Archive for January, 2009

Vice President for Enrollment Management Announces Plans to Retire

Gustavus Adolphus College Vice President for Enrollment Management Mark Anderson has announced his plans to retire on May 31, 2010. Anderson will serve as Dean of Admission during the 2009-10 academic year while the College commences a national search for his replacement.

New Exhibitions Opening Soon at Hillstrom Museum of Art

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will host two new exhibitions from Monday, Feb. 16 to Sunday, April 19. Migrations: New Directions in Native American Art will be on display concurrently with Fortune: Photos of China by Priscilla Briggs.

Gustavus Student Documents Study Abroad Experience with Podcasts

When Gustavus Adolphus College senior Greg Boone decided to study abroad in Zhuhai, China during this year's Fall Semester, he wanted to figure out a way to document his experience and continue to be involved with the College's radio station, KGSM.

Gustavus Receives $1 Million Gift

Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce that the Greater Gustavus Fund has made a commitment of $1 million in support of both Commission Gustavus 150 and the College's Sesquicentennial Celebration in 2012.

Doctor Ashis Brahma to Speak About Darfur Genocide

Dr. Ashis Brahma, a doctor to Darfur refugees, will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 in Wallenberg Auditorium, located in the Alfred Nobel Memorial Hall of Science.

Pacific Lutheran’s Choir of the West to Perform at Gustavus

The Choir of the West, a collegiate choral ensemble from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash., will appear in concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27 at Gustavus Adolphus College's Christ Chapel.

Gusties at the Inauguration Festivities

A Gustavus Adolphus College January Interim Experience class taught by Assistant Professor of Political Science Kate Knutson is currently in the nation's capital where they will witness the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama on Tuesday, Jan. 20.

Alumnus Wins Fifth Career ATP Tour Title

Eric Butorac, a 2003 graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, recently won the fifth Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour doubles title of his career. Butorac teamed with Rajeev Ram to defeat the Swiss tandem of Jean-Claude Scherrer and Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-4 to win the Chennai Open in India on Jan. 11.

Gustavus Competing in National Recycling Competition

Gustavus Adolphus College will compete nationally against more than 400 colleges and universities from Jan. 18 to March 28 in a recycling competition called RecycleMania.

Gustavus in Top 10 of Peace Corps Rankings

With 18 alumni currently serving abroad in the United States Peace Corps, Gustavus Adolphus College has earned a top 10 ranking from the Peace Corps for the number of 2008 volunteers.