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Class project lands Elon freshman a prime internship

February 4, 2011

Emily Delaplane figured a video she created for her fall semester global experience course was just for a grade. When her relatives forwarded a link to her YouTube project to colleagues and friends, the Elon University freshman found herself with more than an “A” – and Delaware’s Office of the Child Advocate couldn’t be happier.

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.

Educator talks about equality at MLK Commemorative Program

January 17, 2011

Understanding the relations that unite us and tearing down the barriers that separate us is crucial to maintaining Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of equality in America. That was the message Ronald L. Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, told those gathered at Whitley Auditorium Jan. 13 as part of Elon University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Program.

Campus events to celebrate life of Martin Luther King Jr. – Jan. 11-17

January 12, 2011

The Multicultural Center will host its annual celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of events that run Jan. 11-17, 2011. The events commemorate the spirit of diversity and honor the sacrifices and current work of many for inclusion and equality.

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.