Gettysburg College Magazine - Winter 2021

Gettysburg College Magazine is published twice a year as a gift to all alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the College by the Communications and Marketing Office. Included below are select highlights from the Winter 2021 issue.


  • Walking the talk

    by Molly Foster

    How a beloved admissions counselor used drag as a pathway toward inclusion and belonging.

  • COVID-19: A novel virus. A robust response from Gettysburgians.

    by Katelyn Silva

    As the novel coronavirus evolved into a pandemic of unprecedented proportions, Gettysburgians sprang into action to make a difference when it mattered most.

  • Match made in Gettysburg

    by Megan Miller, with contributions from Molly Foster and Anya Hanna

    Alumni reflect on the lifelong friendships, romances, and professional relationships that were forged at Gettysburg and have grown stronger ever since.


  • President’s letter:

    My optimism in Gettysburg’s future remains undimmed

    President Bob Iuliano reflects on this unprecedented moment in the College’s history, and speaks to the importance of Gettysburg’s ambitious new strategic plan, Living Our Promise.

  • Noteworthy:

    Alumni gifts elevate two of Gettysburg’s strongest majors

    David Brennan ’75, P’00, chair of the Board of Trustees, and Daria Lo Presti Wallach ’76, share what inspired their generous gifts to the College.

  • Conversations:

    Letters to the editor

    Two alumni reflect on the “A tradition of gratitude feature” from the Spring 2020 edition of the magazine.

  • News:


    Catch up on Gettysburg College happenings in our news roundup from the Winter 2021 edition of our magazine.

  • Perspectives:

    On the topic of resilience

    When facing difficult circumstances, how do we dig deep, and what do we find when we do?

  • Connections:

    Introducing our Loyalty Circle Tri-Chairs

    The Loyalty Circle’s newly-appointed Tri-Chairs underscore how giving back is an expression of their gratitude for the impact their Gettysburg education has had on each of their lives.

  • Prof path:

    Chris Kauffman

    Theatre Arts Prof. Chris Kauffman’s ’92 passion for theater started at Gettysburg during his undergraduate, and that passion now touches in all areas of his life.

  • What makes a great...

    Binge-worthy mystery

    Author Nancy Connor Springer ’70 shares how she created ‘Enola Holmes,’ a little novel turned big movie, now available on Netflix.

  • Reflections:

    Happy trails

    Two recent grads reflect on hiking the Appalachian Trail, and the fellow Gettysburgians that supported their journey.

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