E-town In the News: June 2016
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Edsel Burdge, research associate with the Young Center, was interviewed by Lancaster Farming about “How to Work with the Amish on Conservation.”

Dr. David Downing, the Ralph W. Schlosser professor of English, was mentioned in the Belgrade News article “Clarity, not political blather, would be ideal.”

Dr. Mark Harman, professor of English and modern languages and College professor of international studies, was interviewed by WITF for the story “How one midstate professor from Ireland views Brexit.”

Dr. April Kelly-Woessner, professor of political science and department chair, wrote the LNP column “College students, professors could benefit from civics lessons.”

Dr. Kyle Kopko, assistant dean for academic achievement and engagement and director of the pre-law program, wrote or was interviewed for the following:

Dr. Kristi Kneas, dean for academic affairs and faculty development and department chair, was mentioned in the Chronicle’s “Appointments, Resignations, Deaths” column.

Dr. Donald Kraybill, emeritus, was mentioned in or was interviewed for the following stories:

Kraybill  was mentioned or interviewed by NBC, Bucks County Times, Star Tribune, WRAL, WGEM, WPXI and WGAL among others about the Amish family who ‘gifted’ their daughter and in Metro Global News for a story on Amish PAC wants to get ‘plain voters to the polls’ for Trump.

Dr. Dmitriy Krichevskiy, assistant professor of economics, spoke with ABC27 for “What does ‘Brexit’ mean for you?

Dr. Fletcher McClellan, professor of political science, was interviewed by the Times Tribune for the article “Pennsylvania might have most-contested Senate race.”

Dr. Brian Newsome, dean for curriculum and assessment, was interviewed by Curtis Smith, adjunct in the Department of English for a review on book “Invasion 14”. He also was mention in the Chronicle, along with Dr. Susan Traverso, about Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (6/10/2016)

Dr. Sanjay Paul and Dr. Hossein Varamini spoke with CPBJ for a story on “Brexit for Pa. What’s next? Manufacturing, banking, tourism all could be affected.”

Monica Smith, director of diversity and inclusion, was mentioned in Central Pennsylvania Business Journal’s Trade Talk.

Dr. Carl Strikwerda, College president, was featured by CBS21, Fox43 and WHP in stories about the accommodation of Syrian refugee students He also wrote a Father’s Day column for LNP, titled “On hitchhiking, the wisdom of Samuel Johnson, and thoughts about my father.”

Jesse Waters, director of Bowers Writers House and lecturer in English, was interviewed by ABC27 for “Camp Gives Students the Chance to Participate in Liberal Arts Programs.”

Dr. Robert Wheelersburg, professor of anthropology, was interviewed on CBS21, ABC27 and WITF Smart Talk about the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla shooting.


Elizabethtown College was mentioned in the following stories:

McCaskey grad receives award named for late city leader Nelson Polite” — LNP

Colleges hunting for hints amid slow, secretive enforcement of federal sexual assault policy

Elizabethtown invites Syrian refugees to promote social justice” – Campus Reform

Amish Growth Extended to South America Settlements Last Year” — ABC. The story was picked up by WRAL, York Dispatch, PennLive, La Prensa and WITF

College campuses here replace, renovate, expand” – LNP

There Are Far More Title IX Investigations Of Colleges Than Most People Know” – Huffington Post


“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.

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