Gettysburg College Celebrates Class of 2024 Commencement 
May22

Gettysburg College Celebrates Class of 2024 Commencement 

By Vince DiFonzo, Editor-in-Chief On Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m., Gettysburg College held the 189th commencement ceremony. In line with college tradition, students of the class of 2024 processed from the south to north side of Pennsylvania Hall, inverting the procession done as first-year students at Opening Convocation. Despite morning rainfall, the ceremony was held outside on the north lawn of Pennsylvania Hall.  A special...

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Former Gettysburg Student Wanted for 2013 Campus Sexual Assault Detained in France
May16

Former Gettysburg Student Wanted for 2013 Campus Sexual Assault Detained in France

By Vince DiFonzo, Editor-in-Chief On April 24, former Gettysburg College student Ian Cleary was detained by authorities in Metz, France on a warrant related to a sexual assault allegedly committed in a campus dorm in December 2013. The arrest followed years of effort by the victim, Gettysburg alumna Shannon Keeler ’17, urging law enforcement to prosecute the case. This led to authorities issuing an arrest warrant for Cleary in 2021....

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DiFonzo, Prieto and Lauriello to Lead Gettysburgian in 2024-2025 Academic Year
May15

DiFonzo, Prieto and Lauriello to Lead Gettysburgian in 2024-2025 Academic Year

Staff Report Vince DiFonzo ’25 will serve as editor-in-chief for The Gettysburgian in the 2024-2025 academic year for its 127th volume. Ella Prieto ’26 will act as managing editor in the fall, and Katie Lauriello ’25 will take over that position in the spring. The three of them, as well as the rest of the incoming editorial board, were elected unanimously by The Gettysburgian’s staff. DiFonzo previously served as opinions editor, lead...

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Office of Diversity & Inclusion Announces a New Land Acknowledgement Statement
May13

Office of Diversity & Inclusion Announces a New Land Acknowledgement Statement

By Sophie Lange, News Editor On Friday, Gettysburg College Chief Diversity Officer Eloísa Gordon Mora sent a campus-wide email alerting the college community that the Land Acknowledgement Committee updated the official Land Acknowledgement Statement. The original statement was written after a listening session was held with several Indigenous community organizations, including organizations in Lancaster, PA, where the massacre of the...

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Dean of Admissions Gail Sweezey to Retire After 41 Years at Gettysburg College
May11

Dean of Admissions Gail Sweezey to Retire After 41 Years at Gettysburg College

By Laken Franchetti, Editor-in-Chief At the faculty meeting on March 21, President Bob Iuliano revealed to faculty members that Dean of Admissions Gail Sweezey would be retiring at the end of July. Sweezey has served the campus community at Gettysburg College for 41 years, and she was given a round of applause from faculty when Iuliano revealed the news. The following day, Vice President for Enrollment and Educational Services Carey...

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Email from President Iuliano Alerts Campus to New Initiatives
May09

Email from President Iuliano Alerts Campus to New Initiatives

By Ella Prieto, Managing Editor On Thursday, Gettysburg College President Bob Iuliano sent a campus-wide email alerting individuals of new initiatives for the 2024-2025 academic year. He began by listing accomplishments from the past academic year, such as the creation of the Donna Jean Brogan Center for Quantitative Learning and the $2.4 million Wi-Fi upgrade. “With the increasingly competitive higher education landscape, this work...

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