Keith Woodman '66: "I often think about how different my life would
have been had I not been able to receive the aid that I did."
Learn more about Keith '66 and Marie Woodman.
"I use what I learned at Gettysburg every day. Being able to communicate
effectively, write well, and approach every situation with a sharp
analytical eye are all skills I gained through Gettysburg's liberal
arts education." Learn more about William Lamb.
More than 60 years ago, Doris Stetler Cooney ’49 found Gettysburg.
“It fit me," Doris remembers. At Gettysburg, Doris met the the late
Doug Cooney '49, and a second and third generation of Cooneys have
also found that Gettysburg fit them. Learn more about the Cooneys.
Kelly Alsedek '71 started giving to the Gettysburg Fund and other
special funds as soon as she graduated. At first, she would write a
check. Recently she found the benefits of donating stock.
Learn more about Kelly Alsedek.
“It is imperative that we understand and appreciate the ongoing needs
of Gettysburg College, that tuition does not cover the total costs
for a student's education, and that alumni and friends are critical
to the financial future of the College. Learn more about Patricia Henry.
"There are a finite number of people who call Gettysburg alma mater—
and the College relies on them for philanthropic support. I have and
always will make it a priority to give back to Gettysburg."
Learn more about Lauren Craley.
“Gettysburg opened doors for me through my education and through the
alumni I met after graduating, I give back so that future generations
Learn more about Carolyn Byron.
"My wife and I chose to create a Gettysburg Fund Scholarship based on
our belief in the absolutely positive experience we knew a student at
Gettysburg would have."
Learn more about Stewart Petrovits.
"Gettysburg College has had and continues to have a profoundly positive
influence on my life and over the years, I have tried to repay this
debt of gratitude."
Learn more about Bill and Linda Matz.
As the recipient of the Mr. & Mrs. Ronald W. Smith Gettysburg Fund
Scholarship, Katie Afflebach ’15 has experienced firsthand the
generosity of those who give back.
Learn more about Katie.
"My scholarship offered the opportunity to experience a culture
completely different from my own and become a more aware
and appreciative global citizen.”
Learn more about Ross Nichols '13.
"Jack looked upon his Gettysburg College education as part of the
foundation of the good life that followed, and I think he looked at his
annual gift as a payback of sorts."
Learn more about Judy Vandever '62.
"It is the generosity of supporters of Gettysburg College that has afforded
me the incredible opportunity to be a Gettysburg College student."
Learn more about Luke Cuculis '12.
"How do you get someone to feel vested enough in an issue to make a
change?" Brian answered this question with a film that earned an award
previously won by Ron Howard, Steven Spielberg, and Ken Burns.
Learn more about Brian Kelly '10.
"I've been a work-study employee and a student leader. I studied
European politics during a semester in Greece, and I met and shadowed
alumni on different career paths. I've had the best possible Gettysburg
experience." Learn more about Adam Ortiz '10.
"The Gettysburg experience is having terrific professors, facilities, and
friends. Donations to the Gettysburg Fund helped give me the aid I
needed to come to Gettysburg College."
Learn more about Jack Bostrom '11.
"Gettysburg made us mindful of our responsibilities to serve all of the
communities in our lives." Learn more about the Comegno's.
"Being a student athlete at Gettysburg is something that is really special.
You not only represent yourself. . . you represent your teammates and
coaches, as well as all of those who support the programs you are
involved with." Learn more about Laura McIntyre '11.
"As one of five kids from a single-income family, the College’s financial
support allowed me to attend Gettysburg. The final decision for choosing
a college was based on financial aid." Learn more about Caitlin Hoy '11.
"We spent over a month in class being introduced through literature
to the realities behind homelessness. . . and yet those realities didn't
truly sink in - for me, at least - until we were in D.C." Learn more
about Professor Fee's First-Year Seminar on Homelessness.
"Allen chaperoned dances, and I was on parent committees when our
children were in high school. Now, we support the opportunities that
the College offers Robia and Nick through participation in the Gettysburg
Fund." Learn more about the Smith-Herman family.
"Through the Center for Public Service I developed strong relationships
with people in the community. The Center encourages us . . . to deeply
examine the ‘how' and ‘why' in each situation."
Learn more about Devan Grote '11.