Archive for April, 2008

The College Rhythm in April

There is much excitement with the arrival of spring at Gustavus. The students are very busy with research projects, athletic competitions, concerts, recitals, lectures, and job searches. The time from spring break to the end of the semester creates a wide range of emotion. The end of the semester brings looming pressures. Seniors realize the […]

Admission College Fairs

April 15 – Grand Rapids, MI April 16 – Skokie, IL April 17 – San Francisco, CA April 19 — St. Peter Preview Day – An on-campus visit event for high school sophomores & juniors April 20 – Bloomington April 21 – Maple Grove April 22 – Duluth April 24 – Rochester April 27 – […]

Job and Internship Search Workshops

Minnesota Education Job Fair — April 14 For more information on career and internship services, go to Career Center.

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

Registration for Fall Classes — April 14-23 Yearbook Order Deadline — April 15 Returning student financial aid information due — April 15 Gustie Breakfast — April 16 featuring Linnaeus Arboretum director Cindy Johnson-Groh MAYDAY! Conference — April 30 Gustie Breakfast — May 21, featuring Sports Information director Tim Kennedy Honors Day — May 3 Last […]

MAYDAY! Conference Focuses on Water

“Troubled Water” is the topic of Gustavus Adolphus College’s 28th annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference to be held Wednesday, April 30, on campus. Aaron Wolf, department of geosciences at Oregon State University and a leading expert on international water politics, opens the daylong conference, and the afternoon keynote speaker is Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food […]

Rodin Sculptures on Display at Gustavus

The Hillstrom Museum of Art presents Rodin: In His Own Words, Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, which pairs bronze sculptures from throughout the long and productive career of the great French sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) with contemporary texts, from Rodin’s letters and from publications by himself and others, that explicate the […]

2008 Yearbook Order Deadline Extended

Parents and students can order a copy of the 2008 Gustavian Yearbook by going to Yearbooks. The all-color book will cover the 2007-2008 academic-year highlights including sports, academics, music, theatre, clubs, Greek organizations, residence halls, faculty and staff, individual photos of first-year students and, of course, graduates of the Class of 2008. Books will be […]

Commencement at Gustavus

Commencement at Gustavus is Sunday, June 1. Students will receive 3 tickets for Commencement (for indoor seating only). Graduating students will not need tickets for themselves, so the three tickets are for family and/or friends. If Commencement is held outdoors, no ticket will be required. Along with the tickets for Commencement, 4 tickets for one […]

Housing Selection for Next Year

Even though selection has happened for some residence hall rooms on campus, the majority of students will take part in room clusters housing selection April 25-28 and/or two-person housing selection May 3-5. The online housing selection process provides a high level of fairness based on a computer generated, randomly assigned housing priority number within the […]

Monitoring the Meal Plan

The majority of Gustavus students are enrolled in a declining balance meal plan for making food purchases in the Market Place. Money in these accounts may be used through May 31, 2008. Remember, these options were created to accommodate the eating habits of the majority of Gustavus students. If your student has a history of […]