Analysis: For Iuliano, a Year of Laying Groundwork Upended by a Global Pandemic
May14

Analysis: For Iuliano, a Year of Laying Groundwork Upended by a Global Pandemic

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief The morning of July 1, 2019, Bob Iuliano sat at his kitchen table and wrote an email to the Gettysburg College community. It was his first day as the college’s president, and, as he noted in the message, the 156th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. A student of history who has often cited the college’s connection to Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Dwight Eisenhower,...

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After 72 Consecutive Years in Education, Charlie Emmons to Retire
May12

After 72 Consecutive Years in Education, Charlie Emmons to Retire

By Phoebe Doscher, News Editor “I always just went where my interests were, I didn’t worry too much about what the mainstream thought.” These are words that lifelong learner and longtime teacher Charles Emmons, Professor of Sociology at Gettysburg, lives by. The former advisor of WZBT, a position he held for 26 years, retires this semester after 46 years teaching at Gettysburg and pursuing unconventional studies, from UFOs to...

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Fritz Gaenslen, Ambassador of the Liberal Arts, to Retire from Political Science Department After 29 Years
May02

Fritz Gaenslen, Ambassador of the Liberal Arts, to Retire from Political Science Department After 29 Years

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief When Fritz Gaenslen was in first grade, the school nurse discovered that he had moderately severe hearing loss. He began to sit in the front row of all of his classes, and, in time, he became a voracious reader. By junior high school, he realized that he had a deep interest in learning how other people lived. That “romantic adolescent interest” stayed with him, and, by the time he was in...

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Great Work from Home: Day 30
May01

Great Work from Home: Day 30

Welcome to the thirtieth and final edition of our “Great Work from Home” daily bulletin, an initiative of The Gettysburgian during this season of social distancing. Each morning, we have presented a curated playlist, a favorite Gettysburg campus photo, and hometown spotlight, each submitted by a different Gettysburgian. This is a way to start our days together. We’ve presented these features on Instagram, on our website, and, if...

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Great Work from Home: Day 29
Apr30

Great Work from Home: Day 29

Welcome to the twenty-ninth edition of our “Great Work from Home” daily bulletin, an initiative of The Gettysburgian during this season of social distancing. Each morning, we will present a curated playlist, a favorite Gettysburg campus photo, and hometown spotlight, each submitted by a different Gettysburgian. This is a way to start our days together. We’ll present these features on Instagram, on our website, and, if you like, via...

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Great Work from Home: Day 28
Apr29

Great Work from Home: Day 28

Welcome to the twenty-eighth edition of our “Great Work from Home” daily bulletin, an initiative of The Gettysburgian during this season of social distancing. Each morning, we will present a curated playlist, a favorite Gettysburg campus photo, and hometown spotlight, each submitted by a different Gettysburgian. This is a way to start our days together. We’ll present these features on Instagram, on our...

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