Piper is a rising junior from Berryville, Virginia with majors in Public Policy and Environmental Studies. On campus, she likes playing frisbee, getting food from the Ugly Mug and petting friendly campus dogs. She is very excited to work closely with first year orientation and get to know the class of 2023!
Julianna Pestretto ’21
Julianna is a junior Globalization Studies, French, and Political Science triple major from Connecticut. She is a member of the International Affairs Association, and recently traveled to France to compete in a Model U.N. Conference with the club. This year, she helped to pick the Common Read as the Student Coordinator for the committee. Julianna is also a Student Assistant for the Eisenhower Institute, and has participated in the Contours of the Middle East Program. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out at the Ugly Mug and watching Gilmore Girls. She is so excited to see everyone on campus!
Tien Tong ’22
Tien is a rising sophomore from Hanoi, Vietnam majoring in Mathematical Economics. Tien currently works for Residential & First-Year Programs as the Housing Coordinator and is the secretary for Vietnamese Student Association.
Special Projects Coordinator
Catherine Steffens ’20
Catherine is a senior Health Sciences major with a minor in Spanish. She has been a part of Orientation as an Orientation Leader for both her sophomore and junior year. On campus, she is part of Student Alumni Association and sings in choir. She is president of the women’s music fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota, and enjoys staying involved in the different events that the Sunderman Conservatory puts on. She looks forward to meeting the Class of 2023 and welcoming them to Gettysburg College!
All incoming students are assigned an Orientation group based on their First-Year Residence Hall. Each group is lead by a Resident Assistant and an Orientation Leader. Check back here once you have your housing assignment to meet your staff!
Residential Life Coordinator, Residential & FY Programs
Sharon L. Fissel
Assistant Director of Residential & First Year Programs, Residential & FY Programs
Assistant Director of Residential and First-Year Programs, Residential & FY Programs