Archive for April, 2011

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Take The Hill Triathlon Scheduled for May 7

The Epsilon Pi Alpha fraternity at Gustavus Adolphus College will host the fourth annual Take The Hill Triathlon Saturday, May 7. All Proceeds from the event will benefit the nonprofit organization Insulindependence.

Choir of Christ Chapel Tour Begins April 28

The Choir of Christ Chapel of Gustavus Adolphus College will make stops in Minnesota and Wisconsin during its upcoming tour April 28-May 1.

Frank Abagnale to Speak May 3

Frank Abagnale Jr., whose life story provided inspiration for the 2002 feature film Catch Me If You Can, will speak publicly at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 in Christ Chapel.

Annual Author Tea Scheduled for April 28

Gustavus Adolphus College will hold its annual Gustavus Author Tea at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 in the Courtyard Café, located on the lower level of the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center. Those being recognized include Mark Bjelland, Dennis Johnson, Debra Eckerman Pitton, John Rezmerski, and Thia Cooper.

Bishop Jon V. Anderson Presented 2011 Covenant Award

Pastor Jon V. Anderson, Bishop of the Southwestern Minnesota Synod of the ELCA, received the 2011 Covenant Award at the annual convention of the Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations on Saturday, April 9.

Gustavus to Host Violence Prevention Training Sessions

The organization Men Can Stop Rape, Inc., will lead a violence prevention seminar at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 in Alumni Hall. The event is free and open to all Gustavus students, faculty, and staff.

MAYDAY! Peace Conference to Confront Capital Punishment Debate

Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, author of the critically-acclaimed book Dead Man Walking, and Robert Blecker, professor of law at New York Law School, will keynote the 31st annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College on Wednesday, May 4. This year’s conference is titled “Executing Justice: Debating Capital Punishment.”

Gustavus Students Produce “It Gets Better” Video

The Gustavus Adolphus College Campus Activities Board (CAB) along with the student group Queers and Allies recently produced an “It Gets Better” video in support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender youth and teenagers.

Quietdrive and Cedar Avenue Concert April 16

Minneapolis based bands Quietdrive and Cedar Avenue will appear in concert at Gustavus Adolphus College’s Alumni Hall at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 16. Tickets are now on sale to the general public for $5 at

D’Souza Announced as New Speaker for Lindau Symposium

Dinesh D’Souza, former policy analyst in the Reagan White House and current President of The King’s College in New York, will speak at the 2011 Lindau Symposium at Gustavus Adolphus College Thursday, April 14.