The award honors distinguished professionals in the field of leisure and recreation who are considered to be a positive role model epitomizing the values and desired outcomes of recreation and demonstrates enthusiasm for the profession.
faculty & staff - grants & honors
The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business director of undergraduate programs will serve as the advising business majors chair for the non-profit organization.
Read the remarks of Smith Jackson, vice president of student life and dean of students, after being presented with the 2017 Civic Engagement Professional Award from North Carolina Campus Compact on Feb. 8.
MacFall to receive Conservation Communicator Award from the N.C. Soil and Water Conservation Society
Professor Janet MacFall in the Department of Environmental Studies will be recognized with the Conservation Communicator Award from the Hugh Bennett Chapter of the national Soil and Water Conservation Society on Feb. 25.
Elon's vice president for student life and dean of students is being recognized by North Carolina Campus Compact for his efforts to create a vision of service, support the engagement of faculty and students and form innovative campus-community partnerships.
The grant from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants will help support a health fair for local elementary students.
Grant to support research of how Design Thinking Studio students adapt to writing in different genres
Rebecca Pope-Ruark was awarded the two-year, $10,000 grant by the Conference on College Composition and Communication Research Initiative.
Jessica Wery, assistant professor of education, has served in leadership roles with the international nonprofit during the past four years.
The grant will fund a project focusing on the challenges of women of color in science and math educational settings.
JP Lavoie, recipient of the Acorn Accolade in November is recognized for his commitment to customer care, diligent problem-solving and dedication to the improvement of Elon’s many online applications.
A human service studies course has received national recognition from Learning By Giving Foundation and additional funding for class projects.
Assistant Professor Natalie Taylor Hart has been selected as a finalist in World Stage Design 2017. The WSD2017 Exhibition will take place at the Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts at the Taipei National University of the Arts in Taipei from July 1 to July 9, 2017.
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning announces the recipients of Fall Teaching and Learning Grants.
Professor Pranab Das and Georgetown University professor Dan Blair '97 received a $55,000 grant to expand their current collaboration.
A fellowship created by Elon University in 2008 will help support excellence in ongoing research and creative work by Lauren Kearns, Toddie Peters and Laura Roselle.
The award was presented to Assistant Professor Adam Aiken during the Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting.
Peter Jakes '17, Nathan Pool '17, Michelle Rave '17, Kelly Reagan '17 and Jade Schrader '16 gave presentations at the 12th Annual Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference held at UNC-Greensboro on Nov. 11-12.
India Johnson, assistant professor of psychology, received the grant for her project, “I Got Stigma on My Mind: The Impact of Stigma Consciousness, Role Models and Educational Setting on Women of Color in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.”
Jessalynn Strauss, an assistant professor in the School of Communications, received one of four 2016-17 William R. Eadington Fellowships, which facilitate research into aspects of the gaming industry and the city of Las Vegas.
The award will support "Wildlife Studies: Critical Carnivores," a year-round learning experience that exposes secondary school students to the world of wildlife science through a focus on carnivorous mammals.
Windham will work on turning SOTL research into classroom practice around teaching literacy, resulting in work that will be relevant to multiple languages.
Robin Attas, assistant professor of music, was awarded the 2016 Adam Krims Award by the Popular Music Interest Group of the Society for Music Theory.
Laura Roselle, professor of political science and policy studies, will receive the award at the association's annual convention in February which will feature a panel discussion about her scholarship.
The certification focuses on steps sports complexes take toward environmental sustainability.
Elon faculty joins a diverse community of scholars promoting community health. The capacity-building activity was organized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's New Connection program in Denver at the end of October 2016.
Ann Bullock, dean of the School of Education, was selected to serve on the North Carolina edTPA Advisory Council.
Deandra Little is a professor of English and the director of the Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
Jeffrey Coker, associate professor of biology and the director of the Core Curriculum since 2011, was honored Sept. 27 by the National Society of Experiential Education.
Victoria Fischer Faw, professor of music at Elon, has been named president-elect of the N.C. Music Teachers Association.
The grant will help fund his project, "On the Edge: Launching a Regional Interdisciplinary Symposium in the Southeast.”
As part of the “Collaborative Humanities Redesign Project” (CHRP), a three-year interdisciplinary, cross-campus initiative funded by Teagle Foundation, faculty from Elon, Park and Rockhurst universities and the University of Kansas came together for the third time this September to collaborate on instructional design with the goal to enhance teaching in the humanities.
Heather Hutchings, August recipient of Acorn Accolade, is praised for her innovation in Colleague, OnTrack, and Informer, as well as dedication to inclusiveness.
Professor Carmen Monico's work in Guatemala was funded through a Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award.
Boyle will read with the three other winners of the contest in Southern Pines on Sept. 17.
The grant will support the Refugee Assistance Program at the Elon University School of Law.
Elon President Leo M. Lambert bestowed the university's highest honor upon five retired faculty and staff members for their meritorious service to the university.
The grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities will support a two-week institute directed by Professor Ann J. Cahill in the department of philosophy.
Stefanie Poe, campus technology support lead at Elon, is the July recipient of the Acorn Accolade award.
The grant is for the project titled "Jumpstarting a Multi-Year Health Promotion Project through Connections and Collaborations."
The grant will help support the inaugural Tournées Film Festival at Elon.
The grant will help fund Ripple 2017, a conference to focus on the theme of "Mindfully Plural."
The grant will allow the associate professor of education to work with two Elon professors on finding strategies that are helpful, culturally relevant and easy for families to use to foster their infant's language development.
Members of the Elon family - from students to alumni to faculty - were out in the world from N.Y. to D.C. making strides during the National Week of Making.
Greg Colby, systems infrastructure architect for Elon, has been chosen as the June recipient for the Acorn Accolade award.
An essay by the English faculty member was selected for a 2017 Pushcart Prize, which honors the best literature published in small presses.
Parsons and new president Peter Bhatia, who is editor of The Cincinnati Enquirer, will begin their roles in September.
The North Carolina Association of CPAs recognized accounting professors Linda Poulson and Paula Weller for their presentation, “Improving Student Writing Skills in Accounting.”
Stephanie Baker White, assistant professor of public health studies, and Ann Meletzke, executive director of Healthy Alamance, were selected to participate in the Community-Based Participatory Research Partnership Academy.
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning announces the recipients of the 2016-17 Diversity Infusion Project grants.