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					In the Loop           A newsletter for Gettysburg College families                                                                                                                    Spring 2010


                                                                                                                                                                                                           Gettysburg College
     Spring Semester 2010
                                                                                                        Additional Important Dates                     Stay Connected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                www.gettysburg.edu




                                                                                                                                                                                                         In the Loop
     March                                              May                                             August 30, 2010                                Have you recently moved, changed jobs,
                                                                                                        Classes begin for the fall 2010 semester       or updated your email address? Be sure
     5       Spring recess begins at 5:00 p.m.
             (Dinner for all students 5:00–5:30 p.m.)
                                                        5

                                                        6–8
                                                               Reading Day

                                                               Final examinations
                                                                                                        October 29 – 31, 2010
                                                                                                        Family Weekend 2010
                                                                                                                                                       to let us know! Keeping us informed is
                                                                                                                                                       simple—please send email with your                                                                                                                                                      Spring 2010
     6       Residence halls close for Spring recess                                                                                                   updated information to Director of Parent
             at 10:00 a.m.                              8      Dinner for all students 5:00–5:30 p.m.   May 21 – 22, 2011                              Relations, Allison Singley, at asingley@
                                                                                                        Baccalaureate and Commencement                 gettysburg.edu or give her a call at 717-
     14      Residence halls open at noon               9      Residence halls close at 10:00 a.m.      Weekend                                        337-6520.

     15      Spring recess ends at 8:00 a.m.            9      Senior week housing begins
                                                               at 10:00 a.m.
     April
                                                        10     Summer housing begins                    18th Annual Sara Lee/Butter Krust Baking
     1       Easter recess begins at 5:00 p.m.
             (Residence Halls remain open)              15     Spring Honors Day                        Gettysburg College                             If you are unable to participate, Parent’s

     6       Easter recess ends at 8:00 a.m.            15–16 Baccalaureate and
                                                              Commencement Weekend
                                                                                                        Golf Classic
                                                                                                                                                       Pride tee-box sponsorship signs are the
                                                                                                                                                       perfect way to support the Orange & Blue
                                                                                                                                                       Club, while also honoring your son, daugh-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           A n e w sl e tt e r fo r G e tt y s b u rg C o l l e ge fa m i l i e s
     17      Get Acquainted Day for                                                                     Presented by The Cly-Del Manufacturing Co.     ter, or a specific team. For just a $100
             accepted students                          17     Senior housing week ends                 Friday, June 4, 2010, Hanover Country Club     sponsorship, show your Parent’s Pride on
                                                               at 10:00 a.m.                                                                           a 24” x 18” tee-box sign.                           Page 1                                      Page 2                                     Page 3                                      Page 4
     30      Last day of classes                                                                        All parents are invited to be a part of the
                                                        June                                            Gettysburg College Golf Classic, the larg-      To officially register or for more infor-        • The Importance of                          • Meet Bob Kallin P’12, Our New           • Trek the Green Coast of Spain             • Calendar
     May                                                                                                est one-day fundraising event in                       mation about the Golf Classic or            Intercollegiate Athletics                    Vice President for Development,
                                                        3–6    Alumni College and Reunion Weekend                                                                                                                                                                                               • Link In to the Gettysburg                 • Important Dates
                                                                                                        support of Bullets athletics                                Parent’s Pride signs, please                                                        Alumni and Parent Relations
     1       Reading Day                                                                                                                                                                                   The opening of the new Center for                                                      Professional Network
                                                                                                        through the Orange & Blue                                     visit www.gettysburg.edu/                                                                                                                                             • Stay Connected
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Athletics, Recreation, and Fitness is an   • Come to Campus Virtually
                                                        Show your Gettysburg pride –                    Club. Registration for play-                                   golfclassic, or contact the                                                                                              • LinkedIn Brings
     2–4     Final examinations                                                                                                                                                                            ideal moment to reflect on the impor-
                                                        on your car, mug, or sweatshirt!                ing spots is now open—                                          O&B office at 717-337-                                                                                                                                              • 18th Annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                           tance of competitive athletics at Get-     • Introducing Amanda Adair ’08,             Epic Results
                                                                                                        what a great Mother’s or                                         6398 or OandB@gettys-                                                                                                                                                Sara Lee/Butter Krust Baking
                                                        www.gettysburg.edu                                                                                                                                 tysburg College. We offer a top-notch        Assistant Director of
                                                                                                        Father’s Day gift.                                               burg.edu.                                                                                                              • Financial Aid Application                   Gettysburg College Golf Classic
                                                                                                                                                                                                           broad and comprehensive athletic ex-         Parent Relations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Procedures for 2010-11
                                                                                                                                                                                                           perience for our student-athletes.                                                                                               • Cly-Del Challenge




