Hanson Hall Staff

Orientation Leaders

Abby Slaboden '17
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Abby is a sophomore Psychology major from Wellesley, Massachusetts. She is a member of the Pre-Health Professions Club and works in the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Office as well as in the Admissions Office as a tour guide. In her free time she enjoys walking in the battlefields and spending time with friends.


Sarah Moyer '15
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Sarah Moyer

Sara is a senior Environmental Studies from Malvern, Pennsylvania. She loves meeting new people and seeing all the great people on Gettysburg's campus. She's involved in Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Delta Pi, Student Senate, and the Tennis Team. She can't wait to meet the new class!

Amy Violante '17
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Amy is a sophomore Psychology major with an Italian minor from Easton, Pennsylvania.  She is also involved in many other activities on campus.  She is the secretary of both the Italian Club and the Newman Association, and is actively involved in Catholic Campus Ministry as a lector, greeter, and choir member.  She is also involved in the choir ensembles in the Sunderman Conservatory.  She has also enjoyed participating with the Center for Public Service through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and an Immersion Trip.  Her favorite experience at Gettysburg so far has been taking the World’s Children First-Year Seminar.


Amanda Loehr '17
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Amanda is a sophomore Biology major from Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Amanda is the Historian of the Pre-Veterinary Club and hopes to go to vet school once finished at Gettysburg.  She is also part of DiscipleMakers Christian Fellowship’s Leadership Team this year. Amanda is looking forward to meeting all of the first-year students and helping them to transition into college life.


Mandy Buell '15
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Mandy is a senior Math major from Westminster, Maryland. She is a member of the women's lacrosse team and Student Alumni. I look forward to meeting all the first-years at Orientation!!


Leah Pinckney '17
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Leah Pinckney is a sophomore Health Science major, music minor from Newtown, Connecticut.  She is passionate about foreign languages and travelled to China with her high school.  She looks forward to studying abroad during her time at Gettysburg.  She also enjoys running and hopes to participate in a local half marathon this fall.  Music has played an important role all her life.  She plays in the Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra in addition to private piano lessons.  During her first year, she has taken advantage of the many extracurricular activities available and looks forward to getting more involved this fall.


Katerina Krohn '17
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Katerina Krohn

Kat is a sophomore Political Science major and Environmental Studies minor from Reading, Pennsylvania. On campus, she is involved with Alpha Phi Omega (the co-ed service fraternity), College Democrats, the Gettysburg Environmental Concerns Organization, and Cooking Club. When Kat does have free time, one of her favorite pastimes is napping. Kat can't wait to help welcome the Class of 2018 and serve as a part of this year's orientation team!


Shannon Kelley '16
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Shannon is a junior Health Sciences major from Joppa, Maryland. She is minoring in Studio Art and would like to pursue a career in medical illustration. On campus, she is an office assistant at The Women’s Center and is actively involved in Big Brothers Big Sisters and Circolo Italiano, a club for students interested in Italian culture and language. In her free time, Shannon likes to paint and play tennis.


Kellie Burke '17
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Kellie is a Psychology major and a member of the class of 2017.

Residence Life Staff

Maria Wanner '16
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Maria Wanner

Maria is a Biology major and a member of the class of 2016.

Phoebe Do '17
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Phoebe Do

Phoebe is a Mathematical Economics major, class of 2017. She is from Vietnam. While holding outstanding academic standing with the college, she keeps herself engaged in the community. Phoebe is involved in work-study at ES Dept., research assistance in Chemistry Dept., the Gaithwait Leadership Center, Campus Kitchen, APO, and the cooking club. She will spend the summer of 2014 participating in the Heston internship with the Center for Public Service. Her hobby is dancing. Challenges, adventures and friendship are important to Phoebe. Her favorite quote is “Whatever you do in life, it’s not legendary, unless your friends are there with you”.

Danielle Keim '15
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Residence Coordinator

Danielle Keim

Hello Class of 2018! My name is Danielle Keim, and I am the Residence Coordinator (RC) for Hanson Hall. This coming year will be my third year on staff.  I am sure it will be another great year! I am a rising Senior from Lancaster, PA with a major in Environmental Studies and minors in both Business and Spanish. Outside of my studies, I am involved in many activities on campus including The Eisenhower Institute, for which I will be a Fellow this year. Additionally, I am the Captain of the Equestrian Team, and I hold a few campus jobs. I am looking forward to meeting the Hanson residents during Orientation. Hope everyone is as excited as I am!  Have a great summer!

Tucker Snow '16
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Tucker Snow is a junior individual major entitled, "Human Rights and Youth Development" from Baltimore, Maryland (born in Massachusetts).

Kelsey Meisch '17
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Kelsey Meisch

Kelsey is a sophomore Public Policy and Political Science major with an interest in pre-law from Scotch Plains, New Jersey. She is involved in intramural soccer, the Eisenhower Institute, International Affairs Association/ Model United Nations and Alpha Phi Omega- the co-ed service fraternity on campus. She enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends. Kelsey is very excited for the upcoming First-Year students to arrive for orientation week and the new school year!

Katie Patterson '15
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Katie Patterson

Katie is a senior Sociology and International Affairs double major who grew up in Western Pennsylvania. In addition to being a part of the Residence Life student staff, she is also a Program Coordinator at the Center for Public Service on campus. She loves English breakfast tea and her favorite movie is "Singin’ in the Rain". One of her favorite parts of her Gettysburg experience has been getting off campus and getting to know the awesome members of the town community.

Jeffrey White '17
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Jeff White

Jeffrey is a sophomore Anthropology major. He is involved in numerous activities on campus, some examples being Gospel Choir, Drop the Octave Acappella group, and the Campus Activities Board. Jeffrey grew up in Baltimore MD, but now lives in York PA. He is a student who loves to be a part of people's lives. Jeffrey is someone who has a desire and an enthusiasm for friendships and effecting change amongst others and himself.

Office of Residential & First-Year Programs

Building: College Union Building
Room Number: 250
Phone: (717) 337-6901
Office Hours: M-F 8:30-5:00, closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch
Campus Box: 430
Website: Residential & First-Year Programs

Email: orientation@gettysburg.edu

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