Founders Day at Elon

Pam Richter – Class of 2011
March 8, 2010

Photo of J.E. Danieley in 2008. Photo courtesy of J.E. Danieley.

For anyone who has attended an Elon basketball game in Alumni Gym, they have heard the famous, “Dr. Danieley” cheer. The students start the chant, and across the court in the balcony Dr. J. Earl Danieley rises from his seat and he waves his rally towel. Then the entire stadium erupts in applause.

This description helps to show how much Danieley has been an iconic figure at Elon for more than six decades. This week he will be the latest person to be honored as part of Elon University’s Founders Day celebration.

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