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E-Town College Gets Named Among Best in Northeast Region

Elizabethtown College was recently named one of the 224 best colleges in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review. The education services company lists Elizabethtown College in the Best in the Northeast section of its “2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region” website. “We are thrilled to be recognized by The Princeton Review as one of […]

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New College Prexy Meets Faculty, Staff to Mark First Day

Elizabethtown College President Cecilia M. McCormick celebrated her first day on the job with a special gathering for faculty and staff. “I’m excited to play a role in giving each Elizabethtown College student a robust educational experience,” McCormick said. “Elizabethtown College is an institution grounded in academic excellence, rich in history, and is an inclusive […]

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Elizabethtown College Buries Time Capsule at New Fitness Center

The Bowers Center for Sports, Fitness and Well-Being broke ground in February 2018 after the Elizabethtown College campus community identified a needed space where students could practice holistic health and wellness. The facility will serve as a hub for students, faculty, and staff to come together for health promotion. With it being the largest building […]

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E-Town College Cuts 2 Majors, 3 Minors, 28 Jobs

By DAN ROBRISH The Elizabethtown Advocate Elizabethtown College, which is facing an enrollment drop that is a problem for many colleges and universities, has decided to eliminate majors in theater and philosophy and cut 28 jobs. Also being eliminated are minors in theater, peace and conflict studies, and film studies. The majors and minors being […]

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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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