Archive for April, 2008

Gustavus to Celebrate Student Research and Scholarship

Gustavus Adolphus College will celebrate student research and scholarship when its holds its first annual Celebration of Creative Inquiry from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 2 in the banquet rooms of the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center.

Paul Tillquist Receives the 2008 Covenant Award

The Covenant Award, bestowed annually to an individual who has made distinctive contributions which have strengthened the partnership between Gustavus Adolphus College and member congregations of the College's Association of Congregations, was presented to Dr. Paul F. Tillquist on Saturday, April 26.

Jack R. Ohle Named New President of Gustavus Adolphus College

The Board of Trustees of Gustavus Adolphus College today elected Jack R. Ohle to be the College's 15th president. Ohle, currently the president of Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, will succeed James L. Peterson, who is retiring after serving as president of the College since July 2003. Ohle will take office July 1, 2008.

Gustavus Places Sixth in Campus Energy Challenge

During the month of February, Gustavus Adolphus College and many schools in the country competed in the National Campus Energy Challenge to see which school could conserve the most energy compared to last year's energy consumption during the same timeframe.

Greek Week Events to Benefit Union University

Fraternities and sororities at Gustavus Adolphus College will be raising money for Union University during their annual Greek Week April 28-May 3.

Astronomy Lecture Scheduled for April 24

Dr. Paul Nulsen from the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics will deliver a lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24 in room 103 of F.W. Olin Hall for Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science.

Gustavus to Host Philosophical Society Student Conference

Gustavus Adolphus College will host the Minnesota Philosophical Society Student Conference from 9:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

Gustavus Receives $1 Million Science Grant

Gustavus Adolphus College has recently been awarded $1 million for science education over the next four years from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) in Chevy Chase, Md.

Gustavus to Celebrate its Authors

Gustavus Adolphus College will hold its annual Gustavus Author Tea from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 at the Courtyard Café, located in the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center.

Gustavus to Host Association of Congregations Convention

The 21st annual convention of the Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations will be held Saturday, April 26. The Rev. Jack Fortin will deliver this year's keynote address.