Archive for January, 2010

February Breakfast with Gustavus Financial Aid Staff

The monthly Gustavus alumni breakfast will feature Doug Minter ’79, director of student financial aid, and Kirk Carlson ’95, associate director of student financial aid. Please join us at the Doubletree Hotel – Minneapolis Park Place, located at 1500 Park Place Boulevard (Hwy 394 and Hwy 100) on February 17, between 8 and 10 AM.  […]

The Gustavus Rhythm in January

Many students are away from campus for student-teaching, studying abroad, or internships. This may create a sense of loss for students remaining on campus. There is satisfaction and/or disappointment with first-semester grades. Students may feel loneliness for relationships at home or relief to be back at school.  Because students take one class during January, some […]

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 […]

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, we continue […]

Martin Luther King Day Events at Gustavus

The Diversity Center is sponsoring two events in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Speaking at Chapel on Monday, Jan. 18 will be C. T. Vivian, a minister, author, and close friend of Martin Luther King, Jr. during the American Civil Rights Movement. Daily chapel will begin at 10 a.m., with Rev. Vivian speaking from […]

Gustavus Receives More than $450,000 in Grants

Gustavus Adolphus College recently received a $310,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to purchase a Polytec Scanning Laser Doppler Vibrometer to support the research program of Professor of Physics Tom Huber. The College also received a three-year $155,000 curriculum development grant from the National Science Foundation, titled “Integrating Sustainability Across and Within the Science […]

Gustie Videos

Some fun Gustavus videos… Gustavus Men’s Basketball Buzzer Beater, Dec. 5, 2009 St. Lucia Procession out of Chapel, Dec. 10, 2009 Gustavus Christmas Greetings, Dec. 2009. Also, if you haven’t already done so, check out the new brand position video.

Important Dates and Events

Important Dates/Events Spring tuition/fees due – January 31 Interim Experience Classes end – January 29 Touring Week (no classes) – January 30-February 7 (Residence Halls remain open) Spring Semester Classes begin – February 8 Online housing contracts due to Residential Life for all returning students – February 15 Late Registration Deadline for classes – February […]