Archive for October, 2009


Outstanding Employees Honored at Gustavus

Three members of the Gustavus Adolphus College community were honored during the Friday, Oct. 30 daily chapel service as recipients of the College's annual outstanding employee awards.


Gustavus Releases Commission Gustavus 150 Documents and Brand Video

Upon culmination of yearlong efforts in its Commission Gustavus 150 institutional planning process and the development of an updated institutional marketing position, the College today released key planning documents and a short brand video.


Jesus Justice Jazz Tour Coming to Gustavus

The Jesus Justice Jazz tour, a special follow-up event to the 2009 ELCA National Youth Gathering in New Orleans, will make a stop at Gustavus Adolphus College Saturday, Nov. 7.


Classics and Film Studies Expert to Speak at Gustavus

Martin Winkler, professor of Classics at George Mason University, will present a free public lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College on Sunday, Nov. 1. Winkler will deliver his lecture, titled “The Last Days of Pompeii: From Fact to Fiction and Film,” at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall, located in the O.J. Johnson Student Union.


Gustavus to Host Gubernatorial Candidates Forum

Gustavus Adolphus College will host a nonpartisan forum for officially declared Minnesota gubernatorial candidates at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9. The forum will be free and open to the public and will take place in Alumni Hall, located in the O.J. Johnson Student Union.


Gustavus to Host Annual Dancing With the Profs

Gustavus Adolphus College will host its fourth annual charity fundraiser “Dancing With the Profs” at 7:30 pm. Saturday, Nov. 7 in Alumni Hall, located in the O.J. Johnson Student Union.


Gustavus Honors First Decade Award Winners

Gustavus Adolphus College recently recognized Brian North ’99 and Tammy Williams VanDeGrift ’99 as its First Decade Award winners for 2009. The award is presented annually to one male and one female from the 10th anniversary class for early professional development.


Our Story Conference to Focus on Interracial Relationships

The 2009 Our Story Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7 and will focus on interracial relationships. The conference is free and open to the public and will feature keynote speaker Wendy Coakley-Thompson.


Gustavus Receives Instrumentation Grant from NSF

Gustavus Adolphus College recently received a major research instrumentation grant totaling nearly $250,000 from the National Science Foundation to purchase an Inductively Coupled Plasma – Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS).


Forensics Team Wins Larry Schnoor Invitational

The Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team continued its strong start to the 2009-10 season with a first place finish at the Larry Schnoor Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 17 at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Gustavus edged out Illinois State University and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to win the team sweepstakes.