Elon University earns 33 badges for excellence in rankings based on the outcomes of a college education. The rankings were published Sept. 8 by USA Today and College Factual.
Betty Morgan, an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration and director of the Elon Center for Public Affairs, and Eric Fink, Jennings Professor of Law and Emerging Scholar at the Elon University School of Law, presented a pre-conference workshop on Legal Issues in Internships and Experiential Learning for the National Society of Experiential Education in early October.
Bridging Academia and the World: The Center is central to the Institute for Politics and Public Affair’s mission of eliminating the disconnect between academic endeavor and citizens, policy makers, administrators, activists and civic leaders.
Providing Students with Work Experience: Elon University students receive hands-on experience with organizations like Transparency International and the Human Rights Monitoring Institute by accessing internship opportunities through the Center.
Conducting Research for the Public Good: The Center sponsors community-based research projects for local government agencies and organizations, non-profit organizations and agencies, as well as some international academic and non-profit organizations.