Alumni Network Activities & Events

School of Communications Alumna of the Year Presentation to Nneka Enurah ’11
6 p.m. EST, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020
Zoom
The School of Communications will celebrate its Alumna of the Year, Nneka Enurah ’11, in a virtual ceremony, which will also include a viewing of an episode of “Little Fires Everywhere,” a shot produced by Hello Sunshine, for which Enurah previously worked as the director of digital development and production. Now, Enurah is the head of development and partnerships at FBE, an award-winning multi-platform studio that produces 20 serialized shows for over 44 million subscribers. Alumni may register for the event via the university’s Homecoming page. Students, faculty and staff should register via the sign-up form.

 

Alumni, What Makes You Strong?
3 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020
Zoom
The StrengthsQuest assessment, created by Gallup, helps individuals better understand their innate talents. In this session, after taking the assessment, School of Communications alumni will complete a series of activities and participate in a discussion to further explore their talents/strengths and how they can be used for career success. This session will be led by Ross Wade. Assessments cost: $12 Alumni may register for the event via the university’s Homecoming page.

 

Networking from Bed
6 p.m. EST, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020
Zoom
Several School of Communications alumni will be available via Zoom to meet and connect with students. This casual networking event will allow students to engage in conversations with alumni about their experiences at Elon, internships and careers. Students, faculty and staff should register via the sign-up form. Confirmed alumni as of Sept. 30, 2020:

Katherine Blunt ’15, energy reporter, Wall Street Journal

Stephanie Hays ’18, designer, Seattle Times

Haley Longbottom ’16, lead visual designer, Bbot

Patrick Rees ’05, vice president of communications, Philadelphia 76ers

Jane Seidel ’17, platform producer, Wall Street Journal

Ben Stringfellow ’15, apprentice editor, Fox US Productions

Asha Michelle Wilson ’13, writer, “American Horror Story”


How do I get involved with these events?

Please check back periodically for updates. There are more events coming!

Would you like lunch with an Elon speaker? Another free online iMedia Sampler? Webinar on freelancing? Contact Colin Donohue, director of student engagement and alumni relations & instructor in journalism, with your ideas and suggestions. Contact J McMerty, director of the Elon in Los Angeles program, for our L.A. events.