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Abstract This collection contains documents relating to the various Academic Summit's that have been held at Elon over the years. The overall goal of the Academic Summit is to bring together faculty, staff and students and access the academic and intellectual climate on campus. The collection is arranged chronologically, then alphabetically by type of material and/or title of document. For more information about what is included in the collection, please see the section below titled "Detailed...
Dates: 1998 - ongoing
Abstract This collection includes documents relating to the Convocation ceremonies held at Elon University, beginning in 1962 and continuing to present day. The collection is arranged chronologically by the date of the convocation.
Abstract This collection includes documents and information relating to the Elon Academy at Elon University. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material. For more information please consult the Historical Note and the Detailed Description of the Collection sections below.
Dates: 2006 - ongoing
Abstract Similar to the gap-year experiences of many European college students, the Gap Semester Program allowed Elon students to defer traditional courses and participate in an experiential learning semester that combined travel and service during the fall semester of their first year of college. The collection consists of the proposal for the Gap Program, as well as a copy of the handbook issued to participants for each fall semester from 2012 to 2016.
Abstract This collection includes the institutional priorities of Elon College/Elon University from 1974 to present day. The collection is arranged chronologically.
Dates: 1974 - ongoing
Abstract This collection includes documents related to the Elon University faculty and staff planning week, which takes place the week prior to the beginning of the fall semester. In the past, it has been referred to as faculty orientation, faculty-staff planning conference, and most recently it is known as planning week. Planning week includes a variety of programs geared towards the new and returning faculty and staff at Elon, as well as an update about events that happened on campus over the summer...
Dates: 1954 - ongoing
Abstract This collection is a compilation of papers from each of Elon's presidents, from President Smith to President Lambert. It includes papers that are relevant to the time in which each person held the presidency and the events around the college and the world. Many of them include correspondence from various people connected to the town of Elon or the college itself, and the business they conducted. The collection only includes a rough inventory of the collection.
Abstract The Project Pericles Collection is comprised of materials describing activities and events that have taken place within the Project Pericles program at Elon. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material.
Dates: 2003 - ongoing
Abstract This manuscript collection was compiled by Robert Sigmon, a leading educator and advocate in the field of service-learning for higher education. It is contained in 9 boxes, covering 1962-2006, with 472 folders and about 2532 items. The materials encompass self-directed learning, experiential learning, partnerships with the community, assessing public needs, internships, career opportunities, workshops, teaching, conferences on this topic, and much more. For a complete listing of the specific...
Dates: 1962 - 2006
Abstract Abstract: This collection includes materials relating to the Study Abroad Program at Elon University. Items represented in the collection include (but are not limited to): brochures, flyers, programs, correspondences, and other printed materials relating to Study Abroad at Elon. For a current history written about the Study Abroad Program, please consult the article titled "Fabulous at 40, Over four decades Study Abroad has improved with age" by Kristin Simonetti '05 in the Winter 2009 Magazine...
Dates: 1970 - ongoing
Abstract The Transition from Elon College to University Collection contains materials from 1986-2001 pertaining to the transformation of Elon College to Elon University. It contains research notes, newspaper clippings, proposals, reports, correspondences, guidelines as well as other printed materials. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material.
Dates: 1986 - 2001
Abstract William R. Ramsay pioneered in the field of experiential learning and worked closely with student interns and the other associated universities and businesses involved through his interest and work experience. From 1955 to 1967, Ramsay was employed with the Oak Ridge Associated University who administered a wide variety of educational and research programs under a direct contract with the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Under this program, the Resource Development Office was established to...
Dates: 1961 - 1995
- Subject: Education. Higher. X
- Education. Higher. 7
- Education, Higher--United States. 5
- Education--Study and teaching. 2
- Education. Higher--Social aspects. 2
- Experiential learning--United States. 2
- Service learning--United States. 2
- Curriculum planning--United States. 1
- First-generation college students. 1
- Foreign study. 1
- Gap years 1
- Private universities and colleges. 1
- Service learning. 1
- Social movements--United States. 1
- correspondence 1
- newsletters 1 ∧ less
- Elon University--History. 7
- Elon College--History. 5
- Elon University--Institutional priorities. 2
- Alamance-Burlington School System (N.C.) 1
- Danieley, James Earl. 1
- Elon College--Academic Summit. 1
- Elon College--Convocation. 1
- Elon College--Institutional priorities. 1
- Elon College--Presidents. 1
- Elon College--Visiting speakers. 1
- Elon University 1
- Elon University--Academic Summit. 1
- Elon University--Admissions. 1
- Elon University--Convocation. 1
- Elon University--Elon Academy. 1
- Elon University--Faculty. 1
- Elon University--Presidents. 1
- Elon University--Staff. 1
- Elon University--Visiting speakers. 1
- Elon University. Isabella Cannon Global Education Center. 1 ∧ less