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Elon mourns passing of J. Rankin Parks III ’32

January 21, 2015

The university’s oldest living alumnus – who in October 2013 took part in Fall Convocation’s “Long Maroon Line” as a tribute to Elon’s 125th anniversary year – died Monday in his sleep in Durham, North Carolina.

North Carolina lawmakers honor Elon University

July 8, 2014

With President Emeritus J. Earl Danieley in attendance, the North Carolina Senate recognized Elon University on July 2, 2014, in a special statement commending the school for its accomplishments and contributions to the world.

Elon’s own J. Earl Danieley '46 to headline special Spring Convocation

April 1, 2014

Beloved by generations of students and alumni who know him as “Dr. D,” the university’s president emeritus on April 2 will share stories and reflections of his seven decades at Elon and his hopes for its future. Tickets are now available at the Center for the Arts Box Office and are $13 each or free with an Elon ID.

Owning a piece of Elon’s history

March 12, 2014

From a Grove of Oaks: The Story of Elon University, the first detailed study of Elon’s history in more than 30 years, is available now.

Happy 125th birthday, Elon University!

March 11, 2014

The university’s three living presidents were honored at a special Founders Day College Coffee and tree planting on Tuesday as the institution celebrated its quasquicentennial with students, faculty and staff wearing maroon and gold as part of “A Day for Elon.”