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  1. Spirit of service marks Homecoming weekend

    From raking leaves to painting front stoops, Elon University students and alumni on Saturday assisted Town of Elon residents with sprucing up homes built over the past two decades through Habitat for Humanity.

  2. Opening ceremony kicks off Homecoming festivities

    More than 100 members of the Elon community attended the Oct. 17 event that kicked off this year’s Homecoming festivities with the recognition of eight distinguished alumni and class and affinity volunteers.

  3. Campus community celebrates School of Communications campaign

    Plans for a new academic complex excited alumni, students and faculty who gathered Friday to help launch a fundraising drive that, once complete, will allow Elon University to double the amount of campus space dedicated to the School of Communications.

  4. Pulitzer Prize winners encourage audience to seek 'solutions for change'

    Elon University’s Fall Convocation and Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture on Oct. 2, 2014, featured Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, husband-and-wife journalists who shared ways for people to make a difference in battling global challenges like poverty, sex trafficking and lack of educational opportunities.

  5. Fall Convocation presents unique teaching opportunity for alumna

    Amanda Ketner ’11, a math teacher at Woods Charter School in Chapel Hill, N.C., visited campus Oct. 2 with several students to hear husband-and-wife Pulitzer Prize-winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, whose book inspired her to create a chapter of Girls Learn International at the school.

  6. Students converse with Pulitzer Prize winners in lunchtime Q&A

    Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, the first married couple to win journalism’s highest honor, took questions from Elon University students Thursday in a Whitley Auditorium conversation on the education of girls, their roles as storytellers and the “white savior complex.”

  7. U.S. Open fundraiser builds Elon scholarship fund

    Five sport and event management majors helped manage a concession tent during men's and women's golf championships this summer in Pinehurst, North Carolina, and proceeds from their effort will benefit a scholarship program for Elon students completing sport and event mangagement internships.

  8. Death penalty opponents bring message to campus

    The sister of a man executed for the killing of an off-duty Georgia police officer, and the author of a book about the controversial case, shared with Elon University students on Thursday details of a homicide investigation they say prove an innocent man died for the crime. 

  9. Elon alumnus spends a week with students at Elon

    Daniel J. Watts ’04 returned to Elon this week to work with students on a spoken word performance piece, “As We Journey From Mind to Mouth…,” which premieres this weekend in Yeagar Recital Hall.

  10. Catholic Campus Ministry celebrates silver anniversary

    A special Family Weekend jubilee brought together Catholic students and their loved ones for a special Mass led by Bishop Michael Burbidge that commemorated a quarter century of Catholic eucharistic celebrations and service at Elon University.

  11. Elon honored for diversity & inclusion programs

    INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has recognized Elon with a 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, an accolade that reflects ongoing university efforts to celebrate and support students, staff, faculty and alumni of all backgrounds and beliefs.

  12. Elon SGA leads new 9/11 remembrance

    Elon's Student Government Association passed legislation that led to new efforts to commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and remember the lives of those who were killed.

  13. Call to Honor celebrates Elon values with Class of 2018

    Honesty, integrity, responsibility and respect were emphasized in a Sept. 11, 2014, program for freshmen who heard from President Leo M. Lambert and other student leaders about the university's most cherished principles.

  14. Activist tells students to push for food policy changes

    Prominent "foodie" and author Marion Nestle shared with her Elon University audience Tuesday night a brief history of American agricultural policies while suggesting ways for students to be advocates for better federal oversight of food production and marketing.

  15. Elon leaders welcome Watson & Odyssey Scholars to campus

    President Leo M. Lambert joined directors from the Center for Access & Success on Tuesday to greet academically gifted and civically engaged scholarship recipients for whom an Elon University education may otherwise have been financially impossible.

  16. Elon kicks off United Way campaign drive

    Pledges of any amount during the campaign, which runs until December, will enter donors in every-other-week drawings for Elon-only incentives such as gift cards, sideline passes to a football game and Phoenix Cash.