Archive for November, 2010

The College Rhythm 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 Plans at Gustavus

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 at Gustavus

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 (more than 350 miles) may be housed in the on-campus hostel with permission from the Residential Life Office. Students will need to apply to stay […]

Gustavus 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.  If you are in the health care field and would be able and willing to potentially host a Gustavus student for this January or a future January please email Heather Banks in the Career […]

Nobel Lectures Online

The 46th Nobel Conference, titled “Making Food Good,” was held October 5 & 6. If you were unable to attend, you can watch it online.

Gustavus Choir Performs at Mt. Olivet

The Gustavus Choir will perform at the 9, 10, 11 a.m., and noon services at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church on Sunday, Nov. 14 as part of the church’s year-long 70th-anniversary celebration.  Mount Olivet is located at 5025 Knox Ave. S., Minneapolis. For more information, contact Lisa Westphal, manager of music tours, at 507-933-7163.

Gustavus Christmas in Christ Chapel

You are invited to join the Gustavus community for “A Renaissance Nativity,” this year’s Christmas in Christ Chapel worship celebration, on the weekend of Dec. 3–5, 2010. Tickets for the services and buffets, at $17.50 each, are available online via credit card this year at If you do not have access to the Internet, […]

Give to the Max Day 2010

Last year, people from all over Minnesota gave $14 million through to more than 3,400 Minnesota nonprofits within 24 hours.  This online giving event quickly became the largest ever! This year, on Nov. 16, Give to the Max Day 2 will present another exciting opportunity for donors everywhere to give to their favorite Minnesota […]

Gustavus Athletics News

The women’s golf team won the 2010 MIAC Women’s Golf Championship for the third consecutive year. With the victory, Gustavus earns a berth into the NCAA championships this spring. Katie Schenfeld, the reigning MIAC individual medalist, defended her title to become the first back-to-back MIAC champion in Gustavus history after shooting a 224 (+8). In […]