Archive for November, 2013

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Wednesday is Give to Gustavus Day

Be bold, and show your support for what you love at Gustavus on Give to Gustavus Day on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Give to Gustavus Day is a one-day online giving campaign to support the Gustavus Annual Fund.

Glen Lloyd Named Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement

Glen Lloyd, currently the assistant director of multicultural programs and the Diversity Center, will join the Office of Institutional Advancement at Gustavus Adolphus College as the Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement beginning December 4, 2013.

18th A Royal Affair to Benefit Library

Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) will host its 18th biennial library fundraiser event, A Royal Affair, Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Radisson Blu Mall of America. This dinner and auction event will benefit the endowment fund of the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library on the Gustavus campus.

Dan Dewey ’93 to Receive GACAC Service Award

Dr. Daniel Dewey ’93 will receive the 2013 Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations and Alumni Service Award on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. during the College’s Daily Sabbath service in Christ Chapel. Dr. Dewey is recognized for his vision and leadership in co-founding World Altering Medicine, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing medical care for needy patients in resource poor areas of the developing world.

American Indian Activist to Speak at Gustavus

Clyde Bellecourt, Native American civil rights leader and co-founder of the American Indian Movement (AIM), will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11 in Alumni Hall. Bellecourt’s lecture is titled “The American Indian Movement: Past, Present, and Future,” and is free and open to the public.

Career Development and Alumni Mentoring Program Featured by The Lutheran Magazine

An article in the November 2013 edition of The Lutheran magazine features the Gustavus Career Development office and the College's Alumni Mentoring Program.

Gustavus Inducts Eight New Members into Athletics Hall of Fame

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department inducted eight individuals into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Nov. 2. The 2013 class of inductees includes Todd Bowlby `98 (Tennis), Rebecca Wold Freeman `98 (Cross Country, Basketball, Track & Field), Alecia Tromiczak Gazzola `98 (Soccer), Scott Lauinger `96 (Basketball), Shasta Lininger Johnson `95 (Gymnastics), Mark Lynch `95 (Football), Shannon McGee`96 (Gymnastics), and Dave Newcomer`91 (Hockey).