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College Committed to Peacemaking, New President Says

Although Elizabethtown College eliminated its minor in peace and conflict studies at the end of the last president’s tenure, it remains committed to peace building, new college President Cecilia McCormick said. “We have always has a value of peace based on our Brethren roots,” McCormick said, referring to the college’s founding as a Church of […]

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College to Present Short Plays Directed by Students

On Friday, Nov. 22, and Saturday, Nov. 23, the Elizabethtown College Theatre Department will host the eighth Shorts Fest. The production will showcase five student directors from the directing class taught by Professor Michael Swanson through the Theatre Department. This year, four of the plays come from outside writers, and one was written by an […]

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Elizabethtown College Installs McCormick as 15th President

Elizabethtown College students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, donors, and the broader community gathered to install the college’s 15th president, Cecilia M. McCormick at an inauguration ceremony held in the Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. McCormick, whose teminal degree is a juris doctor, or law degree, began her presidency at Elizabethtown College on July 1. She […]

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Google Exec Valeisha Butterfield Jones to Speak at Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown College is welcoming Valeisha Butterfield Jones, global head of women and black community engagement at Google, to speak at this year’s Leffler Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 7. Jones is responsible for driving systematic and measurable change to create an inclusive work culture at Google. She also focuses on enhancing equal opportunities at the company […]

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Elizabethtown College Plans Installation of New President

Elizabethtown College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the broader community plan to gather to install the college’s 15th president, Cecilia M. McCormick, at a ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 24 ,at 4 p.m. in the Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. McCormick, who began her presidency on July 1, will address the crowd at the inauguration along […]

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National Scholarship Won by Students at Elizabethtown College

Rachael Shaner, Gabriella Olivieri, and Alyson Houska, incoming freshmen at Elizabethtown College, have won $1,000 SAGE Scholars scholarships in a nationwide essay contest. Shaner, Olivieri and Houska all were one of the winning 100 scholarship recipients who wrote an exceptional essay. Students from all over the country submitted essays on subjects such as how they overcame various […]

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Elizabethtown Borough Approves College Construction Plans

The Elizabethtown Borough Council approved a land development plan for an addition of more than 10,000 square feet to Esbenshade Hall at Elizabethtown College for a new physician assistant program. Borough Manager Roni Ryan asked councilors at their meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19, to include the condition that the college provide evidence of adequate water […]

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Elizabethtown College Presents Plan for Building Expansion to Borough

The Elizabethtown Borough Council heard an introduction to a land development plan for Elizabethtown College’s construction project for a new physician assistant program. The college has been facing dwindling enrollment and is trying to increase enrollment with a physician assistant master’s degree program. The plans include an addition of more than 10,000 square feet to […]

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Elizabethtown College Professor Shares Peace Expertise With United Nations Panel

Elizabethtown College Professor of Religion and Asian Studies Jeffery D. Long presented at the United Nations twice in August sharing his research and expertise in Religion and specifically Asian studies. His first presentation on Aug. 2 was so well received that he was invited to return on Aug. 23 to present again. “It tells me […]

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Elizabethtown College Offers New Major in Neuroscience With Multiple Career Paths

A new major at Elizabethtown College in neuroscience is available for students beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. The program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of how the brain works at a cellular and behavioral level. It also will allow students to take classes in different fields with the major offering a strong interdisciplinary curriculum that […]

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