Articles by Jaleh Hagigh

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‘A Gift to Elon’: First Doherty Odyssey Scholar graduates

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.

Donors change lives by creating 200 Odyssey Scholarships

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.

A Will to Lead inspires new estate gifts to help secure Elon’s future

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.

Elon LEADS Campaign Impact: Spotlight on Scholarships

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.

Hunts make $3 million estate gift to support student scholarships

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.