November Continuing Education Events at Gustavus Adolphus College

Posted on October 14th, 2005 by

The public is invited to the following continuing education events at Gustavus Adolphus College:

  • “Thailand, The Land of Smiles” will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1 in the Heritage Banquet Room in the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center. As the only Southeast Asian country never colonized, Thailand has a long history and a fascinating culture. Jean Lavigne, assistant professor of geography at Gustavus, will present a slideshow focusing on Thailand’s experience with tourism. Cost is $15 per person and includes a Thai dinner.
  • “Nov. 11 — Armistice Day” will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 in the Melva Lind Interpretive Center at Gustavus. Ron Green, professor emeritus of education at Gustavus, will talk about the causes of World War I, describe some of the fiercest battles, and speculate on the legacies of the war after the Armistice brought an end to the conflict. Cost is $5 per person and includes coffee and European pastries.
  • “A Musical Sojourn to Europe!” will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the Melva Lind Interpretive Center at Gustavus. Pianist Esther Wang, assistant professor of music at Gustavus, and cellist David Carter, associate professor of music at St. Olaf College, will present works by international composers such as Beethoven and Mendelssohn. Cost is $5 per person and includes coffee and European pastries.

Pre-registration is required for these events. Register at the office of St. Peter Community and Family Education, Suite 207, 600 S. Fifth St., St. Peter, MN 56082. Office hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday or register online at www.stpetercommunityedonline.com. For more information, call 507/934-3048 and press zero for the operator. These events are Gustavus Adolphus College continuing education programs done in cooperation with the St. Peter Community and Family Education program.

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Media Contact: Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication JJ Akin
jakin@gustavus.edu
507-933-7510

 

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