E-town In the News: June 2016
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:
- “Bills in Pennsylvania have little chance to pass, experts say” –TribLive
- “Obama to the Rescue Hillary finally gets president’s endorsement, but it may be too late to matter” – LifeZette
- “Guns become focus in Senate race as Republican Sen. Toomey introduces new gun control bill” — LNP
- “Libertarians hope town hall will attract more voter support” — The Hill
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:
- “Man who yelled ‘Rumspringa’ at Amish boys before causing wreck in ‘bizarre’ DUI case sentenced” – LNP
- “21st-century pressures raise dilemmas, shift boundaries in Amish life” — LNP. Dr. Jeff Bach, director of the Young Center, and Dr. Steve Nolt, senior scholar in Anabaptist and Pietist studies and professor of history, also were interviewed.
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.”
Elizabethtown College was mentioned in the following stories:
“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
“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 firstname.lastname@example.org.