Archive for September, 2010

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Gustavus Coffee Goes Green

The color of the coffee served in the Gustavus Marketplace this year will still be black, but it will also be green – as in environmentally responsible.

Football Team to Open Season Saturday at Home

The Gustavus Adolphus College football team will open its 2010 season at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at Hollingsworth Field. The Gusties will welcome the Wartburg Knights to St. Peter for a non-conference game.

Obituary: Hazel Johnson, 91, Professor Emeritus of Nursing

Hazel M. Johnson, professor emeritus of nursing at Gustavus Adolphus College, passed away on Sept. 6 at the age of 91. Johnson served in the Gustavus Nursing Department from 1969 to 1981. After graduating from the Swedish Hospital School of Nursing in 1941, Johnson served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945. She went […]

Video: Opening Convocation and First Day of Classes

Gustavus Adolphus College opened its 149th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 7. President Jack R. Ohle delivered the homily at the College’s opening convocation celebration and classes began for approximately 2,450 undergraduate students. ### Media Contact: Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication JJ Akin 507-933-7510

Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott to Spend Three Weeks at Gustavus

Derek Walcott, the 1992 Nobel Prize winner in Literature, will complete a three-week residency at Gustavus Adolphus College from Sept. 20 through Oct. 6 as part of the College’s Rydell Professorship.

Three Exhibitions to Open at Hillstrom Museum Sept. 13

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College will host three concurrent exhibitions beginning Monday, Sept. 13. Voices: Contemporary Ceramic Art from Sweden; ENNESBO; and FOCUS IN/ON: Henry Varnum Poor’s Autumn Still Life will all be on display through Nov. 7.

Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater to Perform at Gustavus

Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater (SPDT) will perform four works from its nationally-acclaimed repertory Saturday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. at Gustavus Adolphus College’s Anderson Theatre.

Video: First-year Student Move-in Day

Move-in day for first-year students is a time to remember for many Gusties, past and present. Current Gustavus senior Hanna Schutte ’11 and alumna Maggie Hedlund ’09 spoke with some first-year students and their relatives, as well as several student leaders about the excitement that surrounds this memorable day

First-Year Students Receive Warm Welcome to Campus

Approximately 640 first-year and transfer students arrived in St. Peter on the morning of Friday, Sept. 3 to begin their college journey at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Ford Runge to Give Public Lecture Sept. 17

University of Minnesota professor C. Ford Runge will help the Gustavus Adolphus College community prepare for the upcoming Nobel Conference, Making Food Good, with a public speaking appearance at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17.