Magazine of Elon

MOE Extras

The long road

The story of the black experience at Elon includes highs, lows and amazing perseverance by determined individuals. 

I Am Elon with Kelly Richard ’17 

Whether she is volunteering with local children, researching how to teach Shakespeare or interning for an Indian organization for girls, the junior English major is working to promote education.

The value of tinkering

Elon’s Maker Hub provides a space where students can tinker and learn perseverance through failure.

Campus Uncommons: Robin Plummer

In the past six years, the president’s office assistant has completed more than 125 quilts for family, friends, charities and clients around the world. 

An Elon learning curve(ball)

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. 

A simpler method

A financial planner, Katie Jarret Burke ’03 is focused on advising busy professionals and young families.

Putting passion into action

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.

Heart of a coach

The lessons Robert Cody ’80 learned as an Elon football player have translated to success as a high school coach.

Big thinking, small living

Senior Dustin Pfaehler’s legacy at Elon is the research he’s conducted on a hand-built tiny house found at Loy Farm, where faculty and administrators hope to launch a living-learning community.

A tale of two wells

Over the span of Elon’s history, the campus has been home to several wells, including the Old Well.

Real-world collaboration

For Meredith Rountree Worsham ’06, the value of the Elon connection is in the spirit of collaboration that extends far beyond campus.

A lifelong maker

Joel Leonard ’87 is an avid advocate for the construction of maker spaces across North Carolina.