Podcast: Dickinson College Alumnus and Hollywood Screenwriter Ed Ricourt '95

Ed Ricourt points his finger toward the camera, as two students lean on a table and listen to him speak.

Ed Ricourt visits Professor Todd Wronski's directing class. Photo by Carl Socolow '77.

The Good: Season 2, Episode 9 - May 2019

Ed Ricourt ’95 recently visited campus for the annual Poitras-Gleim Lecture. We caught up with the award-winning screenwriter during his time in Carlisle to discuss how an independent study course with Professor of Theatre Todd Wronski led to his career. 

Plus, Associate Professor of Mathematics Jeff Forrester reveals last month's trivia answer, and he has you looking for a "mystery man" in the latest quiz question. Email your answer to thegood@dickinson.edu for a chance to win Dickinson swag.

Lastly, President Margee Ensign reflects on Dickinson's recent Fulbright success, and members of the class of 2019 tell us what they'll be doing in Life Beyond the Limestone.



Political science major Ed Ricourt ’95 wanted to be a lawyer until he wrote his first screenplay for a course at Dickinson. We chat with him about his journey and his writing style.

Brain Teaser: "A Mean to Remember"

President Margee Ensign discusses Dickinson's Fulbright success and this year's honorary degree recipients.

Beyond the Limestone: Class of 2019

The Good is produced by Craig Layne and Christine Baksi in association with Dickinson College's Office of Marketing & Communications. Craig Layne is the host.

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Published May 15, 2019