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Elon Academy scholars present at Seattle conference

April 19, 2011

Five high school students from the Elon Academy traveled to Seattle this spring for the Society for Applied Anthropology conference where they presented a research poster on how intersections of social location such as race, class, gender and sexuality can produce barriers to and opportunities for college access.

Tyler West ’11 wins BEA 3rd place for “Go-4-College” series

February 22, 2011

Elon University senior Tyler West won 3rd place in the educational/instructional category of the student competition in the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts for a four-part series of videos on the Elon Academy’s “Go-4-College” program.

NCICU awards grant for Elon Academy and Multicultural Center programs

January 28, 2011

An organization that represents private colleges and universities in North Carolina has awarded Elon University a grant of $20,000 to fund programs for rising first-year college students in the Elon Academy, the Watson Scholarship Program and the Odyssey Scholarship Program.

LabCorp gift endows support for the Elon Academy

January 18, 2011

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) has made a major gift to support endowment for the Elon Academy, a college-access and academic enrichment program run by Elon that encourages Alamance County high school students with significant financial need to earn college degrees and serve their communities.

Alamance Foundation makes gift to Elon Academy

January 10, 2011

The Alamance Foundation recently presented a $2,200 gift to the Elon Academy to be used to support college visits for more than 75 Elon Academy scholars during the summer of 2011.