Archive for November, 2009

Gustavus Announces New ‘Make Your Life Count’ Website and Facebook Page

Gustavus has created a new “Make Your Life Count” website that includes a variety of feature stories exemplifying the College’s new brand position launched last month. The stories celebrate Gustavus students, alumni, faculty, staff, programs, events, and organizations. The website may be accessed from the Gustavus homepage by clicking on the “Make Your Life Count” […]

Gustavus Career Center Announces New Health Profession Resources

It is with great pleasure that we announce a new partnership between Gustavus and the University of Minnesota Health Careers Center. For the first time, our students will have access to FREE e-learning tools for career exploration on health careers from the University of Minnesota. Our students will be able to access these learning experiences […]

Gustavus Family Weekend Survey

Please take a moment and fill out the evaluation below so that we may continue to expand and improve Family/Homecoming Weekend at Gustavus.  Only one evaluation per family is necessary. Thank you in advance for your willingness to respond!

November 12: Student Wellness Seminar for Parents

Nov. 12: The Three Pillars of Student Wellness A Thrivent Parent Seminar 7-9:00 p.m. (appetizer reception 5:45-6:45 p.m.) Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Corporate Center 625 4th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415 Parking is available in the Thrivent lot off 5th Ave and 6th Street. Join local Thrivent Financial offices for a valuable and relevant seminar […]

The Student Rhythm at Gustavus in November

Staying healthy can be a challenge for college students, especially during November. The first round of colds and flu hitting campus, the emotional stress of mid-term exams/grades, and irregular sleep and eating schedules all converge. Student schedules are full with academic and extra-curricular activities, including many exams and papers that will be due before Thanksgiving. […]

Meal Plan

Most students are on one of the meal plans offered by the Dining Service. Although students at times perceive meal costs to be high, Gustavus has the lowest-cost food prices among Minnesota private colleges and is also ranked as one of the top programs for food quality and selection in the country. The Dining Service […]

Choosing Classes

November is the time students select classes for January Term and Spring Semester.  Students prepare in advance for their meetings with their advisors by reviewing their degree audits which show them their progress toward their degrees, major and general education requirements yet to be met, and total number of courses completed so far.  This review […]

Gustavus Residence Halls Closed During Break

The halls are closed during the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring Break periods. Students who are not able to leave campus for the breaks due to the distance to their homes may be housed in the on-campus hostel with permission from the Residential Life Office. Halls close for Thanksgiving Recess at 9 a.m. – Nov. 25 […]

Health Care Career Explorations

The Gustavus Career Center is looking for professionals in the health care field to host students for January Interim Career Explorations.  This January 2010 is a difficult year with H1N1 and shadowing opportunities in hospitals and clinics are limited.  If you are in the health care field and would be able and willing to potentially […]

Commission Gustavus 150 Report

Hundreds of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends joined together to generate recommendations to manifest the College’s Strategic Plan through the Commission Gustavus 150 process.  We invite you to review two important documents available on the Commission website.  The first document, “Report of Commission Gustavus 150,” explains the Commission process and includes all the recommendations […]