There is no better time to
give to Gettysburg College.
There is no better time to give to Gettysburg            But hurry, the Cly-Del Challenge matches
College. All contributions to the Gettysburg             up to the first $150,000 in gifts received by
Fund, Parents Fund, and Orange & Blue                    April 30.
Club benefit students right now. And if you
make your gift before April 30, 2010, your               Take the challenge and Gettysburg College
gift can have double the impact.                         students will be the clear winners.

It’s easy. Make your gift and Cly-Del will               Questions about the Cly-Del Challenge?
match it, dollar-for-dollar. Your gift of $100           Visit www.gettysburg.edu/clydel or the Make
is worth $200 to the College. Give $10,000               a Gift page.
and Cly-Del will, too.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Importance of
www.gettysburg.edu/clydel
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Intercollegiate Athletics
                                                                                                                                                               www.gettysburg.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The opening of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the new Cen-         Insights from College Leaders                                                        In addition to providing an excep-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           tional experience for our student-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ter for Athlet-                                                                                           athletes, our intercollegiate athletics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ics, Recreation,     Dave Wright P’08, P’13, Director of Athletics                                        program benefits the College in other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and Fitness is an                                                                                         ways. We are able to recruit excellent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ideal moment to      toward individual and team goals.         participants. The playing fields, pools,   students, we profit from our distinct
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 reflect on the im-   Through a strong work ethic and pos-      courts, and arenas can be some of          institutional identity, and we are a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 portance of com-     itive mental attitude, student-athletes   the greatest laboratories for learning     source of alumni and parent pride.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           petitive athletics at Gettysburg Col-      are able to envision and practice the     about life. Intercollegiate athletics is   Our quality athletic programs lift the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           lege. We offer a top-notch broad and       attributes that measure success. In-      the last bastion of true amateurism in     esteem of our institution. Gettysburg
                                                                                                                                                                                                           comprehensive athletic experience          tercollegiate athletics programs must     sport today.                               College supports all teams and in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           for our student-athletes. Our intercol-    provide equal opportunities for male                                                 dividual athletes by providing com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Gettysburg’s Scholar-Athletes
                                                                                                        our student-athletes.
                                                                                                        College. We offer a top-notch broad and comprehensive athletic experience for                      legiate athletics program, comprising      and female students, and the athletic                                                petent and caring coaches, safe and
                                                                                                        moment to reflect on the importance of competitive athletics at Gettysburg                         24 teams, serves a very important          environment should be sympathetic         We are proud of our strong scholar-        adequately maintained athletic facili-
                                                                                                        The opening of the new Center for Athletics, Recreation, and Fitness is an ideal                   role in the life of our institution. The   and accepting of all individuals, re-     athlete model. In a typical year, the      ties, and financial resources that have
                                                                                                                                                                                                           very essence of a liberal arts educa-      gardless of cultural and societal dif-    grade point average of Gettysburg          enabled athletes to excel at the high-
                                                                                                                                           The Importance of Intercollegiate Athletics
                                                                                                                                                                                                           tion fosters the notion of training        ferences.                                 College student-athletes is higher         est levels of competition. Of course,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           and expanding the physical, mental,                                                  than the overall GPA of the student        the new Center for Athletics, Recre-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Environment for Learning                  population as a whole. Seven Gettys-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           emotional, and spiritual capacities of                                                                                          ation, and Fitness has bolstered our
                                                                                                                                          In the Loop
                                                                                                                                                   A newsletter for Gettysburg College families
                                                                                                                                                                                                           the individual. As an integral part of a   The world of intercollegiate athlet-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ics provides student-athletes with a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                burg College student-athletes have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                received the prestigious NCAA post-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           program immensely—if you haven’t
                                                                                                                                                                                                           student’s education and maturation,                                                                                             yet visited the Center, come on in and
                                                                                                                                           Spring 2010                                                     intercollegiate athletics can be a cor-    learning experience that is difficult     graduate scholarship, with six of          say hello!
                                                                                                                                                                                                           nerstone for growth and enrichment.        to replicate in the classroom. Com-       those awarded since 2003. We also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      mitment, determination, teamwork,         boast 13 Academic All-Americans.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           NCAA Division III Ideals                   and problem solving are just a few        Our student-athletes are highly suc-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Athletics at the NCAA Division III         of the positive outcomes that many        cessful in the Centennial Conference.        Questions?
Permit No. 11
                                                                                                                                                                                                           level is centered on opportunity, par-     students experience daily when in-        Gettysburg has the best overall re-          Contact the Office of Athletics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      volved in athletics. The important        cord in the conference over the 17
Gettysburg, PA
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                                                                                                                                                                                                           ticipation, and equity. The emphasis                                                                                              717-337-6400
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      traits of honesty, sportsmanship, and     years of its existence and has won
                                                                                                                                                                               Development, Alumni and
 U.S. Postage                                                                                                                             17325-1400                                                       rightfully is placed on the experience                                                                                            www.gettysburgsports.com
  First Class                                                                                                                             Gettysburg, Pennsylvania                                         of individuals and their development       fair play become the mantra for the       the highest number of Centennial
  Presorted                                                                                                                               300 North Washington St.                                                                                                                              Conference Championships.
In t h e L o o p   A n e w s le tte r f o r Ge tty sb u rg Co lle g e f a m ilies                                                                                                            S pr ing 2010                                                                                                                                                                              w w w. g e t t y s b u r g . e d u


