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Chenault, Forstall, Means: Motivating our Students

Student involvement in the community is important both for Elon University and the surrounding Alamance County. Means, Forstall and Chenault researched what factors increase and decrease motivation among the students in the Academic Service Learning class offered at Elon. Motivation … Continue reading

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Sweeney: Believing the Alibi

Laura Sweeney, senior and member of the Honors Program here at Elon University, was one of the few inducted into North Carolina’s Eta chapter of Phi Beta Kappa on April 19, 2011. As a psychology major she commonly deals with … Continue reading

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Worthy of an Award

These award-winning journalists composed the story, One In A Billion: A boy’s life, a medical mystery, in a way that satisfies both an emotional connection with the reader and explains the importance of his case and treatment. The most important … Continue reading

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KIPP success

Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) is a network of free college-preparatory schools in under-resourced areas of the United States. Anybody is welcome to attend and since 1994 it has been serving the urban neighborhoods by improving graduation rates and grades … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Philly

This press release recognizes Philadelphia and its Fourth of July party. In the first paragraph it gives: When (date – July 4-24) Who (organization – Wawa Welcome America!) What (purpose – celebration) Where (city – Philadelphia) Now, for the content. … Continue reading

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Convocation for Honors

Spring Convocation for Honors brought both laughs and inspiration to those that listened. Brian Williams and the other members of the panel tackled the greatest challenges of society with humor and urgency. Shirley Ann Jackson “Because of you, the future … Continue reading

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A Change of Heart

Brian Williams’ intimate question and answer session not only increased the amount of respect I have for him, but also made me recognize something about myself. He has so much faith in young people to change the world, whether it … Continue reading

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