News Archive

Elon faculty, staff present at International Service-Learning Research Conference

The annual conference, which is a scholarly venue to disseminate new knowledge on service-learning and community engagement, was held Sept. 26-28 in New Orleans.

Elon partners with Family Abuse Services during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Elon University students are partnering with Family Abuse Services of Alamance County to increase capacity and spread awareness.  

Hundreds gather at Elon to watch Clinton-Trump debate

Elon University's first presidential debate watch event proved to be a bigger draw than organizers had anticipated. 

Elon named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Elon earns national recognition in all four categories of community engagement.


Elon students package more than 30,000 meals to support Stop Hunger Now

Hundreds of Elon University students gathered Sept. 3 for a service project aimed toward ending global hunger.


Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement Open House

Alumni who have participated in Peace Corps, AmeriCorps or other post-graduate service experiences will be recognized during the reception

2016 Intersect: Diversity and Leadership Conference to be held in November

Registration for the Intersect Conference is open through Oct. 21.

Habitat for Humanity Service Project

These family-friendly projects will include a variety of exterior maintenance work 

Snapshot of service shows Elon students ramping up community engagement

The annual report for the first time surveyed community impact from the service work of Elon students. 

Alexa Darby, Frances Ward-Johnson and Tammy Cobb co-author article in service-learning journal

The Elon University researchers published their findings examining how faculty members have turned to academic service-learning to expose students to diverse client populations.

President Leo M. Lambert calls for a community focus on children

Elon's president was the featured speaker at the 22nd annual banquet of Burlington's Positive Attitude Youth Center.

Elon Campus Kitchen partners with local community

Healthy eating and cooking are the focus of work with Healthy Alamance and the Career and Technical Education Center.

Elon senior awarded Fulbright to teach English in Argentina

Erin Luther ‘16, an international studies and Spanish double major from Bristol, Tennessee, travels to South America next spring as part of a federal program that builds good will between the United States and people of other nations.

'5 for 1 and Food For All' - April 25-29

During CELEBRATE! Week, Elon Dining and Elon Volunteers! are collaborating to help fight food insecurity in Alamance County. Donate five canned goods at Lakeside Dining Hall and recieve a free meal.

First-year student chosen as Newman Civic Fellow

The National Campus Compact named freshman class president Kenneth Brown as one of 218 Newman Civic Fellows across the nation. 

Elon Votes! makes civic engagement its mission

An Elon University student organization is helping to register people to vote, and its leaders are already planning a variety of fall events around the 2016 election.

KCSL: Haw River Elementary Seeking Career Day Volunteers

Haw River Elementary is seeking Elon faculty and staff to speak at career day.

KCSL: Computer and Tech Savvy Volunteers Needed to Help Residents at Twin Lakes

Computer and tech-savvy volunteers needed to help residents at Twin Lakes. Volunteer times flexible.

Students to help local residents during tax season

Elon University undergraduate students are taking part for the first time this winter in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to assist eligible community members with preparing their tax returns.

Campus Kitchen receives CoBank Rural Hunger Outreach Grant

The $5,000 grant will help student volunteers continue to provide 200-plus meals to community members each week through a collaborative relationship with Allied Churches of Alamance County and the Community Services Agency of Alamance County.

Students bring Salvation Army kettle bells to campus

Led by Elon University sophomore Annie Segal, students volunteering for the Salvation Army collected more than $100 this fall while also gathering gifts through the nonprofit's Angel Tree and Stocking Stuffers programs. 

Elon's Habitat for Humanity chapter receives $10,000 matching grant

Habitat for Humanity International and State Farm awarded the grant to support ongoing construction of a home for a family in Burlington, North Carolina.

Service-learning course raises $500 for local organization

The sport and event management class hosted a fundraising event benefiting Helping Other People Eat – or H.O.P.E. – a nonprofit organization fighting hunger in Alamance County.

Elon Dining Services donates holiday meals

In coordination with Campus Kitchen at Elon University, Elon Dining Services staff prepared and packaged nearly 1,000 meals for distribution to those facing hunger in Alamance County the week of Thanksgiving.

Elon senior Noah Sakin honored for community service

The human service studies major from Baltimore has received a 2015 Community Impact Award from North Carolina Campus Compact.