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With support from $300,000 grant, Elon’s Freedom Scholars to welcome area high school students in summer 2022
December 16, 2021
The year-long program will foster civic engagement, reflect on ideals of democracy and freedom, and increase college access for Alamance County high school seniors. It is funded by a $300,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation.
Expanded Village Project bringing ‘a genuine sense of joy’ to Alamance County elementary school students
December 10, 2021
This fall Elon’s “It Takes a Village Project” was able to work with 11 of the 12 Title I elementary schools in the Alamance-Burlington School System thanks to a grant from the Oak Foundation.
November 9, 2021
The National First-Generation College Celebration was held on Nov. 8 at LaRose Student Commons with several events to honor Elon's first-generation students.
September 14, 2021
This overview details accomplishments and future work toward 46 recommendations detailed by the Latinx/Hispanic Working Group, which issued its final report in 2018.
August 6, 2021
Vice President for Access and Success Jean Rattigan-Rohr will become a special assistant to the president on June 1, 2022, and will focus on the significant expansion of the “It Takes a Village” Project.
June 29, 2021
A modified two-week program offered these Alamance-Burlington School System high school students the opportunity to participate in academic seminars, gain insights into the college application process and offer each other support.
June 21, 2021
The Odyssey Scholarship Program offers opportunities for students like Jewel Tillman ’21 to become leaders on campus and after graduation. Growing the number of scholarships to produce graduates the world needs is the top priority of the Elon LEADS campaign.
‘It Takes a Village’ Project receives $1.25 million grant to expand tutoring outreach in Alamance County
June 9, 2021
Elon’s renowned program for struggling young readers has received new Oak Foundation funding to serve more children over the next five years.
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.
May 25, 2021
The Elon Academy partners with Student U Durham and the Emily K Center to host a virtual roundtable event for local college access and success professionals.