Page 2 of 2

Spring 2012: Schools honor distinguished alumni

May 2, 2012

The School of Communications and Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences, selected the inaugural recipients of their Distinguished Alumni Awards this spring. Jo Craven McGinty '85 and Doug Finberg '94 were honored by the School of Communications. Niclas Stiernholm '89, Letitia Lee '99 and Britten Ginsburg Pund '06 were recognized by Elon College.

Samuele Pardini presents at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute

May 2, 2012

Visiting Professor of Italian and Italian American Studies Samuele Pardini presented a paper titled "Images of Italian Americans in African American literature during Jim Crow," at the "Reimagining White Ethnicity. Expressivity, Identity, Race" conference held at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute in New York City, on April 27-28, 2012.

Jim Bissett presents paper at the Woody Guthrie Symposium

May 2, 2012

Professor of History Jim Bissett presented a paper titled "Demanding Democracy: The Socialist Movement and Oklahoma Politics" at the Woody Guthrie Symposium hold at the University of Tulsa in March 2012, as part of the celebration to honor the legendary American folksinger 100th anniversary.