Celebrating Study Abroad at Elon

Katie Nash
Jan. 20, 2010

Brochure, Winter 1970. Photo courtesy of Belk Library Archives.

Forty-one years ago, professors Jim Elder and Gerard Priestley led a group of Elon students to London, England on the school’s first study abroad trip.  At the time, no one envisioned the study abroad program flourishing and holding the number one spot in the nation among master’s-level colleges and universities for the number of students who study abroad (according to the Institute of International Education’s 2008 Open Doors report).  Today, 71% of Elon undergraduate students study abroad at least once. Moreover, in 1995 there were 295 students who studied abroad, compared to the 1184 students in 2008.  This Winter Term, more than 600 students are studying abroad and 50 faculty and staff are accompanying them.

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Phi Psi Cli yearbook archive hits cyberspace

Eric Townsend-University Relations
Dec. 21, 2009

Page from Phi Psi Cli. Photo courtesy of the Internet Archive.

Elon University’s entire collection of yearbooks, from Phi Psi Cli’s debut in 1913 through its 2009 edition, is now available to view online with search functions that allow users to locate specific names and organizations in a given year.

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