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Sophomore uses award to advocate for child victims

February 11, 2010

They come to the center from the streets, broken homes and jails where they served time with adults. Dozens of Filipino boys, victims of sexual abuse, seek refuge each year at the Stairway Foundation south of Manila – a place where sophomore Meagan Harrison last summer spent two months volunteering through Elon University’s Ward Family Learning in Action Award.

Judy Esposito publishes article in Human Service Education

December 10, 2009

Judy Esposito, associate professor of human services studies, had an article titled “Student Actors as Mock-clients: Authentic Learning for Human Services Students” in the Fall 2009 edition of Human Service Education.

Elon senior selected as White House Intern

December 3, 2009

Elon senior Avra Stackpole received a highly competitive White House internship for spring semester 2010. Her work in the Department of Scheduling and Advance Planning will begin next month.

Kristen Sullivan co-authors article in Violence and Victims

August 13, 2009

Kristen Sullivan, assistant professor in the Human Service Studies department, co-authored an article on violence within military families in the latest edition of the journal Violence and Victims. The article is titled "Male Soldier Family Violence Offenders: Spouse and Child Offenders Compared to Child Offenders."

Cynthia Fair co-authors article for Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention in Children and Youth

May 4, 2009

Cynthia Fair, an associate professor of human services, has published an article in the Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention in Children and Youth. "'I don’t want to sit by you:' A Preliminary Study of Stories and Consequences of Stigma and Discrimination from HIV-positive Mothers and their Children” included interviews with HIV-positive women and their uninfected children about experiences of stigma and discrimination.