Entries tagged with ‘gustavus acts’

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Gustavus Announces $3.7 Million Gift to Create New Scholarship Programs

Gustavus Adolphus College is excited to announce a $3.7 million cash gift to fund scholarships for top-tier students. This gift will allocate over $500,000 per year for the next seven years to create two new scholarship programs.

$4 Million Gift to Create Two Endowed Faculty Positions at Gustavus

A year after closing the most successful fundraising campaign in the institution’s history with over $170 million in gifts and commitments, Gustavus announced today that a new $4 million gift will create two new endowed faculty positions in the Department of Economics and Management.

Gustavus Announces $4 Million Gift From President Rebecca and Dr. Thomas Bergman

Four investments of $1 million each will directly support teaching and learning, create an endowed faculty position in neuroscience, and supplement the Gustavus Fund.

Humanities Meets Digital

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 […]

Gustavus Ranked Highly By Niche (Especially for Food!)

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.

Gustavus Scores Highly in Inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings

The College ranks 144th in the nation and third among private colleges in Minnesota on the new rankings, which emphasize student experience and outcomes.

Gustavus Jumps Two Spots in U.S. News and World Report

Gustavus is ranked No. 77 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best National Liberal Arts Colleges list, which was released on Tuesday, Sept. 13. This is two spots higher than Gustavus placed in the publication’s 2016 rankings, when the College was ranked No. 79 among liberal arts colleges.

Student-Professor Duo Researches Glaciers in Ecuador

Shivering in a tent nearly 15,000 feet above sea level on the side of the highest mountain in Ecuador, Casey Decker ’18 reflected on the unexpected conversation that landed him there.

Iker Ortiz Hidalgo ’17 Pairs Classics and Football for Well-Rounded Experience

His experiences on the hill have allowed him to discover his vocation, play on the Golden Gusties football team, and – most recently – to spend the summer on an archaeological dig in Portugal after winning the College’s Kehm Smith Award.

Gustavus Tops Ranks in MONEY Magazine

The College ranks in the top 30 on the magazine’s lists of Most Affordable Private Colleges, Best Colleges for Merit Aid, Best Colleges that Add the Most Value, Best Colleges You Can Actually Get Into, and Best Liberal Arts Colleges.