Darrien Davenport Returns to Gettysburg Following Short Resignation
Aug18

Darrien Davenport Returns to Gettysburg Following Short Resignation

By Gauri Mangala, Senior Editor On Monday, August 12, Gettysburg College students received an email blast on behalf of the Dean of Students and Vice President of College Life Julie Ramsey announcing Darrien Davenport’s return to Gettysburg College, effective September 9. The news came soon after Davenport announced his resignation from the role of Executive Director of the Office of Multicultural Development to pursue a career at Penn...

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‘Do you mind if I call you Dad?’: Davenport Reflects on Time at Gettysburg
Jul28

‘Do you mind if I call you Dad?’: Davenport Reflects on Time at Gettysburg

By Gauri Mangala, Senior Editor Dr. Darrien Davenport spent his last day as the Executive Director of the Office of Multicultural Engagement (OME) at Gettysburg College on Friday, July 26. He departed from the role to accept a job as Senior Director of Student Services at Penn State-Harrisburg. In his absence, Director of Multicultural Planning and Outreach Monique Gore and Associate Director of OME and LGBTQ+ Life Shantanique Johnson...

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Executive Director of OME Darrien Davenport Announces Resignation
Jul03

Executive Director of OME Darrien Davenport Announces Resignation

By Gauri Mangala and Benjamin Pontz Dr. Darrien Davenport, Executive Director of the Office of Multicultural Engagement (OME) announced his resignation Wednesday, effective July 26, to accept a job as Senior Student Affairs officer at Penn State-Harrisburg. Davenport has served as the first Executive Director of the three-year-old office since it was formed to replace the Intercultural Resource Center as “part of our increased...

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Garthwait Leadership Center Will Retain Name After Review by Board
May29

Garthwait Leadership Center Will Retain Name After Review by Board

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief & Gauri Mangala, Senior Editor The Garthwait Leadership Center will retain its name, the college announced Wednesday afternoon, May 29. The recommendation came from an ad hoc committee chaired by Charlie Scott, Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, and was approved by the full board in accordance with a set of renaming principles unanimously approved at the Board’s May meeting....

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Matz Continues Lifetime of Service as Secretary of American Battle Monuments Commission
May27

Matz Continues Lifetime of Service as Secretary of American Battle Monuments Commission

By Gauri Mangala, Senior Editor Years after his retirement from a decorated career in the U.S. Army, retired Major General William M. Matz, Jr. ‘61 was appointed by President Donald J. Trump as the Secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission. He is currently on a tour of the 26 overseas military cemeteries along with 30 memorials, monuments, and markers that the commission administers. For someone who attended a college that...

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