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September 19, 2011
Two young alumni grew their Periclean Scholar legacies through a program for social and environmental activists.
September 13, 2011
A new series aims to bring students, faculty and staff together to discuss current events and devise possible action plans for tackling social ills.
August 31, 2011
July 1, 2011
On June 29th Tom Arcaro, Director of Project Pericles, was an invited speaker at the quarterly meeting of Orange County civic leaders. His talk "Civic Engagement Pathways: The Periclean Scholars Model" led to a productive discussion about the role of higher education in preparing the next generation of civic leaders.
June 12, 2011
Two Elon University professors and eight students spent several days in Zambia late this spring to help Habitat for Humanity with building homes for orphans and vulnerable children impacted by HIV/AIDS.
March 30, 2011
March 3, 2011
January 31, 2011
Tom Arcaro, a professor of sociology and director of Project Pericles at Elon, and Lauren Taylor '10, a Periclean Scholar during her studies at Elon, presented a talk on Jan. 28, 2011, at Thames Valley University in London.
December 10, 2010
The New York-based Park Foundation has awarded the Periclean Scholars program at Elon University a grant to send additional students abroad in January with the goal of producing a short documentary highlighting Sri Lanka’s outlook and actions on water issues, along with its ecological and socio-economic diversity. The film will be part of an environmental summit organized by the Elon students.