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Arcaro shares Periclean Scholars model with Orange County leaders

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.

Students and faculty build homes in Zambia

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.

Park Foundation awards grant for Periclean Scholars project

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.