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November 9, 2021
The National First-Generation College Celebration was held on Nov. 8 at LaRose Student Commons with several events to honor Elon's first-generation students.
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.
May 3, 2021
The university’s Odyssey Program resonates with senior Koster Silvernail ’21 and parents Shelby and Andy Silvernail P’21, leading to a generous gift that will help high-achieving students with financial need attend Elon. Support for Odyssey and other scholarships is the top priority of the Elon LEADS Campaign.
April 20, 2021
A program inspired by the law school’s Alliance of Legal Pioneers and Supporters, with guidance from law faculty and Elon University’s First-Generation Student Support Services, welcomed dozens of participants from around the globe to network and share common experiences.
April 14, 2021
A generous gift from Robert and Rosemary Baffi P’17 will increase scholarships in Elon’s nationally recognized Odyssey Program. Creating more endowed scholarships is the top priority of the Elon LEADS Campaign.
April 12, 2021
A Zoom conference on April 16 aimed at creating a new alliance of first-generation law school students, and first-generation undergraduate students with interest in the legal profession, will feature panels of students and legal educators from across the nation.
March 15, 2021
Ava Rosen ’23 reshaped her future thanks to the Inman Family Odyssey Scholarship, which led her to Elon. Creating new scholarships to produce Graduates the World Needs is the top priority of the $250 million Elon LEADS campaign.
March 10, 2021
The university was selected for the 2021-22 First-gen Forward cohort and will receive professional development, community-building experiences, research and other resources.
November 17, 2020
For Samuel Ramirez ’24, Students First removed a burden on his family during the COVID-19 pandemic. The special fundraising effort was created as part of the Elon LEADS Campaign to help new and returning students continue their education at Elon.
November 11, 2020
The grant will be used to raise awareness and celebrate the accomplishments of first-generation college students, faculty and staff.