News Archive

Deliberative Dialogue: Land of Plenty - How Should We Ensure that People Have the Food They Need?

Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 4:30pm in Moseley 215.

Active Citizen Series: Women in Politics – A Conversation with Amy Scott Galey and Emily Sharpe

Thursday, March 7 at 4:15 p.m. in the Moseley Center First Floor

Elon students make impact in local schools through America Reads Program

Elon 's Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement is a proud partner in America Reads, a national initiative established in 1996 by President Bill Clinton designed to ensure that every child can read independently by the end of third grade. 

Elon experience helped prepare Josh Kaufmann ’15 for Peace Corps

His passion for community-based work and leadership roles while at Elon helped prepare Kaufman for a meaningful Peace Corps experience.

Elon students mark MLK Day of Service with hammers and heart

A group of Elon students volunteered at a Habitat for Humanity building site in Burlington on Friday as part of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. 

Winter Term focuses on themes of Health, Intercultural Engagement, Media and Politics

Winter Term 2019 will offer students a broad array of opportunities to explore these themes throughout the next month.

Elon honors the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with lineup of events this month

Service opportunities, gatherings and other special programs at Elon during January will commemorate the life and work of the late civil rights leader. 

Women's conference raises the voices of black and brown women and girls in North Carolina

Elon was a partner in the conference, which focused on learning about and lifting the souls of black and brown women and girls. The event was held at Shaw University in partnership with the Raleigh/Apex chapter of the NAACP. 

A Helping Hoof: The Magic of Therapeutic Riding

The NC Therapeutic Riding Center in Mebane, North Carolina, offers equine centered activities and therapies that help empower riders to create a healthy and happy lifestyle.

Students visit Boone and Asheville in western N.C. for Fall Alternative Breaks

The Alternative Breaks Program offered the mid-October experience to introduce students to social issues that impact communities in North Carolina.

Vote in the Midterm Elections - Election Day Information 

Elon Votes! is sponsoring rides to the polls from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. from the Center for the Arts and an Election Night Watch Event at 8 p.m. in the Moseley Center on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Early Voting in Alamance County: Oct. 17 - Nov. 3

The Alamance County Board of Elections is hosting early voting at three locations from Oct. 17-Nov. 3.

Elon plans service trips to assist with Hurricane Florence relief

The first trip is slated for Oct. 11 with plans to assist Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina in Fayetteville with organizing and packaging food bank donations for distribution. 

Deliberative Dialogue event fosters conversation about immigration

The Sept. 24 event drew more than 100 people from Elon and the surrounding community to discuss different approaches to addressing immigration with the discussion guided by resources from the National Issues Forums.

Family Weekend fund drive to raise money for Elon's Hurricane Florence relief efforts

The university has started raising money to fund upcoming service trips to eastern North Carolina to help communities impacted by the hurricane. Details about how to donate are included in this note. 

Elon responds to Hurricane Florence

The Elon community is ready to mobilize in response to the many disaster recovery efforts under way in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Read this message from Student Life Vice President Jon Dooley.

Elon University kicks off United Way Campaign at College Coffee
The 2018 Campaign begins after last year’s success, where Elon raised $51,248.14 for the United Way. 


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. 

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.

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.