Allie P.

Tour Guide at Elon University

Class of 2019

Hometown: Wake Forest, NC

Major: Broadcast Journalism

Secondary Major: Cinema and Television Arts

Minor: Interreligious Studies

My favorite Elon Tradition is .... Because...

My favorite Elon tradition is the Turning 21 Dinner. Based off of when a student turns 21, there is a fancy dinner to celebrate that milestone. The best part? You choose to attend with a faculty member who has influenced your Elon experience, or someone you look up to. I love that Elon not only celebrates alongside you but gives you the opportunity to show a staff member how they have contributed to your four years.

My most memorable Elon experience?

Every year, Tibetan Monks from the Kadampa Center in Raleigh come to campus and create a sand mandala. This year, I was lucky enough to get lunch with them and learn about their lives and teachings. It was an incredibly enriching and unique experience.

I chose Elon because...

...of the culture of community I felt on campus when I took my tour. Everyone was so kind and welcoming, and that initial impression of Elon being a community was spot on. This is a place you can call your home, not just your university.

I'm passionate about...

Being a tour guide! Cooking/Baking Documentaries Yoga Community Service

I'm involved with...

Epsilon Sigma Alpha International Service Sorority Iron Tree Blooming (Meditation Club) Yoga Club WSOE 89.3 Elon News Network
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