Orientation Leaders 

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Teal Tasker

Teal tasker

Teal is a sophomore majoring in Health Sciences from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. She is also a member of the Gettysburg Women's Basketball Team. Teal spends her summers working at summer camp at her former high school (Mercersburg Academy). She loves being active and playing sports, and in her free time she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends.

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Laurel Howlett

Laurel howlett

Laurel is a Sophomore Psychology major with a double minor in Business and Art History from Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Aaron Thompson

Aaron Thompson

Aaron is a Sophomore from Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. He is a music major with the Sunderman Conservatory of Music at Gettysburg College where he studies voice and piano. He participates in the Gettysburg College Choir, the a Capella group Drop The Octave, and the student musical theatre group SMUT. In addition to performing, he works for the office of admissions as a tour guide and ambassador. His favorite things about Gettysburg are the trees and the servo cookies!

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Viola Liu

Viola Liu

Violla Liu is a junior Environmental Studies major with Maths minor from Beijing, China. She loves blue and cats, but not blue cats. You may find her silent and shy most of the time, that is only temporary because she might be homesick or she hasn't gotten to know you just yet! She cannot wait to meet you during 2016 Orientation!

Laura Waters

Laura Waters

Laura is a Sophomore from Doylestown, Pennsylvania. She is double majoring in Studio Art and Art History, with a minor in Public History. A member of the executive board of the Art Alliance, art and the study of it are two of her favorite things. She is extremely excited to be a member of the orientation staff for the Class of 2020, and wishes all of them a fantastic first year!

Residence Life Staff

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Anabel Waplinger

Residence Coordinator

Anabel Waplinger

Anabel is a senior Spanish and Globalization Studies double major from Lancaster, PA. She spent a semester studying abroad in Spain last Fall and is excited to be spending the full year at Gettysburg with her residents this year. On campus she is involved with Alpha Delta Pi and works with the Development, Alumni, and Parent Relations Office. She can't wait to meet the class of 2020! 

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Tyra Crosbie

Tyra Crosbie

Tyra is a senior studying both Organization and Management Studies and Latin American, Caribbean and Latin studies. She's originally from St.Croix, but Jamaica, New York is where she's lived most of her life. Besides working with residence life, she is also a Senior Intern for the Admissions office and a student worker for both the tech crew and the Office of Intercultural Advancement. Apart from work and classes, she likes to have fun dancing as a member of the B.O.M.B Squad!

Molly Cherny

Molly Cherny

Molly is a sophomore Health Science major from Kingston, New York. She also minors in Women and Gender Studies. She enjoys playing intramural sports at Gettysburg and is excited to be working in the athletic training office this year as she aspires to eventually go into the medical field. She can't wait to meet all of her residents and is looking forward to a great year!

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Michael Mancuso

Michael Mancuso

Michael is a sophomore who plans to double major in Political Science and Philosophy from Hackettstown, NJ. He enjoys the hiking, fishing, and camping.

Nene Sy

Nene Sy

Nene Sy ’18 is from New York, NY. She is a Biology major with an interest in human health and disease. Aside from being a Residence Assistant, Nene also is also an employee for the GLC and a research assistant in the Biology department. Along with these roles, she is also an active member of the Gettysburg African Student Association and the Black Student Union. Nene’s mission is to be a change agent on Gettysburg College’s campus. She aspires to be a doctor, as she will return to her hometown, Bamako, Mali, to practice medicine.


Office of Residential & First-Year Programs

Building: College Union Building
Room Number: 250
Phone: (717) 337-6901
Office Hours: M-F 8:30-5:00, closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch
Campus Box: 430
Website: Residential & First-Year Programs

Email: orientation@gettysburg.edu

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