Gettysburg College Addresses Monkeypox, Will Continue to Monitor Virus
Aug15

Gettysburg College Addresses Monkeypox, Will Continue to Monitor Virus

By Lauren Chu, Social Media Manager In a campus-wide email received by the Gettysburg College community on Thursday, August 11, Associate Vice President of College Life and Dean of Students Jeff Foster addressed the recent concern with the monkeypox virus and provided further information on the rising health concern. Foster told students and fellow faculty that the local WellSpan health center in Gettysburg is closely monitoring the...

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New Executive Director of Counseling Services, Health Services to Bill Insurance Providers, Amongst Other Changes to Student Wellness Services
Aug08

New Executive Director of Counseling Services, Health Services to Bill Insurance Providers, Amongst Other Changes to Student Wellness Services

By Katie Oglesby, Editor-in-Chief On Wednesday, Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students Anne Ehrlich sent out a campus-wide email informing the Gettysburg community of changes and protocols within the area of college life she called “student wellness services.” Ehrlich announced a new executive director of Counseling Services, Krista Dhruv. Ehrlich explained that there are three ways to schedule a counseling appointment:...

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Student Senate Unveils Bike Share Program That Will Begin Fall Semester
Jul28

Student Senate Unveils Bike Share Program That Will Begin Fall Semester

By Katie Oglesby, Editor-in-Chief Student Senate announced over the summer that the College Life Advisory Committee had successfully created a campus bike sharing program. This project was headed by Drew Lemon ‘24 and Aidan Wisniewski-Campo ‘24, the spring co-chairs of the College Life Advisory Committee. Lemon said the program would allow students to check out a bike to ride around campus and other locations immediately surrounding...

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College Announces Fall 2022 COVID-19 Plan
Jul23

College Announces Fall 2022 COVID-19 Plan

By Alli Dayton, Managing/News Editor In an email to the Gettysburg College community on Friday, Vice President of College Life and Dean of Students Anne Ehrlich, Provost Chris Zappe, and Executive Director of Human Resources Jen Lucas, announced Gettysburg College’s COVID-19 plan for the upcoming semester. The College will require complete COVID-19 vaccination for all students, including booster doses if eligible. Students who wish to...

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Shantanique Johnson to Serve as Director of OME
Jul23

Shantanique Johnson to Serve as Director of OME

By Katie Oglesby, Editor-in-Chief On Friday, Associate Dean for Inclusion and Belonging Cristina Garcia announced that Shantanique Johnson, the Associate Director of the Office of Multicultural Engagement (OME), has been promoted to Director of OME. Monique Gore ‘06 previously held this position. Gore will start working at Wake Forest University in the fall. Before serving as Associate Director of OME, Johnson served as Assistant...

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Harvard Fellowship Awarded to Professor Jim Downs
Jul11

Harvard Fellowship Awarded to Professor Jim Downs

By Alli Dayton, Managing/News Editor This month, The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University announced their W.E.B. DuBois Research Institute Fellows for the 2022-2023 academic year. Gettysburg College’s Gilder Lehrman-National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of Civil War Studies Jim Downs was named a Shelia Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow.  During his fellowship, Downs will conduct...

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