Archive for JJ Akin '11

Christmas in Christ Chapel Airs Across the Nation

The 2016 and 2018 Christmas in Christ Chapel worship services are being shown on public television stations across the country this holiday season.

Dr. Kathi Tunheim Named Vice President For Mission, Strategy, and Innovation

In the new role, Tunheim will lead execution of the Gustavus Acts Strategic Plan, grow external partnerships, and advance the mission of the College.

Tyra Banks ’21 Named St. Lucia

Banks was named the 2018 St. Lucia at the College's 78th annual Festival of St. Lucia on Thursday, December 6.

Christmas in Christ Chapel Explores Visions of Divine Mystery This Weekend

The 46th annual Christmas in Christ Chapel worship services take place November 30 through December 2.

Gustavus Awarded $1 Million Grant to Support Continuing Education for Pastors

The grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will support pastors from southern Minnesota in continuous leadership development.

Edgar Carlson’s Legacy Celebrated with New Book

Bold Visions, Daring Dreams covers the former Gustavus President’s life and accomplishments on the hill and beyond.

Conflict Leads to Opportunity for Gustavus Army Veteran

As a soldier, father, and student, Charles Maxfield brings his experiences to the classroom as he seeks opportunities for fellow veterans.

Former Gustavus Postdoc Named Curator at Smithsonian

Sam Vong, who served as the College's inaugural Bruce Gray Postdoctoral Fellow, is now Curator of Asian Pacific American Studies at the Smithsonian.

Gustavus Celebrates Founders Day, Recognizes Outstanding Employees

Three exemplary employees were honored at the annual Founders Day celebration in Christ Chapel on October 30.

Three Questions with Scandinavian Folklore Expert Stephen Mitchell

The Robert S. And Else Friend Professor of Scandinavian and Folklore at Harvard University will offer a free public lecture on Oct. 25.