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E-Town College Prof Recognized for Her Mentoring

The 2018-2019 Polanowski Prize for Excellence in Faculty-Student Advising and Mentorship recipient is Anya Goldina, assistant professor of biology at Elizabethtown College. “I am honored and humbled to receive this award,” Goldina said. “Since the beginning of my career at Elizabethtown College I have heard about the incredible impact that Dr. (Frank) Polanowski had on […]

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Mount Joy Township Gets Complaints About College Solar Array

Mount Joy Township supervisors asked Township Manager Justin Evans to meet with Elizabethtown College’s director of public affairs to tour the college’s solar array after getting complaints from neighbors. Supervisor Gerald F. Becker said at the township meeting on Monday, April 15, that residents of the nearby Shybrook development had been promised that trees would […]

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Elizabethtown College Students Get Fulbrights; Heading to Japan, Spain

Two Elizabethtown College seniors were awarded Fulbright Scholarships recently. Victoria Edwards, an international business and Japanese double major with a specialization in political science, plans to conduct research in Japan and proposed affiliation at Sophia University and Waseda University. Melissa Germano, a Spanish education (pre-K through 12) major, will use her teaching assistant grant and […]

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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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Elizabethtown Borough OKs Partnership With College to Get State Grant

The Elizabeththown Borough Council voted unanimously to approve a partnership with Elizabethtown College to get a $1 million state grant for campus improvements related to fitness and well-being programs. The grant is from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program. Under the program, the borough must apply for the money, which would be used for various improvements […]

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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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College Gets $500K Gift for Scholarships

At least 25 students from the Philadelphia area who would otherwise be unlikely to get college degrees are getting full four-year scholarships at Elizabethtown College thanks to a $500,000 donation. The donation was given to the college on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from the Goals & Assists Foundation, a partnership between the Ed Snider Youth Hockey […]

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