Gettysburg College graduates reflect on 'philosophy and life' on campus April 22

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Three Gettysburg College graduates will return to campus to share their 'philosophy on life' April 22.

The 4 p.m. talk, "Reflections on Philosophical Lives," will take place in Weidensall Hall's Lobby located along North Washington Street and is part of the Norman E. Richardson Lecture series. The alums will answer the question, "What can you do with a philosophy major?" The talk will feature Rev. Dale Lind, class of 1960 and a pastor at Saint Peter's Church in N.Y., Christine Rizzo, class of 1996 and an acupuncturist living in Conn., and Richard 'RJ' Haag, class of 2002, who works for the U.S. Department of Justice. The talk is free and open to the public.

The Richardson Lecture is an annual event sponsored by the philosophy department in honor of former professor and chair, Norman E. Richardson. He was known for asking students to reflect on their personal philosophy of life as part of their final exam.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with approximately 2,600 students. It is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. The college was founded in 1832.

Issued: 4/11/08
By: Justin Brower, class of 2010

Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition. Alumni include Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate, and other distinguished scholars. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.

Posted: Mon, 14 Apr 2008


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