José Montelongo, Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish, recently received an international book award for his work, Mi abuelo fue agente secreto (My Grandfather Was a Secret Agent). Authors from 27 countries sent entries to the competition "Invenciones 2010", an award devoted to literature for children and young adults.
Alumnus creates his own path with liberal arts education
A world-traveler for the first 23 years of his life, Gettysburg College alumnus Dion Liverpool ’93 aka DJ Rasta Root, experienced an upbringing that was rich in different languages and cultures. Originally from Canada, he also lived in Guatemala, Brazil, England, Holland, Abu Dhabi, Spain, and Japan. His career path has been diverse, from teaching in Japan through the Japanese Education and Teaching Exchange (JET) program after graduating from Gettysburg, to becoming an international presence in the music industry as a disc jockey (DJ), manager, producer, and entrepreneur.