Rice Hall Staff

Orientation Leaders

Austin Brownley '17
Rice 1


Austin in a sophomore Japanese Studies major from Hagerstown, Maryland. He is very excited to work with the class of 2018!

Elliot Hirsch '16
Rice 2


Elliott is a Health Science major (pre-med) and Studio Art minor from lancaster Pennsylvania with two younger brothers and two adorable dogs. He enjoys running cross country, painting and being with people.

Zachary Witkower '15
Rice 2


Zak is a senior Psychology and OMS double major with a Music minor from Rockville Centre, New York. He wants to go to graduate school to continue researching body language. He plans to apply his understanding of psychology by quantitatively analyzing large organizations that frequently practice sales, negotiations, persuasion tactics, and that demand productivity. Zak is the acting quaestor (treasurer) of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, where he enables a strong social, philanthropic, and progressive environment. In his free time, Zak enjoys meeting new people, and playing pick-up basketball among a variety of other intramural sports.

Janine Barr '15
Rice 3


Hi! My name is Janine, and I am a Senior Biology and Environmental Studies double major from Summit, NJ.  On campus I am involved in the Campus Activities Board, the service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega, and work as a Peer Learning Assistant for the Biology Department.  My hobbies include kayaking, running and eating lots of Servo cookies. This is my third year as an Orientation Leader and can't wait to meet all the incoming first-years!

Naima Scott '17
Rice 3

Naima is a sophomore Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies and English double major from the Bronx, NY on the teacher certification track. During her first year at Gettysburg her most enjoyable moments involved working closely with the Adams County youth, either as a mentor or an instructor. She is involved with the Black Student Union, the Women's Center, the Bullets Dance team as well as other campus organizations.

Residence Life Staff

Abigail Conner '15
Rice 1
Residence Coordinator

Abby is a senior History major with a minor in Spanish. Last semester she studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina. On campus she is a Co-President of College's Against Cancer and plays trumpet in the jazz band. Abby can usually be spotted on campus in her sweet orange and blue nike kicks giving out high fives. She love love love love loves orientation (and Gettysburg!!!) and cannot wait to meet all of the class of 2018!

Anna Malone '16
Rice 2

A junior from Western New York, Anna is a Religious Studies and Philosophy major with a minor in Music (she plays piano). Between classes and study sessions, she sings in choir and serves as a member of Exec for DiscipleMakers Christian Fellowship. She loves swing dancing, hanging out with friends on a sunny Stine Lake, and watching spring bloom on campus! Her favorite part of being an RA is watching people grow during their first year in college. Anna can’t wait to meet the newest Rice 2 community in August.

Alexandria Hopkins '17
Rice 2

Alexandria Hopkins is a sophomore and a Health Sciences major from Baltimore, MD. She enjoys dancing and spending time with friends and family. She is the Senate Representative for the Black Student Union and the Gettysburg College Gospel Choir and a member of the Pre-Heath Professions Club. She is always smiling and is eager to begin her duties as a Resistant Assistant. "West Quad is the Best Quad!" and "Rice is Nice!"

Nicole Garafola '16
Rice 3

Nicole is a Psychology and Biology double major and a member of the class of 2016.

Sam Wilensky '17
Rice 3

Sam is a Physics major and a member of the class of 2017.

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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