Archive for 2005

Christmas in Christ Chapel Broadcasts

Broadcasts of Gustavus Adolphus College's 2005 Christmas in Christ Chapel service, "Ageless Visions of a Timeless Moment," will be aired throughout southern Minnesota during the holiday season on a variety of radio stations.

Gustavus Adolphus College Alumni Receive National Awards

Four Gustavus Adolphus College graduates have been recognized with Honorable Mention as part of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program for 2005.

Outstanding Advisor Award Given to Gustavus Adolphus College Employee

Judy Douglas, coordinator of alcohol and drug education at Gustavus Adolphus College, was honored at the annual BACCHUS-GAMMA Network General Assembly held Nov. 10-13 in Orlando, Fla., for her exceptional caring and dedicated service to peer educators.

St. Lucia and Lucia Court named at Gustavus Adolphus College

During Gustavus Adolphus College's 65th annual Festival of St. Lucia, on Thursday, Dec. 8, Emily Barnard was crowned as St. Lucia with Alicia Blomquist, Barbara Guy, Kathleen LeBlanc, Carlie Mauss, and Lindsay Peak serving as the Lucia Court.

Crossroads Program Hosts Fourth Annual Diwali Festival

Diwali Festival of Lights, a traditional Hindu celebration, will be observed at Gustavus Adolphus College at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28 in Alumni Hall, in O.J. Johnson Student Union.

Gustavus top-ranked for studying abroad

Gustavus Adolphus College continues to be a leading institution for the number of students studying abroad, according to an annual ranking recently released by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Reaffirming the mission of giving students an education that is international in perspective, Gustavus was ranked seventh in the "Top 20 Baccalaureate Institutions" list of the institutes's "Open Doors 2005" report.

New Carnegie Classification for Gustavus, All Schools

Today (Nov. 17), the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching released a new classification system for institutions of higher education. The original system, created more than 30 years ago, provided a classification of institutions for the purpose of higher education research. The foundation had previously adjusted the categories several times to reflect changes in education, but this is the most comprehensive revision of the system to date.

Students "Sleep Out" for Hunger and Homelessness Week

From Sunday, Nov. 13 to Wednesday, Nov. 16, Action Supporting All People (ASAP) will coordinate the eighth annual "Sleep Out," an event where students spend four days and three nights simulating the experiences of homeless persons.

Outstanding Employees Honored at Gustavus

Three longtime members of the Gustavus community were honored Monday, Oct. 31 as recipients of the college's annual outstanding administrative and support staff employee awards.

Thirty-third Annual Christmas in Christ Chapel

Christmas in Christ Chapel services will be held during the weekend of December 2-4. A Gustavus tradition since 1973, it is an opportunity for students, their parents, faculty members, staff, and alumni to gather and celebrate the birth of Christ with music and visual art. This year's service, "Ageless Visions of a Timeless Moment," features music and text that represent some of the ways that the birth of Christ has been depicted from the early Christian communities to today.