Weekly Event Roundup: Aug. 24 – 28

Compiled by Katie Oglesby, News Editor


Monday, Aug. 24:

Eisenhower Institute Information Session

  • 4:00 p.m. held virtually
  • Eisenhower Institute staff will discuss the application process for the fall 2020 programs.


Tuesday, Aug. 25:

Schmucker Art Gallery Main Exhibit Opening

  • 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • The Schmucker Art Gallery opens to display “I Beseech You: Women, Art, Politics, and Power” until Nov. 20, celebrating female artists.

Schmucker Art Gallery Project Exhibit Opening

  • 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • The Schmucker Art Gallery opens to display “Mexico and the People: Revolutionary Printmaking and the Taller de Gráfica Popular” curated by Carolyn Hauk ‘21 and Joy Zanghi ‘21 until Oct. 31.
  • This exhibit discusses the social and political ramifications of Mexican art in the early 20th century. 


Wednesday, Aug. 26:

Entrepreneurial Thinking Information Session

  • 7:30 to 8:00 p.m. in McCreary Hall 115 Bowen Auditorium (can be attended virtually, as well)
  • Gettysburg Entrepreneurial Thinkers with Henrik Scheel gives an information session about the curriculum this year.
  • This session also introduces ECON 463 Entrepreneurial Thinking and The Startup Experience, an online course instructed by Henrik Scheel. 


Thursday, Aug. 27:

Make Your Own Mask: Tie Dye Style with CAB

  • 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in Memorial Field Tent 10
  • College Activities Board (CAB) hosts tie-dye mask making.

Trivia Night

  • 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. held virtually on Zoom
  • Participate in Trivia Night against other members of the Gettysburg community to win prizes.


Friday, August 28: 

Civil War Institute/Civil War Era Studies Open House

  • 4:00 to 6:00 p.m in Memorial Field Tent 5
  • Explore the Civil War Institute and the Civil War Era Studies minor at their open house.
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Author: Katie Oglesby

Katelyn (Katie) Oglesby '23 serves as the Assistant News Editor of the Gettysburgian. She intends to be an English with a Writing Concentration and Political Science double major. She is from San Diego, California, and often spends most of her free time reading or writing. She is also a fiction editor for the Mercury literary magazine.

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