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.
Shan Roy, a freshman at Elon University, has successfully designed and built two electric motorcycles — a passion he is planning to nurture through Elon’s newly announced engineering program.
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.
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.
Esther Freeman, a central force behind the Odyssey Program, leaves a lasting impression on Elon's campus
In March, Turner Theatre received a budget of $25,000 from Elon University to continue its operations, according to Bryan Baker, director of multimedia projects and theater manager.
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.
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.
Paul Parsons signed a letter to Sinclair Broadcasting Group with more than a dozen other journalism school administrators from across the country, expressing concern about recent corporately-mandated editorial segments.
At his final Communications Advisory Board Luncheon, outgoing School of Communications Dean Paul Parsons was recognized for his service to the school.
As a previous governor of South Carolina, Haley expressed how great it was to be in her “sister-state.” Her lecture covered the journey Haley took from the classrooms of Clemson University to the floor of the U.N. Headquarters in New York.
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.
The Elon community gathered in Alumni Gym for the 2018 Spring Convocation. Dr. Angela Duckworth was the featured speaker this year, speaking on how having grit and determination improves one's life.
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.
Today, around 10,000 people live in the town of Elon though it is only 5 square miles. About 70 percent of the town is comprised of students. The population of Elon is growing by 290 people each year, according to the town.
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.
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.
In a picture posted to tech magnate Elon Musk’s Twitter on Monday, Musk is seen wearing an Elon University t-shirt.