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.


Education majors develop real-world teaching skills through service-learning outside the classroom

Service-learning classes offer the education students an opportunity to apply their classroom skills to the real world. 

Elon senior Amy Mullan honored with Community Impact Award

Mullan received the award from North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement. 

Alumni Spotlight: Meghan Toomey '08 carries on her Elon service involvement at FEMA 

Elon alumni brings her service spirit into the workforce by joining FEMA. 

Elon coordinating Hurricane Harvey relief opportunities

The university is planning multiple efforts for students, faculty and staff to assist the Texas communities imacted by the hurricane that struck the state this fall. 

Elon Dining’s TurkeyPalooza meal donations conquered hunger this Thanksgiving holiday

Meals were distributed to the Allied Churches of Alamance County and The First Baptist Church on Apple Street on Thanksgiving.

5 for 1 donations exceed 1,100 pounds 

This year's 5 for 1 food drive hosted by Campus Kitchen of the Kernodle Center and Elon Dining was the most successful to date bringing in 1,106 pounds of food to fight hunger in our county. 

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