Archive for September, 2006

Admission College Fairs

Below is a listing of College Fairs that a Gustavus representative will attend. Please encourage prospective students in these areas to attend and look for Gustavus. For more information contact the Admission Office at 800/487-8288 or Admission. September 25 – Mitchell, SD September 26 – Milbank, SD September 26 – Watertown, SD September 27 – […]

Job and Internship Search Workshops

Employer Information Day (Employers will talk with students about their organizations, career positions, internships, and application procedures) — September 28 It Is Your Career

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

Nobel Conference — October 3-4 Family/Homecoming Weekend — October 6-8 Mid-term grades posted — October 25 Reading Break — October 21-24 (Residence Halls remain open) Spring Semester Class Registration — November 5-16 Fall Semester Course Withdrawal Deadline — November 10 Thanksgiving Recess (Residence Hall closed) — November 23-26 Final Day of Classes — December 13 […]

Refer a Gustie

As the school year starts many high school seniors are getting serious about their college selection. If you know of high school juniors or seniors who may be a good fit at Gustavus, please send their names to the Office of Admission at Gustavus to help recruit the next generation of Gusties. To send a […]

Join the Gustavus Choir as They Reign in Spain

The Gustavus Choir will embark on a 3-week concert tour of Portugal and Spain in January 2007 as part of the choir’s 75th-anniversary year celebration. College staff and Seminars International, Inc. are organizing a 2-week companion tour of the Iberian Peninsula January 15-28 for alumni, friends, and parents, to be led by Jan and Russ […]

Nobel Conference 42 – Medicine: Prescription for Tomorrow

The 42nd Nobel Conference, to be held October 3-4, will celebrate the successes of modern medicine and consider how it may further enrich our lives; at the same time, the conference will explore possible public policy and healthcare delivery problems, from cost to decisions on who will receive the treatments. Moral and ethical issues abound. […]

Greek Pledging

The pledge period for fraternities and sororities is currently happening on campus. There are 4 fraternities and 5 sororities on campus, two of which are national affiliates. The Greek tradition at Gustavus dates back more than 100 years. Students and advisers have worked hard again this past year to modify the pledge period and activities […]

College Breaks

Before you schedule flights or make vacation plans during College breaks, please make sure your student knows details regarding class expectations, final exam schedules, residence hall closing information, transportation, and travel time to the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport. Residence halls are closed during the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring Break periods. Students who are not able to […]

Life After Graduation

Graduation may seem far away for seniors, but now is the time they should finalize their resumes and/or prepare for graduate school. The majority of on-campus, career placement recruiting visits occur in September, October, and November. There are some Spring Semester recruiting events such as Job Fair, “ELCA Camp Day,” and some on-campus interviews. Seniors […]

Family Weekend

Family Weekend is October 6-8 at Gustavus and is combined with Homecoming festivities. The full schedule this year includes musical performances, athletic events, seminars on parenting a college student, international terrorism, and the Linneaus Arboretum, as well as a performance by folk artists and alums Neal Hagberg and Leandra Peak. The schedule is designed to […]