School of Communications seniors Marisa Moody and Erin Turner traveled to the Big Apple in February to participate in the American Advertising Federation’s Most Promising Multicultural Students Program, the advertising industry’s premier multicultural recruiting initiative.
Come explore, & learn more on Wednesday, February 25th from 4:00-7:00 pm at Numen Lumen Pavilion's McBride Gathering Space hosted by The CREDE and Truitt Center.
The father of Kenn Gaither, associate dean in the School of Communications, helped shape the Civil Rights Movement when he was among a group of young men who in 1961 used a "jail, no bail" tactic at a segregated South Carolina lunch counter. Their convictions were vacated on Jan. 28, 2015 - nearly 54 years to the day after their arrests.
Annette Varghese and Cincere Childress in Guilford County, and Emmanuel Lopez in Alamance County, were honored Jan. 23 for their entries in the university's 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Essay Contest.
Nearly 100 students, faculty and staff met on Jan. 26 at a forum sponsored by the Black Cultural Society and The Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education.
Mei-Ling Hopgood, a professor at Northwestern University and author of two books, spoke with an Elon University audience on Jan. 21 about her biological family in Taiwan, her adoption by white American parents, and the definition of “home” when you’ve lived around the globe.
Elon University hosted the African American Dance Ensemble of Durham, N.C. as students, faculty and staff gathered for a special College Coffee to commemorate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Fifty students, faculty and staff took part Monday in a “Day of Service” in Greensboro, N.C., to honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Artist and spoken word performer Kip Fulbeck, whose nationally acclaimed work explores concepts of identity and race, visited campus Jan. 15 as part of Elon University’s 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Beloved Community Celebration.
A composition by the head Phoenix women's basketball coach, along with faculty member Todd Coleman and alumna Kennedy Caughell, has reached nearly 90,000 Facebook users.
Service activities, lectures and other special events will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Elon the week of Jan. 19. Read this note for full details of the week's schedule.
A week after a Missouri grand jury chose not to indict a white police officer in the August shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, Elon University students, staff and faculty shared their reactions to the national story and offered insights on ways for the nation to move forward in a positive direction.
The assistant professor of education at Elon University took part in three presentations along with colleagues from Winston-Salem State University and from an elementary school in Burlington, N.C.
School of Communications seniors Marisa Moody and Erin Turner have both been named to the AAF's Most Promising Multicultural Students Program, a highly selective annual award for college students with exceptional academic and professional achievements.
The assistant professor of education presented in two sessions at a program hosted by the American Educational Studies Association.
The name change reflects the center’s focused mission and goals as the university’s dedicated resource for race- and ethnicity-related advocacy, services and programs.
Yasmine Arrington's "ScholarCHIPS" program has provided 17 scholarships to date to children whose parents are imprisoned, and her work both on and off Elon University's campus has caught the attention of nonprofit leaders and government policymakers.
William Kamkwamba, the builder of a Malawi village windmill whose efforts are recounted in Elon University’s 2014-15 Common Reading selection "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind," is spending two days on campus this week to share stories about the power of persistence.
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.
Research by Elon's Faculty Fellow for the Multicultural Center looks at the role of juvenile justice, child welfare and education systems on educational outcomes of African-American men in foster care and residential group homes.
Elon University professors and students filled McKinnon Hall on Aug. 27, 2014, to discuss race, privilege and justice following the Missouri police shooting death of an unarmed black man and subsequent protests that have galvanized the nation.
Elon University’s chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. organized students, faculty and staff Tuesday for a group portrait at College Coffee to raise awareness of police shootings and controversial law enforcement practices across the United States.
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.
The veteran college administrator will provide overall leadership for the Multicultural Center while working closely with Elon University President Leo M. Lambert and members of the senior staff to advance institutional diversity initiatives.
An effort to showcase both the university's Community Garden and heirloom plants grown by Elon students proved popular, as did delicious strawberry treats.
Cherrel Miller Dyce, assistant professor of education, was the keynote speaker for the Cinderella Project held at Elon University on Saturday, April 19, 2014.
The deputy director of member services for U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi was the featured speaker at the annual program honoring top black students at Elon.
Associate Professor of English Prudence Layne, coordinator of the university's African & African-American Studies program, was interviewed on the live radio show “Both Sides of the Story,” a program that is broadcasted live on Power 106 FM radio in Jamaica.
Dooley joins the Elon University community after spending 15 years in student affairs and assessment at Marquette University in Wisconsin.