Archive for July, 2009

Upcoming Events and Important Dates

First-year student move-in – September 4 Transfer student move-in – September 6 Returning student move-in – September 7 Fall Semester Classes begin – September 8 Family Weekend – October 9-11 For a complete listing of events on campus, go to the College Calendar or visit Important Dates and Campus Resources.

Unsubscribing to Parent Newsletter

To Parents who receive this as an e-mail newsletter: If your student has graduated from Gustavus and you no longer wish to receive the Staying Connected e-mail newsletter, you are welcome to unsubscribe by clicking the “unsubscribe now” link at the end of this message.

Will You Have Access To Your Students’ Grades?

Gustavus encourages parents to discuss mutual expectations with regard to academic achievement – including how and when grades will be discussed and shared – with their students. Students can easily provide their WebAdvisor user names and PIN (personal identification number), permitting parents to view grades and degree audits at any time. The College may also […]

2009 Nobel Conference Registration

Gustavus is pleased to announce the six individuals who will give presentations at the 2009 Nobel Conference. The conference, titled “H20: Uncertain Resource,” is scheduled for Oct. 6-7. This year’s presenters will be Rajendra K. Pachauri, Asit K. Biswas, Peter H. Gleick, William L. Graf, Nancy N. Rabalias, Larry L. Rasmussen, and David L. Sedlak. […]

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 […]

Need a Good Summer Read?

Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to read 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 2009 is Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Narario. In this astonishing true story, award-winning journalist Sonia Nazario recounts […]

Gustavus at the 2009 Minnesota State Fair

Gustavus will again have a booth at the Minnesota State Fair in the Education Building. The booth will have friendly faces, information, Gustie Grams, and a cool giveaway. Plus, current high school students can enter to win a Gustavus T-shirt. Wear your Gustavus apparel to the fair to show off your Gustie pride! The fair […]

169 Construction and Access to Gustavus

The city of St. Peter has joined the Minnesota Department of Transportation in planning for the reconstruction of Highway 169 from Union Street (in the north) to Jefferson Avenue (in the south), beginning on Thursday, July 9, and concluding by the Thanksgiving weekend.  Gustavus will be accessible throughout the reconstruction phase. Since traffic may be […]

Gustavus Night at the Fringe

For decades, hundreds of Gustavus theatre  and dance students, alumni, and faculty have performed and participated in the Minnesota Fringe Festival. This year is no exception, with the department officially represented in Keiko Kasza’s A Mother for Choco (& Other Mother Stories), a Kid’s Fringe piece developed by Amy Seham and Anne Sawyer-Aitch, in collaboration […]

President Ohle to Host Oberammergau Passion Play trip in 2010

Gustavus President Jack R. and Kris Ohle and Pastor Eric Gustavson ’66 will lead a 10-day Alpine European tour to Austria, Italy, Switzerland, and Germany, June 21-30, 2010.  The itinerary includes visits to Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Island of Mainau, Lucerne, and the Oberammergau Passion Play.  For a full itinerary and tour brochure, contact the Office […]