Dean Julie Ramsey Expected to Step Down from Position at the End of December
Oct21

Dean Julie Ramsey Expected to Step Down from Position at the End of December

By Phoebe Doscher, Magazine Editor On Tuesday afternoon, President Bob Iuliano announced in an email to the college community that Dean of Students and Vice President of College Life Julie Ramsey would be retiring after 40 years at Gettysburg College. Ramsey will officially step down from her roles on December 31 and retire fully either at the conclusion of the strategic planning process, with which she is involved or at the end of...

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Instagram Amplifies Gettysburg Student Experiences: BIPOC, Survivors, and Mental Health Instagram Accounts Flourish Over the Summer
Oct09

Instagram Amplifies Gettysburg Student Experiences: BIPOC, Survivors, and Mental Health Instagram Accounts Flourish Over the Summer

By Phoebe Doscher, Magazine Editor The advent of social media catalyzed a new era of digital platform usage as a tool to inform and inspire. For the Gettysburg community this summer, Instagram accounts became a unifying source of awareness and visibility. These accounts provide a safe environment to share stories anonymously, allowing participants and followers to feel heard, find resources, and take part in movements to enact change....

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A Note from the Magazine Editor: On Stories, Humanity, and Our Digital Edition
Oct09

A Note from the Magazine Editor: On Stories, Humanity, and Our Digital Edition

Dear Reader, While taking in all the events in our nation and institution’s recent history, my first thought of putting together a magazine at the end of 2020 was “Where do I begin?” We’re enduring a pandemic that set our college’s plan for normal instruction into disarray; not to mention the backdrop of the approaching election and recent social uproar for justice on many fronts. I’d be lying (and certainly would not be alone) if I...

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‘We Must Do Better’: Takeaways from COVID-19 Town Hall and Peace & Justice Council Student Town Hall
Aug31

‘We Must Do Better’: Takeaways from COVID-19 Town Hall and Peace & Justice Council Student Town Hall

  By Phoebe Doscher, Magazine Editor   In the wake of Saturday’s announcement of 33 reported COVID-19 cases at Gettysburg College, President Bob Iuliano, Dean of Students Julie Ramsey, Assistant Vice President of College Life Darrien Davenport, and Dr. Richard Keeling of Gettysburg’s Consultants, Keeling & Associates hosted a mandatory town hall for all students on Sunday afternoon.  The four, joined briefly by Provost...

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Current Issues Dialogue Spurs Conversation, Resources during COVID-19 and Anti-Racism Movement
Jun09

Current Issues Dialogue Spurs Conversation, Resources during COVID-19 and Anti-Racism Movement

By Phoebe Doscher, Magazine Editor Students, faculty, staff, and administrators tuned in for the Office of Multicultural Engagement’s (OME) Current Issues Dialogue via Zoom on the afternoon of June 2 to discuss the current climate as anti-racism protests and movements take place across the nation and the world continues to face the COVID-19 pandemic.  Over 100 participants tuned in for the dialogue, which ran over an hour and was...

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