E-town in the News: December 2017
January 30, 2018   //   By:   //   E-town in the News

David Bowne, associate professor of biology, had his non-fiction piece “The Improbability of Me (and You)” published by Hippocampus Magazine.

David Downing, Ralph W. Schlosser Professor of English, was featured on the blog A Pilgrim in Narnia about his move to co-director of the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College

Richard Fellinger, Fellow in the Writing Wing, wrote the op-ed “Hoping for better politics than what we have now” for LNP.

Jeffery Long, professor of religion and Asian Studies, gave a lecture ”Within You, Without You” at the Ramakrishna Vedanta Society in Boston, Massachusetts, in November. The lecture recording was posted on the Ramakrishna Vendanta Society news site. At the onset of the lecture, he acknowledged a former student in the audience.

Susi Mapp, professor of social work and department chair, was featured in a Gettysburg Times Newspaper in Education article “Human trafficking discussion topic.”

Fletcher McClellan, professor of political science, had an op-ed “Trump’s presidency: Is this the beginning of the end — or the end of the beginning” published in the Patriot News/PennLive.

Steven Nolt, Senior Scholar with the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies and professor of history, and Jeff Bach, director of the Young Center and professor of religious studies, were mentioned in the Ephrata Review article “Plain communities Holiday traditions.

Steven Nolt also was featured in a York Daily Record article “Leaving Lancaster: Expect to see more Amish move; some say it’s too ‘crowded, fast-paced’” and the LNP article “How ’bout them road apples: Why are horse owners not responsible for cleaning up Lancaster County roads? [We the People report].”

Carl Strikwerda, College president, was quoted in a New York Times op-ed, titled “A Welcome College Diversity Push.”

Jody Yorty, associate professor of molecular biology and department chair, was mention in “Planting seeds for biotech careers in Central PA,” an article in Central Pennsylvania Business Journal.

Elizabethtown College’s Trostle Investment Portfolio was mentioned in the article “Millersville students will invest $200K out of university’s endowment with new Marauder Fund.”

Elizabethtown College was mentioned in several articles about the American Talent Initiative dedication to expanding opportunity and access to low- and moderate-income students.:

Bloomberg Philanthropics

University Business

Washington Post

Diversity Issues in Higher Education

Education Week

Inside Higher Ed

Times Higher Education

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)


Elizabethtown College was mentioned in:

an LNP gift-giving article “Gift guide: Completing your Christmas shopping in Lancaster County in any price range.”

an Elizabethtown Advocate article about the Bowers Center for Sports, Fitness and Well-being  and Leffler Lecturer Samantha Nutt.

The Sun article “Sports, Fitness and Wellness A big new building is on the horizon for Elizabethtown College.”



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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