Articles by Eric Townsend

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A moment of silence: Elon remembers Sept. 11, 2001

September 11, 2007

The Elon University community banded together Tuesday at College Coffee as hundreds of students, faculty and staff bowed their heads in memory of loved ones lost and a nation changed in the wake of Sept. 11, 2001. Details…

Student Life staff, police hold dialogue with students on alcohol rules

September 7, 2007

Student Life staff members and police wanted to advise students about staying safe and avoiding alcohol abuse. Students wanted to learn how to steer clear of trouble when hosting parties. When the two groups got together recently in a series of informal talks at local apartment complexes, everybody won. Details...

Call to Honor: Students pledge Elon core values

September 6, 2007

Candles in hand, a soft yellow glow casting light into the gym, they stood as the Class of 2011 and vowed to live a life of honesty, integrity, responsibility and respect – the cornerstones of Elon University’s honor code. Details...

Tracking printer use pays off with less waste

September 6, 2007

A program to reduce paper waste from computer labs and the Belk Library saved Elon University tens of thousands of dollars in supplies and energy costs last year as faculty, students and campus visitors cut back on printer use by almost 70 percent. Details...

Elon alum: Make “harder right” over “easier wrong”

September 6, 2007

Many people confront situations in life that tempt them to make poor, if not illegal, decisions in the workplace. An Elon alumnus spent a career with the FBI investigating such fraud. His advice? Always follow an ethical code. And choose failure with honor over success with fraud. Details…

Former FBI agent, an Elon alum, to speak on ethics Wednesday, Thursday

September 5, 2007

Oliver Halle, a 1967 Elon alumnus who made a career in the FBI, will give two presentations on ethics this week as the university prepares for its second annual Call to Honor, a ceremony that encourages students to pledge themselves to a code of respect, responsibility, honesty and integrity. Details...