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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack meets students at Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College's Eisenhower Institute (EI) hosted U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on campus Jan. 25.

Vilsack met with students and faculty members as part of the EI's Women In Leadership... Learn More


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Series on life in the Middle East continues with focus on Palestine

The second part of Gettysburg College's Conflict and Resistance in the Middle East series begins on Jan. 30 with the emphasis shifting to Palestine. The reading, film, and lecture series looks at life...

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32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration to be held Jan. 23

Educator, author, and civil rights advocate Dr. Bettye F. Baker will speak at the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration January 23. The event will be held in Gettysburg College’s Christ...

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Acumen Fund’s Jacqueline Novogratz to speak at May 20 Commencement

Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO of Acumen Fund, a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty, will speak and receive an honorary...

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Masculinity and “guy code” to be topic of talk Nov. 16

Michael Kimmel, pioneer of masculinity studies and professor of sociology at SUNY Stony Brook, will speak at Gettysburg College on Nov. 16.

Kimmel's lecture will focus on the lives of young ...

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28th Annual Fall Convocation to feature award-winning journalist

Award-winning radio journalist, producer, and educator Deepa Fernandes will be the keynote speaker at Gettysburg College's 28th Annual Fall Convocation on Nov. 10.

The lecture, which is scheduled...

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September 11 witness to give public reading at Gettysburg College

Thomas Flynn will read his historic poem "Bikeman" at Gettysburg College on Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Breidenbaugh Hall's Joseph Theater, located at the intersection of West Lincoln Avenue and North Washington...

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Civil War 150th anniversary kicks off at Gettysburg College

As nationwide commemorations of the Civil War's 150th anniversary begin this month, Gettysburg College is at the epicenter, with events on campus and the launch of a new Civil War blog, "901 Stories...

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Hunger activist Robert Egger calls Gettysburg graduates “Generation Now”

Hunger-combating activist Robert Egger, president and founder of D.C. Central Kitchen in Washington, D.C., spoke to 631 graduates May 16 at Gettysburg College's Commencement Exercises, charging them...

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Hunger activist Robert Egger to speak May 16 at Commencement; live video feed

Hunger-combating activist Robert Egger, president and CEO of D.C. Central Kitchen in Washington, D.C., will speak and receive an honorary degree May 16, 2010 at Gettysburg College's 175th Commencement...

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Gettysburg College to celebrate Founders Day April 7 with lectures, events

Gettysburg College will mark 178 years since its founding, April 7, 1832, with events on campus and alumni outreach in the social media field.

On April 7, Robert Wilson, editor of "The American...

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Expert on evolution, faith to speak March 25 at Gettysburg College

An expert on evolution and faith will speak March 25 at Gettysburg College.

The 7:30 p.m. talk, "Evolution and Faith: What is the Problem?," will take place in the College Union Building, Room...

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Former Governor, Secretary Tom Ridge to talk Nov. 18; live stream video available

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Former Pennsylvania Governor and Secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security Tom Ridge will deliver the Henry M. Scharf Memorial Lecture Nov. 18 at Gettysburg College...

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Author Rebecca Walker to talk about feminism, identity Nov. 12

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Award-winning author and feminist Rebecca Walker will speak Nov. 12 at Gettysburg College's 26th annual Fall Convocation.

The talk will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the ...

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TV journalists Judy Woodruff and Al Hunt tell graduates ‘the future is optimistic’

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - TV journalists Judy Woodruff and Al Hunt spoke as a duo to 607 graduates May 17 at Gettysburg College's Commencement Exercises, charging them with optimism for the future, despite ...

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Author of ‘Against Happiness’ to talk April 28

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - An author will discuss why he is against happiness April 28 at Gettysburg College.

The lecture, "Against Happiness," will take place in the College Union Building Room ...

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Fiction writer David Levinson to read April 23

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Fiction writer David Levinson will read from his work April 23 at Gettysburg College.

The 8 p.m. reading will take place in Breidenbaugh Hall's Joseph Theater. Levinson...

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First 100 days of Obama administration to be talk topic April 15; cancelled

This lecture has been cancelled.

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - The first 100 days of the Obama administration will be the topic of the 12th Annual Blavatt Lecture April 15 at Gettysburg College.

The...

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Lectures to focus on disabilities April 2-3

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Two talks centered on the topic of re-framing the discussion of disabilities will take place April 2 and 3 at Gettysburg College.

The April 2 talk, "Re-Framing Disability: ...

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Poetry reading to take place April 8

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - A poetry reading will take place April 8 at Gettysburg College.

The 8 p.m. reading will take place in Pennsylvania Hall's third-floor Lyceum. Nance Van Winckel will read from...

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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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