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College announces graduation speakers for traditional, SCPS ceremonies

College announces graduation speakers for traditional, SCPS ceremonies

Gwen Fries April 15, 2015 0

A Campus News email distributed on Friday, April 10 announced the speakers for commencement ceremonies of both the traditional school and School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS). E. Roe Stamps IV will speak

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Model United Nations class attends national conference in New York City

Model United Nations class attends national conference in New York City

Kelly Bergh April 15, 2015 0

Late last month, students in Elizabethtown College’s Model United Nations course attended the National Model United Nations conference in New York City to participate in simulated UN committees. From March 22 to March 26,

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Students attend trip, volunteer to understand poverty at local level

Students attend trip, volunteer to understand poverty at local level

Emily Harvey April 15, 2015 0

The Rural Poverty Trip, conducted by the Center for Community and Civic Engagement, traveled to Paradise, Pa. on Friday, April 10 for an overnight trip that introduced students to the various hardships faced by

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First Momentum cohort reaches end of undergraduate years

First Momentum cohort reaches end of undergraduate years

Kelly Bergh April 15, 2015 0

On April 7, the first Momentum cohort looked back at their time and forward to their graduation this May with a celebratory dinner. Momentum is a program that incoming first-years who are first generation

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Stamps program students attend convention, meet other scholars

Stamps program students attend convention, meet other scholars

Gwen Fries April 15, 2015 0

Sixteen Elizabethtown College students flew down to Atlanta, Ga. to attend the third biennial National Stamps Scholar Convention at the Georgia Institute of Technology this past weekend. The students, accompanied by Dr. Jean Pretz,

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Political science professor wins first Kreider prize

Political science professor wins first Kreider prize

Kelly Bergh April 15, 2015 0

Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca, associate professor of political science, was announced as the first recipient of Elizabethtown College’s Kreider Prize for Teaching Excellence. She will be officially recognized during Commencement this May and at Opening

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Business administration alumna Martina White elected to Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Business administration alumna Martina White elected to Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Crystal Uminski April 15, 2015 0

On Friday, March 24, Elizabethtown College alumna Martina White ’10 was elected to serve in Northeast Philadelphia’s 170th District. The election was held following U.S. Representative Brendan Boyle’s departure from the 170th District, and

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Pulitzer Prize winner gives 2015 Ware Lecture, addresses activism

Pulitzer Prize winner gives 2015 Ware Lecture, addresses activism

Kelly Bergh April 15, 2015 0

On Monday, April 13 Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof delivered Elizabethtown College’s 2015 Ware lecture, during which he discussed his work as a journalist and human rights activist. The Ware lecture,

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Ants march on  campus as warm weather arrives

Ants march on campus as warm weather arrives

Kelly Bergh April 1, 2015 0

With spring comes warm weather, and with warm weather comes bugs. This week, Elizabethtown College sent an email to students warning them of the impending march of ants on campus. Mark Zimmerman, director of

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Professor of religious studies publishes book on public figure Mister Rogers’ pacifism, peace promotion

Professor of religious studies publishes book on public figure Mister Rogers’ pacifism, peace promotion

Kelly Bergh April 1, 2015 0

Elizabethtown College associate professor of religious studies and peace and conflict studies Dr. Michael G. Long is the author of “Peaceful Neighbor: Discovering The Countercultural Mister Rogers,” released on March 13. The book takes

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