Archive for July, 2010

Gustavus Orientation Dinner for Parents of New Students

Friday, September 3 (new student move-in day) 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Alumni Hall $10 per person Come as you are after a physically and emotionally demanding day.  Enjoy a relaxed meal and entertaining program with other family members who are going through the same things!  Meet some key staff who will assist in your family’s […]

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 […]

Reading in Common Author Event

The Alumni Association and Gustavus Library Associates invite you to an evening with Jamie Ford, author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, this year’s Reading in Common selection. All incoming first-year students, Gustie Greeters, Collegiate Fellows, Peer Assistants, and many faculty and staff members will be reading the book during the summer […]

Gustavus Names New Vice President for Enrollment Management

Thomas M. Crady, Ph.D., has accepted the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management and will begin work on July 15, 2010. Dr. Crady has dedicated more than 25 years of his career to higher education. From 2007 to 2009 he was dean of the college at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. Prior to that, […]

Gustavus Partners with ASI

The American Swedish Institute, a museum and cultural center with an international reputation on historic Park Avenue in the heart of south Minneapolis, unveiled designs for the Nelson Cultural Center, a building to be constructed adjacent to the iconic Turnblad Mansion. The Center will house, among other things, an outreach office for Gustavus. Gustavus will […]

Twin Cities Breakfast

Join other Gustie alumni, parents, and friends for a cup of coffee, breakfast, and great conversation. This month, our featured presenter’s, the Summer Programs Staff, will talk about all the events that happen at Gustavus during the summer. The event is Wednesday, July 21, 8-9:30 a.m., at the Doubletree Hotel Minneapolis-Park Place, 1500 Park Place […]

Upcoming Events and Important Dates at Gustavus

First-year student move-in – September 3 Transfer student move-in – September 5 Returning student move-in – September 6 Fall Semester Classes begin – September 7 Homecoming – September 25 Family Weekend – October 8-10 For more information on additional college events, go to the Gustavus College Calendar or visit our website for parents for information […]