Wilbourne graduated from Elon

Published 10:14 am Thursday, July 7, 2022

Emily P. Wilbourne graduated summa cum laude from Elon University on May 20, with a bachelor of arts after majoring in arts administration.

Wilbourne is the daughter of Mr. Stuart P. Wilbourne and Mrs. Cynthia O. Wilbourne of Farmville. More than 1,500 students were invited to Schar Center May 20 to participate in commencement ceremonies featuring remarks by celebrated author and speaker Hilary Corna (Class of ‘07).

Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 6,302 undergraduate and 825 graduate students come from 46 states and 49 other countries. Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs.

Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a No. 1 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and a No. 9 ranking for innovation.