Class of 2019 Celebrates Graduation at 184th Commencement
May19

Class of 2019 Celebrates Graduation at 184th Commencement

By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor This weekend’s commencement exercises celebrated the class of 2019’s journey at Gettysburg College at the completion of their undergraduate degrees. As students take their first steps as college graduates, the bell toll of Glatfelter Hall and the band’s music signify the beginning of the next chapter of their lives where students are equipped with a Gettysburg education and memories that will last a...

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Full Text: Commencement Address by Joshua Wagner ’19
May19

Full Text: Commencement Address by Joshua Wagner ’19

Speech by Joshua Wagner ’19 as prepared for delivery: Good morning!  I am honored to welcome you — the family, friends, faculty, administrators, and staff — who have come to celebrate the graduation of the class of 2019. As President Riggs so kindly introduced, I am Joshua Wagner, a chemistry and mathematics double major from the class of 2019.  Despite temptations to lock myself away in a lab or in a chalk filled room, like...

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Live Coverage: The Class of 2019 Graduates
May19

Live Coverage: The Class of 2019 Graduates

Staff Report This article will be updated throughout the day. For live updates, follow us on Twitter. THREAD: Updates on Commencement … follow along here #gburg2019 — The Gettysburgian (@GCgettysburgian) May 19, 2019 View...

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Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 23 New Members
May18

Phi Beta Kappa Inducts 23 New Members

By Clinton Baugess, Secretary of Iota of Pennsylvania Chapter On commencement weekend, Phi Beta Kappa inducted 23 new members into the Iota of Pennsylvania chapter of The Phi Beta Kappa Society at Gettysburg College. Students are elected to Phi Beta Kappa by the resident PBK members on campus. In additional to high academic achievement, members consider evidence of intellectual curiosity and academic integrity. Students inducted...

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Undergraduate Research on Display at Celebration 2019
May16

Undergraduate Research on Display at Celebration 2019

By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor Students presented various research projects as a part of the 11th Annual Celebration, a Colloquium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity on Friday, May 3 in Bream Gym. Celebration 2019 included 200 students from 20 different disciplines who shared their projects with posters and conversation. Students presented on education projects, science research, economics, Kolbe Summer Research and more....

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College to Award Three Honorary Degrees at 184th Commencement
May14

College to Award Three Honorary Degrees at 184th Commencement

By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor Gettysburg College will award honorary degrees to three distinguished citizens at the 184th annual Commencement exercises held on May 19: Jane Rice, LeVar Burton, and retiring President Janet Morgan Riggs ‘77. Rice is the co-founder of the Rice Family Foundation, which awards funds to non-profit organizations in Hanover, PA and surrounding communities. She is married to Mike Rice, former CEO and owner of...

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