The square footage of Elon’s campus has increased by 47.4 percent just from 2008 to 2017. And there are no signs of the growth, or energy consumption, slowing down.
President Book attended her first SGA meeting last night, addressing student and staff concerns on campus. At the meeting, she listened to student concerns about social life, mental health and diversity.
Elon Poll released today that a large majority of K-12 teachers in North Carolina think teachers should not be armed in schools.
Within the final minutes of her high school senior English class, Elon University senior and student teacher Annaliese Jaffe noticed her students’ attention drifting to the incessant buzzing of their phones.
The specific contracts vary by business, but every year, there is an administrative fee of around $100 to $150 to use the phoenix card system. After that, Elon takes anywhere from 2% to 5% of sales.
The Town of Elon Board of Aldermen discussed Monday night at its agenda-session meeting a plan to improve the safety of the town with the installation of a 6-foot fence from North Williamson Avenue to Church Street.
Immediately after their first assignment which brought them to College Place with a van load of ten students at 11 p.m. on Thursday. Safe Rides’ operators senior Dan Ford and sophomore Remy Benzel were on Lebanon Avenue waiting for their next assignment discussing what would happen if Safe Rides didn’t exist.
Elon University cross country runner Molly Offstein continues to make progress in her recovery after being struck by a car while jogging one year ago. On March 6, 2017, Offstein was hit while crossing University Drive at O’Kelly Avenue and sustained multiple serious injuries, including a traumatic brain injury. While 365 days have gone by, the cross country runners are always thinking of their teammate.
Last spring, SGA implemented Zagster on Elon's campus–a bike-rental program that allowed students to borrow a bike for three hours at a time from stations at Moseley and Danieley. The program was recently discontinued due to a lack of ridership.
Fuller appointed president of the National Association of College and University Chaplains.
Lawrence Wright, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book and new Hulu series The Looming Tower spoke about his personal experiences in investigative reporting tonight in Whiteley Auditorium at Elon University.
Elon University welcomed 573 high school students for Fellows Weekend to complete the selection process of the six challenging fellowship programs offered at Elon. The finalists were selected by faculty committees and were invited to Elon to fully immerse themselves on campus.
The first latino bishop to serve the 54 counties in Eastern North Carolina, Luis Rafael Zarama Pasqualetto, came to Elon Community Church Sunday, March 4 to lead the traditional 6 p.m. service.
Business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi held its first 5K race to raise proceeds for its philanthropy, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Live updates from Connie Book's first day as Elon University's president
"The national Never Again movement to stop school shootings came to Elon University’s campus tonight. Students Brendan Duff and Theresa Prayther, alumni of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School organized a vigil in honor of the 17 people who died at Parkland High School on Feb. 14. "
A new two-year full-time program for a Master of Arts degree in higher education starts in Fall 2018 at Elon University. The new program aims to educate the next generation of institutional leaders. The program will provide students with hands-on experiences that will equip them to work for colleges and universities.
With 17 students dead and a nation rallying in support of change, gun legislation is on the forefront of debate. Already in 2018 there have been three cases of open fire shootings in schools which resulted in injury or death. The first at Marshall County High school in Kentucky, then Italy High School in Texas and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla.
Residents in Mill Point neighborhood have been experiencing colder-than-usual temperatures in their apartments due to certain limits set on thermostats. Though heating apartments was a problem throughout the colder months of the year, recently the problem has subsided due to the rising temperatures outside.
Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University and voice for the autistic community, came to Elon on Tuesday to discuss the discrepancies in the American education system, particularly with disabled students.