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Campus opportunities lead to success for pre-vet student Melissa Rich

It’s 8:00 a.m., and Melissa Rich ’14 is helping to treat and wrap the hooves of Katahdin sheep at a farm about 45 minutes from campus. While many of her classmates are catching a little ... Learn More


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Preparing for graduation: Kasey Varner '14 reflects on her Gettysburg experience

“That isn’t me,” I remember thinking. “These students must never sleep. Are there even enough hours in the day for them to accomplish all of these feats?”

These ...

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Balancing Progress and Paradise

Ecuador is home to more than 1,800 different species of birds, and is a paradise for Gettysburg College senior and birding enthusiast Daniel Williams.

Before enrolling at Gettysburg, Williams...

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International Bridge Course brings home off-campus research

Assistant Provost Maureen Forrestal and Dean of Global Initiatives Rebecca Bergren wanted to help Gettysburg students connect their off-campus studies with their academic passions. “Students often...

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Passion for Titanic and religion leads to original research for Kelly Hagerty '14

102 years after the sinking of the Titanic -- April 14, 1912 -- Kelly Hagerty ’14 is conducting original research on the ill-fated ocean liner.

“I would definitely consider myself...

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Nene Sy '18 interviews First Lady

I deserve this.

That's what Nene Sy reminded herself as she anxiously waited to meet First Lady Michelle Obama in the White House.

Nene was selected by the Learn More


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The Value in Teamwork: Videos

Since becoming a member of Division III in 1974, the Bullets have made a significant impact on the field, in the classroom, and in the community. 

Gettysburg has made regular appearances...

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International students share their Gettysburg experience

With more than 65 international students representing 25+ countries – and a mission to prepare students to be active global leaders and citizens – Gettysburg College is a hotbed of global...

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A Celebrated Score

Gettysburg College senior Jeff Binner was recently one of only two undergraduates in the country selected to have their orchestral composition performed by the Learn More


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Semester abroad programs lead young alums to careers in international education

When six Gettysburg College students embarked on their semesters abroad through the Office of Off-Campus Studies (OCS), they...

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Spring Break trips enable students to broaden their horizons

From Caribbean islands to Appalachian backcountry, many Gettysburg College students spent their spring break volunteering, developing professional and valuable life skills, and expanding their worldview...

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Acceptance letters mailed to prospective members of the Class of 2018

Gettysburg College has sent acceptance letters to prospective members of the Class of 2018.

Applications totaled nearly 5,000 representing 46 states and 101 countries.

Accepted students...

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Stabler Foundation commits an additional $700,000 to student scholarships

In its second year at Gettysburg College, the Stabler Endowed Scholarship Fund is already making a difference.

“Receiving the scholarship meant a great deal to me,” said biology major...

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Doggy Discourse

Dogs—they’re loyal, loving, and always there to lend an ear when you need it most. But when it comes to understanding their vocalizations—let’s just say it can get lost in translation...

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Oral histories help students tell, preserve World War II era stories

A soldier anxious to get home.

A civilian witnessing the Pearl Harbor attacks.

A child experiencing life on the home front during wartime.

These stories won’t be found in ...

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Econ first-year KJ Sanger teaches grad students in Lithuania

As a first-year student at Gettysburg College, KJ Sanger ’17 expected to go to class, participate in campus activities, and build her professional skill set, but merely months after enrolling,...

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Redefining Student Leadership: Lhagyari Trichen Namgyal Wangchuk '17 discusses his first year

Lhagyari Trichen Namgyal Wangchuk ’17 chose Gettysburg College for the same reasons that most other students do – small, intimate class sizes, an active student body, and high academic standards...

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Four Straight! Men's Swimming Breezes to Centennial Conference Title

The men’s swimming team cruised to the Centennial Conference title for the fourth year in a row, winning by 204...

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Cory Weissman '12 continues his journey

When you ask Cory Weissman ’12, how the stroke he suffered during his freshman year affected who he is today, his answer may surprise you.

“It was the greatest gift I was ever given...

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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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