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Students inducted into anthropology and sociology honors societies
May 11, 2023
Nine students were inducted into The Iota North Carolina Chapter of the Lambda Alpha National Anthropology Honor Society and the Alpha Kappa Delta National Sociology Honor Society during a ceremony and dinner held at Johnston Hall on April 20.
Jessica Skelley ‘23 presents research at the Southern Sociological Society conference
April 19, 2023
Skelley, a sociology major and criminal justice studies and human services studies doublee minor, presented a study titled “Predicting Attitudes towards the Defund The Police Movement vs. Police Budget Reallocation Reform: An Exploratory Study."
Elon sociology professors present research at the Southern Sociological Society conference
April 11, 2023
Sociology faculty Rena Zito, Raj Ghoshal and Alexis Franzese presented research at the annual meeting of the Southern Sociological Society from March 29 through April 1 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Ashton Newhall ’98 to deliver Elon’s 2023 undergraduate commencement address
February 20, 2023
Elon’s 133rd Commencement exercises will be held in Schar Center on Friday, May 19, 2023.
Rena Zito publishes criminology textbook
February 1, 2023
Zito, associate professor of sociology, authored "Engaged Criminology: An Introduction," an active-learning textbook for undergraduate criminology students.
Alumni in Action: Darris Means ’05 shapes student success through meaningful connections
December 14, 2022
Means is currently an associate professor at University of Pittsburgh's School of Education and has a goal to build networks that focus on addressing racial, class, spatial inequities and injustices in education.
In My Words: After five long years, the Rohingya people continue to seek justice
September 13, 2022
In this column distributed by the Elon University Writers Syndicate, Professor of Sociology Tom Arcaro writes about the Rohingya people seeking justice five years after they were victims of a genocide by the military junta controlling Myanmar. The column was published by the Greensboro News & Record, The Fayetteville Observer, The Wilson Times, the Johnstonian News and other media outlets.
Faculty, staff recognized for excellence in Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences
August 22, 2022
Annual awards for teaching, scholarship, mentoring and service-leadership were presented at the Aug. 15 faculty meeting for Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences.
#ElonGrad 2022 spotlight: Hannah Boone, anthropology
May 17, 2022
In this series, Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences is shining the spotlight on distinguished members of the Class of 2022 from a wide array of disciplines.
Elon recognizes faculty and staff for excellence with annual awards
May 11, 2022
These four awards recognize members of the Elon community for excellence in teaching, scholarship, civic engagement and mentoring.