Gettysburg Magazine - Spring 2015

Gettysburg Magazine - Spring 2015

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From the President

I am proud to say that despite a declining number of U.S. high school students and despite headlines that continue to question the value of a college degree, Gettysburg College continues to draw tremendous interest and great talent. This was a record-breaking year, as we attracted nearly 6,400 applications for the Class of 2019, the most applications we have ever received in our history...
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The light at the end of the tumble
Personal stories and current research help the Garthwait Leadership Center foster resilience as an important skill for student leaders.

Julie seizes the day
A firsthand account by Julie Day ’16 brings study abroad in Salamanca, Spain, to life.

Free admission
The Cupola, the College’s open access library, makes selected research and creative work freely available.

More than relative: family ties
When family ties to Gettysburg College span generations, they connect not only family members but also College friends and classmates.



Do great work

Class notes

You can find class notes beginning on page 31 of the pdf of the magazine or by logging in to myGettysburg

Parting shot

Dan Yaeger ’81 - "We are obsessed with leadership"