Archive for May, 2009

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Commencement May 31, Webcast Available

At 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31, more than 600 seniors will receive their bachelor of arts degrees from Gustavus Adolphus College during commencement exercises at Hollingsworth Field. In the case of inclement weather, the ceremonies will be moved indoors to Lund Center for Physical Education and Health.

Women’s Golf Places Third at NCAA Championships

The Gustavus Adolphus College women's golf team placed third at the Division III NCAA Championships at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on Saturday. Junior Kali Griggs finished in a tie for sixth individually.

Softball Wins Game One at NCAA Championships

The Gustavus Adolphus College softball team continued its winning ways on Friday afternoon with a 5-1 come-from-behind victory over the University of Texas-Tyler in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championships being held in Montclair, N.J.

Communication Studies Course Making a Difference

The communication studies department at Gustavus has transformed its introductory Public Speaking course into an innovative new course that not only serves as a learning tool for students, but benefits many local communities as well.

Peterson Accepts Interim President Position at Northland College

Former Gustavus Adolphus College President James L. Peterson '64 has been named Interim President at Northland College in Ashland, Wis. Peterson will serve in the role until the college completes a search to replace outgoing President Karen I. Halbersleben, who declined a contract extension earlier this month.

Softball Advances to Division III Finals

The Gustavus Adolphus College softball team defeated Webster University 11-1 in five innings on Sunday, May 10 to win the NCAA Midwest Regional and advance to the Division III Finals for the first time in program history.

Forensics Showcase Set for May 12

Gustavus Adolphus College's nationally ranked forensics team will showcase some of its best performances of the year at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 12 in the Courtyard Café, located on the lower level of the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center.

Impresario From Smyrna Moves Into Final Weekend

Following an opening weekend which featured a sold-out opening night, The Impresario from Smyrna, Anderson Theatre's season finale, presents its final two performances May 8 at 8:00 p.m. and May 9 at 2:00 p.m.

Recyclemania Results Released

The results are in from Recyclemania, the 10-week recycling and waste reduction competition between 550 participating schools, colleges, and universities across the country. Gustavus Adolphus College collected 72,900 pounds of recyclables during the competition.

Physics Club to Host Lecture

The Gustavus Adolphus College Physics Club will host Dr. Felipe Menanteau from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University for a free public lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7 in room 103 of F.W. Olin Hall for Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science.