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The ninth annual Black Solidarity Conference to focus on ‘Renaissance Revived’ on Friday
February 15, 2023
Emphasizing the importance of Black culture and a revival of the arts, the Black Solidarity Conference will feature keynote speaker Alex Bohannon ’17.
Schar Center erupts with excitement for the return of Education Day with Elon women’s basketball
December 20, 2022
The Elon women’s basketball team hosted elementary students from Alamance Burlington School System during Education Day as they took on the University of Richmond and set a new attendance record.
Jonathan A. McElderry selected as dean of student inclusive excellence
March 15, 2022
Elon welcomes a national leader for diversity and inclusion work with previous experience at Wake Forest University and the University of Missouri.
Elon University acting on recommendations from Bias Response System Working Group
February 22, 2022
The group prepared its final report during summer 2021 that detailed nearly 40 recommendations for redesigning the university’s bias response and reporting system.
The 2022 Black Solidarity Conference to focus on promoting ‘Black Joy’ and eliminating on anti-Blackness
February 18, 2022
The keynote speaker of the eighth Black Solidarity Conference at Elon is Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina Poet Laureate.
Periclean Scholars serve as common reading peer-educators addressing racial inequality
October 7, 2021
As part of their sophomore Periclean coursework, members of the Periclean Scholars Class of 2024 created interactive exercises and discussion questions related to the Common Reading, and worked with fellow Elon students as peer-educators to facilitate engagement with this text.
Rochelle Ford hailed as a ‘DE&I champion’ during Page award presentation
September 29, 2021
The dean of the School of Communications was presented on Sept. 27 with Page’s Distinguished Service Award, recognizing her contributions to strengthen the role of corporate communications and public relations in business and society.
Latinx/Hispanic Implementation Team details advances, work to come
September 14, 2021
This overview details accomplishments and future work toward 46 recommendations detailed by the Latinx/Hispanic Working Group, which issued its final report in 2018.
Elon launches new Division of Inclusive Excellence website
August 18, 2021
The site is a hub for resources, news and information related to the division's work, which per its vision is “to create a community where people strive to dismantle oppression and where individuals flourish.”
Elon to create new group in support of Asian-identifying students
March 29, 2021
As the university prepares to celebrate Asian heritage in April, a new effort is underway involving students, faculty and staff.