Rossides, Who Helped Build TSA in Aftermath of 9/11, Delivers 2018 Blavatt Lecture
Apr25

Rossides, Who Helped Build TSA in Aftermath of 9/11, Delivers 2018 Blavatt Lecture

By Kate Delaney, Staff Writer On Tuesday afternoon, the Eisenhower Institute hosted their final installment of their 2018 Women and Leadership program. Gale Rossides, former acting administrator and one of the original founders of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), delivered the 19th annual Blavatt Lecture, which is sponsored each year by the Blavatt family including EI Executive Director Jeffrey Blavatt ’88, on...

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Women’s Center Aims to ‘Take Back the Night’ in Annual Event to Combat Sexual Assault
Apr06

Women’s Center Aims to ‘Take Back the Night’ in Annual Event to Combat Sexual Assault

By Kate Delaney, Staff Writer On Thursday evening, the Women’s Center at Gettysburg College hosted Take Back the Night, an international event that focuses on ending sexual and domestic violence. The annual event featured Kelly Smith, Community Service Officer for the Pennsylvania State Police, as the keynote speaker. Smith began by thanking the Women’s Center for hosting the event and describing her experience with domestic violence...

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Cantele Speaks in First EI Women & Leadership Lecture
Mar10

Cantele Speaks in First EI Women & Leadership Lecture

By Kate Delaney, Staff Writer On Thursday evening, and International Women’s Day, Gettysburg Women’s Lacrosse Coach Carol Cantele gave a lecture on women in leadership in Mara Auditorium, the first installment  in the Eisenhower Institute’s (EI) new Women & Leadership lecture series. While, in the past, Women in Leadership was one of EI’s expert programs in which a select group of students studied women in leadership...

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Edward Baptist Delivers 12th Annual Gondwe Lecture
Feb22

Edward Baptist Delivers 12th Annual Gondwe Lecture

By Kate Delaney, Staff Writer Dr. Derrick K. Gondwe was born in Enukweni, Malawi in 1942. He graduated from Lake Forest College before receiving his Masters Degree from the University of Wisconsin, and his Ph. D from the University of Manitoba. At Gettysburg College, he served on the faculty of the economics department for 27 years, founded the African American Studies Program, and became the first black person to receive tenure and...

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College Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with 38th Annual Celebration
Jan23

College Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with 38th Annual Celebration

By Kate Delaney, Staff Writer Seeking to recognize those who continue The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work today fighting for the rights of those who often go unheard, Gettysburg College hosted its 38th annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Christ Chapel Monday evening. The night began with music from the Biglerville High School Jazz Band and continued with an incredible performance by the Morgan State...

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