News Archive

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. 

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.