                            Q: Would you                     Meet Bob Kallin P’12, Our New Vice President                                                   A:    The Parents Fund is a critical compo-       Q: What can you share about                        Off the usual beaten tourist paths and to the west of Basque country lies
                            share with                                                                                                                      nent of the College’s fundraising program.             fundraising in this economy?
                            Gettysburg                       for Development, Alumni and Parent Relations                                                   Most parents view their child’s college ex-       A:     Last fiscal year (2008-09) was a very
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the Asturias coastline, Costa Verde, the Green Coast of northern Spain.
                            families a few                   I am convinced that the liberal arts experience provides the best                              perience through the eyes of their children.      difficult year for Gettysburg and most not-
                            details about                    opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.
                                                                                                                                                            While that optic may not always provide a         for-profit organizations. I am pleased that
                            your career?                                                                                                                    broad perspective, it certainly offers a “real-   through January 2010 we are slightly ahead
                                                                                                                                                            time” glimpse of what is happening. Given         of last year, but we can’t be complacent.
                                                             Q: What attracted you                           Q: What exactly is your role                   the fact that students are on campus for          There are many compelling causes com-
A: Sure! My career in development started                          to this position?                              at the College?                           only four years, there is a real sense of im-     peting for fewer charitable dollars, which
when I was a graduate assistant at Bucknell.                                                                                                                mediacy and short-term impact with most           makes it even more critical to get out and
                                                             A:    I started to miss the higher education    A:    As Vice President for Development,       parent giving. Parent giving, above and be-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Trek the Green Coast of Spain
I ran the Senior Gift Drive program and the                                                                                                                                                                   tell the Gettysburg story.
                                                             environment, a feeling that was exacerbated     Alumni and Parent Relations, my role is        yond tuition, is also a vote of confidence in
Student Phonathon in exchange for pizza
                                                             by having both my kids in college. I found      to lead my division in our efforts to create   the College’s mission. In one sense, every        Q: Please tell us about
money! After a year I was offered a full-
                                                             that I didn’t want to leave their campuses      and strengthen the connections between         student here is receiving a “silent scholar-
time job and spent the next thirteen years                                                                                                                                                                         your family!
                                                             after visiting! When the Gettysburg posi-       the College and our constituents, be they      ship” which helps bridge the gap between
working my way through most of the Uni-
                                                             tion opened up, I got very excited about the    alumni, parents current and past, friends,     the sticker price and the real cost of educat-    A:    I met my wife, Tory, at Bucknell. We       Off the usual beaten tourist paths and to         What does GRAB look for in a destination?       group. “We’re flexible and the group de-
versity’s development programs. In 1992, I                                                                                                                                                                    have two (almost) adult children: Peter,         the west of Basque country lies the Asturias      Assistant Dean John Regentin favors out-        cides when we leave in the morning, where
                                                             possibility of returning to education from      townspeople, or others. Our constituents       ing the student. My wife and I give because
joined Bowdoin College as director of de-                                                                                                                                                                     who is a junior at Susquehanna Univer-           coastline, Costa Verde, the Green Coast of        of the way destinations—the places tourists     we stop along the way, and when we need
                                                             healthcare. Our experience as Gettysburg        will be more likely to invest in the present   we believe in the College and want to sup-
velopment and was responsible for building                                                                                                                                                                    sity, and Abby, who is a sophomore here.         northern Spain. Stunning white beaches            might drive by without stopping. “Most of       to catch up. Eating family style, walking
                                                             parents and our involvement on the Parents      and future of Gettysburg if they are engaged   port Gettysburg’s mission.
the non-Annual Giving components of the                                                                                                                                                                       We are also keepers of a dog and four cats.      dotted with intimate coves, sculpted lime-        the places we choose are not on people’s        with friends, connecting with people in the
                                                             Advisory Board only heightened the excite-      in the life of the College and understand
program and running a $136 million cam-
paign. I returned to Bucknell in 2001 as vice
                                                             ment, and I was very impressed with the         where we are headed as an institution.         Q: Why the liberal arts?                          It’s fun to see my daughter on campus and        stone cliffs, picturesque villages, distinctive   ‘Top 50 Places to See’ lists, but that’s part   communities we visit, and the experiences
                                                             College staff I had met. Gettysburg College                                                                                                      we’ve established the “rules of engagement”      architecture, and sweeping views across lush      of the experience,” Regentin said. “Show-       we share make for an intimate trip.”
president of the development and alumni/
                                                             is a gem and is destined for great things un-   Q: What is the importance of                   A: I am convinced that the liberal arts           so she has her own college experience and I      green fields to snowy mountaintops, await         ing up in a new place without preconceived
parent relations programs. Five years later                                                                                                                 experience provides the best opportunity                                                                                                                                                             A description of Trekking the Green Coast,
                                                             der the leadership of Janet Morgan Riggs.            the Parents Fund and what                                                                   can get my work done!                            adventurous trekkers on the GRAB (Get-            notions, meeting the people, and exploring
I went to work as chief development offi-                                                                                                                   to develop critical thinking skills. I believe                                                                                                                                                       including itinerary and costs, can be found
                                                                                                                  motivates you to give?                                                                                                                       tysburg Recreational Adventure Board)             the culture are part of the experience.”
cer at Geisinger Health System in Danville,                                                                                                                 that at a college like Gettysburg there are                                                                                                                                                          on the College website under GRAB Ex-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               expedition from September 24 to October
PA, and I was there until I began at                                                                                                                              many more avenues for students to             Bob Kallin can be                                                                                Regentin describes the trips as “For Gettys-    peditions at www.gettysburg.edu/about/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               3, 2010. Parents and families are welcome
Gettysburg.                                                                                                                                                          be actively engaged in the learn-          contacted at                                                                                     burg, By Gettysburg,” meaning that these        offices/college_life/grab/expedition_/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               to join others from the Gettysburg com-
                                                                                                                                                                       ing process rather than passive                                                                                                           experiences are customized by Regentin,         spain2010/ or call 717-337-6319 for more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                717-337-6501                                   munity as they explore the region’s natural
                                                                                                                                                                        recipients of information. It’s                                                                                                          students, and alumni who have been part of      information.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                rkallin@gettysburg.edu                         beauty, rich culture, and fascinating his-
                                                                                                                                                                         also harder to be invisible in                                                                                                          GRAB, but many decisions are made by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               tory, on foot.
                                                                                                                                                                         the classroom!




