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GLC moves into new home, adds associate director

Gettysburg College’s Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC) is growing. This winter, the GLC moved into its new home on the ground floor of Plank and added an associate director to its leadership team, Katherine McDonagh.
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EI Fellows shoot for the stars, immerse themselves in U.S. space policy

This year, the Eisenhower Institute’s 2013-2014 Undergraduate Fellows and the Harold G. Evans Chair of Eisenhower Leadership Studies, Shirley Anne Warshaw, ...

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East Meets West

The Sunderman Conservatory of Music’s Wind Symphony has embarked on its first international tour, traveling to four cities in China—Beijing, Xi'an, Suzhou, and Shanghai—as well as Singapore over 14 days, from early to...

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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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Music or biology? Gettysburg's Jimmy Nguyen '15 chose both; Watch video

Gettysburg College junior Jimmy Nguyen loved music, but didn't know if he could balance pursuing his passion while also working to earn a biology degree. After interacting with the Sunderman Conservatory of Music's Learn More


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Students to share spotlight in A Chorus Line; View video

The entire student cast of 26 actors, 10 technical crew members, and 18 orchestra pit musicians share the spotlight in Gettysburg College’s upcoming production of A Chorus Line, presented by the Department of Theatre Arts...

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Women’s Leadership Program empowers next generation of Gettysburgians

Today’s world needs leaders.

Leaders who are rooted in the foundational values of ethics and civic responsibility; leaders who are collaborative and group oriented; and leaders who can see the big picture and develop a strategy to accomplish a shared vision.

The world needs...

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Lessons in leadership: Women's soccer team strengthened by GLC

On the soccer field, a team captain is usually one of the most experienced players, a senior most likely, wearing a yellow armband for easy identification. But with some guidance from the College’s Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC), the Bullets ...

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EI fellow authors USA Today piece on feminism, familism, and work-life balance

Gettysburg College’s Eisenhower Institute (EI) Cardin Fellow of Public Policy Jennifer Donahue authored a March 25 USA Today opinion piece on the challenges working mothers and women in leadership face. Donahue heads EI’s Women in Leadership program, in which students interactively learn...

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Fine-tuned for success

“When I first started at Gettysburg, I wasn't entirely sure if I wanted to pursue music after college,” said Alexandra Clint ’13, a music performance major. “Within my first two semesters as a Sunderman Conservatory of Music student, however, I realized that performing was ...

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Tomorrow’s leaders made today

How do you prepare for leadership? At Gettysburg College’s Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC), students identify and reflect on their passions and learn how to apply enhanced leadership skills ethically in order to make a positive impact on campus and around the world.

The GLC develops...

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Unity in Diversity: Global scholarship program connects cultures

Gettysburg College is bigger than a 200-acre campus in south central Pennsylvania – much bigger. The College not only produces graduates who live and work in locales around the world, but it also enhances global consciousness and multicultural understanding on campus through participation in...

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Young Alumni Leadership Program: Forming the leaders of tomorrow

Leaders are born, not made.

The Young Alumni Leadership Program (YALP) of the Garthwait Leadership Center turned this popular myth on its head in late September by hosting the program’s first on-campus workshop of the 2012-13 academic year, aimed at bolstering leadership abilities...

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Gettysburg College’s Sunderman Conservatory offers students a medley of opportunities

Gettysburg College’s Sunderman Conservatory offers students a medley of opportunities to harmonize their musical studies with other aspects of the liberal arts curriculum.

“I thought I would only be a biology major, but I was drawn in by the amazing professors and many musical activities...

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Eisenhower Institute hosts White House Fellows at Gettysburg College

For the fourth straight year, Gettysburg College’s Eisenhower Institute hosted a retreat on campus for newest class of White House Fellows, exceptionally qualified young professionals who will work for one year with senior White House staff, Cabinet secretaries, and other top-ranking government...

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EI experts examine presidential leadership at inaugural Gettysburg Great Symposium

From presidential platforms to public perceptions, no political stone was left unturned after experts from Gettysburg College’s Eisenhower Institute (EI) spoke to more than a hundred alumni, parents, students, and guests at the Union League Club in Philadelphia.

U.S. Presidential...

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Conflict and resolution theme of new work by Gettysburg conservatory prof

The world premiere of Uzu and Muzu from Kakaruzu, a new piece by internationally-acclaimed composer Avner Dorman, was presented by the Stockton (CA) Symphony on March 8. Dorman is professor of theory and composition at Gettysburg College’s Sunderman...

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Invited to Saudi Arabia, Gettysburg student has ‘eye-opening experience’

After receiving a special invitation from the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, Luke Feltz ’12 spent two weeks living and learning in Saudi Arabia.

Joining eight other students and a guide, Feltz immersed himself in a culture few have the opportunity to experience. “We first...

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What would Pres. Eisenhower say? EI Fellows connect past to present-day politics

What would Ike say about politics in America today?

Former Presidential speechwriter Kasey Pipes and media commentator Jennifer Donahue, who are fellows of Gettysburg College's Eisenhower Institute, answer that question in the current issue of Gettysburg magazine.

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack meets students at Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College's Eisenhower Institute (EI) hosted U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on campus Jan. 25.

Vilsack met with students and faculty members as part of the EI's Women In Leadership program, which is led by Jennifer Donahue, the EI's Cardin Public Policy Fellow.

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EI fellow predicts eroding support for Romney in NH primary

Political expert Jennifer Donahue, Cardin Fellow of Public Policy at Gettysburg College’s Eisenhower Institute, predicts that despite strong numbers heading into this week’s primary, support for presidential candidate Mitt Romney will erode in New Hampshire.

“It’s a ...

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Top Stories from 2011 -- VOTE for your favorite!

It has been a busy year for the Gettysburg College community, and we're pretty tired from hoisting the national championship trophy, traveling the world, schmoozing with the D.C. elite, and studying beauty with Chanel researchers, so we thought we'd take a few minutes to sit back, relax, and reflect...

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Students help students develop leadership skills

Gettysburg College students became more effective team members and leaders after participating in workshops hosted by the Garthwait Leadership Center (GLC).

Students from a mix of class years and majors attended the Dream Team Workshop Series, which was offered in four installments this fall...

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Gettysburg College students interact with legislators from around the world

Imagine meeting the leader of a global organization in the nation's capital. What would you say and how would you act?

Five Gettysburg College students experienced that rare opportunity at this fall's International Day of Democracy in Washington, D.C. Students observed the meeting of ...

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Aspire to inspire: meet the GLC Leadership Mentors

Did you know the Foo Fighters, Tim McGraw, and Michael Jackson sing about leadership in some of their greatest hits?

Gettysburg College students found inspirational messages of courage, selflessness, and teamwork within these and other musicians' lyrics.

Who are these students? The 2011...

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