The Elizabethtown College community will gather to celebrate the installation of President Cecilia M. McCormick, J.D. through a series of events highlighting the monumental moment in our College’s history.
Cecilia M. McCormick, J.D.
15th president of Elizabethtown College
Thursday, Sept. 19: President McCormick will be visiting the IDEA Lab to chat informally with the campus community.
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., IDEA Lab (Room 218), High Library’s Main Level.
Sept. 4-27: All-Campus Presidential Welcome in the New IDEA Lab
Be the First: A Celebration of Women’s Achievements at Elizabethtown College
8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Fridays 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sundays Noon to 10 p.m., IDEA Lab (Room 218), High Library’s Main Level.
Engage with President McCormick in the library’s IDEA Lab! Visit our new main-floor activity space to write a note, make a video, or post to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook (use #bethefirst19). All welcome messages will make their way to President McCormick, who will also visit the IDEA Lab for two informal meet-and-greet sessions with the campus community. In honor of President McCormick’s inauguration, the IDEA Lab will also feature an exhibit that presents the women who made history with their “firsts” at the College. Stop by the IDEA Lab this month to welcome President McCormick to our community!
In honor of President McCormick's inauguration, the IDEA Lab will also feature an exhibit that presents the women who made history with their "firsts" at the College. Stop by the IDEA Lab this month to welcome President McCormick to our community!
Sept. 12-Dec. 13: Photography Exhibit: Womenfolk
Weekdays 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; weekends 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Hess Gallery, Zug Hall.
Dr. Gene Ann Behrens, Professor of Music and Director of Music Therapy, uses her photography to celebrate the virtues and often unheard voices of women in patriarchal cultures around the world. In her words, "Though I connect with many people during my travels, it is the women I meet who often touch my life in profound ways. They not only share intangible gifts but also insights into the impact they have in their extended families and communities."
Wednesday, Oct. 23: Food Drive
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3:30 to 5 p.m. -- Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services (ECHOS) and Community Cupboard, Food Drive begins at Alpha Hall.
Throughout the month of October, students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the neighboring community will be collecting food and toiletries to donate to ECHOS Winter Shelter and the Community Cupboard. Led by the President, the students, faculty, and staff will walk donations to the ECHOS and Community Cupboard facility. For more information on how to donate and to RSVP for the event on 10/23, email Stacey Zimmerman at email@example.com
Thursday, Oct. 24: Inauguration
3 p.m. - Robing for Ceremony - Leffler Chapel and Performance Center
4 p.m. - Inaugural Ceremony - Leffler Chapel and Performance Center
Friday, Oct. 25: President’s Dinner
By invitation only
6:30 p.m. - Reception, The Bowers Center for Sports, Fitness & Well-being
7 p.m. - Dinner, The Bowers Center for Sports, Fitness & Well-being
905 E. Cedar Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Saturday, Oct. 26: Into the Streets
1:30 to 3 p.m., Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services (ECHOS) at Community Place on Washington, 61 E Washington Street, Elizabethtown
Join with President McCormick to engage in service that benefits the wider-Elizabethtown community in the 26th annual Into the Streets. This annual day of service mobilizes hundreds of students, faculty, and staff who carry out dozens of projects that benefit local families and organizations throughout the area.
For more information contact Joel Janisewski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717.361.6048
RSVP by emailing: email@example.com.
Wednesday, Oct. 30: Faculty Symposium
11 a.m. - Gibble Auditorium, Masters Center for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Join us in a lively presentation from our faculty as they present areas of their research. For more information please contact Carol Ouimet at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717.361.1234.
Thursday, Nov. 7: Carlos R. and Georgiana E. Leffler Memorial Lecture:
A Conversation with Google’s Valeisha Butterfield Jones
7:30 to 9 p.m., Leffler Chapel & Performance Center
Book signing to follow
RSVP and request tickets by emailing: email@example.com.
Be sure to send Full name, mailing address and phone number.
Join the campus community for a meaningful exchange with an award-winning leader who challenges stereotypes and breaks barriers in the tech and entertainment industries. Valeisha Butterfield Jones is the Global Head of Women & Black Community Engagement at Google, where she is responsible for driving systematic and measurable change to create an inclusive work culture. She also focuses on enhancing equal opportunities at the company for women and African Americans. In addition to her work at Google, Butterfield Jones is the co-founder and CEO of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN), a non-profit that provides leadership development and career placement programs while striving to promote positive images of women in society. An acclaimed activist and executive, she is the author of The Girlprint, a career mentorship guide for young women.