The Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement engages students, faculty, staff and community partners in service that benefits the university and its surrounding community. The Kernodle Center houses Elon Volunteers!, a student-led program offering a range of volunteer activities; coordinates Elon’s signature academic service-learning programs and courses; and sponsors the Alternative Breaks Program.

Visit the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement in Moseley 230 or contact the staff by email at or phone at 336-278-7250.

See the 2016-2017 Snapshot of Service Report here.

See the 2015-2016 Snapshot of Service Report here.

See the 2014-2015 Snapshot of Service Report here.

See the 2013-2014 Service at a Glance Report here.

See the 2012-2013 Service@Elon Annual Report here.

See the 2011-2012 Service@Elon Annual Report here.


Career Moves: Student Professional Development Center helps Elon senior through law school admissions process

Walker Helms ’19, a political science major who double minored in sport and event management and leadership studies, from Radford, Virginia will transition to Wake Forest School of Law this fall and credits the Student Professional Development Center with supporting him throughout the admissions process.

Students dedicate their Spring Break to helping others around the world

The Alternative Breaks Program in the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement offered the mid-March experience to introduce students to social issues that impact communities in the United States and around the world.

Elon recognized with United Way's Pursuit of Excellence Award

The award from the United Way of Alamance County was offered in recognition of the university's dedication to the local community. 

For two alums, the Service-Learning Community LLC provided a pathway to love

Elon strives to change students’ lives through academics and involvement, but often students also have the chance to meet lifelong friends and sometimes even their future spouse. For Katie and Reed LaPlante, this happened on their first day of college in 1999.

Elon Buddies program holds prom to celebrate the end of the year

Through the Elon Buddies program, Elon students work with students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them gain connections.

Building community and a home through Habitat for Humanity's Women Build

Elon students joined President Connie Ledoux Book and other community leaders on Wednesday to kick off the annual Women Build, an effort by local women to fund and build a new Habitat for Humanity home. 

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