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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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College Announces New Joint Certificate For Data Analytics

Elizabethtown College recently partnered with SAS, formerly known as Statistical Analysis System, to offer a joint certificate for students in the college’s data analytics minor. Based in Cary, N.C., SAS is a data analytics powerhouse with customers in 149 countries, and their SAS software suite is installed in more than 83,000 business, government and university […]

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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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