Archive for August, 2008

Darfur is located in the West-Central part of Sudan. 

Camp Darfur Exhibit Coming to Gustavus

Camp Darfur, an interactive awareness and education event that brings attention to genocide and the ongoing conflict in Darfur, Sudan, will be exhibited on Eckman Mall at Gustavus Adolphus College on Thursday, Sept. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Jay Schoenebeck is entering his 15th season as head coach of the Gustavus football team. 

Schoenebeck Announces 2008 Football Season Will Be His Last As Head Coach

Gustavus Adolphus College Head Football Coach Jay Schoenebeck has announced that the 2008 season will be his final season as head coach.

Christmas in Christ Chapel is a Gustavus tradition since 1973. (Photo by Anders Bjorling) 

Tickets Now Available for Christmas in Christ Chapel

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Christmas in Christ Chapel celebration at Gustavus Adolphus College. This year's celebration will be held Dec. 5-7 and is themed "Joyeux Noel: A Feast of French Music, Art, and Culture."

Anderson Theatre’s production of The Tempest. 

Gustavus Announces 2008-09 Anderson Theatre Season

With a nod to a successful past season and with determination to continue the mission of confronting social justice issues on the stage, the Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College recently announced the 2008-09 Anderson Theatre schedule.

The Gustie Greeters will energetically welcome first-year students to campus. 

Gustavus Looks Forward to New Academic Year

Gustavus Adolphus College will begin its 147th academic year Tuesday, Sept. 2 when classes commence for the college's 2,600 full-time students. Approximately 635 first-year students are enrolled at Gustavus this fall.

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Gustavus Ranked a Top 100 National Liberal Arts College

Gustavus Adolphus College is once again ranked among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation in U.S. News and World Report's annual college rankings.

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Fall Student-Athletes Return to Campus

While a majority of Gustavus Adolphus College students will not return to campus until next week, many students who participate on fall athletic teams have already arrived in St. Peter.

President Jack R. Ohle 

Statement from President Ohle Regarding Amethyst Initiative

Gustavus Adolphus College President Jack R. Ohle released a statement today regarding his decision to sign the Amethyst Initiative.

Gustavus named one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes.com 

Gustavus Named a Best College by Forbes.com

Gustavus is one of America's Best Colleges for 2008 according to a new Forbes.com ranking of colleges. The new report ranks 569 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve.

Come Visit Us at the State Fair

Gustavus Adolphus College will again have a presence in the Education Building at the Minnesota State Fair. Make plans to stop and visit between 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 21-Sept. 1.