The event:

Community Connections. Join the conversation. Be heard.Students, faculty, staff, and local community members will be carefully selected to discuss a chosen topic in an open, educational, and respectful forum to benefit Elon University and the wider community.


Our moderator will open the evening and facilitate the conversation beginning at 6:00pm. After opening remarks we will hear from our four invited panelists.

During the program the audience will be encouraged to ask into a microphone or write any questions they would like to have addressed to continue the conversation.

By 7:30 p.m. the moderator will close the conversation and invite all participants and audience members to continue sharing their views informally at a reception following the event.


November 8, 2018


Moseley building on Elon’s campus in McKinnon


To be determined


Elon Professor Jane O’Boyle


Barrett Brown (Alamance City Democrats)

Ben York (Alamance City GOP)

Kaye Usry (Elon Poll)

Elon Professor Anthony Hatcher


This event will be covered by the Burlington Times-News, and Elon University’s WSOE and Elon News Network.


It is the duty and privilege of Elon University and local community members to come together and discuss important issues in an open and respectful manner. The intention of this event is to bring together thought leaders in meaningful debate and dialogue.

Please email Naeemah Clark if you have any questions.

Logo Design by Paige Edwards.

Contributing Design Team:
Connor Cummings
Danielle Deavens
Ryan Hurley
Harris Fishman
Nicole Petrosino

Course: Digital Media Convergence, COM 220
Winter 2014.

Instructor: William J. Moner
Instructor of Communications and Interactive Media