E-town In the News: summer 2016
Jean-Paul Benowitz, director of student transition programs and assistant director of academic advising, along with student Nolan Quinn, were interviewed for the LNP story “First-generation students dive into the college experience.”
Stephanie Collins, interim coordinator of multicultural programs and residential communities was interviewed for the in the LNP article “Lancaster County campuses share 10 basic life skills they want in incoming freshmen.”
April Kelly-Woessner, professor of political science and department chair, wrote the op-ed “America must demand as much of its leaders as it does of its athletes” for LNP.
Kyle Kopko, assistant dean for academic achievement and engagement and director of the Honors and Pre-Law programs, was interviewed for the following political stories:
- OZY – “Why Americans Should Elect the Vice-President, Too”
- Washington Examiner – “The Olympics are here, and only one campaign has prepared for it”
- LNP – “Mike Pence’s Lancaster County campaign stop”
- Deseret News – “Can Donald Trump convince the Amish to run to the polls?”
- Washington Examiner – “Reporters savage Clinton for Olympic pander” and “Hillary Clinton goes for another sports-themed pander”
- TribLive — “Kane’s once-promising political career derailed experts say”
- PennLive – “Clinton vs. Trump: Who’s winning as the race heats up around Labor Day?”
- Globe Gazette – “Micek: Trump seems lost at sea”
- Bainbridge Island Review – “Tom Micek: Compared to Clinton, Trump Seems Lost at Sea”
- The Columbus Telegram – “Micek: Compared to Clinton, Trump seems to be lost at sea”Kopko also wrote the following op-ed pieces:
- The Conversation – “Will the Amish Turn Out for Trump? Don’t Bet the Farm”
- US News & World Report – “Will the Amish Turn Out for Trump? Don’t Bet the Farm”
Donald Kraybill, Distinguished College Professor and Senior Fellow emeritus, was interviewed by Philly.com for the story “For Donald Trump, the Plain People are plainly in play.”
Fletcher McClellan, professor of political science, was interviewed for the following political stories:
- WITF-Smart Talk – “Are independent voters really independent?”
- PENNLIVE – “Hillary Clinton will win the White House, because (political) science: Thursday Morning Coffee”
- WITF-Smart Talk – “Teaching Election 2016”
- LNP – “In this tumultuous election season, can we please just agree to disagree?”McClellan also wrote the following op-ed pieces:
- Penn Live – op-ed article on the 2016 presidential campaign – “As much as they’re about the future, elections are still fights over the past”; “Call yourself an independent? You might not be as independent as you think”; and “How long to expect Donald Trump’s latest pivot to last? Not long”.
Steven Nolt, senior scholar and professor of history and Anabaptist and Pietist studies, was interviewed for the following stories:
- Sirius XM Radio — “Stand Up with Pete Dominick” — no link available
- WITF-Smart Talk – “Amish and animals”
- Ephrata Review — “Emotions flare over horse beating incident”
- Philly.com – “For Donald Trump, the Plain People are plainly in play”
- Elkhart Truth — “Amish for Trump? New PAC tries to turn out votes, but local Amish aren’t interested“
- Mennonite World Review – “Amish: potential Trump voters?”
Michael Mitchell, executive director of The High Center wrote the LNP column “Using habits of oil magnate John D. Rockefeller to scale up your business.”
Dr. Rita Shah, assistant professor of sociology, was a panelist on Smart Talk’s special roundtable on police shootings and racial mistrust.
Elizabethtown College was featured or mentioned in the following stories:
- PENNLIVE — New hires, and other business news: Trade Talk
Inside Higher Ed — Newly Tenured … at Bemidji State, Elizabethtown, Hendrix, Quinnipiac, St. Lawrence
- CPBJ — Elizabethtown event revisits 9/11, Flight 93 for a new generation
- Lebanon Valley Business — Elizabethtown event revisits 9/11, Flight 93 for a new generation
- LNP — LNP Opinion to hold forum on political correctness on college campuses
- CPBJ — Blended learning appeals to students, colleges
- CPBJ — What businesses should know about the new school year in Central Pa.
- LNP — The Scribbler: Dr. Scribbler: Is there a dowser in the house?
- FIG — Remembering 9/11: Flight 93
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