Archive for October, 2006
Virgil Jones was recently named the new director for multicultural programs at Gustavus Adolphus College.
On Saturday, Oct. 28, Gustavus Adolphus College played its final home football game of the 2006 season — the last on the current Hollingsworth Field. After the game (about 3:30 p.m.), the current stadium was decommissioned followed by the official ground breaking for a new stadium to be ready for the beginning of next football season.
Mary K. Nelson, a 1961 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, will receive the 2006 Association of Congregations Service Award on Monday, Oct. 30.
Gustavus Adolphus College's seventh annual "Our Story" Conference, focusing on the evolution and future of affirmative action, will take place Saturday, Nov. 4.
The public is invited to the following continuing education events at Gustavus Adolphus College:
Mark Edmundson will deliver the 2006-07 Herbert P. and Mary Jane Lefler Lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 in Alumni Hall, located in the O.J. Johnson Student Union at Gustavus Adolphus College.
Gustavus Adolphus College's annual Wallenberg Memorial lecture will feature Hugh Q. Parmer, who will present a lecture on the "Humanitarian Crisis in Darfur: Perspectives from the Field."
This fall, Gustavus Adolphus College joins The Julliard School, Oberlin College Conservatory, Yale School of Music, and Vassar College as an "All-Steinway School," a designation conferred by Steinway & Sons, makers of what most serious musicians consider the world's best pianos.
As a part of the St. Peter Reads program, author Michael Perry will appear at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 at Trinity Lutheran Church in St. Peter.
The Spirit of Service: Exploring Faith, Service, and Social Justice in Higher Education, co-edited by Chaplain Brian Johnson and professor Carolyn O'Grady, both of Gustavus Adolphus College, is a collection of accounts from professors and administrators as they reflect on their experiences.