Gettysburg College Magazine - Summer 2022

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 Summer 2022 issue.


  • A Legacy of Leadership

    by Kasey Varner ’14

    Celebrating 50 years of impact and change through the Black Student Union.

  • The Care Connection

    by Molly Foster

    Utilizing the Gettysburg Network and sharing a deep desire to solve problems, Roger Nelson P’91, ’93 and Rod Tosten ’85 collaborated in the College’s Innovation and Creativity Lab to build a teddy bear that’s captivating hearts and strengthening minds—now known and loved as CueTeddy.

  • The Office Door That Never Closes

    by Phoebe Doscher ’22

    Retired Psychology Prof. Bob D’Agostino’s teaching philosophy is about more than just passion. It’s about being a meaningful mentor—for life.


  • President’s Letter:

    “Whenever thy loyal ones gather to waken fond memory, Our thoughts shall be turned, Alma Mater, old Gettysburg back to thee.”

    Gettysburg College President Bob Iuliano reflects on his first Reunion as president as the College looks toward fostering a more inclusive, lifelong home.

  • Noteworthy:

    Introducing A New Magazine Section

    GETTYSBURG College Magazine’s new department will showcase how the College’s consequential education take hold in the hearts and in the careers of our alumni.

  • Conversations:

    Media Mentions

    Social media was aflutter with the coming of spring and big news across campus, including the return of an in-person Get Acquainted Day and the announcement of a new online master’s program.

  • News:


    Catch up on Gettysburg College happenings in our news roundup from the Summer 2022 edition of our magazine.

  • Perspectives:

    On The Topic of Purpose

    How do we wake up every day with drive and determination?

  • Lives of Consequence:

    The Intersection of Theater and Therapy

    How dramatic techniques can lead to catharsis and change.

  • Connections:

    Victor T. Smith '10

    Victor T. Smith ’10 shares lessons of growth from Gettysburg College and the importance of paying it forward.

  • Prof Path:

    Douglas Page

    Education and civic engagement have continued playing a role in the life of Political Science Prof. Douglas Page.

  • Behind the Scenes:

    With a Gettysburg Great

    What it’s like to be a part of the world’s most anticipated athletic event—the Olympics?

  • From The Archives

    A Snapshot of the Sky

    Former Gettysburg College Prof. Michael Jacobs documented the three days of the Battle of Gettysburg, providing the only account of the days’ weather.

  • Reflections:

    Making the most of each moment

    At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Zachary De Besche ’22 saw a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and built it from the ground up—a tiny house.

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