Archive for July, 2005

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

Fall bills sent to parents — July 31 Gustavus Booth in the Education Building at the Minnesota State Fair — August 27-September 5 Waiver of health insurance premium due — August 31 Fall tuition/fees due — August 31 First-year Student Orientation — September 3-6 Returning Student Move-In — September 5-6 Fall classes begin — September […]

First Frost

Since 1977 the Gustavus Library Associates has helped raise funds for the endowment of Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library located at Gustavus. Over 1,000 guests will attend A Royal Affair, the biennial gala dinner/auction benefit at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel on Saturday, October 29. Volunteers are needed to help plan the event and the donation of […]

First-Year Student Immersions

Pre-orientation immersion programs are becoming more common at colleges and universities. They give participants a chance to come to campus early, start building a core group of friends, and ease the transition to college. Gustavus has two pre-orientation immersion programs, one to the Boundary Waters and one on service and justice in the Twin Cities. […]

Gustavus supports local low-income youth

This summer Gustavus is hosting the National Youth Sports Program for the second time. This free program provides day-long activities and meals for more than 200 youth ages 10 to 16 who meet the program’s requirements. Sports activities will be accompanied by activities stressing healthy living, creativity, and academic enrichment. The five-week program runs from […]

The Extraordinary Fan and St. Paul Saints Baseball

For the second consecutive year, Gustavus celebrates extraordinary youth with its Extraordinary Fan of the Game promotion with the St. Paul Saints. Unlike other wacky between-inning activities Saints games are known for, this is a chance to honor extraordinary young people by publicly recognizing excellence in leadership, service, or community. Each award recipient is honored […]