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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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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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