                                                                                                                                                                                                              Come to Campus Virtually                                                                                                                             College News
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Want to know what campus life was like
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   at Gettysburg College in the late 1800s,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              You don’t have to be on campus to explore Musselman Library. With a click of the mouse,                                                              or what student publications were con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   sidered controversial during the Roar-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              you can check out our exhibits and events, or travel back to the earliest years of the College                                                       ing ’20s? Go to the library’s GettDigital
                                                                                                                                                                                                              and read student and faculty publications. Perhaps you’d like to peruse our collection of                                                            Collections web page (www.gettysburg.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   edu/library/gettdigital/), select Historic
                                                                                                                                                                                                              more than 2000 Asian artifacts; study our antiquarian maps or Civil War Era materials; or                                                            Gettysburg College, then Publications
                                                                                                                                                                                                              read the personal correspondence of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Here’s what to do:                                                                         to see:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Gettysburgian, the student newspaper,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              To explore our holdings in Special               If you want to see early images                   Map Collection, Gettysburg College                editions from 1897 to 2004.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Collections, go to the library’s web             of Gettysburg, select Gettysburg                  Sheet Music, World War II Posters,                The Blister, a student publication from
                                                                                                                                                                                                              site (www.gettysburg.edu/library/)               Postcard Collection. Nearly 200                   and more.                                         the 1920s. This single page campus news
                                                                                                                                                                                                              and select GettDigital Collections.              postcards, many from the early                                                                      commentary was first posted anony-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              We’ve digitized a wide range of                  1900s, include scenes of the town,                For a more contemporary glimpse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   mously on the Glatfelter Hall bulletin
                                                                                                                                                                                                              items and more are being added all               the College, the battlefield, and the             of the library, select the Exhibits or            board, but as it gained in popularity, stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              the time.                                        Seminary.                                         Events links on the library’s web site.           dents acknowledged their work.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 If you would like to learn more about
                                                                                                                                                                                                              To learn more about the College,                 The GettDigital page also offers po-              what’s happening at the library, you              Cannon Bawl, a quarterly student humor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and arts magazine that ran from 1924 to
                                                                                                                                                                                                              select Historic Gettysburg College.              litical cartoons, personal papers,                can view our colorful semi-annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1928. It included short poems, cartoons
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Here you’ll find materials of intel-             pamphlets, maps, paintings, and                   newsletters by selecting About the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and observations that occasionally ran
                                                                                                                                                                                                              lectual and cultural significance                photographs from the Civil War                    Library and Friends of Musselman                  students afoul of faculty and alumni. It
                                                                                                                                                                                                              such as historic photographs, man-               Era; the Eisenhower Collection, in-               Library.                                          also has some fun local ads.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              uscripts, artifacts and memorabilia,             cluding correspondence and mem-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              and College publications.                        orabilia of Mamie and Dwight D.                   Of course we also hope you’ll stop by             Pennsylvania College Monthly, a news
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Eisenhower; and links to Asian Art,               in person when you visit campus.                  magazine by faculty and students that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ran from 1877 to 1893.




