NEWS 3/6/17 10:27pm

Elon athletes read with local elementary school students

“A person's a person, no matter how small.” The students at Eastlawn Elementary definitely took this Dr. Seuss quote to heart as Elon athletes walked into their classrooms, towering over them.  Sports players from the tennis, soccer, volleyball and football teams read their favorite childhood books to students in kindergarten through fifth grade for their "Read Across America" week.  The National Education Association celebrates reading on March 2, the birthday of well-known children's author Dr. Seuss.  Casey Collins, Eastlawn teacher and Elon alum, says they wanted to bring in athletes to, "show [the students] the potential that you can have, you can be on a team sport, the importance of being on a team, the hard work that goes into it." Besides reading their books, the athletes talked about balancing athletics and college academics.

NEWS 3/5/17 8:08pm

Sigma Kappa sister takes a hard fall at big/little reveal

It's Sigma Kappa's big/little sister reveal today and an unusual moment has already gone viral.  For the little sister to discover who her big sister was the big sister finished the little's quote.  But immediately after Dick turned around and started running, toward Singleton she slipped.

NEWS 2/27/17 1:14pm

Elon student arrested for larceny, communicating threats

Ayana Joyner was arrested Feb. 21 and charged with larceny, communicating threats and resisting a public officer. Joyner was an Elon University student at the time of the arrest, but the Office of the Registrar confirmed that she has withdrawn from the university.

NEWS 2/15/17 12:31am

Design Thinking pilot takes off

Tyson Glover wanted to finish off his last year at Elon with an experience that was both memorable and engaging. This is why Glover, a senior Strategic Communications major, applied to be a part of the Design Thinking Studio in Social Innovation, an immersive semester program launched by Elon this spring and directed by Dawan Stanford.

NEWS 2/14/17 10:49am

Committee announces details of hiring process for new president

At a special college coffee Tuesday, Wes Elingburg P'11, Board of Trustees member and Chair of the search committee, spoke about the hiring process for a new president of the university. President Leo Lambert, who's served at Elon for 18 years, announced Monday he plans to step down. According to Elingburg, the committee will host meetings and forums on campus beginning in mid-March to get input from the community.