Archive for May, 2008

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Fundraising Goal Within Reach, Give by May 31

Gustavus Adolphus College is poised to reach its overall fundraising goal of $11.87 million by May 31, 2008, the college's fiscal year end. While the goal is within reach, additional gifts are needed before Midnight May 31. Gifts may be made online, by mail if post-marked on or before May 31, or by calling 866-487-3863.

Paul Magnuson Student Awards for Leadership and Service Announced

Five student leaders, three student organizations, and two student-led events were recognized on Wednesday, May 7 at the annual Paul Magnuson Student Leadership and Service Awards Program at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Gustavus Forensics Team to Hold Speech Showcase

Members of the nationally ranked Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team will perform publicly on Thursday, May 15 at this year's Speech Showcase. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Courtyard Café, located on the lower level of the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center.

Online Registration Available for 2008 Nobel Conference

Registration is now available online for Gustavus Adolphus College's 44th annual Nobel Conference. This year's conference, titled "Who Were the First Humans?" is scheduled for Oct. 7-8.

Gustavus to Host NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships

Gustavus Adolphus College will host the 2008 NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Championships May 13-15. The matches will be played at the college's Brown Outdoor Tennis Complex.

Three Gustavus Students Receive NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships

Gustavus Adolphus College student athletes Margaret Dorer, Trevor Wittwer, and Connor Ziegler have been selected to receive postgraduate scholarships from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Triathlon to Benefit Juvenile Diabetes

A triathlon will be held at Gustavus Adolphus College on Sunday, May 11 to benefit juvenile diabetes through project IronKiDz in association with Triabetes and Insulindependence.

Archbishop Elias Chacour to Visit Gustavus

Father Elias Chacour, the Archbishop of Galilee of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, will visit Gustavus Adolphus College on Monday, May 12.

Hillstrom Museum of Art to Showcase Student Work

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will present Permanent? Senior Show 2008, an exhibition featuring the work of 12 senior studio art majors at the college.

Arvonne Fraser to Speak at Spring Author Day

Women's human rights advocate Arvonne Fraser will speak at the Gustavus Library Associates' Spring Author Day at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 14 at the Edina Country Club. Fraser will speak about her spirited memoir, She's No Lady: Politics, Family, and International Feminism.