Orientation Leaders 

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Ivana Lopez-Espinosa

Ivana Lopez-Espinosa

Ivana is a Sociology major and a double minor in German Studies and Music. She grew up in Frederick, Maryland but currently resides in Gettysburg. She works at the Office of Diversity and Inclusion during the school year and she enjoys spending time at the Painted Turtle Farm.

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Thao Hoang

Thao Hoang

Thao is a sophomore from Hanoi, Vietnam.

Maranda Moyer

Maranda Moyer

Maranda is a junior Political Science and Public Policy double major from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Maranda is a member of the Delta Rho chapter of Alpha Delta Pi, on the Mock Trial Team, and the Relay Chair for Gettysburg's Colleges Against Cancer.

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Sarah Pierson

Sarah Pierson

Sarah is a junior Political Science and Public Policy major from Southampton, New York. When she's not working behind the CUB Desk or in the Admissions Office as a Tour Guide, Sarah spends her free time with the Student Musical Theatre Club as the Vice President/Show Liaison and rehearsing with Upscale: Gettysburg College's all-female a cappella group. She is super excited to welcome the Class of 2021!

Sarahrose Jonik

Sarahrose Jonik

Sarahrose is a sophomore Biology major from Glenmoore, Pennsylvania. Besides being a part of the Orientation Staff, she is also on the Bullets' softball team and a leadership member of the Unity Council. She can almost always be found in either the library or Science Center. In her free time, she loves hanging out with her friends and meeting new people all over campus. She is beyond excited to meet the Class of 2021! Go Bullets! 

Residence Life Staff

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Nora Tidey

Residence Coordinator

Nora Tidey

Nora is a senior Psychology major from Dallas, Pennsylvania. She is planning to attend law school after graduation. On campus, Nora is both a Peer Learning Associate and a Research Assistant in the Psychology department, as well as a copy editor for the campus newspaper The Gettysburgian. This will be Nora’s third year on Residence Life staff as a Resident Assistant and she is very excited to also be the Residence Coordinator of Paul Hall! Nora is looking forward to an awesome Orientation and school year with all the residents of Paul Hall.

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Lauren Hand

Lauren Hand

Lauren is a sophomore double majoring in Spanish and English with a Writing Concentration from York, Pennsylvania.  On campus, she is a proud member and class representative of the Bullets Marching Band.  She sings with Upscale A Capella, and she also participates in Audeamus and Symphony Band.  Aside from music, she enjoys taking part in CPS programs, including ESL classes and LIU Migrant Ed.  She loves attending Poetry Circle meetings and wearing funky socks, and in her free time she can usually be found at Commons or Ugly Mug.

Spencer King

Spencer King

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Michael Mancuso

Michael mancuso

Michael is a junior from Hackettstown, NJ majoring in Political Science and Philosophy.

Julia Roehl

Julia Roehl

Julia is a sophomore that is majoring in Environmental Studies and Public Policy with a minor in Anthropology. She is from San Francisco where she has a beagle and a cat. She spends her summers on Long Beach Island, NJ and enjoys running in her free time. She is looking forward to meeting her residents for this upcoming year!


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

Transfer Student Resources

Residential & First-Year Programs: Alex Barkley, abarkley@gettysburg.edu

Registrar's Office: Lindsay Arlington, larlingt@gettysburg.edu

Office of Academic Advising: Dean GailAnn Rickert, grickert@gettysburg.edu