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Greatness Takes Action

Our Homecoming and Campaign Kick-Off Weekend was truly a historic moment for Gettysburg College! Alumni from around the nation traveled back to campus and joined students, faculty, and friends to take... Learn More


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College launches $150 million comprehensive campaign

Gettysburg College launched the public phase of its comprehensive campaign, Gettysburg Great: The Campaign for Our College, on September 20 at...

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Einstein, Alice, and Gimbel: First-Year Seminar, mentorship set alum on new path

A First-Year Seminar can have a big impact on the life of a student. Just ask Jeff Maynes ’05 whose life and career looks completely different than he thought it would thirteen years after he ...

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One goal. Two paths. Alums on the forefront of muscular dystrophy research

Many people would be surprised to learn that Gettysburg College has not one, but two alums working on the forefront of muscular dystrophy research.

Perhaps less surprisingly – for those...

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World-class opportunities for expanded worldviews

Judge Thomas Wheeler ’70 can pick the best of the best when he reviews applications for judicial clerks. One of the 16 judges appointed to the United States Court of Federal Claims, Wheeler says...

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Advising Corps makes college a reality

“I felt like I was completely alone in the college process when I was in high school,” recalls Elyse Bennett ’10. “My school had K-12 all in one building, and so the guidance...

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Pedaling Poets: Amy Hinton Tingle '91 tandem bikes the Midwest to build libraries and share poetry

As a student at Gettysburg College, Amy Hinton Tingle ’91 was an active force on campus—she was an R.A., a campus DJ, a tour guide, president of Gettysburg’s chapter of Chi Omega, ...

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Gifts that made Gettysburg what it is today

Our alumni are a distinguished group with one thing in common: they value a Gettysburg College education. They are connected through a distinctive experience defined by the campus, the College&rsquo...

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Physics alumna examines science education in Africa, China, U.S.

From Gettysburg to Cameroon to Kenya, Anne Emerson Leak ’08 has been deeply involved with science education and its benefits.

Leak, a physics...

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Working space - a peek into Penn Hall, third floor west

Long days are the norm for President Janet Morgan Riggs ’77, appointed the College’s fourteenth (and first alumna) President in 2009. Her office in Penn Hall is a space to work in...

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Alum saves the world one race at a time (sans cape and mask)

Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to raise thousands of dollars in a single bound...it's not Superman, but Chris Russo ’02.

Russo is the co-founder of...

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Gettysburg College Honors Ten Outstanding Alumni

Each year, on Commencement and Reunion weekends, Gettysburg College and its Alumni Association recognizes exemplary graduates for their personal and professional accomplishments. Brief details are provided...

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Tony Awards Committee honors Charlotte Wilcox ’69 for Excellence in Theatre

This year, the Tony Awards Committee honored Gettysburg College alumna Charlotte Wilcox ’69 for Excellence in Theatre at the Paramount Hotel's Diamond Horseshoe on June 2.

Wilcox has been...

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A Leap into Legend: The Story of Howard Bostock '18 and Gettysburg's Oldest Record

There are many, many records associated with sports. Some come and go with the wind, while others stand the test of time against all the odds. The latter holds true for the longest-standing record at...

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Memorial Day: Honoring the courage of George S. Rentz, Class of 1903

As the nation recognizes a day dedicated to the memory of servicemen and women who died in the line of duty, the Gettysburg College community would also like to honor the decommission of the U.S.S. ...

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Campus involvement propels art history career for Francesca DeBiaso '12

Currently working in the Guggenheim Museum’s performing art lecture series, Francesca DeBiaso ‘12 said that having the freedom to explore her interests through extracurricular activities...

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Semester abroad programs lead young alums to careers in international education

When six Gettysburg College students embarked on their semesters abroad through the Office of Off-Campus Studies (OCS), they...

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Alum’s study abroad experience sparks career in humanitarian aid

Bullets streaking by and grenades exploding to the cries of angry looters did not dampen Gettysburg alum Maribeth Black’s resolve to continue making a difference through her work with the Catholic...

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Gettysburg is Global: Alums live and work around the world

A policy and research advisor in the Government of South Sudan, a public relations professional in Bermuda, and the president and CEO of AIG’s businesses in Japan. What do they all have in common?...

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Randy Earle ’91: Breaking down barriers

Five years after graduating from Gettysburg, I was diagnosed with a debilitating illness. It has changed me in countless ways, the most obvious is my mobility. I have learned to overcome barriers, and...

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Distinctive Programs

Gettysburg College offers distinctive programs that enhance the quality of the liberal arts experience for students:

Civil War Institute


Eisenhower Institute


Garthwait Leadership Center


Sunderman Conservatory of Music


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