Archive for April, 2005
Joyce Sutphen, associate professor of English at Gustavus Adolphus College, won the seventeenth annual Minnesota Book Award for poetry for her recent book Naming the Stars.
This May 4, 2005, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn., will hold its annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference, titled "Energy for Peace" with speakers Mark Hertsgaard and Terry Tempest Williams. The event is expected to attract nearly 1,000 attendees.
Darrell Jodock, Bernhardson Distinguished Professor of Religion at Gustavus Adolphus College, has been appointed to chair the ELCA consultative panel on Lutheran Jewish relations for a three-year term beginning April 1.
St. Peter students from grades 1 through 6 are invited to join the Gustavus Adolphus College science department for Science on Saturday, a half-day event featuring science experiments and demonstrations, on Saturday, April 30.
John Heffron, winner of NBC's 2004 "Last Comic Standing" reality show, is scheduled to perform at Gustavus Adolphus College.
Johanna Johnson, a senior at Gustavus Adolphus College, will perform her final recital on April 29 — accompanied by Joe Robinson, principal oboist for the New York Philharmonic. Johnson and Robinson have remained in close contact following their 1999 meeting through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
On Saturday, April 30, 2005, Gustavus will sponsor its annual GIVE (Gusties in Volunteering Endeavors) Day in the St. Peter area and the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis in which Gustavus volunteers will assist with cleanup and renovation projects.
The public is invited to three continuing education events at Gustavus Adolphus College in May.
Werner Fornos, an internationally recognized authority on population issues and winner of the 2003 United Nations Population Award, is scheduled to give a lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College on Tuesday, April 19.
Celebrated novelists Pete Hautman and Mary Logue will speak at the Gustavus Library Associates' Spring Author Day at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 12 at the Edina Country Club.