News Archive

Engaging Experience: Summer offers time for new Elon students to support local community

Eighteen members of the Class of 2022 spent nearly a week working with local nonprofit groups to learn about the surrounding community. 

Deliberative Dialogue: Coming to America – Who Should We Welcome, What Should We Do?

Monday, Sept. 24 at 4:30 p.m. in McKinnon Hall, Moseley Center.

Faces of Homelessness panel - Nov. 12 

Deliberative Dialogue on Immigration - Monday, Sept. 24 

An opportunity for students, faculty, staff and community to gather to seek a shared understanding of the challenge facing our society and a common ground for action. 

Student-athlete Grace Dellapa '20 achieves service-learning milestone

A member of the women’s cross country and track and field teams, Dellapa served with Habitat for Humanity in both North and South Carolina this spring and became the first student-athlete to complete a service-learning ELR workbook.

Election Night Watch Event 
Elon students, faculty, and staff are invited to gather in the Moseley Center First Floor at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, to watch coverage of the 2018 midterm elections.

 

Celebrate National Voter Registration Day with Elon Votes! at College Coffee - Sept. 25
Elon Votes! student leaders and volunteers will be on hand to provide information on how to register to vote and cast your absentee ballot in this November's election so that students can actively engage in our democracy.

 

Register to Vote or Request an Absentee Ballot with Elon Votes! at College Coffee - Sept. 18
Elon Votes! student leaders and volunteers will be on hand to provide information on how to register to vote and cast your absentee ballot in this November's election so that students can actively engage in our democracy.

 

Register to Vote or Request an Absentee Ballot with Elon Votes! at College Coffee - Sept. 11

Elon Votes! student leaders and volunteers will be on hand to provide information on how to register to vote and cast your absentee ballot in this November's election so that students can actively engage in our democracy.

Register to Vote or Request an Absentee Ballot with Elon Votes! at College Coffee - Sept. 4

Elon Votes! student leaders and volunteers will be on hand to provide information on how to register to vote and cast your absentee ballot in this November's election so that students can actively engage in our democracy.

 

Students advocate for progress in Burlington through work with Morrow Town Task Force

Buffie Longmire-Avital's Community Psychology course provided a pathway for students to become more engaged with the Burlington community.

Cobb honored with United Way of Alamance County award

The nonprofit organization presented its Bill Vestal Chairman's Award this week to Tammy Cobb, assistant director for community partnerships in the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement. 

Elon’s Habitat for Humanity Chapter and Interfraternity Council partner for inaugural ‘Stud-a-Thon’ fundraiser 

Students from each fraternity and the Habitat for Humanity chapter joined forces to raise over $3,000 to support the construction of the 27th house sponsored by Elon’s campus Habitat chapter.

Alicia Paul: Making her passion to volunteer a priority

Alicia Paul has been active in her volunteering endeavors while at Elon and hopes to continue them upon graduating this year.

Consulting service-learning course connects students to the professional world and local community

Tim Norvell, assistant professor of marketing, divides his class into three groups that give back to the community and grow student's skills through consulting services and marketing research. 

Volunteering at Elon paved the way for Tara Nager '12 to serve The Boys & Girls Club as an alum

Nager grew passionate about working with children while serving as a volunteer through the Kernodle Center for Service Learning & Community Engagement.

State Department delegation visits Elon to learn about service-learning

A delegation from the State Department visited Elon to learn about service-learning in a presentation from the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement and had a chance to serve with students on Loy Farm.

Spring Break service: Elon students volunteer with purpose in U.S., abroad

Highlights from this year include supporting Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief efforts in Texas

Fraternity and Sorority Life food drive collects more than 4,400 pounds in one hour 

Fraternity & Sorority Life partnered with Campus Kitchen to host a food drive at College Coffee that collected food for local community partners Allied Churches and Salvation Army to serve those suffering from food insecurity in Alamance County.

Elon sophomore named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow

Campus Compact has named Fiona Zahm '20 a recipient of a Newman Civic Fellowship, which recognizes and supports community-oriented students and is named for Frank Newman, a founder of Campus Compact.

You bELONg in the Community: 2018 B-Town Monthly Events   

Burlinton's Recreational Center Offers Some Exciting Monthly Events it Hopes Elon Students Will Take Advantage Of! 

Elon student-athletes focus on literacy at Garrett Elementary 

Elon student-athletes visited Garrett Elementary to read to students as part of the One Book, One School project.

Student-athletes spread Christmas Cheer in December
 

This past December, Elon’s student athletes teamed up to provide gifts for nine Alamance County children with the local nonprofit organization Christmas Cheer. 

 

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.