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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! 

Deliberative Dialogue on Safety and Justice

"Safety and Justice: How Should Communities Reduce Violence?"
A deliberative dialogue will be held in Moseley Center 215 at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26.

Active Citizen Series: A Conversation with North Carolina Representative Stephen Ross - Feb. 28

Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 4:30pm in the Moseley Center First Floor.

Active Citizen Series: A Conversation with Alamance County Commissioner Bob Byrd - March 7

Join us on Wednesday, March 7, at 4:30pm in the Moseley Center First Floor.


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. 

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. 

Senior Spotlight: Kacie Lynch, Becca Karpinos are 'Linking Generations' at Blakey Hall

These Elon student volunteers brighten the afternoons of Blakey Hall residents with themed activities. 

5 for 1 and ‘Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week’ – Nov. 13-17

During Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Elon Dining and Campus Kitchen are collaborating to help fight food insecurity in Alamance County. Donate five canned goods at Lakeside Dining Hall and receive a free meal.

Alternative fall break programs offer students the chance to learn through service

Two groups immersed themselves in the North Carolina cities of Asheville and Boone as they had hands-on experiences in education and sustainability. 

Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement in collaboration with the Peace Corps Open House - Nov. 3

Stop by the Kernodle Center to reconnect with staff and fellow alumni and to meet current students.

Rise Against Hunger brings students together to package 34,000 meals

The annual event hosted by Campus Kitchen supports the effort to distribute meals worldwide to those in need. 

Elon community offers support to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey 

The university is offering a variety of ways in the coming days and weeks for students, faculty and staff to assist those devastated by the catastrophic hurricane that struck Texas on Friday night.

Annual 'snapshot' shows expansion of Elon’s service to the community

The annual report offers a look at the various ways that Elon students participate in service work each year and their opinions about service. 

Incoming students ‘Engage’ through service-oriented experience at Elon

Twenty-four new Elon students spent the week at Elon and in the Alamance County community serving nonprofits and learning about the area. 

Elon honors faculty, staff for excellence at awards luncheon

Four faculty members and 19 retiring employees were honored May 10 for excellence and service to Elon.

Elon’s Fraternity and Sorority Life community gives back

The Fraternity and Sorority Life community participated in various philanthropic work during March and April including the annual Food Drive and Greek Dance. 

'Father of Environmental Justice' to kick off Earth Week at Elon

Robert Bullard, who is known as the "father of environmental justice," will speak at Elon on Tuesday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in McKinnon Hall. 

Students combine writing skills, service learning focus to make an impact with community organizations

English 110 Class Partners With Community to Make a Difference in Alamance County Public Libraries and Service League

Elon University, community partners host Great Alamance Car Giveaway

Assistant Professor Cara McFadden’s “Facility and Venue Management” class and the Student United Way of Elon University assisted with the event’s Dec. 6 festivities.