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Leadership


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Into the wild, student leadership in the backcountry

For the 26 student facilitators of the Gettysburg Recreational Adventure Board (GRAB), leadership takes the form of planning and coordinating backcountry expeditions for their peers. January 2012 saw... Learn More


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Students help students develop leadership skills

Gettysburg College students became more effective team members and leaders after participating in workshops hosted by the Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC).

Students from a mix of class years...

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Gettysburg College students interact with legislators from around the world

Imagine meeting the leader of a global organization in the nation's capital. What would you say and how would you act?

Five Gettysburg College students experienced that rare opportunity...

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Aspire to inspire: meet the GLC Leadership Mentors

Did you know the Foo Fighters, Tim McGraw, and Michael Jackson sing about leadership in some of their greatest hits?

Gettysburg College students found inspirational messages of courage, selflessness...

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Global citizens: Meet the Eisenhower Institute Undergraduate Fellows

Gettysburg College's Eisenhower Institute (EI) has selected six students to serve as Undergraduate Fellows for the 2011-2012 academic year.

The EI Undergraduate Fellows program offers a select...

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Gettysburg grads ready to serve in Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and Teach for America

Several Gettysburg College graduates from the Class of 2010 are making their mark on the world by serving with the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and Teach for America.

Both Kurt Hagemann, from Baldwin...

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Greek Leadership Institute explores leadership for social change

This past semester 14 students from eight Greek Organizations participated in Gettysburg College's first Leadership Institute for Social Change, exploring the meaning of integrity, citizenship, inclusiveness...

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International student Denitsa Koleva '10 leads the Student Senate

Denitsa Koleva's fellow students have made it clear: she is a leader.

Not only was she elected president of the Student Senate, but she also received a Learn More


Think critically. Act compassionately. Kate Sweetland-Lambird '10 student leadership video

Kate Sweetland-Lambird '10 came to Gettysburg knowing she would get involved with the College's Center for Public Service (CPS). What she didn't know was...

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Mentoring program gives students behind-the-scenes view of Washington, D.C.

Sixteen Gettysburg College students took part in Inside Politics, a semester-long mentoring and research experience on campus and in Washington, D.C.

This fall's Inside Politics expert-in-residence...

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Gettysburg College grad earns high-profile post in Congress

At age 27, Jamie Fleet was named to a significant post in Washington, D.C.

Just how significant?

Enough that the 2002 Gettysburg College graduate was seated on the platform for...

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Students take part in Model United Nations; blog available

Ten Gettysburg College students traveled to Philadelphia to take part in the 43rd annual University of Pennsylvania Model United Nations conference from Nov. 12 to 15.

The Gettysburg students...

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In Ike’s footsteps: Student-fellows tackle public policy issues

Twelve students make up this year's group of undergraduate fellows at the Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College. As fellows, the students develop leadership skills and grow their knowledge and ...

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International delegation hones skills through Gettysburg Leadership Experience

Foreign service professionals from the United Arab Emirates will take part in the Gettysburg Leadership Experience at Gettysburg College as part of their diplomatic training in the United States.

The...

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Learning to lead: student manages orientation experience for new class

Like most first-year students, Angela Dolson was nervous when she arrived on campus. Unlike most first-years, she resolved to help future new arrivals adapt to campus life.

This past summer,...

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Ascent leadership program initiates new students to Gettysburg College

From backpacking on the Appalachian Trail to tackling poverty in Adams County, the Ascent pre-orientation program gives first-year students an early taste of the leadership opportunities at Gettysburg...

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Campus candlelight vigil honors King legacy; video available

Members of the Gettysburg College community gathered Jan. 19 for a candlelight vigil in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dozens of students, faculty members, administrators,...

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Challenge course tests and teaches students 55 feet above ground

Gettysburg College's vast new challenge course features climbing and flying elements that reach as high as 55 feet, said Director of Experiential Education John Regentin.

By scrambling...

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Ed Rendell, Cindy McCain, Chelsea Clinton, Ron Paul visit campus; photos available

Gettysburg College has been a hotbed of campaign activity this year, including visits from four presidential campaigns during the primary and general election seasons, and a series of activities called...

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Friends, sisters, political adversaries? Two Gettysburg College students share how

There's one evening of their college careers Beth Leamy and Madeline Shepherd will definitely not be spending together.

On Nov. 4, the two women - who are close friends and sorority sisters...

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Distinctive Programs

Gettysburg College offers distinctive programs that enhance the quality of the liberal arts experience for students:

Civil War Institute


Eisenhower Institute


Garthwait Leadership Center


Sunderman Conservatory of Music 


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