English Programs

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Many student opportunities are available through the Gettysburg College English Department, and the English Department is also home to The Writing Center.

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Alumni Profile

Building Big Brands: Matt Flaherty '01 uses Gettysburg connections to pursue award-winning career in advertising

Matt Flaherty

Matt Flaherty ’01 has produced a number of TV spots for Dick’s, including the Focus and Explode ad that won a Gold Lion Award at the 2014 Cannes International Festival of Creativity.

“As a producer, I couldn’t ask for a bigger compliment,” said Flaherty of the Gold Lion Award. “It’s the biggest awards show in the advertising industry, and all the best work from around the world is brought together.”

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Prof. Chris Fee's First-Year Seminar

FYSProf. Chris Fee's homelessness First-Year Seminar was featured in the Washington Post.

Fee's seminar, Trying to Find a Way Back Home: An Introduction to the Literature and Legacy of Homelessness in America, consists of 16 first-year students and travels to Washington, D.C. every fall over reading days for a service trip. Read the blog about this year's trip.

The trip, during which students helped prepare meals for the homeless and interacted with homeless individuals at shelters and more, was the focus of Sunday's article.

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