Archive for April, 2009

Alumnus Receives Bush Foundation Grant

The Bush Foundation has named Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus Jess O. Luce '99 a 2009 Leadership Fellow. The Bush Fellowship will allow Luce to pursue a master's degree in public administration with a concentration in aging issues in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.

Valentini Named Head Men’s Tennis Coach

Tommy Valentini, a native of Duluth, Minn., has been named the head men's tennis coach at Gustavus Adolphus College. Valentini, who has been an assistant coach for the Gusties for the past three years, will replace Steve Wilkinson who is retiring after serving as the head coach for the past 39 years.

Gustavus Recognizes Newly Tenured Faculty

Gustavus Adolphus College recognized eight newly tenured faculty members during its 10 a.m. daily worship service in Christ Chapel on Friday, April 24.

Paul Magnuson Awards Announced

Four student leaders, four student organizations, and two student-led events were recognized Monday, April 27 at the annual Paul Magnuson Student Leadership and Service Awards Program at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Honors Day Scheduled for May 2

On Saturday, May 2, Gustavus Adolphus College will host Honors Day, an annual event that recognizes the academic excellence and achievements of hundreds of its students.

Gustavus Issues Swine Flu Recommendations

Amid the ever-changing details being discovered and revealed about the recent Swine Influenza outbreak in Mexico, the United States, and other countries across the world, Gustavus Adolphus College President Jack R. Ohle issued a letter to the campus community on Tuesday afternoon regarding the situation.

Hillstrom Museum to Showcase Student Work

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will present Kaleidoscope: Senior Show 2009, an exhibition featuring the work of ten studio art majors at the College. The show will be on display from Saturday, May 2 through Sunday, May 31.

Gary Anderson Receives 2009 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 the Rev. Gary F. Anderson on Saturday, April 25.

Pearson Granted NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced on Monday that Gustavus Adolphus senior swimmer Dave Pearson has been named one of 29 men's winter sport recipients of an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.

Softball and Tennis Teams Win Conference Titles

The Gustavus Adolphus College softball, men's tennis, and women's tennis teams all secured Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships during this past weekend.