Gettysburg College was mentioned on Philadelphia's NBC News for its involvement in the Philadelphia Futures program, a scholarship program that helps Philadelphia area high school students with their college search process. This program provides students with scholarship and financial aid, as well as resources on campus to aid in the transition to college life. Gettysburg College Alumni gathered at the event to celebrate the College's commitment to higher education through this program
From the transcripts of the news program:
"They [Gettysburg College alumni] were honored by the organization called Philadelphia Futures for its scholarships and aid to low-income students. Over the past 12 years, nearly 30 Philadelphia Future students have earned degrees from Gettysburg."