Common reading enters 19th year

Pam Richter – Class of 2011
September 15, 2010

On Tuesday, September 21, Rob Gifford will be speaking at Elon University for this year’s common reading lecture. Gifford is the author of China Road, which was selected as the common reading book for the campus this year.

Each spring a committee consisting of faculty, staff, and students choose a book for the Elon community to read for the following year. Often times these books are integrated into the Global Experience or Elon 101 classes and often times the author of the book deliver a lecture on campus during the fall. Continue reading

Train depot at Elon College

Pam Richter – Class of 2011
September 6, 2010

The sound of trains’ rumbles and whistles echoing through Elon University’s campus and the town is a familiar sound to generations of students and town’s people. Today, the Town of Elon does not have its own train depot, but for a long time there was on that was an important part of the community and school. Continue reading