Archive for January, 2008

Job and Internship Search Workshops

Spring Internship Registration Deadline — Feb. 15 Minnesota Private College Job and Internship Fair — Feb. 19 & 20 Gustavus Internship Fair — March 5 For more information on career and internship services, go to Career Center.

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

Spring tuition/fees due — January 31 Interim Experience Classes end — February 1 Touring Week (no classes) — February 2-10 (Residence Halls remain open) Spring Semester Classes begin — February 11 Housing contracts due to Residential Life for all returning students — February 18 Late Registration Deadline for classes — February 22 Off-campus and 4-person […]

Inspiration for Hotel Rwanda to Speak at Gustavus

“Building Bridges” is a student-initiated and student-led conference dedicated to addressing the pressing social and global issues of today. The 13th annual conference on March 8, 2008, will focus on “Genocide Awareness: How will history judge us?” Paul Rusesabagina, whose life story was the basis of critically acclaimed movie Hotel Rwanda, will speak at this […]

Alcohol Education

Students take only one focused class while they are on campus during January and many organizations do not meet during this month as a number of their members are away from campus. This combination may lead to more free time, and some students will choose to consume alcohol at a greater rate. As a College, […]

Gustavus Insurance Programs

The Gustavus Alumni Association sponsors insurance products for alumni, parents, and children. Products include life insurance, auto, home and renters insurance, and short-term medical insurance to fill temporary needs of new alumni without insurance after graduation and others who may have gaps due to unemployment. For information about life and short-term medical insurance, call 800-635-7801 […]

Gustie Breakfast Features Music Conductor

Join other Minneapolis/St. Paul area Gustie alumni and parents for a once-a-month morning cup of coffee and breakfast while getting an update on Gustavus. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month. January will feature Gustavus Wind Orchestra conductor Douglas Nimmo. Doubletree Hotel, Minneapolis-Park Place Jan. 16 8:00-9:30 a.m. 1500 Park Place Boulevard (Hwy. […]

Refer a Gustie

Did you cross paths with an outstanding high school student over the holidays? Please send their names to the Office of Admission at Gustavus to help recruit the next generation of Gusties. To send a name, visit Refer a Gustie.

Community Service at Gustavus

The Community Service Center features 16 programs and annually involves 650 student participants. The Center offers many different ways to become involved, and different levels of commitment. Volunteers can work with the same child for their tenure at Gustavus with Gustie Buddies and Big Partners/Little Partners, or volunteer once a week for Great Books, Amigos, […]

Housing Selection Questions

Housing selection for next academic year begins in February, with housing selection for double occupancy rooms, the most prevalent of the options, happening in April and May. The placement of students is dependent on priority number. The priority numbers are randomly distributed within each class of students. (For example, current junior students would have higher […]

Discover Your Career in January

The Career Center is sponsoring a month of activities to assist students at all places in their career exploration. Activities include having students explore their own interests and skills, researching career fields of interest, and work on resumes and interviewing. For more information, go to Career Center.