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Enzo Pinga ’11 co-founds urban agriculture company in home country

Enzo Pinga ’11 made the 8,590 mile trek from his native Philippines to Gettysburg College in 2007. Just five years later, Enzo returned to the Philippines to make a difference.

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Couple blends their interests with latest gift

Neil ’82 and Jen Fisher Bryant ’82 recently continued their unwavering support of Gettysburg College with a generous gift to name the press box at Clark Field – home of the Bullets&rsquo...

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Benjamin Constable ’13 accepts fellowship in South Africa

Benjamin Constable ’13 has never been afraid to step out of his comfort zone.

Case in point: just over a year after graduating from Gettysburg with a degree in physics, he gave up a teaching...

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Voice of Experience: Matt Haag ’94

Can you see yourself in Gettysburg’s future?

For 20 years, I’ve had the opportunity to work for amazing organizations. While grateful for my career (and paycheck!), I&rsquo...

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Making Gettysburg and Great inseparable

Today, a liberal arts education is more valuable than ever in preparing graduates for a world set on fast-forward.

  • Are you in a job that didn’t exist when you were in College?
  • Encountering...

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Gettysburg Great Weekend

Gettysburgians from across the country—and around the globe—gathered on campus for a spectacular Homecoming and Campaign kick-off weekend, Sept. 19-20.

Alumni reconnecting with friends...

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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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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...

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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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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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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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