Archive for November, 2011

Mike Stehlik Resigns as Women’s Soccer Coach

Gustavus Adolphus College Head Women’s Soccer Coach Mike Stehlik has announced his resignation after 22 years directing the program. Stehlik compiled an overall mark of 223-137-30 in his 22 seasons and ranks 35th in career victories in NCAA Division III women’s soccer history.

Neal & Leandra at Gustavus Dec. 9

The Gustavus Artist Series is delighted to bring Gustavus alumni and Red House recording artists Neal & Leandra to the campus for a very special pre-Christmas concert, Friday, Dec. 9, at Jussi Björling Recital Hall. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are available online at

Ben Ceder Earns Academic All-America First Team Honors

Gustavus Adolphus College senior men’s soccer player Ben Ceder (Oregon, Wis.) has earned one of the highest honors granted to a collegiate student-athlete. Ceder is one of 11 NCAA Division III players to earn a spot on the 2011 Academic All-America Men’s Soccer Team.

Angel Tree Now on Display in Campus Center

The Angel Tree, a holiday tradition at Gustavus Adolphus College that assists financially strapped families in St. Peter, is now on display on the upper level of the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center.

71st Annual Festival of St. Lucia is Dec. 8

Gustavus Adolphus College will celebrate its 71st annual Festival of St. Lucia at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 in Christ Chapel. As part of this seasonal tradition, five sophomore women have been chosen to serve on the Lucia court, including Susan Crane, Annalise Dobbelstein, Elizabeth Johnson, Ellen Krueger, and Jennifer Werness.

Christmas in Christ Chapel is Dec. 2-4

Christmas in Christ Chapel, the annual holiday tradition at Gustavus Adolphus College will be held Dec. 2-4 and is themed "Julljus: Light from the Old World, Light to the New."

Senior Ross Ring-Jarvi Featured on

Gustavus Adolphus College senior Ross Ring-Jarvi is the focus of a feature story recently posted on Ring-Jarvi, an Anoka native and four-year member of the Gustavus men's hockey team, decided last summer to attempt to bike across the United States.

Students Raise Awareness of Homelessness with Annual SleepOut

Gustavus Adolphus College students participated in the 14th annual SleepOut Nov. 13-16 to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness in the United States.

Junior Emily Seelen Receives EPA Fellowship

Gustavus Adolphus College junior Emily Seelen is the recipient of a 2011 Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Fellowship provides up to $19,700 per year for the recipient’s junior and senior years and up to $9,500 of support for a three-month summer internship at an EPA facility.

International Festival Scheduled for Nov. 19

The annual International Festival at Gustavus Adolphus College is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 in Alumni Hall, located in the O.J. Johnson Student Union. The festival, which is sponsored by the International Cultures Club, is free and open to the public.