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The 720 acres of woods, fields, streams and pastures of Guilford County Farm border one of North Carolina’s 349 food deserts, where some low-income families lack access to sustainable nutrition. However, Guilford County officials and community members are working to change that by donating fresh produce.
After a decade of capital projects, curriculum changes, enrollment growth and student-centered initiatives, Elon University’s 2010-2020 strategic plan is 96.9% complete, according to the plan’s website. In the final months of “The Elon Commitment,” the university is in the process of finalizing the 2020-2030 strategic plan, which has yet to be named.
While the story is known as a classic family drama, the Burlington Theater Company’s production of “Mamma Mia!” has become a true family affair.
For students, even the most laid out plans don’t always come to fruition during course registration. However, according to Laura Kappert, director of enterprise solutions at Elon University, the school is designing a new system that will help students plan effectively.
Dave Parker, biology professor and laboratory coordinator at Elon University, discussed his experience with commercial genetic sequencing services at the Alamance County Science Cafe, held at the Fat Frogg Bar and Grill on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
BURLINGTON — With every foot of the new greenway laid alongside Front Street, the connection between the City of Burlington and the Town of Elon is becoming more accessible to pedestrians.
Growing up in the coastal town of Visakhapatnam, India, Aswani Volety, Elon’s incoming provost, believed that the American education system was the best in the world.
When Provost Steven House arrived at Elon University in 2001, he was given one piece of advice from the former provost: don’t break anything. While holding on to that wisdom for the past 18 years, House has not left the university as he found it. House looked beyond not breaking anything, and he started building.
From theater props to smart mirrors, this year’s Maker Takeover will feature a variety of innovative projects created in Elon University’s Maker Hub. The Hub’s tagline, “Everyone is a Maker,” will be demonstrated through presentations, showcases and interactive tutorials.
At first, no one wanted to take the stage in Whitley Auditorium. The audience sat silently for a minute, facing handmade posters that read, “If she was asking for it, why couldn’t you?” and “Survivors deserve better.” Then one after another, several Elon University students disclosed their experiences with sexual assault and abuse. Each story was different, but they shared a common message: you are not alone.
Elon university senior Amanda McMahon’s school day begins at 6 a.m. when she wakes up, drinks her coffee and carpools to class. She arrives by 7:30 and uses the spare time to organize her materials for the day. But when the students file in for first period, she doesn’t join them at their desks. McMahon is teaching the class, not taking it.
In June 2019, Elon University’s religious student organizations will have the option to convert to community ministry status, trading SGA funding for the freedom to enforce their own criteria — regardless of university
Holocaust survivor Hank Brodt visited Elon University’s LaRose Theatre last night to share his story of survival from his time inside not one, but five Nazi concentration camps.
Though Damion Blake’s career has seen many directions, his dedication to promoting social justice and equity has remained constant.
The drive home from her son’s 21st birthday dinner changed Nita Skillman’s life. Her car was hit by a drunk driver. Skillman has struggled to walk ever since.
On Jan. 10, attorney, activist and Brandeis University professor Anita Hill delivered the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address to the Elon community, touching on the topics of accountability, sexual assault and social movements.
Even with one of their biggest performances of the year just hours away, the members of Elon’s Finest dance team took to the stage to laugh with their friends. Each in matching Adidas track pants and tank tops, the hip-hop dancers began a final run-through, adjusting their angles and spacing before welcoming one of the largest audiences they’ve seen.
Misbah Chhotani, a sophomore psychology major, has found a strong community at Elon University. She chose to attend the university because of her connections with Elon students during her high school years in Burlington, and continues to stay involved through Young Life, InterVarsity and ElonThon. Despite her clear sense of inclusion, one factor sets her apart from other Elon students.
Though the three founders of Elon University’s Native American Student Association (NASA) graduated last spring, dedicated students and faculty are working to save a space for Native-identifying students on campus.
During her Fireside Chat in Moseley Center on Monday night, President Connie Book addressed questions, concerns and goals for an Elon student’s experience before, during and after their time at the university.