Center for Public Service Sponsors 28th Annual GIV Day for Class of 2025
Aug30

Center for Public Service Sponsors 28th Annual GIV Day for Class of 2025

By Phoebe Doscher, Editor-in-Chief On the Friday of First-Year Orientation, first-year students had the option to give back to their new community through the Center for Public Service’s (CPS) Gettysburg is Volunteering (GIV) Day. The event lasted from the morning through the afternoon, with students dispersed at various community partners throughout town to have a hands-on service experience. Students began in the Ballroom with a...

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Class of 2025 Steps Into Gettysburg Tradition with First-Year Walk
Aug30

Class of 2025 Steps Into Gettysburg Tradition with First-Year Walk

By Phoebe Doscher, Editor-in-Chief and Katie Oglesby, Magazine Editor On Thursday, Aug. 26, the Class of 2025 participated in the First-Year Walk, beginning in the Chapel and ending at the Gettysburg National Cemetery. The tradition is 17 years in the making, hearkening back to the 1863 trek to the Cemetery where students, faculty, and members of the community heard Abraham Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address.  The first-year class...

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Class of 2025 Enters Gettysburg Community in Opening Convocation
Aug26

Class of 2025 Enters Gettysburg Community in Opening Convocation

By Phoebe Doscher, Editor-in-Chief and Katie Oglesby, Magazine Editor On Wednesday, Aug. 25, Gettysburg College welcomed first-year students and families for the 190th Convocation for the Class of 2025, in-person outside of Pennsylvania Hall. It began with words from Orientation Coordinator Kayla Julio ’22, who read the Land Acknowledgement Statement, a new addition to the convocation tradition.  Julio advised the first-year class to...

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Dr. Carlos Tasso Aquino Hired As Interim Chief Diversity Officer
Aug17

Dr. Carlos Tasso Aquino Hired As Interim Chief Diversity Officer

  By Phoebe Doscher, Editor-in-Chief Yesterday, President Iuliano announced that Dr. Carlos Tasso Aquino will assume the role of Interim Chief Diversity Officer and a member of the President’s Council starting Aug. 18.  Aquino’s interim role fills the vacancy of former inaugural executive director of the Office of Multicultural Engagement Darrien Davenport, who became Interim Chief Diversity Officer after Dr. Jeanne Arnold’s...

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Interim Chief Diversity Officer Darrien Davenport Resigns
Jul23

Interim Chief Diversity Officer Darrien Davenport Resigns

By Phoebe Doscher, Editor-in-Chief Interim Chief Diversity Officer and Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees Darrien Davenport announced his resignation yesterday. His last day at the college will be August 13.  “After much reflection and discussion with my family and mentors, I have chosen to dedicate the next chapter of my life to other personal and professional pursuits,” Davenport said.  The former inaugural executive...

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