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Elon team in Zambia details trip on blog

June 4, 2008

A team from Elon University flew to Zambia in May to gather interviews for a documentary under development by the Periclean Scholars Class of 2009. The group, which is also developing a Winter Term program that involves Habitat for Humanity, shared its work on a blog and has produced a short video explaining its mission.

Elon is Hollywood bound June 3 & 5

May 29, 2008

Alumni, faculty and students will gather in Los Angeles June 5 to kick off the Elon in L.A. internship and study program. The new program offers students an inside view of the entertainment industry and opportunities to network with alumni. Alumni also will gather June 3 to launch an L.A. alumni chapter.

Senior class makes gift to Elon

May 24, 2008

Members of the Class of 2008, along with their parents, grandparents and friends, have contributed more than $18,000 to the Senior Class Gift Campaign for Student Initiative Grants – money that will support students who want to organize future service opportunities.

Event schedule for Commencement

May 24, 2008

Commencement exercises begin May 23 and continue through Saturday as Elon prepares to graduate its 118th class. Activities for seniors begin even earlier in the week with a class picnic, an evening gala, receptions and dinners.

Leo and Laurie Lambert make endowment gift to preserve campus beauty

May 21, 2008

Expanding the collection of Elon’s magnificent trees inspired President Leo M. Lambert and his wife, Laurie, to make a generous gift to the Campus Conservancy Endowment, which funds future maintenance of facilities and ensures that Elon remains one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation.

Elon names new assistant dean of students

May 21, 2008

After an extensive national search, campus leaders have announced that Jodean Schmiederer will join Elon University as its new assistant dean of students, with overall responsibility for the Moseley Campus Center, Greek Life, Student Judicial Affairs, Student Activities, Summer Conferences, and Family Weekend.

Elon wins SoCon baseball title

May 21, 2008

The Elon Phoenix will enter the upcoming 2008 Southern Conference Baseball Championship as the number one seed after winning the regular season title outright with a 19-8 SoCon mark. The Phoenix finished one game ahead of College of Charleston (18-9) whose loss on the last day of the regular season gave Elon the title outright. It is the second SoCon title for Elon in three seasons.