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Project Pericles directors visit campus for annual conference

November 17, 2010

The men and women who oversee Project Pericles at college campuses around the United States met at Elon University Nov. 15-16 for an annual conference that allowed them to exchange best practices for a national program that strives to mold students into socially responsible global citizens.

Elon students and professor honored for poster presentation at conference

February 22, 2010

Prudence Layne, an assistant professor of English and coordinator of the African/African-American Studies Program, was honored this month along with five students for their poster presentations at the 2010 Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching in Greensboro, N.C.

Elon alumni receive Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships

February 22, 2010

Three Elon University alumni have been named recipients of Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships to help fund graduate studies overseas. Their recent selection brings to six the number of Elon students or alumni chosen for the prestigious award since 2006.

Elon senior shares story of Haiti quake survival

February 22, 2010

Elon University senior John McGreevy flew to Haiti over Winter Term as part of a research project. Within days he found himself helping the wounded, the widowed and the children made orphans following the impoverished nation’s largest natural disaster in generations. The environmental studies and biology double major from the Philadelphia region recently spoke with E-net about his experience.