Music or biology? Gettysburg's Jimmy Nguyen '15 chose both; Watch video

Gettysburg College junior Jimmy Nguyen loved music, but didn't know if he could balance pursuing his passion while also working to earn a biology degree. After interacting with the Sunderman Conservatory of Music's professors and participating in music activities like the orchestra and Sunderman Strings, however, he knew he just had to get involved.

The Conservatory encourages students like Jimmy to be well rounded and experience the full benefits of a rigorous music curriculum in the context of an equally challenging liberal arts program.

Learn more about Jimmy's story; watch the video below.


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.

Contact: Mike Baker, assistant director of communications, 717.337.6521

Posted: Thu, 5 Dec 2013

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