The Class of 2012 accomplished so much during their time on campus, and we expect them to "do great work" in their lives and careers beyond Gettysburg. Read on to find out more about what they were up to over the last four years.
Just the facts:
617 members of the Class of 2012
299 male and 318 female
They hail from 15 different countries, including Trinidad and Tobago, Nepal, and Zimbabwe
…and from 33 states, including California, Michigan, and Georgia
527 received bachelor of arts, 82 received bachelor of science, 5 received bachelor of music, and 3 received bachelor of science in music ed. degrees
22 grads received Summa Cum Laude honors, 67 received Magna Cum Laude honors, and 75 received Cum Laude honors
60 students were elected to Phi Beta Kappa membership
Students were hired at businesses and organizations that include the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Teach for America, AT&T, NBC Universal
More than 85 students are going to grad school at institutions that include Cornell, University of Pennsylvania, Emory, University of Massachusetts, and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
At least 315 students completed an internship, 94 an externship, and 87 job-shadowed
Approximately 175 students participated in career immersion trips to destinations that include Boston, New York, and Los Angeles
More than 275 alumni and parents connected with members of the Class of 2012 through networking and career opportunities
327 students studied in 32 countries
…and took more than 1,500 courses while practicing 18 foreign languages
Look for graduates wearing flag patches from their country of study!
Grads on the field, in the pool, and on the court:
10 Centennial Conference Titles
3 Centennial Conference Players of the Year/Athletes of the Meet
43 All-Centennial Conference selections
49 Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll selections
Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition. Alumni include Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate, and other distinguished scholars. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.Posted: Sun, 20 May 2012
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