Welcome to Celebration '18!

This 10th annual event on the Gettysburg College campus is, indeed, a celebration—bringing together a wide range of engaged and energized students as they showcase their great work in thesis research, independent study, coursework, study abroad, community and public service, and visual, performing, and studio arts.


10th Anniversary Banquet

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Celebration Colloquium, students who are presenting at this year’s event and their mentors are invited to attend a formal dinner on Monday, April 30 at 6 p.m. in the CUB ballroom.  Honored guests will include President Janet Morgan Riggs, Provost Christopher Zappe, and Vice-Provost Jack Ryan. In addition, we are delighted to announce our Keynote Speaker, John Commito, Emeritus Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology at Gettysburg, where he was the founding Chair of the Environmental Studies Department. 

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A Closer Look at Celebration

How does the size of our hands affect our perception of objects? Will artificial intelligence surpass human intelligence? These are just a couple of the questions students tackled and presented at the eighth annual Celebration, an annual colloquium showcasing undergraduate research, creative activity, and community engagement. Read more

  • Phoebe Do ’17

    Student presenter: Phoebe Do ’17
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  • Anna Malone ’16

    Student presenter: Anna Malone ’16
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  • Heather McConnell ’17

    Student presenter: Heather McConnell ’17
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Student Nominations for the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award Now Being Accepted

The Celebration '18 Planning Committee is sponsoring the sixth annual Outstanding Faculty Mentor for Undergraduate Research or Creative Activity Award. Details and nomination form can be found on the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award page. 

Celebration '17 Cover Art Selections

Art Contest

The Celebration Planning Committee selects award-winning artworks from the Juried Student Exhibition. The first-place artwork selected is featured as the cover art of the program and on printed materials. All winner of the juried exhibition are included throughout the program.

Celebration '17 Juried Student Exhibition winners

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