Michelle is a senior who is highly involved on campus: she holds a position in her sorority (Alpha Delta Pi), is a Research Assistant in the Social Psychology Laboratory, works in the athletic department, and volunteers in her free time.
Lauren Ashley (LaLa), is a History major with German and English minors, as well as a Bullets Cheerleader. She is originally from Charleston, South Carolina but came to Gettysburg College from Massachusetts. On campus, LaLa is a member of Habitat for Humanity and the RISE program. She recently participated in a CPS program and has an interest in the Eisenhower Institute. In her spare time, LaLa can be found on the ground floor of Musselman Library or in the Jaeger Center taking ZUMBA classes, working out, or practicing with the belly dancing group. Lala is looking forward to meeting the incoming class of 2019!
Kelly is a junior Health Science major from Chester, NJ. On campus, she is involved with Alpha Phi Omega and Dance Ensemble. She loves the outdoors, running and, of course, Gettysburg!
Kat is a junior from Reading, Pennsylvania with a double major in Political Science and Environmental Studies. She is involved in Student Senate, College Democrats, the Eisenhower Institute, Alpha Phi Omega (a co-ed service fraternity), and Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She also enjoys working for the political science department and the admissions office. Kat loves to spend time hanging out in the Commons. She can't wait to spend another year as an orientation leader and help welcome the Class of 2019 to Gettysburg!
Emma is a rising sophomore from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is the oldest of four siblings. Her intended major is Biology and she is debating a minor in chemistry. Emma plays on the varsity women’s golf team and is also involved with the Pre–Health Professionals Club and the Photography Club. Her favorite place on campus is the basement of Glatfelter Hall and she loves Servo's Oreo cookies. Emma is very excited to be a part of this year’s Orientation Team!
Ross is a member of the Class of 2018 and is from Reisterstown, MD. He is a huge Ravens and Orioles fan. Ross is a physics major with a minor in mathematics. After Gettysburg, he hopes to go to graduate school to continue his education.
Sara Mater is a senior Biology major and Chemistry minor from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This summer, Sara is a research intern at Janssen Pharmaceuticals of Johnson & Johnson. During the fall of 2014, Sara studied abroad in Amman, Jordan through a global health program. In her spare time, she loves trying new foods, traveling and doing anything outdoor related. She is very much looking forward to meeting the class of 2019!
Amelia is a junior political science/public policy double major with a writing minor. She is from Tallahassee, Florida and, when she is home, enjoys spending time on the beach. On campus, Amelia is involved in Student Senate, the Eisenhower Institute, Alpha Delta Pi, and Alpha Phi Omega. When she isn't studying at the library, Amelia can be found hanging out with friends in the Commons and eating Servo cookies.
Anisha is a sophomore from Quakertown, Pennsylvania. She has not yet selected a major, but is exploring her interests in sociology, film, and Women and Gender Studies. Outside the classroom, Anisha is involved in the Bullets marching band, yearbook, and swing club. In her spare time, she enjoys writing, listening to music, and reading articles online. Anisha is excited to share her love of Gettysburg College with the class of 2019!
Residence Life Staff
Katie is a sophomore Environmental Studies/Public Policy double major and Classics minor from Haverhill, Massachusetts. Bridging her passion for the environment with her love of public policy, Katie is concentrating her studies on Environmental Policy. She is involved in many extracurricular activities on campus, including Eta Sigma Phi, the International Affairs Association, the Model United Nations Team, the Classics Club, the Eisenhower Institute, and the Admissions Office as a tour guide. Katie also loves to travel, read, and enjoys a good cup of tea.
Kaleigh is a member of the class of 2018.
Peter is a senior and is double majoring in English and Philosophy. This will be his third year on staff. Peter enjoys singing in the choir and has been involved with a variety of theater productions. This summer, he studied abroad in England.
Daniella is a sophomore Chemistry major from Northumberland, Pennsylvania. In addition to being an RA, she is an Admissions Tour Guide and a Garthwait Leadership Center Leadership Mentor. She enjoys writing for the Gettysburgian, reading, and traveling. You can find Daniella in the Science Center or the Commons, her two favorite places on campus. Daniella is a David Wills Scholar, a member of Colleges Against Cancer, and a member of Eta Sigma Phi, the honorary Classics society. She is an avid Netflix-er, list-maker, and a former president of the Fall Out Boy fan club at her middle school.
JJon is a senior, majoring in OMS and Public Policy with minors in Business and Peace & Justice Studies. He is from Ashburn, VA. Jon has been an RA since his sophomore year. He is also involved with IAA/Model UN and the Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC). Jon is looking forward to his senior year and everything that comes with it.
Hunter is a sophomore Biology major planning to go to medical school and pursue a career as an orthopedic surgeon. Hunter is an only child from Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania, and at the moment, only has pet fish. He has many hobbies including bicycling, kayaking, riding his motorcycle, and boating.
Kyra is a Senior, Psychology major from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On campus she is President of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated and works in the library and theater offices. She is both excited and saddened by the thought of this being her last year on staff, since she will be graduating in December. She loves reading and singing, and has a distinctive laugh. She is thrilled to welcome in the new class and cannot wait to see how Gettysburg Great they are!
Kelsey is a junior and is double majoring in Public Policy and Political Science with a minor in Peace and Justice Studies. She is from Scotch Plains, New Jersey and is involved with intramural soccer, the Eisenhower Institute, International Affairs Association/Model United Nations. She even founded Gettysburg's Debate Club. She enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends. Kelsey is very excited to work with the class of 2019 in the spring (once she returns from a semester in Serbia)!
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Room Number: 250
Phone: (717) 337-6901
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