Service opportunities, gatherings and other special programs at Elon this week will commemorate the legacy of the late civil rights leader.
As part of their research study, Frances Ward-Johnson, Alexa Darby and Tammy Cobb found that nearly 90 percent of community organizations considered their respective partnerships with Elon University to be worthwhile and meaningful.
In a partnership with Elon's community partner Crossroads and with the support of an Elon's Kermode Center Community Partnership Initiative grant, a Human Service Studies Department professor and her students presented a film series on sexual assault, child abuse, and human trafficking in the United States, as part of an ongoing community outreach program addressing these critical global issues locally.
The statewide coalition of colleges and universities also recognized an Elon student with its Community Impact Award for leadership and service.
Cody Marshall, sophomore musical theather major, created the partnership through the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement to match his gifts and community needs.
Salvation Army LINCS Partners With Vital Signs to Create 100 “Blessings Bags” to be distributed through the Salvation Army.
A recent study by Elon economics students has found that Sustainable Alamance, a community initiative helps local residents attain self-sufficiency, has had a $3 million local impact during the past five years.
The 2016 Sustainable Campus Index is a publication of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and highlights innovative and high-impact initiatives from 124 colleges and universities that submitted a STARS report.
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 University students are partnering with Family Abuse Services of Alamance County to increase capacity and spread awareness.
Elon University's first presidential debate watch event proved to be a bigger draw than organizers had anticipated.
Elon earns national recognition in all four categories of community engagement.
The annual report for the first time surveyed community impact from the service work of Elon students.
The Elon University researchers published their findings examining how faculty members have turned to academic service-learning to expose students to diverse client populations.
Elon's president was the featured speaker at the 22nd annual banquet of Burlington's Positive Attitude Youth Center.
Healthy eating and cooking are the focus of work with Healthy Alamance and the Career and Technical Education Center.
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.
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.
The National Campus Compact named freshman class president Kenneth Brown as one of 218 Newman Civic Fellows across the nation.
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.
Haw River Elementary is seeking Elon faculty and staff to speak at career day.
Computer and tech-savvy volunteers needed to help residents at Twin Lakes. Volunteer times flexible.
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.
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.
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.