Archive for September, 2011

Gustavus Kicks Off its Sesquicentennial Celebration

Gustavus Adolphus College officially kicked off its Sesquicentennial celebration on Friday, Sept. 30 in the Lund Center Arena as more than 750 alumni and friends of the College gathered for a kickoff dinner and celebration.

The Kickoff of Campaign Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College Board of Trustees Chair Mark Bernhardson announced the official kickoff of a comprehensive fundraising effort called Campaign Gustavus on Friday, Sept. 30. Bernhardson, a 1971 Gustavus graduate, made the announcement at the College’s Sesquicentennial and Campaign Kickoff Dinner in Lund Arena in front of more than 750 alumni and friends of the College.

On Ego Opens Anderson Theatre Season

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College, in conjunction with the 2011 Nobel Conference, The Brain and Being Human, will present Mick Gordon and Paul Broks’ On Ego, on the Anderson Theatre stage Oct. 4, 7, 8 & 9.

Nobel Conference Presenter on MPR Monday

Dr. John P. Donoghue, one of eight presenters at the upcoming 47th annual Nobel Conference, will appear on Minnesota Public Radio’s Midmorning show with host Kerri Miller from 9-10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3.

October 1 Declared Gustavus Adolphus College Day

In honor of the College's Sesquicentennial, October 1, 2011 has been declared Gustavus Adolphus College Day in the State of Minnesota by Governor Mark Dayton and in the City of St. Peter by Mayor Tim Strand.

Beck Academic Hall Officially Dedicated

The Warren & Donna Beck Academic Hall, the newest building on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus, will be officially dedicated on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 10:30 a.m., as part of the College’s Homecoming Weekend activities.

Reading in Common Lecture Now Available Online

The Sept. 13 Reading in Common lecture, featuring author Kent Nerburn and Native American guests Raymond and Martin Sensmeier, can now be viewed online.

Homecoming Week Events Scheduled

Gustavus Adolphus College will celebrate its Homecoming Weekend Friday, Sept. 30 – Sunday, Oct. 2, as well as the official kickoff of its Sesquicentennial celebration. Along with numerous alumni gatherings and Sesquicentennial related events, there are several events geared toward current Gustavus students.

Alumna to Appear on NBC News Teacher Town Hall

Gustavus Adolphus College alumna Regina (Gigi) Dobosenski ’98 will appear as an invited guest on NBC News’ second annual National Teacher Town Hall on Sunday, Sept. 25.

Nobel Concert Will Feature Michael Jorgensen and Minnesota Composers

As a part of the 47th annual Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College, The Brain and Being Human, the Department of Music will present a special musical celebration featuring baritone Michael Jorgensen and pianist Bonnie Jorgensen, at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 in Christ Chapel.