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Death of Elon benefactor Rear Admiral Edward “Ted” Walker Jr.
December 16, 2021
The long-time, generous Elon parent passed away Saturday, Dec. 11, at the age of 88.
Gift from Elon family endows two Teaching Fellows scholarships
December 14, 2021
To honor their late son Joey, Elon parents Mike and Karen Brocato P’16 have endowed a Teaching Fellows scholarship to support students studying special education. Their gift to the Elon LEADS Campaign will also create a second Teaching Fellows scholarship for students pursuing teaching in a STEM field.
A Will to Lead: Estate gift from alumna funds global study scholarship
November 11, 2021
The generous estate gift from The Rev. Joyce Myers-Brown ’59 of Atlanta will deepen funding for a scholarship she established in 2011 to increase access to global study. The gift is part of A Will to Lead, a special initiative of the Elon LEADS Campaign to encourage donors to include the university in their estate plans.
Four alumni named co-chairs of Elon LEADS Campaign
October 22, 2021
President Connie Ledoux Book announced alumni Priscilla Awkard ’95, Christian Wiggins ’03, Maity Interiano ’07 and Jack McMackin ’08 as the new co-chairs of the Elon LEADS Campaign, sending a powerful message about the importance of alumni leading Elon’s future.
A Will to Lead: Alumnus makes second estate gift to secure Elon’s future
July 6, 2021
The generous gift from Christian Wiggins ’03 will provide scholarships for students from his hometown of western North Carolina as part of A Will to Lead, a special initiative of the Elon LEADS Campaign to inspire donors to include Elon in their estate plans.
‘A Gift to Elon’: First Doherty Odyssey Scholar graduates
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.
Alumni couple make $1 million estate gift to support engineering, athletics
March 24, 2021
Elon Trustee Jay Hendrickson ’71 and his wife, Amy Hendrickson ’69, support A Will to Lead, a special initiative of the Elon LEADS Campaign to inspire donors to establish a lasting legacy by placing the university in their estate plans.
A Will to Lead inspires new estate gifts to help secure Elon’s future
March 8, 2021
Elon LEADS Campaign chair Chris Martin ’78 P’13 announced a special campaign initiative to allow alumni, parents and friends to establish a lasting legacy at Elon by placing the university in their estate plans to fund scholarships and other key institutional priorities.
Innovation Quad continues to inspire generous gifts from Elon families
January 19, 2021
Elon parent Steve Anderson P’16 has made a $125,000 gift to the Elon LEADS Campaign to support the university's innovative new hub for STEM education, which offers "hope for the future."
Elon Trustee and alumnus makes generous gift to Elon LEADS Campaign
August 21, 2020
John Hill ’76 and his wife, Lesley Hill, have made a $100,000 gift to support The Inn at Elon, student scholarships and Phoenix athletics.