Archive for October, 2011
Minnesota poet and anthologist William Reichard will be at Gustavus Adolphus College Wednesday, Nov. 2 to read from his newly published anthology American Tensions: Literature of Identity and the Search for Social Justice.
Three members of the Gustavus Adolphus College community were honored during the Monday, Oct. 31 daily chapel service at 10 a.m. as recipients of the College’s annual outstanding employee awards.
Los Angeles based digital artist Alma Lopez will be at Gustavus Adolphus College Wednesday, Nov. 9 to talk about her newly released book Our Lady of Controversy: Alma Lopez’s Irreverent Apparition, and screen her new documentary “I LOVE Lupe.”
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has named Gustavus Adolphus College one of the top-100 best values among liberal arts colleges in the country based on the College’s outstanding academics and its great economic value.
Vince Thomas, Internship Director in Gustavus Adolphus College’s Center for Servant Leadership, is the recipient of WCCO Radio’s Good Neighbor Award for his volunteer work at Minneapolis South High School.
It’s known as the ultimate test of fitness, endurance, and mental fortitude. A 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run all completed despite crosswinds, headwinds and the overpowering heat and humidity under the Hawaiian sun. It is the Ironman World Championship and Dan Mikkelson '08 can now say he has conquered the challenge.
Dr. Jennifer McBride, Board of Regents Chair in Ethics and Assistant Professor of Religion at Wartburg College, will deliver the 2011 Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Lecture on Monday, Nov. 14.
Members of the Gustavus Adolphus College and St. Peter communities alike will have the opportunity to give blood on Nov. 2 and 3 in Alumni Hall on the Gustavus campus from 12-6 p.m.
Mark Elfstrom, a 2001 alumnus of Gustavus Adolphus College, recently received a Milken Educator Award for his work as a math and science teacher at Romig Middle School in Anchorage, Alaska.
Dr. Chérif Këita, Professor of French and Francophone Literatures and Cultures at Carleton College, will present his recent documentary “Cemetery Stories: A Rebel Missionary in South Africa” at Gustavus Adolphus College on Nov. 10 at 7:00 p.m. in Confer Hall 127.