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Feature Film Depicts E-Town College Grad Who Authored Torture Report

Daniel J. Jones, who graduated from Elizabethtown College in 1997 with a degree in political science, is featured in the new movie “The Report,” which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 22. Adam Driver portrays Jones in the film directed by Scott Z. Burns. The synopsis submitted to the […]

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Elizabethtown College Announces President to Take Over in July

Elizabethtown College’s Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Cecilia M. McCormick as the college’s 15th president, following a 10-month national search. She will begin her tenure effective July 1 and will be the first woman at the helm of the 120-year-old institution. She will succeed Carl Strikwerda, who will retire on June 30. […]

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College Names Head of Its New Bowers Center for Wellness

Elizabethtown College has named Whitney Jones as director of the Bowers Center for Sports, Fitness and Well-Being effective Monday, Jan. 7. The new state-of-the-art facility will be utilized as a space for recreation and training, as well as for peer educators, instructional workshops, and wellness programs. “We’re thrilled to welcome Ms. Jones to Elizabethtown College […]

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Elizabethtown College Gets Its Largest Gift Ever: $8.5 Million

Carl Strikwerda, president of Elizabethtown College, announced that the college has received the largest gift commitment in its 119-year history from an anonymous alumni couple. The $8.5 million gift, a combination of cash, pledges, and bequests, will support the college-in improving facilities, increasing the endowment, and funding operations-all goals of Elizabethtown’s current “Be More Inspired” […]

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Hijab-Using Olympian to Lecture at College

Olympic saber fencer, fashion entrepreneur and social justice advocate Ibtihaj Muhammad is this year’s Carlos R. and Georgiana E. Leffler Memorial Lecturer at Elizabethtown College. In 2016, Muhammad became the first Muslim-American woman to compete in Olympic fencing in hijab and the first Muslim woman to win an Olympic medal for the United States. In […]

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E-Town College Prexy to Discuss Community College Transfers

Carl Strikwerda, president of Elizabethtown College, has been invited by Tania Nguyen LaViolet, senior program manager of The Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C., to be part of a July 20 American Talent Initiative convening panel of current and former college presidents. The panel’s focus is to gather senior leaders to discuss concrete ways to increase […]

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