Archive for October, 2016
Gustavus honored three outstanding employees today at the College’s annual Founders Day celebration, which recognizes the dedication of the iconic Old Main on October 31, 1876. The 2016 Founders Day marks the 140th anniversary of the College's location on the Saint Peter, Minn. campus.
Professors Glenn Kranking, Carlos Mejia Suarez, Pamela Conners, and Micah Maatman all teach digital humanities initiatives. (Note: This feature on digital humanities initiatives at Gustavus first appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of the Gustavus Quarterly.) Why Digital Humanities By Glenn Kranking ’98, associate professor, History and Scandinavian Studies, and campus facilitator, Digital Humanities I […]
Mariana Cobos and Josh Reinitz will explore fair trade, organic, sustainable, and equitable farming practices on Wednesday, October 26.
Striving to assist Gustavus students on the pre-health track, the Office of Career Development builds a collection and network of resources and advisers to guide each student to become the best applicant they can be. The most recent cycle of pre-physical therapy Gustavus graduates proved to be very competitive applicants after exceeding the national averages of admission into graduate programs.
Gustavus ranks 58th on Niche’s list of the Best Liberal Arts Colleges in America and 20th overall for Best College Food in America. The 2017 lists provide a wide variety of college and university rankings based on data from the U.S. Department of Education and college reviews directly from students.
Students can now receive tailored career guidance by choosing from one or more of seven career interest clusters, including a "still deciding" option.
An exhibition of photographs by local artist Kay Helms is currently on display in Gustavus Adolphus College’s Chester Johnson Geology Museum, located on the first floor of the Nobel Hall of Science. The series will be on display until early December.
Gustavus Adolphus College Associate Vice President of Human Resources Julie Kline recently received Chief Learning Officer Magazine’s Learning in Practice Gold Award in the Talent Management category in recognition of her leadership program titled “Emerging Leaders.” The program is designed to help employees reach their highest potential through direct leadership training.
When Kelley arrived for the first day of his internship this July, his supervisor shook his hand and told him to hustle over to get to work with the Ryder Cup’s corporate partnership team. For the next three months, Kelley would assist with the operation of 80 corporate hospitality tents at the international tournament.
Headlines speak of migration crises across the world and of undocumented immigrants crossing borders closer to home. Author, historian, and director of the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota Erika Lee challenges us to look to the past, drawing parallels between United States history and the current global crisis, asking us to […]