The second annual "Birthday Party for West Residence Hall" on Oct. 16 brought together more than 100 current students and five alumni to celebrate the oldest building on Elon University's campus.
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Four outstanding members of the Elon community were honored with the LGBTQIA Community Enrichment Awards during an Oct. 19 event in Johnston Hall.
As part of the Homecoming 2014 festivities, the Elon Black Alumni Network celebrated the accomplishments of black alumni, faculty and staff during a special celebration.
The awards are the highest accolades conferred by the Office of Alumni Engagement and have been presented annually to alumni and friends of Elon since 1941.
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.
Class members contributed more than $95,000 to the university in honor of the milestone.
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.
Alexander Bruch ’14 sought feedback from chemistry professors & staff in the Student Professional Development Center as he applied to graduate schools, including Yale University, for a doctorate in electrical engineering.
Alumni are invited to join the Phoenix Football team on the road this season as they travel to take on new Colonial Athletic Association opponents.
Frida Jansaker '14 explored topics including being an international student, working internationally and adapting to the workforce.
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.
After graduating and completing a second-year apprenticeship at Flat Rock Playhouse, the Class of 2014 graduate begins rehearsals this fall for "Sister Act."
Alexis Kagel '08 and her students created the project to support UNICEF, the children's rights and emergency relief organization that has helped children all over the world.
The Cummings High School (Burlington, N.C.) history teacher was honored during an ABSS ceremony on Sept. 3.
After exploring his educational interests in Houston, the Elon graduate packs his bags to join "Cinderella" as he continues to pursue his career as an actor.
Our alumni chapters and clubs nationwide are hosting events to welcome 2014 graduates to their new cities - help us spread the word.
With 2 1/2 years of experience as a swing Off-Broadway and on national tours, Elon graduate looks forward to the freedom of developing her own role onstage every night as she joins the cast of Pippin.
In an Aug. 18 conversation moderated by President Leo M. Lambert, six professors and administrators shared insights about progress on the university’s strategic plan as Elon formally opened the 2014-2015 academic year.
Snowberger returns to Elon’s staff from a position at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and will work to enhance Elon’s relationships with current and past parents.
Shea Coakley ’07 is providing nutritious food to customers while feeding those in need through his company, LeanBox.
Since meeting as roommates at Broadway Theatre Project ’08 and continuing their friendship as classmates and roommates at Elon, the music theatre alumni are together again, this time on the Broadway stage.
Having recently closed Tony-award winning run of After Midnight, Elon graduate pursues original work with WattsWords Productions and makes plans for creative project at Elon.
After reinventing his career, Wyn Ferrell ’09 is leaving his mark on the distilled spirits industry in the Denver area.
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.
A team of students, faculty, and alumni from Elon University's School of Communications spent a week in June in Ekaterinburg, Russia, covering the 2014 International Collegiate Programming Contest in video, photo, social media and text.
President Barack Obama nominated Gortney on June 24 to lead U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command.
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.
An immunologist-turned-businessman, Niclas Stiernholm ’89 is at the helm of a Canadian biopharmaceutical company making advances in the fight against cancer.
For the second consecutive year, Elon’s Washington, D.C., Alumni Chapter has won the Capital Alumni Network’s 2014 Outstanding Networking/Social Development Award.
Shane Jones '89 was featured recently in a WRAL-TV story about the deadliest disaster in the history of the world's highest mountain.
An internship in South Africa her senior year led Anne Goddard '12 to produce an award-winning documentary and solidified her passion for wildlife filmmaking and conservation.
Founded and directed by music theatre alumna Amanda Taylor '06, DanceOn has become the largest Global Online Dance Network via YouTube
Mary Lou Chandler Boal ’63 can trace her family ties to Elon back to the institution's founding.
In 2011 Chris Jones ’80 and daughter Katherine ’14 started working on a collection of photos, poems and stories about the moments that have shaped their lives.
Eric Ludwig '10 has drawn praise for his quick action during a recent NASCAR Sprint Cup race. But the pit crew member and former Elon football player has responded with humility.
Lawrence "Larry" T. Sondhaus ’80, Chris Miller ’99 and John Tumbleston ’06 received the 2014 Elon College Distinguished Alumni Awards during a special May 1 ceremony.
The deputy director of member services for U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi was the featured speaker at the annual program honoring top black students at Elon.
The media arts & entertainment Elon graduate served as assistant producer, assistant editor and story consultant on "Point and Shoot."
The School of Education hosted Edcamp Elon, a participant-driven professional development event, on April 19.
As part of the university’s Evening for Elon spring series, two recent events drew more than 350 guests.
Sam Story '69 will be among the members of the 2014 North Carolina High School Athletic Association's Hall of Fame class that will be inducted on Saturday night.
The professor of human service studies worked with Lauren Taylor '10 and Jamie Albright '13 on recently completed studies that have been published or presented to international audiences.
The Powell Professor of Philosophy Emeritus continues his writing on the seasons of life
More than 30 students, alumni and staff gathered March 11 for Elon’s second annual LGBTQIA career panel.
Sam Jennings, a 2011 mathematics with teacher licensure graduate, is making waves early in his teaching career at South Brunswick High School in Southport, N.C.
Steve DeLoach, Jennifer Platania and Stephanie Franz '11 studied the effects of part-time work on students’ academic performance.
A passion for entrepreneurship has taken Mital Patel L’09 beyond his law practice in Raleigh, N.C., to conference rooms around the world—including the White House.
The seasoned veteran, who served as a senior personnel executive and assistant general manager with the team in 2006-07, returns as a player personnel scout.
The Distinguished Service Award bestowed on Thompson recognizes the honor he brings to his profession, and his exemplary service to his state and professional association.