From presidential campaigns visiting campus to professors analyzing the race on national television, 2008 was a high-profile year for Gettysburg College.
Listing all of the year's great stories - from a student saving a local boy's life to breaking ground for a new athletic center - would be impractical, but the following top-ten list tries to narrow the field.
The stories aren't in any particular order. Should they be? Did we miss something? Let us know by submitting a comment below or on the Gettysburg College fan page on Facebook, where you can take part in a poll or write on the wall.
Justice O'Connor tells 2008 grads to 'aim high'; video
Gettysburg College breaks ground for new athletic center
Gettysburg College students win Fulbright, Goldwater grants
Gettysburg College first-year student helps save local boy's life
Politicians and pundits: presidential campaigns, Chris Matthews visit campus; photos and video
Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences. With a student body of approximately 2,500, it is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. The college was founded in 1832.
Contact: Jim Hale, online content editor
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 2,700 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.
Posted: Fri, 19 Dec 2008
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