Elon's executive director for institutional effectiveness has been appointed president of the state's professional association for institutional research professionals.
faculty & staff - grants & honors
The associate professor of environmental studies and biology was awarded a one-year grant for $25,000 to develop a regional network of locally produced foods.
Paula Weller places second in National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution writing contest
The senior lecturer in accounting was honored for her original narrative on Colonel Arthur Forbis.
Elon Law Professor Michael Rich has been named Jennings Professor of Law in recognition of his teaching and scholarship.
Elon Law Professor David S. Levine, an affiliate scholar at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, has been reappointed to the position of Visiting Research Collaborator at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy for 2015-16.
The assessment specialist in the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment was awarded a doctorate in higher education.
Catherine J. Wasson, associate professor of law and director of Elon Law’s legal method & communication program, has been elected to the executive board of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD).
The professor of physics has been invited to serve as a member of an advisory board for the National Speech and Debate Association.
The award is presented annually to tax professors whose innovative teaching techniques encourage critical thinking and enhance the overall learning experience.
The grant supports entrepreneurial thinking across campus.
Helen Meskhidze '16 and Associate professor Tony Crider were honored at the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers' spring meeting.
Brandon MacCallum, assistant director of Campus Recreation, was awarded $500 from Outdoor Nation/Outdoor Foundation for his project, "Outdoor Nation - Elon Outdoors."
Deandra Little, managing director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and an associate professor of English, received $39,000 from the Teagle Foundation as a part of a larger grant through the University of Kansas for their project, "Creating Sustained Changed in Practices of Engaged and Active Learning in Humanities Instruction."
The Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, a private, liberal arts university in Guatemala, invited Elon faculty Carmen Monico to join other internationally recognized faculty in supporting the development of a PhD program in applied psychology.
Angela Lewellyn Jones, associate dean of Elon College and associate professor of Sociology was recently elected to the position of Vice-President of the Southern Sociological Society for the fiscal year 2016-2017.
Pennington's long-term research in the Indian Himalayas was extended by a grant from the American Academy of Religion to study how local Hindus respond to recent catastrophic floods
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning announces the recipients of the Fall 2014 Teaching and Learning Grants.
The associate professor of religious studies was named the winner of the fourth annual Book Prize awarded by the Southeastern Conference of the Association of Asian Studies for her book "Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kūkai and Dōgen on the Art of Enlightenment."
Brandon Essary, Jennifer Uno and Barbara Gordon will work on projects that explore the way students learn in Italian, in biology service-learning courses, and through writing and multimodal assignments, respectively.
Elon Law Professor Enrique Armijo was named to the Board of Academic Advisors for The Free State Foundation on September 24.
In an induction ceremony held Oct. 11, 2014, Assistant Professor Carmen Monico became a charter member of the District 7600 Rotary Alumni Association two years after having served as an Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Research Scholar in Guatemala.
A paper co-authored by Professor Kevin O’Mara was recognized as “Best in Conference” and “Best in Track” at the Atlantic Marketing Association conference.
Seven Elon professors are part of a larger effort funded by the Teagle Foundation to study new classroom approaches to the humanities with an emphasis on engaged learning.
In collaboration with colleagues from two other institutions, Assistant Professor Sirena Hargrove-Leak has received a grant of more than $161,000 from the National Science Foundation to research and reform the way science and engineering students learn in laboratory settings.
A grant from the Coleman Foundation will support the fellows' efforts to encourage entrepreneurship at Elon.
Megan Squire in the Department of Computing Sciences is the principal investigator for a three-year, $240,028 grant.
Christopher Anglin L’11, Mital Patel L’09 and Elon Law Professor Hannah Vaughan, director of the law school’s Elder Law Clinic, were among 16 attorneys recognized in June for completion of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Leadership Academy.
Elon Law Professor Enrique Armijo has accepted an invitation to become an Affiliated Fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.
Elon Law Professor David S. Levine, an affiliate scholar at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, has accepted a position as a Visiting Research Collaborator at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy for 2014-15.
The associate professor of communications also offered a separate workshop about data collection to a university in Korea.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Chad Awtrey has been chosen to receive the 2014 Early Career Mentoring Award from the Division of Mathematics and Computer Science within the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).
Astronomy professors awarded $14,500 of computing resources from NSF-funded program to peform galaxy simulations and analysis.
Fuller, associate dean of Admission and director of International Admissions, will participate in the fifth annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington D.C. from June 23-25, 2014 on behalf of Elon University.
A literacy program created by Associate Professor Jean Rattigan-Rohr received $2,500 to help purchase new books for young children tutored by Elon University education majors.
Elon University’s vice president emerita received a top North Carolina honor conferred by Gov. Pat McCrory and presented by State Sen. Rick Gunn and Elon University President Leo M. Lambert.
The Interfaith Youth Core awarded $5,000 this spring to professors Jeffrey C. Pugh, Geoffrey D. Claussen and Amy L. Allocco to help in the development of an interfaith studies course sequence that might also serve as the precursor to a future minor in interfaith studies.
Thirty-one faculty and staff members have been awarded Writing Excellence Initiative grants for projects that will help students improve their writing and increase students’ abilities to learn through writing.