Articles by Jaleh Hagigh
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October 22, 2021
President Connie Ledoux Book announced alumni Priscilla Awkard ’95, Christian Wiggins ’03, Maity Interiano ’07 and Jack McMackin ’08 as the new co-chairs of the Elon LEADS Campaign, sending a powerful message about the importance of alumni leading Elon’s future.
August 18, 2021
The generous commitment brings fundraising for phase one of the project to more than $1.5 million as part of the Elon LEADS Campaign. The renovations will transform Elon’s baseball facility and one of the university’s most successful athletics programs.
July 6, 2021
The generous gift from Christian Wiggins ’03 will provide scholarships for students from his hometown of western North Carolina as part of A Will to Lead, a special initiative of the Elon LEADS Campaign to inspire donors to include Elon in their estate plans.
June 1, 2021
As the first Doherty Odyssey Scholar to graduate from Elon, Jubitza Figueroa ’21 is ready to make her mark on the world. Ed and Joan Doherty P’07 endowed eight Odyssey Program scholarships as part of the Elon LEADS Campaign to make an Elon education possible for top students with high financial need.
April 7, 2021
The generosity of alumni, parents and friends has doubled the number of Odyssey Scholarships during the Elon LEADS Campaign. The Odyssey Program assists outstanding students with high financial need, including first-generation college students.
March 24, 2021
Elon Trustee Jay Hendrickson ’71 and his wife, Amy Hendrickson ’69, support A Will to Lead, a special initiative of the Elon LEADS Campaign to inspire donors to establish a lasting legacy by placing the university in their estate plans.
March 8, 2021
Elon LEADS Campaign chair Chris Martin ’78 P’13 announced a special campaign initiative to allow alumni, parents and friends to establish a lasting legacy at Elon by placing the university in their estate plans to fund scholarships and other key institutional priorities.
January 19, 2021
Elon parent Steve Anderson P’16 has made a $125,000 gift to the Elon LEADS Campaign to support the university's innovative new hub for STEM education, which offers "hope for the future."
December 14, 2020
Joey Burns ’22 credits his Horizons National Odyssey Scholarship for providing him life-changing opportunities and “comfort at the end of the day.” Increasing scholarship funding to prepare graduates the world needs is the top priority of the $250 million Elon LEADS Campaign.
October 26, 2020
The generous gift from Elon Trustee Vicky Hunt and her husband, Sam Hunt, will provide life-changing opportunities for generations of Elon students. This gift pushes the Elon LEADS Campaign past the $200 million mark toward the $250 million goal.