Archive for July, 2009

Gustavus Named a Best College and 8th for Best Campus Food

Gustavus Adolphus College is once again a Best College in The Princeton Review's college ranking guidebook, The Best 371 Colleges. Also, Gustavus again made the Best Campus Food list. These annual rankings are based solely on input from college students.

Fringe Festival Features Gustavus Theatre and Dance

Since its founding, the Minnesota Fringe Festival has featured the work of hundreds of Gustavus Theatre & Dance students, alumni and faculty. This year is no exception, with a number of performances by alumni and current students across the 11-day festival.

Bahr Named Cross Country and Track Coach

Dale Bahr has been named the new head coach of both the men's and women's track and field programs and the men's and women's cross country programs at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Chilstrom Named Interim Director of Arboretum

Former Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and longtime St. Peter resident Herbert Chilstrom has been named Interim Director of the Linnaeus Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Gustavus Honors Distinguished Alumni

Gustavus Adolphus College presented Evelyn Bonander '59, William Green '72, and Ray Norling '56 with Distinguished Alumni Citations earlier this spring at the College's Alumni Banquet.

Huff Wins Playwriting Contest

Doug Huff, professor of philosophy at Gustavus Adolphus College, has been selected as one of four winners of the 2009 Mario Fratti-Fred Newman Political Playwriting Contest based in New York for his play, A Far Shore.