Parents of Alumni Association Fall Weekend

You are invited . . .

Parents of Alumni Association
Fall Weekend
September 20-21, 2013
Gettysburg College

Registration is required for certain events. See response form at bottom. Please register by September 4, 2013.


Friday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception at the Eisenhower Institute (EI)
Eisenhower Institute
157 North Washington Street

Featuring special guests:
EI Expert in Residence Howard Ernst, author of Fight for the Bay and Professor of Political Science at the United States Naval Academy, and
Professor Shirley Anne Warshaw, Harold G. Evans Chair of Eisenhower Leadership Studies
In addition, this year's eight Undergraduate Fellows will be at the reception and will be happy to meet you and to share their experiences with the EI. We will welcome everyone and introduce Shirley Anne and Howard at 7:15 p.m.


Saturday, 8:45-11:30 a.m.

Eisenhower Farm Tour
Eisenhower Farm -- Transportation will be provided from the College.
Please meet the College shuttles at the east end of Constitution Lot (that's the large parking lot off Constitution Avenue near Glatfelter Hall) at 8:45 a.m. This weekend is Eisenhower World War II Weekend at the Eisenhower Farm. We will receive the standard tour of the Eisenhower Home. After we complete the tour, we are welcome to visit the World War II encampment and listen to some of the WWII veterans recount their experiences.


Saturday, noon–2 p.m.

Parents of Alumni Association Lunch
Specialty Dining
Lincoln Avenue, across from the CUB


Saturday, 8:00 p.m.

For the People: An Oratorio Celebrating the Life of Abraham Lincoln
Majestic Theater
Composed by Professor Buzz Jones
Commissioned by the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College in celebration of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial. Narration by distinguished author, Jeff Shaara (Gods and Generals, The Last Full Measure) with music and dance by the Spires Brass Band, Sunderman Conservatory Woodwind Septet, and the Victorian Dance Ensemble accompanied by the Susquehanna Travelers.

Following the performance
Dessert Reception
Patron's Lounge, Majestic Theater
The Parents of Alumni Association is invited as the special guests of the Sunderman Conservatory and the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee.
** Please let us know by Friday, 9/20, if you plan to attend the Dessert Reception.

Please complete the form below if you plan to attend. There are no fees for the weekend's events, but registration is required.

Questions?: Call 717.337.6497 or email parentsofalumni@gettysburg.edu

(*) denotes required information.

* Full Name:   
Additional Attendees:   

   
* Hometown:   
* State:   
* Email:   
* Student/s Name/s:   
Class Year/s:   

Please indicate the number of tickets you will need for each event.

Welcome Reception at the    
Eisenhower Institute    



Eisenhower Farm Tour    


Parents of Alumni Association Lunch    


For the People: An Oratorio Celebrating    
the Life of Abraham Lincoln