Wednesday, September 17

4:00 p.m.
Employee Campaign Kick-Off

College Union Building Ballroom/Memorial Field

An opportunity for the Gettysburg College employee community to gather together for a brief program and dinner and learn more about our Campaign. All current and retired employees welcome, RSVP requested to or 717-337-6501.

Friday, September 19

4:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.
Benefactors Wall Dedication

Benefactors Wall by Glatfelter Lodge

The granite Benefactors Wall near Glatfelter Lodge is a permanent monument to the prominence of philanthropy at Gettysburg College. The names inscribed represent legacy donors who have offered gifts of one million dollars or more to the institution.

5:30 p.m.—8:00 p.m.
Benefactors Circle Dinner

Paul Recital Hall

*By invitation 

Gettysburg College has established a new donor recognition society—the Benefactors Circle—as a way of acknowledging those who have contributed $1 million or more to the College. This society will provide continued recognition of our most generous benefactors, in addition to inscribing their names on the Benefactors Wall.

Saturday, September 20

9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
The Journey to Great: An Interactive Adventure

Plank Gym

Pick up your passport and journey through fun, interactive stations around campus. You’ll enjoy listening to music, participating in science, viewing outstanding art, learning about student service, connecting with current students – all aimed at creating your own Gettysburg Great experience, with an eye toward the future. Passports can be obtained at many locations around campus so you can join whenever and wherever. Follow the directions to destinations, enjoy an activity, and receive a passport stamp. Bring your passport to the luncheon tent to collect your reward. Everyone is welcome! 

11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m.
Gettysburg Great All Campus Lunch 
Featuring:  Class of 2009 5th Reunion, VIP Guests

Memorial Field Tent

All alumni, parents, current students and friends are invited to this lunch, which will be hosted by BOLD (Burgians of the Last Decade) and feature faculty cameos, a photo area, games and active insight into how Gettysburgians DO GREAT WORK today. There will also be a special VIP area for 5th Reunion attendees who register online.  Cost: $10 adults/$5 children. 

6:00 p.m.—9:30 p.m.
Gettysburg Great Campaign Kick-Off Reception and Interactive Dinner 

Lobby, Jaeger Center for Athletics, Recreation and Fitness

*By invitation

During this unforgettable evening, experience what makes Gettysburg great with others who love our College. Join President Janet Morgan Riggs ’77 for an interactive dinner and engaging conversation with students and faculty.

For more information, please contact us at
or 717-337-8059.