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Elizabethtown College Announces New Dual Admission Program

Beginning this autumn, students attending Reading Area Community College can transfer academic credits directly to Elizabethtown College via a dual admission agreement between the two institutions. The agreement was signed Tuesday, May 22, in the Yocum Library at RACC by Carl J. Strikwerda, Elizabethtown College president; Betty Rider, Elizabethtown College senior vice president for academic […]

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College Gets New VP for Student Life

Elizabethtown College has named Dr. Celestino Jose Limas as vice president for student life; he begins the position July 1. A former vice president for student affairs and enrollment at Heritage University in Toppenish, Wash., he replaces vice president and dean of students, Marianne Calenda, who retires from Elizabethtown College on June 30. Limas brings […]

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Renowned Religious Scholar Karen Armstrong to Give Ware Lecture at Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown College features as its 2018 Ware Lecturer on Peacemaking, Karen Armstrong, a religious historian whose books have been translated into 45 languages. The lecture focuses on “Leading a Compassionate Life” and takes place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, in the College’s Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. The lecture is free and open to […]

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New Dean Named at College’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies

After 18 years at Elizabethtown College, Barbara Randazzo, will resign her position as dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, a position she has held for the past three years. Rachel Finley-Bowman, associate professor and chair in the Department of Education, begins her duties as dean of the School of Continuing and Professional […]

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Construction Starting on College Fitness Center

High Construction announced that it received a $21 million contract for Elizabethtown College’s new Bowers Center for Sports, Fitness and Well-Being. The new facility will be located on the college’s campus, off East Cedar Street in Elizabethtown. “After several months of collaboration with the college, CannonDesign, and other project team members during the preconstruction phase, […]

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Letter to the Editor: College Presidential Search Should Be on Merit Alone

As an alumna of Elizabethtown College and someone who was employed there for almost 30 years before my retirement seven years ago, I feel compelled to reply to the Feb. 15 editorial “In Search for New President, College Should Seek Diversity.” Given the serious financial and enrollment issues facing the college over the next few […]

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Letter to the Editor: Elizabethtown College Has Proud History of Diversity

Thank you for your Thursday, Feb. 15, front page article entitled “Elizabethtown College Prexy Strikwerda Plans to Retire After 8 Years.” In the same edition of the paper an editorial entitled “In Search for New President, College Should Seek Diversity” stated, “Elizabethtown College and the greater Elizabethtown community owe a debt of gradated to Carl […]

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Editorial: In Search for New President, College Should Seek Diversity

Elizabethtown College and the greater Elizabethtown community owe a debt of gratitude to Carl J. Strikwerda for his leadership at the college. He is retiring at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year and the college is searching for a successor. As the college looks for its 15th president, the search committee should take a […]

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