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Celebrating 25 Years of the College's Commitment to Diversity

When Charles Glassick became president of Gettysburg College in 1977, he inherited a strikingly homogenous campus culture. According to Julie Ramsey, who joined the administration as the assistant to the president... Learn More


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Gettysburg named a "Best Value College for 2014" by The Princeton Review

Ask any alum, and they’ll likely tell you that that their investment in Gettysburg College was one of the best they ever made. In fact, given the choice to start their undergraduate experience over, almost 90% of grads would again choose Gettysburg.

Now, it’s clear that others agree...

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Gettysburg students travel to U.S.-Mexico border to study immigration issues

This week, Gettysburg students are learning first-hand about immigration issues on a new Immigration on the U.S./Mexico Border immersion trip that connects them with immigrants, advocates...

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The Lucky 13 of ’13: Top moments from the past year

2013 was yet another interesting, exciting, and successful year for Gettysburg College and our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends.

A new annual event to add to the list of well-loved campus traditions. Recognition as a top college for service. A faculty research breakthrough. More...

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The Best of 2013 on Social Media

Gettysburg College's social media accounts were alive with activity this year. With more than 6,700 followers on Twitter, 10,600 fans on Facebook, and 1,730 followers on Instagram...

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Seasons Greetings from Gettysburg College

As 2013 comes to a close, we ask you to take a minute to watch our Holiday video and reflect on a great year at Gettysburg College. The entire Gettysburg College community wishes joy and peace to everyone this holiday season.

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Holiday lights illuminate campus; View photos

From fraternity houses to Lincoln Square, Gettysburg is aglow with holiday lights.

Festive decorations are a longstanding tradition on the Gettysburg College campus during the winter season, and this year is no exception.

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Letting go, propelling forward: Jozwik '14 grows from experiential education

What does saving the life of a fallen climber, helping with tornado relief efforts, and experiencing a 60-foot freefall on an outdoor challenge course have to do with leadership and making one marketable in the workforce?

In environments such as these, it's about pushing one's perceived physical...

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Photo of the Day Contest winners announced

When balloting closed Nov. 10, a photo of a picturesque sunset marina in Portugal won the fifth annual Photo of the Day contest. 

The winner, Megan Bailey ’14, took this photo during her semester abroad in spring 2013 to Sevilla, Spain. “A few of the other Gettysburg students...

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Gettysburg College’s value, academic quality recognized in 2013 rankings

Gettysburg College received high marks throughout 2013 by several news organizations and higher education groups. The College was scored on everything from academic quality to the overall undergraduate experience.

Here's how we did…

The Princeton Review...

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Enter the fifth annual Photo of the Day Contest

Two prizes — each a $250 gift certificate at the College Bookstore — will be offered this year. The "People's Choice" winner will be selected via an online poll. The "Editors' Award" will be chosen by a panel of experts.

Anyone can enter. Images received through Oct. 15 will be...

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Come home to Gettysburg Sept 27-29: Homecoming Weekend preview

Homecoming is always one of the most exciting weekends of the year. Homecoming Weekend 2013 will be no exception, and the schedule is jam-packed with exciting events and opportunities.

Don’t miss the opportunity to come home to Gettysburg Friday, September 27...

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College hosts Medal of Honor town hall forum Sept. 20; photo gallery

Gettysburg College hosted a town hall forum featuring three Medal of Honor recipients on Friday, Sept. 20.

The event was emceed by FOX News Sunday’s Chris Wallace, and took place in the College Union Building’s Ballroom, located along West Lincoln Ave.

Attendees heard recipients&rsquo...

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Glatfelter Hall renovation in full swing; underground construction photos and video

Those of you back on campus after a summer away may have noticed some changes around Glatfelter Hall, including a fenced construction area and several pieces of heavy equipment -- but the activity you see on the surface is merely the tip of the iceberg.

The Glatfelter Hall renovation project...

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Bullets set to hit the ground running

The 2013 fall sports season could shape up to be an exciting one with numerous teams coming off successful campaigns a year ago. The field hockey, women’s soccer, and volleyball teams all qualified for the Centennial Conference tournament...

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Facebook followers offer advice for students as they begin a new year

As a fresh crop of Gettysburgians arrives on campus, and upperclassmen return for another academic year, it seems like everyone has quality advice to offer students about their time at Gettysburg College.

On Aug. 26, the first day of classes, the Gettysburg...

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Pres. Riggs to HuffPost: Post-graduate success not solely based on earnings

Gettysburg College Pres. Janet Morgan Riggs '77 recently authored an editorial for the August 27 issue of the Huffington Post. Read the full piece below.

Post-Graduate Success Not...

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First steps on the road to graduation

Orientation for the Gettysburg College Class of 2017 was jam-packed with programs and traditions designed to help members of the class get to know each other and campus, and launch them into their lives and careers as Gettysburgians.

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Welcome to campus first-years! View Move-In Day photos & video

The Gettysburg College Class of 2017 is here! This morning, hundreds of first-year students arrived on campus, embraced their family and friends, and settled into their rooms in residence halls Stine, Rice, Paul, Patrick, Hanson, and Huber...

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For the Class of 2017, experiences abound during Orientation

Gettysburg College's newest students in the Class of 2017 will have many opportunities to get to know the College, community and one another through experiences and activities during Orientation.

This incoming class of first-year students totals...

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Eyeing Greatness

Hailing from 38 states and 11 countries, the 705 members of Class of 2017 bring to Gettysburg an impressive mix of academic and civic achievements, fascinating life experiences, and a desire for greatness.

Only 41 percent of students were admitted among the 5,453 that applied.

Many students...

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Pres. Riggs authors an appeal to Pres. Obama in Huffington Post

Gettysburg College Pres. Janet Morgan Riggs '77 recently authored an editorial for the August 13 issue of the Huffington Post. Read the full piece below.

Addressing Affordability and the...

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Gettysburg again named a "Great College to Work For"

For the fifth consecutive year, The Chronicle of Higher Education has recognized "Gettysburg College as a Great College to Work For." The results were released as part of The Chronicle’s sixth annual report on the Learn More


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Gettysburg named a top PA college for return on investment

In search of a valuable degree? Look no further than a Gettysburg College education! AffordableCollegesOnline.org (AC Online), a resource for college affordability and financial aid information, recently ranked Gettysburg College as a top college...

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Artists of the airwaves: Undergrads host WZBT radio shows

“Turn it up!” It’s a phrase you’ll hear on campus, around town, and down Route 30 as listeners’ radio dials reach 91.1 FM, WZBT Gettysburg. The non-profit, student-run radio station, founded in 1948, prides...

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