Archive for January, 2011

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Seven Alumni to Represent U.S. at World Bandy Championships

Seven Gustavus Adolphus College alumni will represent the United States this week at the 2011 World Bandy Championships in Kazan, Russia.

Origami Master Lang to Present Public Foldings

Robert J. Lang, one of the world’s leading masters of origami, who is serving as the 2010-11 Rydell Professor at Gustavus Adolphus College, will present public foldings of his work from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 24 and Wednesday, Jan. 26 outside of the Book Mark on the lower level of the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center.

New Center for Servant Leadership to Open Spring Semester

In keeping with the priorities of Gustavus Adolphus College’s Commission Gustavus 150 strategic plan, the College is about to open its new Center for Servant Leadership (CSL). The innovative gathering place will intentionally co-locate and integrate the College’s Office of Church Relations, Center for Vocational Reflection, Community Service Center, and Career Center.

Bernard LaFayette Gives MLK Day Memorial Lecture

Civil rights movement leader Rev. Dr. Bernard LaFayette Jr. delivered the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Memorial Lecture at Gustavus Adolphus College on Monday, Jan. 17 in Christ Chapel.

Follow the Gustavus Choir in Italy

The Gustavus Choir, led by conductor Greg Aune, is currently in the middle of its international concert tour in Italy. Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Communication Stacia Vogel is chronicling the group’s activities on the Marketing and Communication blog.

Rev. Grady St. Dennis Named Minnesota House Chaplain

Rev. Grady St. Dennis ‘92, Director of Church Relations at Gustavus Adolphus College, was nominated and elected to serve as chaplain of the Minnesota House of Representatives on Monday, Jan. 10.

Classics Department Blog Recognized

The Classics Department at Gustavus Adolphus College was recently recognized for its blog. The website onlinecollege.org ranked the department’s blog No. 1 in a list of the “40 Best Blogs for Classics Geeks.”

Wind Orchestra Preparing for Midwest Tour

The Gustavus Adolphus College Wind Orchestra, conducted by Douglas Nimmo, is currently preparing to embark on an eight-day tour from Jan. 29 to Feb. 5 that will take it to cities in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

LaFayette to Give Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture

Civil rights movement activist Bernard LaFayette Jr. will deliver the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture on Monday, Jan. 17 in Christ Chapel at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Mixed Blood Theatre Returns to Present African America

Minneapolis’ Mixed Blood Theatre will present African America at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17 at Gustavus Adolphus College’s Alumni Hall, located on the upper level of the O.J. Johnson Student Union.