Glenda Phillips Hightower, the first African-American to enroll as a full-time Elon student, and Eugene Perry '69, the first African-American to receive an Elon degree, will have formal portraits unveiled during a McKinnon Hall event.
The honorees are alumni from the past decade who have achieved major professional success, serve as difference-makers in their communities, and loyally support Elon as partners, advocates and investors.
Laith al-Majali '05 is part of a team that has earned the nation of Jordan its first ever Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.
- Buffie Longmire-Avital and Brenda Reavis '15 co-author article in the Journal of Black Psychology
- DeShawn Bowens '15 joins cast of 'Legally Blonde' on Norwegian Cruise Line
- Spring 2016 Evening for Elon Schedule Announced
- Jared Loftin ’11 in new off-Broadway musical 'Gigantic'
- Student film ‘Narcolepsy’ named ‘Best Psychological Thriller’
- Dates set for Family Weekend and Homecoming 2016
- Endowment gift supports global engagement opportunities
- Elon Law and MBA students engage Shanghai and Hong Kong
- Leadership Fellows journey to Deep South to learn civil rights history
- Ann Bullock named dean of Elon's School of Education
Giving to Elon
- Elevating their commitment to Elon
- Philanthropy, global education celebrated at Elon’s scholarship dinner
- #ElonDay donors achieve greatest day of giving in university history
- Two major estate gifts endow new scholarships