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Living room learning: College houses “spark” interest beyond the classroom

How enriching would it be to have your professor come over and cook you dinner? How great would it be to always have your best friends as your study partners? These are just two of the benefits that... Learn More


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In her words: Rachel Dinsmore ’15 leads journey to Peru

The sun had just fully risen when we reached the summit of the mountain. We had been working towards the top for the past five and a half hours. We stood exhausted and breathless on what seemed to be...

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Glatfelter Hall is back!

During the past few years, the College has made significant investments to enhance our academic facilities, including the construction of a state-of-the-art science center, improvements to Learn More


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Gettysburg College Appoints Dr. Jeanne Arnold as Chief Diversity Officer

Philadelphia native Dr. Jeanne Arnold has been appointed as Chief Diversity Officer at Gettysburg College. In this position, Arnold will lead the College in building upon and supporting initiatives ...

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Pres. Riggs pens blog on $800,000 Mellon Foundation grant to PA colleges

This week, President Riggs authored a blog article announcing an $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the collaboration of 10 Pennsylvania liberal arts colleges.

This...

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What are you doing this summer?

Summer brings plenty of activity for the Gettysburg College community. Browse the pictures below and let us know about the great work you are doing this summer.

Student-faculty research

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Three-Star General Flora Darpino '83 to grads: Don’t let the fear of failure keep you from succeeding

Lieutenant General Flora Darpino, Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army, spoke to 660 graduates May 18 at Gettysburg College’s 179th Commencement...

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Class of 2014 by the numbers

Gettysburgians like to get involved – the Class of 2014 proves that.

With 660 students expected to receive their degrees on May 18, almost 60% of them are graduating after spending a Learn More


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Commencement preview 2014: Speakers, awards, and more

Lieutenant General Flora Darpino, Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army, will speak and receive an honorary degree May 18 at Gettysburg College's 179th Commencement.

The 11 a.m. ceremony will...

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Celebrating 25 Years of the College's Commitment to Diversity

When Charles Glassick became president of Gettysburg College in 1977, he inherited a strikingly homogeneous campus...

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Gettysburg named a "Best Value College for 2014" by The Princeton Review

Ask any alum, and they’ll likely tell you that that their investment in Gettysburg College was one of the best they ever made. In fact, given the choice to start their undergraduate experience...

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Gettysburg students travel to U.S.-Mexico border to study immigration issues

This week, Gettysburg students are learning first-hand about immigration issues on a new Immigration...

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The Best of 2013 on Social Media

Gettysburg College's social media accounts were alive with activity this year. With more than 6,700 followers on Twitter, 10,600 fans on Learn More


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The Lucky 13 of ’13: Top moments from the past year

2013 was yet another interesting, exciting, and successful year for Gettysburg College and our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends.

A new annual event to add to the list of well-loved...

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Seasons Greetings from Gettysburg College

As 2013 comes to a close, we ask you to take a minute to watch our Holiday video and reflect on a great year at Gettysburg College. The entire Gettysburg College community wishes joy and peace to everyone...

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Holiday lights illuminate campus; View photos

From fraternity houses to Lincoln Square, Gettysburg is aglow with holiday lights.

Festive decorations are a longstanding tradition on the Gettysburg College campus during the winter season...

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Letting go, propelling forward: Jozwik '14 grows from experiential education

What does saving the life of a fallen climber, helping with tornado relief efforts, and experiencing a 60-foot freefall on an outdoor challenge course have to do with leadership and making one marketable...

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Photo of the Day Contest winners announced

When balloting closed Nov. 10, a photo of a picturesque sunset marina in Portugal won the fifth annual Photo of the Day contest. 

The winner, Megan Bailey ’14, took this photo during...

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Gettysburg College’s value, academic quality recognized in 2013 rankings

Gettysburg College received high marks throughout 2013 by several news organizations and higher education groups. The College was scored on everything from academic quality to the overall undergraduate...

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Enter the fifth annual Photo of the Day Contest

Two prizes — each a $250 gift certificate at the College Bookstore — will be offered this year. The "People's Choice" winner will be selected via an online poll. The "Editors' Award" will...

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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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