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Blue Jay Athletics Adds Women's Golf to Varsity Sports

Elizabethtown College will be adding Women's Golf to its varsity lineup for the 2017-2018 season. Women's Golf will add another sport to the existing eleven sport roster and has been the newest addition since 2002 when men's and women's varsity lacrosse began.


  

College Honors Alumna on MLK Day, Event Featured on Local News Station

On Monday, January 16 members and friends of the Campus Community gathered to celebrate the legacy of Rachel Jones Williams '06 in a special MLK Day event. The dedication took place in the College's Mosaic House and celebrated the steadfast leadership and dedication Williams had for her alma mater and its students. Williams' story and the College event was later highlighted on Harrisburg's ABC27.


  

Recently Published, Alumna Turns Social Story into Educational Book

Bethanie (Steese) Allen '07 M'08 recently announced the publication of her children's book, Pirates of the Caribootin: Following the map to shoe-tying success. The idea for the book started with a social story that she created to help children learn to tie their shoes. This idea was eventually broadened and carefully developed into a book.


  

Alumna Welcomes First Baby of 2017 Born in Harford County, Maryland

Elizabethtown College alumna, Jill (Klingaman) Reilly '03, and her husband, Dan Reilly, welcomed their third child on New Years Day. Sawyer Wayne Reilly was born at 1:35 a.m. on Sunday at the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air, Maryland. Because of his early morning arrival, Sawyer Wayne was the first baby born in Harford County in 2017!


  

CBS Philly Showcases Alumna and Shares Her Artistic Vision

Alumna Sara Brown Del Pozo '10 M'11, an occupational therapist at the Mercy LIFE Adult Center on Hancock Street in Philadelphia, has been using her artistic talents to create murals with the adult elders.


  

Diegel '10 Authors First Novel, "Red Night" Now Available

In December, Alexander Diegel ‘10 announced the publication of his novel, Red Night.  A seasoned writer specializing in sports, this is Diegel’s first book.


  

E-town Community Opens Its Doors and Hearts to Those With Needs

On November 28, for the second year, the doors opened at the Elizabethtown emergency winter shelter.  This winter shelter is an effort of E-town Community Housing and Outreach Services (ECHOS), which was established this past summer with the approval of a Lancaster County Human Services Block Grant.  This service aligns with the College's Educate for Service motto and allows for students to engage in real-world learning.


  

Alumnus Awarded Outstanding Biology Teacher Award

In November, Eric Guise '05 was awarded the prestigious Outstanding Biology Teacher Award by the National Association of Biology Teachers.  Guise, who studied both biology and secondary education while at E-town, has been teaching biology, biochemistry, bioethics and field ecology for the past 11 years at Hopewell Valley Regional School District in New Jersey.


  

E-town's Student Support Services Recently Featured By "The Chronicle of Higher Education"

President Dr. Carl Strikwerda was recently interviewed by The Chronicle of Higher Education on the topic of helping low-income and first-generation students succeed in college.  Among the range of topics, Strikwerda spoke about Elizabethtown College's Momentum Program and its success in helping provide students with a network of resources.


  

Softball Program to Host Winter Clinics at Thompson Gymnasium

The Elizabethtown College softball team will be hosting two different sets of instructional clinics in Thompson Gymnasium on Sunday, January 22, and Sunday, February 5. These clinics will cover various areas of the game and are open to current student-athletes (ages vary per clinic).

 




  

Alumna Featured in Recent Local Sports News Article

Former Blue Jay Volleyball player, Katie Gantz '12, was recently featured in a GametimePA.com article for her successes with local high school, Shalom Christian.  The article also discusses Gantz's pathway as a volleyball player and her achievements as a current coach.


  

ABC27 News Captures First Annual Day of Positivity on Campus

On Wednesday, November 30, students took time to spread positivity by writing positive messages and decorating campus with encouraging sentiments. This day marked the first annual "Day of Positivity," an event inspired by senators of the Class of 2020. By the end of the day, more than 78,000 positive notes were posted and Central PA's ABC27 News Station was there to cover it all.


  

Alumni Night with Shakespeare: First Folio! Exhibition Recap

On Wednesday, November 30, Shakespeare enthusiasts gathered together in the High Library at Elizabethtown College to see "the book that brought us Shakespeare."





  

Curriculum Developed to Educate Students on Family Business Practices

Elizabethtown College has been educating family business executives at the High Center for Family Business for over 20 years. The College’s undergraduate business department will begin offering a family business and entrepreneurship minor. It is designed for both those already involved with family businesses and those who aspire to become entrepreneurs themselves, or as part of an enterprising family.


  

Blue Jay Athletic Alumni Events Recap

Throughout the year, the athletic programs hold games and matches to connect with former team members and fans.  Check out photographs from the alumni athletic events thus far!


  

Blue Jay Athletics Results And Highlights

Visit www.etownbluejays.com for the latest Blue Jays sports results and highlights.


  
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