Archive for March, 2009

Dance Selected for Festival Finale

The dance Shiny Things for the Mind, choreographed by Gustavus Adolphus College visiting instructor Cynthia Gutierrez-Garner and performed by nine Gustavus students, earned the finale spot at the recent American College Dance Festival Association's (ACDFA) North Central Regional Festival Gala.

Thrower Leaving Gustavus for Job in Saudi Arabia

Ray Thrower, director of safety and security at Gustavus Adolphus College for the past 11 years, has announced he will be leaving the College for a new position at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia.

Diversity Week Events to Begin March 30

Gustavus Adolphus College's Diversity Week, titled "Breaking Barriers," will take place March 30 through April 3. A keynote address by class expert Barbara Jensen on Thursday, April 2 is the week's featured event.

Ninety-One Students to Embark on Habitat for Humanity Spring Break Trips

Ninety-one students from Gustavus Adolphus College will travel to three different locations to participate in a Habitat for Humanity work trip during the College's Spring Break, March 21-29.

Men’s Hockey Falls in National Championship Game

The Gustavus Adolphus College men's hockey team fell to Neumann College 4-1 in Saturday's Division III National Championship game in Lake Placid, N.Y. The team finishes its season with a record of 19-11.

Alumnus Preparing for the Big Dance

The Gustavus Adolphus College men's and women's basketball teams might have seen their seasons come to a close in February, but there is at least one Gustavus alumnus who is still very much a part of March Madness.

Men’s Hockey Advances to Frozen Four

The Gustavus Adolphus College men's hockey team defeated UW-Superior 2-0 in an NCAA quarterfinal game on Saturday, March 14 to advance to the NCAA Division III Frozen Four in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Invisible Children to Screen Documentary

The non-profit organization Invisible Children will screen its latest documentary, "The Rescue: Of Joseph Kony's Child Soliders," at Gustavus Adolphus College at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 in Alumni Hall, located in the College's O.J. Johnson Student Union.

Gusties Descend on Capitol in St. Paul

Forty students, six administrators, and one Board of Trustee member from Gustavus Adolphus College spent Thursday, March 5 at the Capitol in St. Paul in support of the State Grant Program.

Sutphen and Keenan Headline Spring Author Day

Poets Deborah Keenan and Joyce Sutphen will speak at the Gustavus Library Associates' Spring Author Day at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 7 at the Edina Country Club.