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Kente ceremony at Elon Law honors history and achievement

December 15, 2020

Elon Law’s Donning of the Kente ceremony on the eve of Commencement for the Class of 2020 was the first to be hosted in a virtual format as graduates active in the Black Law Students Association and their families celebrated the significance of their achievement.

Federal judge to law grads: ‘Always believe in justice’

December 13, 2020

Elon Law conferred degrees Saturday on 122 graduates who celebrated the end of their legal education with an online ceremony streamed from Alumni Gym and featuring an address by Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Virtual ceremony honors Elon Law student excellence

December 11, 2020

Graduates in Elon Law’s Class of 2020 were recognized in an online program with school and professional honors for advocacy, legal writing and research, academic excellence, and excellence in service.

Gergen Award winner praised for integrity and authenticity

December 18, 2019

Anna Kathryn Barnes received Elon University School of Law’s top honor for new graduates when she was named recipient of the David Gergen Award for Leadership & Professionalism at Commencement for the Class of 2019.

N.C.’s top jurist to Elon Law grads: ‘Transform our legal system’

December 15, 2019

Elon University School of Law conferred 107 degrees in a Commencement ceremony on Saturday that featured an address by Chief Justice Cheri L. Beasley of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, who tasked the Class of 2019 with using the knowledge bestowed by a legal education to expand access to the justice system.

Kente ceremony highlights courage & resilience

December 19, 2018

Encouraged to “be brave for who you will become,” African-American students in Elon Law’s Class of 2018 were celebrated by family, friends, faculty and staff in a kente-donning program preceding Commencement.

'Helpful mentor and friend' honored with top Elon Law award

December 18, 2018

The David Gergen Award for Leadership & Professionalism, bestowed each year at Elon University School of Law’s Commencement, recognizes one student in the graduating class who embodies the highest levels of selfless leadership and service.