Recognition ceremony honors December graduates; video, photo gallery

Gettysburg College recognized mid-year graduates at a Dec. 15 ceremony in the College Union Building Ballroom.

Families, friends, and faculty members gathered to honor the achievements of 29 graduates.

Political science Prof. Caroline Hartzell delivered remarks on behalf of the faculty. College President Janet Morgan Riggs '77 welcomed the audience and graduates. A reception followed.

The December Graduates Recognition Ceremony honors students who have completed degree requirements in August or are expected to complete requirements in December.

The Recognition Ceremony participants are also invited to participate in the May Commencement exercises and will receive degrees at that time.

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

Contact: Jim Hale, associate director of editorial services

Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2011




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