Ceremony honors 29 December graduates; photo gallery available

Gettysburg College recognized mid-year graduates at a Dec. 18 ceremony.

A standing-room-only crowd of families, faculty, and friends packed Schmucker Hall's Paul Recital Hall to celebrate the achievement of 29 new graduates.

Political science Prof. Caroline Hartzel, who coordinates the Department of Globalization Studies, delivered remarks on behalf of the faculty. Interim President Janet Morgan Riggs, a 1977 graduate of Gettysburg College, welcomed the audience and graduates. A reception followed.

A photo gallery offers a few highlights of the ceremony.

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.

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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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