Barang Phuk graduated in a two-part commencement ceremony hosted in Alumni Gym on May 19, alongside 1,400 of her classmates. The announcement that the ceremony would be moved indoors was made the night before following weather forecasts that indicated sporadic rain showers throughout the day.
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GRAHAM, N.C. - At the intersection of Main and Elm streets, the words "Our Confederate Soldiers" are inscribed at the base of a 30-foot-high monument. Standing at its top in front of Alamance County’s Historic Courthouse is a statue of a Confederate common soldier.
A new engineering program and degree are being offered at Elon University. The College of Arts & Sciences will be expanding its engineering options next fall, from a dual-degree program to a four-year program. This will allow students to stay at Elon and pursue their degree in engineering.
A prayer for the dead opened the Confederate Memorial Day Service hosted by a southern rights organization, Alamance County Taking Back Alamance County (ACTBAC). The event took place May 10 at the memorial in front of Alamance County’s District Judge building, 7 miles from Elon University’s campus. The memorial was erected to honor those from Alamance County that have died fighting in U.S. conflicts.
Long-sleeved tucked, sleeves rolled and khakis ironed. Thomas Henricks checked his watch to make sure he wouldn’t be late to his first class at Elon University. After climbing to the third floor of Powell Building, he paused before entering room 302. “Here I go,” he thought.
The Jackson 5’s song “ABC” boomed around the intramural fields as Andy Derryberry crossed the finish line as the oldest participant at the “Show Us Your Shoes!” run. The 5K hosted on April 29, was in support of Molly Offstein, a cross country runner who during her freshman year at Elon University was hit by car while on a run last spring.
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.
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.
"They were naturalized citizens, green card holders and international students — all of whom are immigrants.On March 28, Immigrant Realities hosted a panel where five Elon University members — students, professors and alumni, discussed their experiences immigrating to the US."
Elon's School of Education uses new strategies to prepare its students for the possibility of a school shooting
On the first official day of Black History Month, students came together to participate in the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education's “Black History Month Event Kickoff: For The Culture, Express Yourself,” where participants transformed a blank canvas into art reflecting their feelings on black culture.
A year after the start of former assistant professor Michael Rodriguez's discrimination lawsuit against Elon University, the next step of his case has been taken. On Jan. 19, Rodriguez filed 2,270 pages worth of declarations and exhibits in response to Elon’s motion to dismiss his case.
In less than two months, Elon University has gathered twice to mourn the loss of a student. Students, faculty and staff gathered on Dec. 9 in the Sacred Space in Numen Lumen Pavilion, to remember the life of Harrison P. Durant, the 23-year-old Elon senior who died Friday.
Elon University senior Harrison Pearce Durant, 23, has died. Town of Elon Police were called at 10:43 a.m. to his off-campus home in Partners Place Apartments. Town of Elon Police Chief Cliff Parker said Durant's death is "an isolated incident." It is being "investigated as a suicide."
Buried within a 429-page tax reform bill are provisions that specifically target those within the higher education community. In the bill titled H.R.1 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the elimination of student loan interest deductibility, tax exempt bond financing and tax exempt tuition remission are three provisions with the most potential to affect lives at Elon University.
Driving a BioBus, teaching a class, directing Physical Plant, serving in the Registrar’s Office and working toward a Master of Business Administration are all jobs being done today by veterans at Elon University. Students, faculty and staff walk past veterans every day without ever knowing what they did for their country.
Ian Baltutis has been elected as the mayor of Burlington for his second term in office. Shortly after 9 p.m., the Alamance County Board of Elections announced Baltutis' victory on their website. Baltutis won the election with 55 percent of the vote.