Two dozen members of Elon University's Class of 2018 spent six days in July serving meals, building homes with Habitat for Humanity and volunteering at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club through a program hosted by the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement.
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Scholars created service projects and traveled to the nation's capital this summer as they sought solutions to barriers faced by underrepresented and underserved students who dream of attending college.
Rising seniors Krystal Lanclos and Ashley Rose are spending the summer in Newark, New Jersey, to teach in the urban classrooms of a regional nonprofit charter school operator.
Sixty children taking part in the "It Takes a Village" Project for young readers shared stories and displayed artwork on July 18, 2014, to parents and civic leaders who visited campus to celebrate the end of a summer program.
Professors from 26 colleges and universities were on campus July 13-18, 2014, for a research program hosted by the Center for Engaged Learning.
A gift from an anonymous donor will be used to support a new endowed scholarship for students who begin their studies at Alamance Community College and wish to transfer to Elon University to complete a four-year degree.
A 2014 graduate from Elon and a standout on the women's basketball team, Kelsey Harris will continue her studies and her on-court activities through a unique opportunity in Ireland.
Elon linebacker and defensive lineman Alexander Dawson has been included among the record-number 182 nominees for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.
Prior to a Friday evening closing ceremony, high school scholars in Elon University’s college access and success program shared with family and friends the lessons they will carry with them from their summer experience on campus.
Graduate students in Elon's Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies programs worked July 11 with a nationally recognized artist to paint muscles, tissue and bone onto classmates in a hands-on approach to anatomy.
Fourteen high school students in a philosophy course on race, gender and hip-hop visited a Greensboro recording studio Wednesday to create their own album with messages of resilience, hope and equality.
The media arts & entertainment Elon graduate is one of five awardees selected for the fellowship made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society.
Sixty children taking part in a university program that helps struggling readers will spend the next two weeks on campus with activities aimed at strengthening their writing and creative expression.
Recognized for his contributions to higher education, Bumbry has been named to the fraternity’s first class of Thirty Under 30 honorees.
Harter will direct Protestant Christian programming in the Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life; he joins the campus community after serving as a religious adviser in the Office of Spiritual Life at the University of Chicago.
With President Emeritus J. Earl Danieley in attendance, the North Carolina Senate recognized Elon University on July 2, 2014, in a special statement commending the school for its accomplishments and contributions to the world.
Imagining the Internet and Pew Research surveyed world technology experts about the challenges to the Internet's future development between now and 2025.
A geographic footprint that aligns with current student and alumni populations made the CAA a natural fit for Elon, which will host and travel to many top schools in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast for varsity athletic competition.
The popular college guide names Elon University one of the nation's top 22 private universities based on academic excellence and affordability.
Professor of Exercise Science Paul Miller guides students and faculty members, helping shape their path and reach their full potential.
For the third consecutive year, a program through the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement allowed students to work with a local children's center and assist an HIV/AIDS support group.
Featuring wisdom from returning undergraduates, information about the Elon Core Curriculum and resources for moving to campus, "Are You Ready?" helps members of the Class of 2018 consider how to best prepare for success at the university.
President Barack Obama nominated Gortney on June 24 to lead U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command.
Caley Mikesell is one of eight fellows from around the world spending June and July in rural India to help research and develop holistic programs aimed at improving conditions for impoverished villages.
The Alamance Youth Leadership Academy welcomed talented students from 10 area middle schools as part of a four-day program held June 15-18, 2014, on the university's campus.
Two professors and a staff member were recognized June 19, 2014, during the school's annual awards luncheon.
230 Phoenix athletes made the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, placing Elon first among league schools for 2013-14.
The veteran college administrator will provide overall leadership for the Multicultural Center while working closely with Elon University President Leo M. Lambert and members of the senior staff to advance institutional diversity initiatives.
The nonpartisan National Council on Teacher Quality has ranked the School of Education #3 in the United States for its special education program and #22 for its undergraduate elementary education program.
Five students from the Department of Sport and Event Management have recruited volunteers, handled sales receipts and coordinated inventory this month at a concessions tent in Pinehurst, North Carolina, for the 2014 men’s and women’s U.S. Open Championships.
The associate professor of psychology received the 2014 Periclean Award for Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility for her partnership with local schools and dedication to community service.
Alamance County high school students were introduced to the campus community in the 8th annual College Coffee held in honor of the Elon Academy.
The second National Symposium on Experiential Education in Law featured new research findings, immersive experiences in law practice, an increasing demand for innovation in law and legal education and keynote addresses.
Addressing a national symposium at Elon University School of Law on June 14, American Bar Association president-elect William C. Hubbard said that the changing landscape of the legal profession called for new perspectives and approaches across the legal sector.
At the Second National Symposium on Experiential Education in Law, held June 13-15 at Elon Law, William Henderson, one of the most influential people in American legal education, presented research linking enhanced student outcomes to a coordinated, sequenced and experience-based model of legal education.
Catherine Lee, Emma Luparello and Julie Merritt will each receive a $21,900 scholarship for each of the next two years while working toward teacher licensure as part of their studies in mathematics and the natural sciences.
The award, given by the National Bar Association, recognizes young lawyers under the age of 40 who demonstrate unprecedented achievement in law practice, politics, business or public service.
A trio from the Class of 2014, including one student who was among the first to complete the requirements of the university’s new Peace Corps Prep Program, will soon head around the world to serve local communities.
The professor of economics was awarded the 2014 Distinguished Scholar Award for his work and drive to collaborate and share research.
Several journalism students pace Elon in the prestigious national contest.
Led by the Office of Sustainability, a May program designed to keep clean and working items out of landfills as students leave campus helped local charities like Goodwill and Habitat for Humanity.
The Department of Sport and Event Management hopes to make as much as $50,000 this summer for its endowed scholarship fund by managing a golf course concession tent when North Carolina hosts the U.S. Open Championships.
Besides having the highest percentage of its former student-athletes making gifts to the Phoenix Club, the team also placed third for its participation percentage increase.
Madison Ann “Maddy” Clough is studying Arabic in Morocco this summer with the support from the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship Program.
Elon University has released its President's List and Dean's List academic recognitions for the 2014 spring semester.
The winner of this year’s Daniels-Danieley Award for Excellence in Teaching, Tina Das, professor of economics, motivates students to push beyond their limits and take risks.
A canned food drive on the university's recent Staff Appreciation Day aided Allied Churches of Alamance County, a Burlington, N.C.-based charity that operates a food pantry to serve the region's hungry and homeless.
Phoenix athletes and coaches in seven sports won recognition this spring from the NCAA for their Academic Progress Rate scores.
An ordained rabbi and founder of an award-winning seasonal and organic kosher catering company in San Francisco, Joseph comes to Elon University with deep experience in community building and fostering multi-faith leadership.
Several Elon University programs traveled to national tournaments while also volunteering closer to campus with community agencies and other outreach initiatives.