                         At
                                                                                                                                                                         Q: What unique                       Link In to the Gettysburg                        Lo and behold, Sara phoned me two hours           Financial Aid Application                         Helpful tips:
                         the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   later, explaining that her supervisor would
                         begin-
                                                                                                                                                                        perspective do                        Professional Network                             love to meet me and asking if I could             Procedures for 2010 – 11                          1. If the data reported on the
                         ning of                                                                                                                                       you bring as a                                                                          come for an interview the next morning.                                                                FAFSA does not accurately
                         the year,                                                                                                                                  young alumna to                                                Gettysburg hopes to         I agreed and began to research the com-           Complete and submit by April 15:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      reflect your current situation,
                         Amanda Adair ’08,                   Introducing Amanda Adair ’08,                                                                       this position?                                                    increase its member-        pany straight away. The next day I met            1. Free Application for                              submit additional information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ship in LinkedIn to at
                         began as the
                                                             Assistant Director of Parent Relations                                                         A:    A Gettysburg graduate, I have experi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   least 1832 - the year the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               with Sara and three others, and I left feel-         Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)                       on the Income Reduction/
                         Assistant Director                                                                                                                 enced first-hand how students benefit from                                                         ing extremely good. I called my brother                                                                Unusual Circumstance(s) Form.
of Parent Relations. She joins Director of                                                                                                                                                                                         College was founded -       on the train ride home and said I thought         	 •	File	the	FAFSA	on	the	web	
                                                             A Gettysburg graduate, I have experienced first-hand how students                              the generosity of those who give to the Get-
Parent Relations Allison Singley and Ad-                                                                                                                                                                                           by Founders Day on          I would have a job shortly. I was right. I           at www.fafsa.ed.gov.                           2. If you prefer to submit a paper
                                                             benefit from the generosity of those who give to the Gettysburg Fund.                          tysburg Fund. As a student, I was provided
ministrative Assistant Nancy Chambers to                                                                                                                                                                                           April 7. We invite you      was offered the job only one week after I                                                              FAFSA, you can request up to
                                                                                                                                                            with amazing opportunities for travel, re-                                                                                                           	 •	Obtain	a	new	or	duplicate	
complete a team of three in Parent Rela-                                                                                                                                                                      to become a member of the Gettysburg             had inquired about it online through the                                                               three copies by calling the Federal
                                                                                                                                                            search, and leadership experiences—all of                                                                                                               PIN at www.pin.ed.gov.
tions. Amanda graduated cum laude from                                                                                                                                                                        College Professional Network on LinkedIn         Gettysburg College Professional Network.                                                               Student Aid Information Center
Gettysburg College in 2008 with a Bachelor
                                                             A:    What excites me about this position       Q:   What are your early and                   which had a deep impact on me. I know
                                                                                                                                                                                                              through your current LinkedIn profile. Or        The GCPN is the reason I had a chance in          2. Signed copy of parent(s)’ 2009 federal            at 1-800-4-FEDAID. Forms will
                                                             is the opportunity to meet and work with             your long-term goals for                  that these experiences would not have been
of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts                                                                                                                                                                  create a new profile at linkedin.com, and        the first place. I start tomorrow and can’t          tax return and W-2 Forms.                         be sent in 3-7 business days.
