First Fall Return Town Hall: What We Learned
Jul30

First Fall Return Town Hall: What We Learned

By Gauri Mangala, Managing Editor Gettysburg College conducted a zoom webinar town hall on Wednesday afternoon to give students and parents a better understanding of what was to be expected upon arrival to the college in the upcoming weeks ahead. Moderated by Jim Duffy, Associate Dean of College Life, the town hall consisted of Julie Ramsey, Vice President of College Life and Dean of Students, Jeff Foster, Associate Vice President of...

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Testing a ‘Critical Variable’ in College’s Decision for Students to Return
Jul29

Testing a ‘Critical Variable’ in College’s Decision for Students to Return

By Anna Cincotta, Editor-in-Chief After sitting down with President Bob Iuliano and Dean Julie Ramsey, Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students, it became clear that the smooth return of students to Gettysburg’s campus—and the College administration’s decision to return to the residential model for the fall semester—relies, in large part, on securing sufficient testing supplies for the student body. Testing that, according...

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Recently Retired Professor of Economics Eileen Stillwaggon Passes Away
Jul29

Recently Retired Professor of Economics Eileen Stillwaggon Passes Away

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor In early June, former professor Eileen Stillwaggon of the Economics Department passed away. She officially retired from the College in December of 2019, having served as a professor since 1994, and leaves behind a legacy of research on health and poverty in Africa and Latin America.  During the valedictory for Stillwaggon in April, following her retirement, the Chair of the Economics Department, John...

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Students Still Plan to Study Abroad in the Fall
Jul28

Students Still Plan to Study Abroad in the Fall

  With concerns over the coronavirus still present, many study abroad programs for the fall semester of 2020 have been suspended. However, approximately 60 students still plan to study abroad, according to the Center for Global Education (CGE). 14 programs will be in session in 12 different countries. According to CGE, no programs have been suspended yet for the spring of 2021. CGE is anticipating above-average numbers of...

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College Announces New Dining Options and Move-In Procedures
Jul27

College Announces New Dining Options and Move-In Procedures

By Nicole DeJacimo, Content Manager   New details about dining, move-in, testing, and orientation COVID-19 Education were sent out earlier today in an email from Associate Dean of College Life, Keira S. Kant ’95, and Director of Residential & First-Year Programs, Danielle Phillips. Dining As the pandemic continues to progress, Dining Services will be prepared to make changes throughout the semester to provide its...

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College Removes Printers From Library and Closes Computer Labs
Jul24

College Removes Printers From Library and Closes Computer Labs

By Katie Oglesby, News Editor and Nicole DeJacimo, Content Manager All printers from Musselman Library have been removed and all computers have been closed off to minimize high-touch areas and reduce the density of public spaces on campus ahead of students returning to residential life in the fall, according to Robin Wagner, Dean of Musselman Library and Thomas Franza, Director of Infrastructure and Technology. This week, Wagner told...

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