Three Employees Honored on Founders Day

Posted on October 28th, 2011 by

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. The awards were handed out in conjunction with Founders Day, which recognizes the dedication of Old Main on Oct. 31, 1876.

Dining Service employee Robert Schlueter received the 2011 Augusta Carlson Schultz Award, which is presented annually to a support staff employee who exemplifies outstanding dedication and spirit of service. Schlueter serves as Information Systems Lead and Assistant Chef and has worked at Gustavus since 1996.

Chaplain Rachel Larson received the 2011 Eric Norelius Award, given annually to an outstanding administrative employee who has demonstrated exceptional service and dedication to the College. Larson has been on staff in the Chaplains’ Office since 2001.

Associate Professor of Religion John Cha received the 2011 Faculty Service Award, given annually to a faculty member whose service has improved the College. Cha’s teaching and research interests include Buddhist philosophy, Indian intellectual history, comparative philosophy, and inter-religious dialogue. Cha has taught at the College since 1997.


Media Contact: Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication JJ Akin


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