W. Ross. Sr., President, The University of North Carolina