ALANAM Community Resources

ALANAM initiatives aim to foster an inclusive environment that promotes identity development, intellectual achievement, personal success, and social belonging that centers on the experiences of African-American/Black, Latinx/Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan Native, and Multiracial communities at Elon. Some of the programs/services under ALANAM Initiatives include:

S.M.A.R.T Mentor Program

The Student Mentors Advising Rising Talent program is designed to ease the transition from high school to college, both academically and socially, for first-year students.  The SMART Program centers the experiences of the ALANAM community through a Community Cultural Wealth Model. First-year students learn from upper-level classmates who are trained to provide guidance and support to make Elon University a more welcoming environment. See more information about the SMART program.

Resource Fair (Aliados)

An annual event is held at the beginning of the academic year to connect the ALANAM community with different departments/offices/services on campus.

inT/Hersections (Sisterhood Circle)

A community space for ALANAM (African American/Black – Latinx/Hispanic – Asian/Pacific Islander – Native American – Alaskan Native – Multiracial) women and nonbinary folx who identify as feminine of center to gather to connect authentically, build community, and dialogue openly in a supportive environment that supports holistic well-being. This open group is offered in partnership between the CREDE and Counseling Services. Meetings occur every other Friday afternoon, 2:30-4 pm. For more information please contact Simone Royal (sroyal2@elon.edu) or Tumi Shadrek (tshadrek@elon.edu).

M.I.A. (Masculinities in ALANAM)

A community space for ALANAM men and nonbinary folx who identify as masculine of center to gather to connect authentically, build community, and dialogue openly in a supportive environment that supports holistic well-being. This open group is offered in partnership between the CREDE and Counseling Services. Meetings occur every other Friday afternoon, 2:30-4 pm. For more information please contact George Dou (gdou@elon.edu)

ALANAM Town Halls

ALANAM Town Halls are community gathering opportunities that occur 1-2 times per semester. Students are invited to identify and address issues pertaining to the ALANAM community and help develop effective solutions and strategies that aim to enhance the ALANAM student experience. For more information, please contact Sylvia Muñoz (munozs@elon.edu)

ALANAM Success Week | 8.28 - 9.9

Welcome Back Brunch

  • 8.28 | 1 – 3 pm | Mckinnon 128D

90’s Takeover @ Taphouse

  • 9.2 | 10:30 pm – 2 am | Taphouse

Vision Boards

  • 9.5 | 5:30 – 7 pm | McKinnon 128D

Resource Fair (Aliados) – Annual event held to connect the ALANAM communities with different departments/offices/services on campus.

  • 9.9 | 3 – 5 pm | El Centro

inT/Hersections | 2:30-4pm | Moseley 216

inT/Hersections Fall Semester 2022 

A community space for ALANAM (African American/Black – Latinx/Hispanic – Asian/Pacific Islander – Native American – Alaskan Native – Multiracial) women and nonbinary folx who identify as feminine of center to gather to connect authentically, build community, and dialogue openly in a supportive environment that supports holistic well-being. This open group is offered in partnership between the CREDE and Counseling Services.

9.16, 9.23, 9.30, 10.7, 10.21, 10.28, 11.18, 12.2 

 

Masculinities in ALANAM (M.I.A) | 2:30-4pm | Moseley 231

Masculinities in ALANAM (M.I.A) Fall Semester 2022

A community space for ALANAM men and nonbinary folx who identify as masculine of center to gather to connect authentically, build community, and dialogue openly in a supportive environment that supports holistic well-being. This open group is offered in partnership between the CREDE and Counseling Services.

9.16, 9.23, 9.30, 10.7, 10.21, 10.28, 11.18, 12.2 

Hispanic Heritage Month | 9.15 - 10.15

Kick-off Festival: 9.15 | 5 – 7 pm | Medallion Plaza

Perspectivas Part 1: 9.21 | 6 – 8 pm | Lakeside 212

Perspectivas Part 2: 9.22 | 6 – 8 pm | Lakeside 212

Latinx/Hispanic Open Mic-Déjame ContARTE: 9.29 | 5:30 – 7 pm | Oak House

Identity Panel: 10.11 | 5:30 – 7 pm | Lakeside 214

SMART Program - Student Mentors Advising Rising Talent

Speed Dating: 9.1 | 5:30 – 7 pm | Lakeside 214

Pairing: 9.10 | 1-3 pm | Lakeside 212