Elizabethtown College Online Magazine
Fragments of a 400-year-old clay pot sit on a table in the Public Archaeology Lab at Elizabethtown College—a hidden gem of a facility tucked behind a college-owned home. Joseph Bomberger ‘13 is putting together these fragile remains as part of a summer internship.
One day at Lake Placida in the 1940s, Ziegler “Zig” Heilman ‘50 did the unthinkable. He and his skating buddies had been furiously chasing a puck across the ice. Despite the chilly air, Heilman had grown warm – and very thirsty.
Not far away, a cold, clear flow whispered from the lake. Heilman wavered. He knew you weren’t supposed to quaff untreated water. But Heilman recoiled at the thought...
So What’s In A Name?
The Edward R. Murphy Center for Continuing Education and Distance Learning has a new name: The Elizabethtown College School for Continuing and Professional Studies at the Edward R. Murphy Center. This milestone is not just a title—it’s an affirmation.
Ann Manuel ’13 had been quite busy before she enrolled at Elizabethtown College and began her personal educational...
In the almost-two decades it has marched along College Avenue, Bev Weiss has never missed a Homecoming parade. The fact that the bands and festive floats move right past her front door, makes attendance at the yearly event downright easy.
Weiss and her late husband, Martin, moved to 573 College Ave., just down the hill from Alpha Hall, in 1963. At that time, Vera Hackman, the College’s Dean of Women,...