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Middle school students share lessons of leadership

June 24, 2009

Some want to encourage more recycling. Others hope to start after-school clubs. Better cafeteria food. Fundraising for school supplies. Perhaps “Friday relaxation.” Local seventh graders shared ideas Wednesday to strengthen their school communities as part of an annual youth leadership program at Elon University.

Former DEA agent talks about career – April 9

April 9, 2009

Former DEA Agent Michael McManus, one of the men responsible for arresting a major American drug trafficker whose story is captured by Johnny Depp in the 2001 movie "Blow," will be on campus for a 7:30 p.m. talk in Alumni Gym about his experiences and a career that presents life or death situations every day on the job.

Founders Day ceremony honors Isabella Cannon ’24

April 1, 2009

Known as “the little old lady in tennis shoes” when she made history as the first female mayor of Raleigh, N.C., Isabella Cannon ’24 led a life of leadership that still stands as a model for Elon students to follow, current school leaders said March 10 in a Founders Day ceremony to honor the late alumna.

Elon presidents share insights on leadership

February 25, 2009

What makes a good leader? As four executives from Elon history – Leo M. Lambert, Earl Danieley, Noel Allen and Chase Rumley – explained Tuesday evening, several answers exist to the question: Optimism, commitment, courage and principle, to name just a few.

LEADstrong events begin Feb. 24

February 23, 2009

A series of events aimed at strengthening personal and organizational leadership begins this week with a discussion by four Elon figures on key moments of leadership as an executive at Elon College and University. The LEADstrong 2009 campaign is sponsored by the Center for Leadership.

Leadership Fellows take civil rights tour during historic week

February 19, 2009

On the same day that the first African American took the oath for the nation’s highest office, Elon Leadership Fellows embarked to the Deep South for tour that connected history to the present. Twenty-three students traveled to Alabama and Georgia during Winter Term as part of a course on civil rights and nonviolence.