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Elon College recognized in latest Kaplan Newsweek college guide

August 12, 1999

ELON COLLEGE – Elon College has been named a top school in four categories in the 2000 edition of the Kaplan Newsweek college guide. Elon was included in the following categories: Schools that are “hidden treasures” – terrific colleges that aren’t as well known as they should be. Schools offering the maximum amount of individual […]

Elon College to host national teaching conference

August 4, 1999

ELON COLLEGE – College and university faculty members from across the nation will gather at Elon College Sept. 23 – 25 for a conference focusing on trends in teaching and learning in higher education. The second biennial conference is titled “Challenge & Response: Rethinking Key Issues in College Learning. ” Keynote speakers are James L. […]

Elon College announces naming of new football stadium

July 21, 1999

ELON COLLEGE – The new on-campus football stadium at Elon College will be named Rhodes Stadium in honor of Peggy and Warren (Dusty) Rhodes, of Gibsonville, N.C. The couple announced a $1 million gift to the stadium fund drive in April, and today Elon President Leo M. Lambert announced that the Rhodes are doubling their […]

New co-presidents named for Elon’s Golden Alumni Association

May 19, 1999

ELON COLLEGE – Dr. Bill Rippy, and his wife, Helen Blalock Rippy, residents of the Town of Elon College, recently were named co-presidents of the Golden Alumni Association at Elon College. Bill Rippy is a 1943 alumnus college and Helen Rippy graduated in 1946. The Golden Alumni Association is made up of about 1,000 members […]

Heavy traffic expected Saturday due to Elon College’s graduation

May 19, 1999

ELON COLLEGE – With more than 7,000 people expected to attend commencement exercises at Elon College on Saturday, May 22, traffic in the area is expected to be heavy during most of the day. The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. under the oaks in front of West Residence Hall on the college’s campus. Traffic will […]

Local couple to co-chair Elon Society at Elon College

May 19, 1999

ELON COLLEGE – Wally and Nell Snyder recently were named co-chairs of the Elon Society, Elon College’s donor organization. Wally Snyder, a 1945 graduate, is the retired executive director of the Elon Homes for Children. He and wife, Nell, Class of 1947, live in Elon College. The Elon Society is a community of people who […]

Elon’s athletic training program receives national accreditation

May 19, 1999

ELON COLLEGE – The athletic training program at Elon College recently was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, which is recognized by the American Medical Association. Students who now graduate from the program can take the National Athletic Training Association’s examination for certification as an athletic trainer. “The accreditation team […]

Conflicts in homeland guide Elon College graduate’s future

May 19, 1999

ELON COLLEGE – Olga Vysotskaya knows more than anyone the effects of conflicts arising from political and ethnic differences. It has shaped who she is as well as her future. Vysotskaya, 20, is a native of Belarus, a former republic of the Soviet Union. Three years after coming to this country, she will graduate with […]

Students inducted into honor society at Elon College

May 17, 1999

ELON COLLEGE – Fourteen students recently was inducted into the Alpha Delta Omega chapter at Elon College. Alpha Delta Omega recognizes scholastic achievement by majors in human services. Students inducted are: Sara Avins of St. Louis, Mo. Hontah Epps of Winter Springs, Fla. Ebon Freeman of Fayetteville, N.C. Kelly Merriman of Charleston, W.Va. Hilary Rath […]

Elon students inducted into sociology honor society chapter

May 17, 1999

ELON COLLEGE – Five students have been inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta chapter at Elon College. Alpha Kappa Delta is a national society that recognizes academic achievement in sociology. The students are: Jessica Balon of Stanley, N.C. Rebecca Fogerty Grove of Virginia Beach, Va. Athena Mandragouras of Topsfield, Mass. Cori Thompson of Pittsburgh Todd West […]