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Alumni in Action: Educator Coral Zayas ’09 on the challenges exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic
April 27, 2020
A fifth grade teacher at T.A. Brown Elementary School in Austin, Texas, Zayas reflects on the lessons learned and steps to take as we reimagine education during a crisis.
Alumni in Action: David Beahm ’83 is reimagining event planning amidst social distancing
April 25, 2020
A pioneer in the events industry, Beahm focuses on innovation and leadership as the world navigates COVID-19.
Alumni in Action: Health workers illuminate global, local fights against COVID-19
April 24, 2020
Patrick O'Malley '96, Kristin Kosta '11 and Assistant Professor of Public Health Studies Katherine Johnson spoke with President Connie Ledoux Book as part of a video series highlighting alumni working on the front lines of the pandemic.
Alumni in Action: Jennifer Beard G’16 on the importance of being flexible when facing the unknown
April 23, 2020
As a physician assistant, Beard remains nimble and able to adapt to ever changing circumstances.
Alumni in Action: Shepherding congregations through COVID-19
April 20, 2020
Elon alumni ministers are leading communities to find beauty in simplicity, comfort in online connections and holiness in new places.
Alumni in Action: Journalism alumni shed light on COVID-19 impact on media
April 17, 2020
Maity Interiano ’07, Jasmine Turner ’15 and Gary Grumbach ’16 spoke with President Connie Ledoux Book as part of a video series that highlights alumni working on the front lines of the pandemic.
Alumni in Action: Amber Christino ’10 helps U.N. respond to COVID-19 in Africa
April 16, 2020
The French and international and global studies double major works with the International Organization for Migration in Burundi, a U.N. agency that supports migrants of all kinds. In the face of COVID-19, her duties have shifted to crisis communication and response in the East African nation.
Alumni In Action: Educator Emily Petersen ’17 helps her community
April 14, 2020
The first grade teacher discusses the shift to remote learning and its impact on herself, her students and her community.
Alumni in Action: Susanna Hearn ’07 working on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis
April 10, 2020
Susanna Hearn '07 discusses the toll the ongoing pandemic takes on her interactions with patients at a Florida hospital and the important role medical professionals play, sometimes under the radar, in the fight against COVID-19.
Alumni in Action: Brianna Elder ’19 shifts focus to engage her students
April 9, 2020
When recent graduate Brianna Elder signed on to work in education through the City Year AmeriCorps program, she never imagined she would find herself coping with the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic in one of the nation’s hardest hit cities.