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Ad-ven-ture - noun

an exciting or very unusual experience

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Trying something new and different is adventurous. We challenge you to develop new tastes. Grab an eel roll at the Jay's Nest or enjoy authentic ethnic cuisine while you study abroad. Listen to new music, perhaps at International Fest or in a World Musics class.

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Jour-ney - noun

a traveling from one place to another

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A journey doesn't always mean a physical trip but sometimes one of personal growth. The Center for Community and Civic Engagement spearheads service trips each year, such as to Native American reservations in New Mexico to help its elderly residents make home repairs.

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Un-co-ver - verb

to reveal or disclose

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Taylor Wambaugh '12 spent a semester in Denmark where she uncovered Scandinavian history in several ways: She worked on an archaeological dig and got to do plenty of sightseeing.

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Pro-duce - noun

agricultural products, collectively

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When you think of food drives, you might think canned goods. Non-perishables are necessary, but what about fresh fruits and veggies? Elizabethtown College students took part in a collection of fresh, local produce to donate to those in need.

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Peace-ma-king - noun

the act of establishing peace, especially between others

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Sarah Grove '08, who majored in religious studies and ran cross country, says Elizabethtown's theme of global citizenship equipped her for graduate school and comes into play every day in her career in pastoral caregiving.

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Suc-cess - noun

the attainment of wealth, position, honors or the like

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Kyle Kopko '05 intended to become a lawyer, but while majoring in political science at E-town, he had a number of meaningful exchanges with professors and classmates. This inspired him. Today, Dr. Kopko is an assistant professor of political science at his alma mater.

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Pur-pose-ful - adjective

full of meaning; significant

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In the spring of 2011, a group of social work students, faculty members, alumni and members of a local humanitarian agency traveled to Vietnam for a two-week service-learning trip. As part of the Sunflower Project, the group distributed care packages to orphans of all ages.

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Pass-port - noun

an official document issued by the government of a country to one of its citizens authorizing travel to foreign countries

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Out of her comfort zone. Out of the country. Math education major and French minor Marcy Bennett '12 chose Elizabethtown because of its commitment to study-abroad programs. She cited her semester in France as her most influential achievement in college to date.

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Fu-ture - noun

a time that is to be or come hereafter

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You don't have to wait until your senior year to prepare for life after graduation; e4 is a four-year professional development program offered by the Office of Career Services. Start preparing for your future as early as your first year with e4 events.

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A-lum-ni - noun

a graduate of a specific school or college

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Blue Jays. Always. Our alumni find many ways to stay involved with E-town, from mentoring students to volunteering with the P.R.I.D.E program, and of course, returning to campus for events, including the ever-popular Homecoming and Family Weekend.

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Har-ris-burg - noun

the capital of Pennsylvania

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Harrisburg is just down the highway from campus. Venture into the city to enjoy restaurants and live entertainment on Second Street, museums and historic sites. The city is also a prime spot for internship locations for many of our majors.

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Choc-o-late - noun

a preparation of the seeds of cacao, roasted, husked and ground often sweetened and flavored

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If Elizabethtown College were a scratch-and-sniff sticker, it would smell like chocolate. The Mars North America plant, down the road, pumps the scent of cocoa into the air. E-town is only 11 miles from Hershey, the sweetest place on Earth.

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Per-so-nal-ize - noun

to endow with personal or individual qualities or characteristics

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Decorating your residence hall room is your chance to show your personality; bedding, posters, lamps, throw rugs, memorabilia; all reflect who you are. And, sometimes, E-town students even decorate the outside of their room doors!

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Sus-tain - verb

strengthen or support physically or mentally

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2011 engineering graduate Gavin Spadin's interest in renewable energy led him to Africa, where he spent a semester at University of The Gambia, working to develop energy resources for remote areas with E-town Professor, Dr. Kurt DeGoede.

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