Annual Programs & Events

Women's Center Fall Lecture Series 

Thursday, November 21, 2019:

Reclaiming the Untold Story of Thanksgiving: The Indigenous Perspective
November 21, 2019
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
CUB 260
Light lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis.
***CYC Credit***

Join us for a panel discussion highlighting how Thanksgiving has been romanticized and attributed to the erasure of Indigenous peoples’ real story.

Fall Lecture Dates:

Tuesday, September, 17, 2019: "Not Your Parents' Sex Talk"
Tuesday, October 22, 2019: "Menstruation at the Margins"
Thursday, November 21, 2019: "Reclaiming the Untold Story of Thanksgiving: The Indigenous Perspective"
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
CUB 260
*CYC event

Led by student Women’s Center Program Coordinators, join us for light refreshments and vibrant dialogue. Specific topics are announced on the college digests and on the Women's Center homepage. All are welcome!

One Billion Rising

Thursday, February 13, 2020
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
CUB 260
*CYC event

One Billion Rising is a global campaign to end violence against women, rise for justice, and promote gender equality. The "billion" refers to the UN statistic that one in three women will be raped or beaten in their lifetime, or about one billion women. Every year, we rise to mobilize in solidarity against all forms of violence in our community. Everyone is welcome to this empowering event of intersectional feminist advocacy activities sponsored by the Women’s Center. Co-sponsored with the Office of Sexual Respect and Title IX.

Production: Our Voices 2020

Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
CUB Ballroom
*CYC event

All are invited to an evening of diverse, empowering, intersectional feminist storytelling with original pieces performed by Gettysburg College students who are self-identifying women and gender non-conforming individuals.  Ticket purchase required. Proceeds from tickets & t-shirt sales will be donated to charity.

Tickets: $10
T-shirts: $12 each
Ticket/Shirt combo: $20

Tickets and merchandise will be sold at CUB tables daily from 11am-1pm from February 11th through February 22nd and at the door on show nights. Information about how to pay with a Student Account or online with a credit card will be posted in January/February.

Annual Women of Distinction Awards Banquet Dinner

Thursday, March 26, 2020
6:00 p.m.
The Atrium - Dining Center

The Women of Distinction Dinner is a formal celebratory dinner honoring exemplary women in our community. Co-sponsored annually with the Office of Multicultural Engagement. *RSVP required

Take Back the Night

Thursday, April 2, 2020
5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
CUB 260 & Peace Pole
*CYC event

The Women’s Center invites all campus members to take a stand against sexual violence and mobilize support for survivors of sexual violence in our community. Meet in CUB 260 to hear from various campus speakers and participate in a solidarity march to the campus Peace Pole for survivor speak-outs and spoken word. Co-sponsored with the Office of Sexual Respect and Title IX and Peace and Justice Studies.