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Alumni in Action: Joey Gizzi ‘18, Steven Lannum ‘18 spread joy on TikTok
February 10, 2022
While the world began to shut down in 2020, Elon graduates Joey Gizzi ’18 and Steven Lannum ’18 found an opportunity to bring a little joy to people’s lives. Their page, AreYouKiddingTV, has over 3 million followers on Tik Tok and is gaining popularity by the day.
Alumni in Action: Olivia Wamelink ’18 tackles the foster care system with wholehearted living
January 5, 2022
Olivia Wamelink '18 used her entrepreneurial skills developed at Elon to trade her corporate job for her own business, B. Well Babies, which creates sustainable baby products with a portion of the company's proceeds going toward Foster Village Charlotte.
Cecil Worsley IV ’14 breaks ground in construction site safety
December 17, 2021
Worsley has combined his passion for entrepreneurship and software engineering to launch Wreckingball Systems LLC. The construction safety platform has been awarded an NC IDEA grant and has streamlined the safety orientation process on worksites.
Alumni in Action: Amanda Limoges Loughran ’15 takes her communication skills to the front lines
December 6, 2021
Amanda Limoges Loughran '15 credits her time at Elon, specifically at Live Oak Communications, for her success in the COVID-19 communications industry.
Alumni in Action: Colleen Fitzpatrick ’17 puts her passion for horses to use with Colorado rescue organization
November 17, 2021
Fitzpatrick is the director of communications for Drifter's Hearts of Hope, a nonprofit horse rescue organization in Douglas County, Colorado committed to circumventing the horse-slaughter pipeline.
Alumni in Action: Nasia Thomas ’15 gets her big break on Broadway
October 19, 2021
Thomas, a music theatre alumna of Elon, has returned to Broadway as productions have resumed following the pandemic.
Alumni in Action: Sarah Holdren ’18 pursues career in medicine to ‘elevate the stories of those experiencing illness’
October 8, 2021
Early on in her Elon career, Sarah Holdren '18 found a passion for maternal and child health. In these unprecedented times, she is striving to understand how COVID-19 will affect future generations.
Crafting a simpler way of life with bus conversion company
June 29, 2021
Megan Donahue ’20 and her mother convert school buses into mobile homes in honor of her late brother.
Alumni in Action: Rachel Vad-Miller ’15 leads Denmark volunteer agency helping children
June 17, 2021
Vad-Miller chairs her local Save the Children Youth board, recruiting new volunteers and coordinating efforts to assist children and families near Copenhagen, Denmark.
Alumni in Action: Noah Carton Rossen ’18 conducts important COVID-19 research
June 11, 2021
Rossen and colleagues at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City conducted important research on COVID-19 during the height of the pandemic.