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Elon Athletics announces major gift to support Latham Park renovations
August 18, 2021
The generous commitment brings fundraising for phase one of the project to more than $1.5 million as part of the Elon LEADS Campaign. The renovations will transform Elon’s baseball facility and one of the university’s most successful athletics programs.
A Will to Lead: Estate gift by former professor Jim Elder ’60 grows endowed lectureship
August 3, 2021
The James P. Elder Lecture series was first endowed by former students of the popular professor and mentor who has now ensured that the series named for him will endure for future generations.
Announcing the Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education
July 21, 2021
The largest endowment gift in Elon’s history will name the university’s School of Education in honor of Vice President Emerita Jo Watts Williams ’55.
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.
Elon LEADS Impact: Spotlight on Scholarships
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.
Bakal family gift supports access to internships
June 7, 2021
Giving students real-world experiences led Elon parents Scott Bakal and Beth Solomon P’21 to endow the Bakal Family Internship Scholarship. Support for scholarships and increasing access to internships and other Elon Experiences programs are top priorities of the Elon LEADS Campaign.
‘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.
Elon family’s scholarships gift strengthens Catholic Campus Ministry program
May 26, 2021
A generous endowment gift from Elon parents Paul and Renee Armstrong ’22 will establish a scholarship to support engagement interns who will connect first-year Catholic students with the university’s Catholic Campus Ministry program. Growing endowed scholarships is the top priority of the Elon LEADS Campaign.
Elon LEADS virtual updates offer opportunities to stay connected to university priorities
May 20, 2021
Alumni, parents and friends in eight regions around the country participated in a series of virtual university updates this spring. Now, a version of the update is available on demand to the entire Elon community.
Elon celebrates the success of Faculty & Staff Giving Initiative
May 11, 2021
Even during this challenging time, two-thirds of Elon University employees made gifts to the institution in support of student scholarships, athletics programs and more.