Archive for March, 2011

The Gustavus Rhythm in March

Housing selection starts.  Students feel the pressure of mid-term exams.  Many students start to think of summer employment and seniors continue to work on plans for post-graduation. Some students are concerned with winter weight gain and are making plans for spring break. In the spring, sophomores begin to declare majors; students should start looking for […]

Graduation is Around the Corner

It is time to think about Commencement.  In March, junior students are each sent a form to complete to apply for graduation.  This tells the College if a student plans to graduate in 2011.  ALL students must apply for graduation with the Office of the Registrar in their junior or senior year.  On April 7, […]

Academic Assistance Available for Gustavus Students

Mid-term exams typically occur just before and just after Spring Break.  Therefore, now is a good time for students to be seeking assistance with any academic challenges.  Tutors are available for many departments and programs.  Look here for a complete list.  Also, the Writing Center on campus (located in Confer Hall 232) provides help because […]

Residence Halls Closing for Break

The halls are closed during Spring break. Students who are not able to leave campus for the break due to distance from home may be housed on campus with permission from the Residential Life Office.  Information about and applications for break housing can be found online.  Halls will close at from 9:00 AM on Saturday, […]

2011 Gustavian Yearbook Orders

Orders are now being accepted for the 2011 Gustavian Yearbook.  The all-color book will cover the 2010-2011 academic year with highlights including sports, academics, music, theatre, clubs, Greek organizations, residence halls, faculty and staff, and of course, graduate portraits of the Class of 2011. A mailing with order forms have been mailed to students on […]

Explaining the Lingo

Does your student use Gustavus terms or abbreviations that you do not understand?  Do you ever wonder which office handles a certain service?  Definitions of many common Gustavus terms and a quick guide to describing the offices and services frequently used by parents and students may be found online.

Gustavus Forensics Team Dominates at State Competition

Way to go, Speech!! The Gustavus Forensics team won the Individual Events portion and placed 2nd Overall at the 2011 Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association State Championships, held Feb. 19-20. Competing against 12 other schools, the Gustavus team dominated the individual events, placing first in 7 of the 11 events.

Current student benefits from Annual Fund and is giving back

Hello, my name is Stacey Tigges ’12 and I am a junior management major at Gustavus.  I have benefited more times than I can count from the Annual Fund, first receiving  a scholarship upon being accepted to Gustavus, and now it aids many of the activities I’m involved in on campus.  I support the Annual […]

GLA Author Day, April 5

Gustavus Library Associates offer a double delight with the celebrated Erdrich sisters at the Spring Author Day brunch on Tuesday, April 5, 9:30 a.m. at the Edina Country Club.  The engaging sisters will share the podium to talk about books, writing, storytelling, and art.  The cost is $25 and you can make reservations online at […]

Origami Master Robert Lang at the Science Museum of Minnesota

Robert Lang will be presenting at the Science Museum about the Origami exhibit that is currently in the Hillstrom Museum on campus. There is no charge for this spectacular event, and reservations are still available for the public lecture featuring Robert J. Lang, Ph.D., noted physicist and world-recognized origami artist, on Thursday, March 10, beginning […]