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Demolition of on-campus greenhouses creates space for fabrication lab

Demolition of on-campus greenhouses creates space for fabrication lab

Gwen Fries April 10, 2014 0

The greenhouses, which were previously attached to Esbenshade Hall, have been dismantled. The biology department had been the benefactors of the greenhouses. Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. David Bowne was one of the professors

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Swanson directs award-winning play

Swanson directs award-winning play

The Etownian April 10, 2014 0

Dr. Michael Swanson, associate professor of theatre and director of theatre and dance, earned a Certificate of Merit from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) for his direction of “Looks Like Rain,”

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CCCE selects new director

CCCE selects new director

Brian LUKACSY April 10, 2014 0

The Center for Community and Civic Engagement announced that Matthew Ascah will be its director beginning August 1, 2014. Ascah will be taking over for longtime director Nancy Valkenberg. The selection came after work

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Professor receives Fulbright to travel to Vietnam

Professor receives Fulbright to travel to Vietnam

Andrew Calnon April 10, 2014 0

Dr. Margaret “Peggy” McFarland, professor of social work, has received an award which will allow her to share her expertise in Vietnam for an entire year. McFarland applied for a Fulbright for the second

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Sophomore class organizes Color 4.5k

Sophomore class organizes Color 4.5k

Carolyn Lukiewski April 10, 2014 0

On Sunday, April 6, the Elizabethtown College Class of 2016 held the first Color Classic, a 4.5 kilometers run, during which participants were showered with colored powder. The Class of 2016 had been brainstorming

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Rwanda genocide survivor shares live experiences

Rwanda genocide survivor shares live experiences

Samantha Weiss April 10, 2014 0

ne of the fondest memories of my childhood in Rwanda is of swimming in Lake Kivu as a boy … From the lake, I could climb a steep hill to our house, which was

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Kirgan earns Fulbright to teach in Turkey

Kirgan earns Fulbright to teach in Turkey

Kelly Moore April 10, 2014 0

Elizabethtown College recently announced that Shanna Kirgan, a senior English education major, received a Fulbright award that will allow her to continue her studies in Turkey. The Fulbright Award offers many different kinds of

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Community-based projects engage first-year business majors

Community-based projects engage first-year business majors

Gina Kurtz April 3, 2014 0

Elizabethtown College now requires business majors to participate in the course First-Year Business Experience (BA 111), which promotes interactive projects between students and local companies under the tutelage of faculty advisors.  The class, created

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Melica, Vocalign compete at ICCAs at Rutgers Univ.

Melica, Vocalign compete at ICCAs at Rutgers Univ.

Brian LUKACSY April 3, 2014 0

Two of Elizabethtown College’s a capella groups, Melica and Vocalign, traveled to Rutgers University on Saturday, March 29 to compete in the semi-finals of the 2014 International Championship of A Cappella (ICCA). Neither Melica

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Honor societies prepare to induct new members

Honor societies prepare to induct new members

Andrew Calnon April 3, 2014 0

Many Elizabethtown College academic departments are associated with national honor societies. These societies accept exceptional students based on academic grades and extracurricular activities. The Etown departments that are associated with national honor societies are

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