E-town in the News: February 2016
March 21, 2016   //   By:   //   E-town in the News


Janice Davis, administrative assistant in the Biology Department, was featured in “Church homeless shelter meets a growing need in Elizabethtown,” the LNP article about the Elizabethtown community winter shelter.

Dr. Rachel Finley-Bowman, associate professor and Chair of the Education Department, was interviewed by LNP for the article, “Elizabethtown College to offer rare master’s degree in peace education.”

Dr. Rick Gundlach, adjunct professor with the Elizabethtown College School of Continuing and Professional Studies at the Edward R. Murphy Center, was interviewed by PennLive for the article, “Obamacare user objects to ‘subsidy’ reference — it’s his own money.“

Dr. April Kelly-Woessner, professor of political science and Department Chair, wrote the LNP column, “Why Iowa was not a true test of Donald Trump’s candidacy.”

She also was interviewed for several other articles:

LNP — “Firings at Maryland university provoke concern here: Local professors join condemnation of Mount St. Mary’s President Newman” and “Bernie Sanders’ debt-free college plan: Lifting a burden, or unfairly shifting it?

The Leader Call — “Catholic college reinstating 2 fired professors” (no link available)

Dr. Kyle Kopko ’05, assistant professor of political science and director of the Honors Program, was quoted in several political articles:

Law360.com — “Kane Legacy To Shape Issues In Race For Pa. AG.”

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review — “Pennsylvania governor Wolf’s spending amid budget impasse baffles lawmaker” and “Rendell endorsement triggers courtroom experience dispute in Pa. AG race

LNP – “State budget stalemate enters unpredictable future as Gov. Wolf readies next year’s plan

He also received media attention for his new book, “The VP Advantage: How Running Mates Influence Home State Voting in Presidential Elections” (Manchester University Press) from WITF’s Radio Smart Talk and ABC27’s Good Day PA.

Dr. Fletcher McClellan, dean of faculty and professor of political science, was interviewed for several political articles:

LNP — “Political analysts: Iowa caucuses are ‘bizarre,’ but effects are important,” and “Will Pennsylvania’s April 26 primary matter in the presidential race?

Metro World News — “La hora de la verdad para Donald Trump” (“The moment of truth for Donald Trump”)

Dr. Richard Newton, assistant professor of religious studies, was featured in the LNP article, “The religious landscape in America is changing.”

Barbara Randazzo, dean of Elizabethtown College School of Continuing and Professional Studies at the Edward R. Murphy Center, was featured in Business2Business article about her appointment to dean. (no link available). She also was featured in Central Penn Business Journal’s “A Conversation with Barbara Randazzo.”

Dr. Carl Strikwerda, College president, was quoted in Inside Higher Ed for the article, “We Are All Bunnies,” about the issues at Mount St. Mary’s University.

He also was interviewed for two LNP articles – “Elizabethtown College announces fee increases for 2016-17 and 2017-18” and “Firings at Maryland university provoke concern here: Local professors join condemnation of Mount St. Mary’s President Newman.”



Maria Anderson, education major, was featured in a photo accompanying the LNP article on “Upworthy video of Mount Joy father and son challenging autism stereotypes goes viral.”



The College was mentioned in several LNP articles:

World Peace Game’ inventor John Hunter to speak at Elizabethtown College

From fourth grade to the Pentagon and back: Teacher John Hunter talks world peace at Elizabethtown College

Zika isn’t stopping local colleges from planning trips abroad

and in the editorial, “It’s On Us PA’ welcome step in fight against sexual assault

The College was mentioned in

York Dispatch — “Wolf launches ‘It’s on Us PA’ to fight sexual violence.”

Central Penn Business Journal — “Giving peace a chance in the classroom: Creator of ‘World Peace Game’ to speak at Elizabethtown College Tuesday

Elizabethtown Advocate’s — “Elizabethtown College Profs Oppose Firings Of Colleagues in Md.” (no link available)

The Globe — “Pennsylvania debuts ‘It’s On Us’ campaign

Hamilton College — “Knight Screens Film at Elizabethtown College

ABC27 Good Day — “Helen Beekman prepares for two Midstate Art Shows

“E-town in the News” is a monthly hand-curated collection of links to recent articles, appearances and publications from other media outlets that feature people of Elizabethtown. Have an item to report? Email now@etown.edu.

About the Author :

E.A. (Elizabeth) Harvey is the communications manager and news editor at Elizabethtown College. She has worked in the Office of Marketing and Communications since 2008, after more than two decades as a newspaper feature writer. She holds a bachelor's degree in corporate communication from Elizabethtown College.