Snapshots

TEDx: “What is Do Great Work?”

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx Gettysburg College (where x = independently organized TED event) examined what it means to do great work and to make a difference. View videos of the six speakers.


Essay earns Elie Wiesel Prize

For the second time in four years, a Gettysburg student is a winner in the national Elie Wiesel Prize In Ethics Essay Contest. Aimee Griffin ’12 examined the ethics of euthanasia in the context of her own cousin’s vegetative state. Read her essay.


A marker for Stevens

A new historical wayside marker commemorates Thaddeus Stevens’ connection to Gettysburg College. Read the full story.


What’s new in town?

On campus, you’ll notice the newly named John F. Jaeger Center for Athletics, Recreation, and Fitness; walk around town and you’ll see a bunch of new places. Our guide is online.


Commencement 2012

Honorary degrees for Center for Public Service founder Karl Mattson and Acumen Fund founder Jacqueline Novogratz, the Distinguished Teaching Award for English Prof. Suzanne Johnson Flynn, and diplomas for 617 grads. It was all on Twitter and Instagram on May 20. Relive it.


EI weighs presidents as leaders 

U.S. Presidential Leadership in Transformational Times was the topic of the inaugural Gettysburg Great Symposium, designed to inform and engage Gettysburgians on topics of national and global importance. Watch videos of the Eisenhower Institute’s experts speaking at the event.

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, 2 Sep 2012


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