Welcome to Celebration '17!

This annual event on the Gettysburg College campus is, indeed, a celebration—bringing together a wide range of engaged and energized students as they showcase their great work in thesis research, independent study, coursework, study abroad, community and public service, and visual, performing, and studio arts.

Celebration '17
May 5 & 6, 2017

Celebration is a Gettysburg College community event, and all students, faculty, staff, and family members are warmly invited and encouraged to attend. Click here to access the Celebration '17 digital edition of the abstract book.

PROV 1617-01 Celebration-Booklet-C1-P2


Addendum (pdf)


Celebration '17:
Day at a Glance Schedule (pdf)

A Closer Look at Celebration '16’

How does the size of our hands affect our perception of objects? Will artificial intelligence surpass human intelligence? These are just a couple of the questions students tackled and presented at the eighth annual Celebration, an annual colloquium showcasing undergraduate research, creative activity, and community engagement. Read more

  • Phoebe Do ’17

    Student presenter: Phoebe Do ’17
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  • Anna Malone ’16

    Student presenter: Anna Malone ’16
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  • Heather McConnell ’17

    Student presenter: Heather McConnell ’17
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Celebration '17 Cover Art Selections

2017 Art Contest Winner

The Celebration '17 Planning Committee is happy to announce the winners of the Celebration '17 Artwork Contest.  Award-winning artworks from the Juried Student Exhibition were submitted for consideration for the cover art that will be published on printed materials. The first-place selection was Motion by Huanjia Zhang '17 a traditional black and white photograph and the second-place selection was The Martyred Brave by Laura Waters '18. The 9 juror's selections are on display in the art gallery.

Congratulations to the nine winners of the juried exhibition!

Shannon Gross, Inayah Sherry, Zoe Yeoh, Mary Margaret Blum, Jian Rui Li, Sydney Gush, Laura Waters, Abby Shope, and Juanjia Zhang.

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