News

Rochelle Ford named new dean of School of Communications

4/11/18 10:20am

Rochelle Ford has been named the new Dean of the School of Communications. The selection comes after a five-month nation-wide search for the next dean to replace Paul Parsons, who announced in October he was going to return to teaching after being the founding dean of the school 17 years ago. 

President Book talks with students about LGBTQIA issues

4/10/18 10:20pm

n the intimate setting of the Gender and LGBTQIA center, surrounded by students President Connie Book held a talk about LGBTQIA issues on campus.  The talk last from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight and President Book focused on listening to the students there and asking what they would like to see from the University in terms of LGBTQIA awareness and advancement. 

Town of Elon celebrates Founder's Day

4/10/18 10:02pm

The town of Elon celebrated its 125th anniversary today over cake with North Carolina General Assembly Sen. Rick Gunn of District 24 and District 64 House Representative Dennis Riddell. The state representatives came to the town to honor its 125th anniversary, recognizing the quality of college and town relationship. 

Students use social media to spread a ‘Body Positive’ Message

4/10/18 3:09am

Elon University junior Jennifer Finkelstein struggled with eating disorders and body image throughout her high school years. When she came to Elon, all she wanted was a sense of hope for a more positive experience and future. However, transitioning to college life with a mental illness became difficult. 

Hillel Rabbi steps down

4/9/18 7:11pm

Rabbi Meir Goldstein, associate chaplain for Jewish life, will leave Elon on May 31.  Goldstein will be leaving Elon after three years to join Dartmouth College Hillel as executive director. 

'Starting Together' Town Hall held by SGA

4/5/18 11:14pm

SGA held the open forum, “Starting Together” discussing the future of the student body in its new legislative year. New members openly shared concerns about how they wanted to be more accessible to students, increase in school spirit and increasing interaction in the community. 

'People are designed to learn and grow'

4/5/18 3:38pm

Angela Duckworth, The New York Times bestselling author of “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,” is visiting Elon University’s campus as the featured speaker at Spring Convocation April 5. 

College Republicans request more SGA funds than College Democrats

4/4/18 8:47pm

For the past two years, the SGA budget has granted College Republicans more money than College Democrats. In the 2016-2017 budget year, College Republicans requested $6,313 and received $3,250. Meanwhile, College Democrats requested $2,503 and received $2,100. College Republicans were allocated $3,500 and College Democrats $2,200 for the 2018-2019 budget year during the SGA meeting March 8.

Elon promotes diversity through Phoenix Fusion

4/4/18 2:39pm

Phoenix Fusion is a two-day event themed around diversity on Elon’s campus. It gives admitted high school seniors from diverse backgrounds the opportunity learn about the diversity of the campus, the academic programs, and students life. Students who attended the event have the opportunity to spend the night with a current student, tour the campus, and participate in various activities.