Top Ten stories highlight high-profile year at Gettysburg College

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.

Students learn about New York media careers, meet Katie Couric; photos

Men's basketball team headed to Sweet 16 on buzzer-beater; video


Profs on TV: Guelzo on 'Daily Show'; Warshaw on PBS 'NewsHour'

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

Campus Kitchen marks first year of serving those in need

Prof. Gabor Boritt wins 2008 National Humanities Medal

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 2,600 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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