                                                             Gettysburg parents and grandparents.                                                           possible without gifts to the Gettysburg
in Religion. Soon thereafter she joined the                                                                       this position?                                                                              then join the group.                             wait to begin working.
                                                             As a student at Gettysburg, I worked as a                                                      Fund. I have a true passion for Gettysburg                                                                                                           3. Signed copy of student’s 2009 federal          3. A PDF version of the FAFSA
Development, Alumni and Parent Rela-
                                                             Residence Coordinator and always enjoyed
                                                                                                             A:   My early goals for this position are to   College and I am excited to work to expand                                                         Jack Kern ’09                                        tax return and W-2 Forms.                         will be available for download
tions staff as Special Projects Coordinator,                                                                 meet with as many parents as possible to       the Parents Fund so that current and future
                                                                                                                                                                                                              LinkedIn Brings Epic Results
                                                             meeting the parents of my residents. In my                                                                                                                                                        Junior Network Manager,                                                                                on various Federal Student Aid
a position she held until becoming the As-                                                                   better understand parent perspectives and                                                        I joined LinkedIn about a month ago and                                                            4. Verification Worksheet.
                                                             role as Special Projects Coordinator, I loved                                                  students have access to the same opportuni-                                                        Epic Advertising                                                                                       websites, such as www.Federal
sistant Director of Parent Relations. In her                                                                 interests and to work closely with the Par-    ties and experiences that I enjoyed.              began to find dozens of Gettysburg College                                                                                                              StudentAid.ed.gov. The mailing
                                                             traveling to the Summer Send-Offs and                                                                                                                                                                                                               NOTE: The Financial Aid PROFILE
new position, Amanda’s primary role is to                                                                    ents Fund Committee to achieve our goals                                                         graduates on the site, many of whom were         Jack Kern ’09 contacted me about the Ju-                                                               address is listed on the form.
                                                             hearing how excited the new parents were                                                                                                                                                                                                            is not required for current students.
enhance and make distinct each Gettysburg                                                                    of $360,000 raised and 30 percent participa-                                                     members of the Gettysburg College Profes-        nior Network Manager position (report-
                                                             to be joining the Gettysburg community.
College student’s experience by garnering                                                                    tion from parents this year. Thinking long       Amanda Adair can be                             sional Network. I followed suit and joined       ing to me) and everyone here loved him.
                                                             I’ve found that parents are some of our
gifts for the Parents Fund, the parent por-                                                                  term, I hope to increase the amount raised       contacted at                                    the group. Shortly after, I saw a job post-      He is starting here tomorrow. The whole
                                                             most active and enthusiastic supporters,




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             printed on 50% recyled paper
tion of the Gettysburg Fund.                                                                                 by the Parents Fund each year to better                                                          ing by Sara Fry ’07 for a position at Epic       team is thrilled and I thought I’d let you                                                          Questions?
                                                             and I love seeing the energy and dedication                                                      717-337-6509
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                                                                                                             colleagues to ensure that we are engaging                                                        next Monday. When I called, it seemed as
     piqued your interest and                                me to work closely with parent volunteers                                                                                                                                                         Sara Fry ’07                                                                                        finaid@gettysburg.edu
                                                                                                             a wide range of parents as volunteers and                                                        if the position had been filled; I got off the
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                                                                                                             supporters of Gettysburg College.                                                                phone feeling dejection for the 183rd time
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