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Lea-der - noun

a guiding or directing head

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Called to lead? Elizabethtown can help you answer that call. In the aptly named Called to Lead (CTL) program you can explore leadership in the context of life meaning, ethical concerns and big questions. CTL offers unique classes, mentorship opportunities and more.

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Map - noun

a diagrammatic representation of an area of land or sea showing physical features, cities, roads, etc.

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Find your place at Elizabethtown - literally - with our interactive campus map. Explore the residence halls, academic buildings and other places you will come to call home.

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Room-mate - noun

a person who is assigned to share a room with another or others

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Living-Learning Communities (LLC) are one of the housing options at E-town. Students of a common major or interest live together in a residence hall. LLC residents can develop deep bonds with each other and their faculty mentor as they immerse themselves in their shared interests.

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Team-work - noun

cooperated coordinated effort on the part of a group or persons acting together

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Kevin Green '09 credits his success as a quality assurance engineer to the teamwork skills he developed at E-town through intramural sports and an academic service-learning project with three classmates: building a gazebo for a Ronald McDonald House.

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Snack - noun

a small portion of food

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Take a late-night study break Thursday through Saturday, and head to the Bird Feeder, our campus food truck - and home of the Phat Jay. Or enjoy quick-grab items at the Jay's Nest, including a wide assortment of bulk candy.

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Di-verse - adjective

of various kinds or forms

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The Office of Diversity, part of the Center for Student Involvement, contributes to the College's commitment to inclusive excellence by offering a variety of services, programs and resources to the campus community.

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Tra-di-tion - noun

the handing down of statements, beliefs, legends, customs, information, etc. from generation to generation

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From the "first-year walk" on the first day, to reflections by the lake at Commencement - and many memorable events in between - as a Blue Jay, you will become part of many Elizabethtown College traditions.

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Mag-net - noun

a person or thing that attracts

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Hundreds of colorful magnets cover the Theatre and Dance office suite. The impressive collection belongs to Associate Professor of Theatre Dr. Michael Swanson; the souvenirs spilled over from his filing cabinets into the office's common area. Each one has a story; just ask.

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Trans-por-ta-tion - noun

the act of moving from one place to another

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Tim Goldkamp '12 and his roommates are often seen riding a surrey - a vehicle made from two bicycles and other random parts. Bikes, skateboards and scooters are also modes of transportation for students. And, at E-town, you also can keep your car on campus.

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Com-mu-ni-ty - noun

a social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality

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The Best Buddies House is one of 11 Student-Directed Learning Communities, houses where students with a common interest live together. Best Buddies provides friendship opportunities for those with intellectual disabilities.

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A-part-ment - noun

a room or group of related rooms, among similar sets in one building or group of buildings, designed as a dwelling

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Better known as the Quads, Shreiber Quadrangle is a complex of townhomes that houses 128 upperclassmen. The U-shaped area features a courtyard, picnic tables and a few charcoal grills. Students living here experience independent living.

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Broad-cast - noun

to transmit from a radio or television station

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Entertain the community while learning new skills. Host or produce a show on ECTV-40, a local cable access channel owned by the College. Or sign up for a timeslot on 88.3 WWEC-FM, the student-managed radio station.

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Act-or - noun

a person who acts in stage plays, motion pictures

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The Tempest Theatre each year is home, each year, to three main stage productions: one classic, one crowd-pleaser and one on the cutting edge of contemporary theatre. In spring 2010, the cutting edge selection was Strindberg's A Dream Play.

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Rock - noun

mineral matter of variable composition

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Frank Masters, for whom the Masters Center is named, donated a portion of his massive rock collection to the College. The impressive assortment of precious stones is displayed in the Masters Mineral Gallery, a must-see stop when you visit the College. Also a great place for hands-on lessons!

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