Elon University will be closed Thursday because of lingering snow and ice, according to an email from Jon Dooley, vice president for Student Life.
Elon University will be closed Wednesday because of snowy conditions, according to an email from Jon Dooley, vice president for Student Life.
The assistant director for the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education (CREDE), Bell, knew that the event was celebrated annually at Elon University, a similar trend for the majority of college campuses. But Bell wanted to be different in honoring the civil rights icon. When he sat down to think, the question Bell wanted answered was how Elon would do the greatest amount of service involving the most amount of people.
In recent months, the conversation around hazing has become a national conversation. In 2017, four student deaths involving hazing became viral stories, bringing the conversation around the all-too-frequent Greek life practice to Elon. According to the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, 42 percent of Elon’s student population belongs to a Greek organization. With National Panhellenic and the Interfraternity Council recruitment happening at the end of the month, Elon said it is preparing to counteract the hazing trend, should it arise.
Elon University will open at 10:00AM Thursday according to an email from Vice President of Student Life Jon Dooley. The two hour delay is a result of "slick road conditions and low temperatures predicted overnight." According to the email, those driving to campus are encouraged to use University Drive and Williamson Avenue.
North Carolina’s Division of Motor Vehicles has revised its guidelines for the procedures a citizen must follow when being pulled over by a cop.
“It’s kind of like a blur,” said Elon University sophomore Miranda Thompson as she described her 38 minutes in Hawaii on January 13th.
On Jan. 9, 2018, the federal district court ruled against the North Carolina legislature’s motion to redraw 13 congressional districts. This is the first time that the federal court has ruled against gerrymandering on a partisan basis. Jessica Carew, assistant professor of political science, explains the federal district court’s decision to redraw the North Carolina congressional map.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only holiday nationally recognized as a day of service. But at Elon University, Mary Morrison, director of the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement, strives to encourage students to serve year-round.
All residents of The Crest Apartments building 2020 were evacuated Sunday after Elon University Campus Police found a "cracked and sagging concrete floor," according to Owen Covington, director of the Elon University News Bureau.
According to data collected by Rojstaczer, at Elon University, the average GPA in 1977 was 2.48. The most recent figure that Rojsctaczer acquired was 3.29 in 2013. Higher grades and GPAs do not automatically equal grade inflation, but if the current trend continues, Elon is projected to hit an average GPA of 4.0 by 2037.
Members of the LGBTQIA community and people of color have always been discriminated against. But for people of color who also identify as LGBTQIA, they say they face double the discrimination — and the experience of having multiple oppressed identities is called intersectionality.
In a joint email, President Leo Lambert and incoming President Connie Book informed students of changes that are coming to Elon regarding suicide prevention.
Many different Christian organizations on campus joined together to sponsored the event Toxic Faith, an open discussion within the faith community about the role religion plays in people’s lives. Students from all across the religious spectrum were invited to join the conversation on battling what it means to have “toxic” faith.
A familiar bearded face on Elon University's campus is stepping down at the beginning of next month. Adam Constantine '10, social media manager for Elon University, announced he has accepted a job as a social media specialist for Movement Mortgage, a home mortgage bank in Charlotte. He has been the social media manager at Elon since 2015.
Doug and Katie Arms announced in a video attached to an email to all IV members that Elon University's chaplains decided this academic year would be Doug's last year working with IV at Elon.
Many college students may want to bring their pets to campus, but some students can if those pets are registered for emotional support. In 2012, Elon approved the first ever emotional support animal to live on campus. Five years later, 60 students have emotional support animals registered.