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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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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‘Heart of the Sunderman Conservatory’ Diane MacBeth Announces Retirement
May08

‘Heart of the Sunderman Conservatory’ Diane MacBeth Announces Retirement

By Phoebe Doscher, Assistant News Editor Diane MacBeth, Sunderman Conservatory of Music Administrative Assistant, has announced her plan to retire on July 5, 2019 after 36 years at Gettysburg College. Per an email announcement sent out by Dr. James Day, Director of the Sunderman Conservatory, on Apr. 22, MacBeth indicated her gratitude for the faculty, staff, and students across all departments at Gettysburg over the years. Included...

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Seniors Present Philosophy Capstone Projects
May08

Seniors Present Philosophy Capstone Projects

By Phoebe Doscher, Assistant News Editor Six senior philosophy majors presented their senior theses for educators, family, and peers on Wednesday, May 1. Philosophy Department Chair Gary Mullen prefaced the audience with a short introduction of students’ semester-long work which consisted of previous meetings with the faculty in the department to present their research in a longer form, and finally, the short iteration of their theses...

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