Archive for July, 2008

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

First-year student move-in — August 29 Returning student move-in — September 1 Fall Semester Classes begin — September 2 Family Weekend — October 3-5 For a complete listing of events on campus, go to the College Calendar. Click here for information on other Important Dates and Campus Resources .

Lutheran Summer Music at Gustavus

Lutheran Summer Music, a four-week summer music training program founded in 1982, returns to the Gustavus Adolphus College campus June 23 – July 20. More than 150 young musicians and an outstanding faculty of artists and musicians from across the United States are taking part in this intensive educational session and present more than 20 […]

Physics Leader

Gustavus has a history of excellence when it comes to educating undergraduate students in the sciences. In recent years at Gustavus, the physics department has enjoyed a sharp rise in the number of females seeking degrees. The physics department’s 2008 graduating class included 16 graduates—seven of whom were women. This is in sharp contrast to […]

Need a Good Summer Read?

Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to complete a “Reading in Common” book that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and, for some students, during their First-Term Seminar course. The Reading in Common selection for 2008 is Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China by John Pomfret. The book […]

The College Search Timeline

No matter where your child or grandchild is looking to go to college, there are some basic steps that most students follow in making a selection. Each student’s college search timeline is different. Families start the process at different times, people visit campuses at different times, and students are admitted throughout the school year. The […]

Twin Cities Gustie Breakfasts — Featuring New Gustavus President

Gustavus President Jack Ohle will be the featured speaker at the July Gustie Breakfast. He is very interested in meeting alumni, parents and friends and sharing his vision of the College. Join other Minneapolis/St. Paul area Gusties for a morning cup of coffee and breakfast while getting an update on Gustavus. The group meets the […]