Archive for November, 2012
Christmas in Christ Chapel has become a tradition at Gustavus Adolphus College that incorporates three different choirs, the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, the Handbell Choir, and dance ensembles, to allow hundreds of students to showcase their talents to thousands of friends, family, alumni and community members.
While most students at Gustavus followed this fall’s election through computer and television screens, political science major Jessye Flannery ’13 has had an up close and personal experience with politics thanks to a semester-long internship in the very heart of the nation’s political system, Washington, D.C.
Gustavus Adolphus College will celebrate its 72nd annual Festival of St. Lucia at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 in Christ Chapel. As part of this seasonal tradition, six sophomore women have been chosen to serve on the Lucia court.
The Lund Arena Initiative is a $500,000 plan to repair, renovate, and rejuvenate Lund Arena, which is home to the hockey rink named after the program’s legendary coach, Donny Roberts ’56.
The College is proud to announce that thanks to the generosity and dedication of many alumni, parents, friends, and students, Give to Gustavus Day on Wednesday, Nov. 14, raised a total of $45,684 for the Gustavus Annual Fund.
The Gustavus Adolphus College forensics team, which has achieved a top 10 national ranking during the past two seasons, is off to an impressive start to the 2012-13 season, including strong results in a number of tournaments.
Christmas in Christ Chapel, the annual holiday tradition at Gustavus Adolphus College, will be held Nov. 30-Dec. 2 and is themed “Jubilee: Proclaiming the Year of the Lord’s Favor.” The College will be celebrating two anniversaries during this year’s celebration as it is the 40th year of Christmas in Christ Chapel and the 50th year – the Jubilee year – of Christ Chapel.
Dr. William Moseley, Professor of Geography at Macalester College will be at Gustavus Adolphus College on Monday, Nov. 12 to discuss “The Causes and Consequences of the 2008 Global Food Crisis: Neoliberal Policy Reform and Food Security in West Africa.”
A group of 16 Gustavus Adolphus College students utilized their free time during the College's Fall Break to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in several northern Minnesota communities.
Gustavus Adolphus College is one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country in the category of “Best Value” according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The publication ranked Gustavus No. 42 on its list of the top 100 liberal arts colleges for “Best Value.”