The Division of Student Life

Faculty and other employees interested in pursuing any of the service opportunities provided through the Division of Student Life should contact the listed representatives to learn more about the opportunity. When openings become available, elogob;e faculty will receive an email with details about the application process.

Advising and Mentoring

  • Advising student organizations (260+)
  • Advise Living Learning Communities (LLC)
  • Mentor for Leadership ELR common good projects/initiatives (as students express an interest, the Center for Leadership tries to point them in the direction of a faculty member with scholarship in that area)
  • Serve as a trained “BASICS Facilitator.” Brief Alcohol Screening Intervention for College Students (BASICS) consists of individual sessions with trained interviewers in which students examine their own drinking behavior in a confidential, judgment-free environment. The goal is to help students take a critical look at their choices and ultimately reduce their risks.
  • Advisor for an Alternative Break program (service experiences during spring break and other breaks in the academic calendar)
  • Design and lead First-Year Summer Experiences (based on the faculty interests, often in collaboration with staff)

Faculty Fellow Roles

  • Faculty Fellow for Academic Service Learning (Currently – Alexa Darby)
  • Faculty Fellow for Civic Engagement (Currently – Naeemah Clark)
  • Faculty Fellow for Leadership (Fall – Cara McFadden)
  • Faculty Fellow for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education (Currently – Cherrel Miller Dyce)
  • Faculty Fellow for Substance Education (Currently – Julie Lellis)

Additional Residential Campus Engagement

  • Serve as a live-in Faculty Director or Faculty in Residence
  • Serve as a Faculty Affiliate – faculty members are invited to connect with residences in particular buildings or floors by attending neighborhood events, hosting events, and engaging in informal mentorship
  • Serve on a Residential Neighborhood Association where there is a connection between faculty interests and the intellectual theme of the neighborhood.
  • Teach a residentially linked course or a course specific for a Living Learning Community cohort.
  • Culinary classes or teaching kitchens) – with a class or organization, students, faculty and staff can engage with Elon Dining chefs can engage to learn recipes or how to properly use kitchen utensils.

Committees, Councils, and Advisory Boards

  • Council on Civic Engagement
  • Political Engagement Work Group
  • Downtown Innovation Group
  • Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement Advisory Committee
  • LGBTQIA Advisory Committee
  • Leadership Studies Advisory Board (new group being developed by Dr. Chris Leupold to support the Leadership Studies Minor)
  • Sexual Misconduct Administrative Appeal Board
  • University Committee on Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Social Climate Task Force Implementation Team
  • Traditions Council (new in 2018-2019)
  • SGA Acorn Fund Selection Committee – The Acorn Fund is designated for Elon University students to financially support an original, innovative, and feasible invention, a for-profit or non-profit company/organization, or other initiatives with the potential for positive impact beyond the classroom.)
  • SGA Fun Fund Committee – The Fun Fund is a program designated for students to apply for money to host an event on Elon’s campus. The funds can be used by any person or organization to host events for the entire student body. The goal is to enrich the lives of all students and to provide more opportunities to those with a unique idea.
  • Student Media Board – The Student Media board encourages the development and continuation of student communications media, which provides opportunities for dissemination of information, creative expression, and entertainment.
  • The 2019 Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. – This committee will oversee the planning and implementation of the various MLK Jr. centric events of Elon University and aid the Assistant Director of CREDE in the facilitation of these events as needed. Interested persons can volunteer here.
  • 2019 Black History Month –  This committee will oversee the planning and implementation of various Black History Month events at Elon University and aid the Assistant Director of the CREDE in the facilitation of these events as needed. Interested persons can volunteer here.