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Alum with personal connection to Ike honors his legacy with gift to Eisenhower Institute

Roy Fairman ’68 was just thirteen years old the first time he caddied for President Dwight D. Eisenhower at the Gettysburg Country Club during the summer of 1959.

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Inside the Middle East with the Eisenhower Institute

A new Eisenhower Institute (EI) program challenges Gettysburg College students to dig deeper than the news headlines and Western perceptions of the Middle...

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A Celebrated Score

Gettysburg College senior Jeff Binner was recently one of only two undergraduates in the country selected to have their orchestral composition performed by the Learn More


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Susan Eisenhower discusses Russia’s relationship with the West on NPR

Last week, Gettysburg College’s Eisenhower Institute Chair Emeritus and Chairman of Leadership & Public Policy Susan Eisenhower Learn More


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The Sunderman Conservatory of Music goes global; Watch video

The Sunderman Conservatory of Music’s Wind Symphony embarked on its first international tour, traveling to four cities in China — Beijing, Xi'an, Suzhou, and Shanghai — as well...

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GLC moves into new home, adds associate director

Gettysburg College’s Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC) is growing. This winter, the GLC moved into its new home on the ground...

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EI Fellows shoot for the stars, immerse themselves in U.S. space policy

This year, the Eisenhower Institute’s 2013-2014 Undergraduate Fellows and the Harold G. Evans Chair of Eisenhower Leadership ...

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East meets West

The Sunderman Conservatory of Music’s Wind Symphony has embarked on its first international tour, traveling to four cities in China&mdash...

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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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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 Learn More


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Students to share spotlight in A Chorus Line; View video

The entire student cast of 26 actors, 10 technical crew members, and 18 orchestra pit musicians share the spotlight in Gettysburg College’s upcoming production of A Chorus Line...

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Women’s Leadership Program empowers next generation of Gettysburgians

Today’s world needs leaders.

Leaders who are rooted in the foundational values of ethics and civic responsibility; leaders who are collaborative and group oriented; and leaders who ...

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Lessons in leadership: Women's soccer team strengthened by GLC

On the soccer field, a team captain is usually one of the most experienced players, a senior most likely, wearing a yellow armband for easy identification. But with some guidance from the College&rsquo...

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EI fellow authors USA Today piece on feminism, familism, and work-life balance

Gettysburg College’s Eisenhower Institute (EI) Cardin Fellow of Public Policy Jennifer Donahue authored a March 25 USA Today opinion piece on the challenges working mothers and women in leadership...

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Fine-tuned for success

“When I first started at Gettysburg, I wasn't entirely sure if I wanted to pursue music after college,” said Alexandra Clint ’13, a music performance major. “Within my first ...

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Tomorrow’s leaders made today

How do you prepare for leadership? At Gettysburg College’s Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC), students identify and reflect on their passions and learn how to apply enhanced leadership skills ...

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Unity in Diversity: Global scholarship program connects cultures

Gettysburg College is bigger than a 200-acre campus in south central Pennsylvania – much bigger. The College not only produces graduates who live and work in locales around the world, but it also...

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Young Alumni Leadership Program: Forming the leaders of tomorrow

Leaders are born, not made.

The Young Alumni Leadership Program (YALP) of the Garthwait Leadership Center turned this popular myth on its head in late September by hosting the program&rsquo...

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Gettysburg College’s Sunderman Conservatory offers students a medley of opportunities

Gettysburg College’s Sunderman Conservatory offers students a medley of opportunities to harmonize their musical studies with other aspects of the liberal arts curriculum.

“I thought...

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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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