Archive for July, 2012

Blog distribution changing

Beginning in August, we will be changing the way you receive the Parent Blog. All parents of current students will be automatically subscribed and will receive an e-mail when blog posts are made (usually once monthly during the first full week of the month). This e-mail will list blog topics. You can click on only […]

Commencement 2012

545 seniors became Gustavus Adolphus College graduates on Sunday, May 27 at 2 p.m. Graduates received their diplomas from the faculty chair in their respective major, a tradition that began in 1973. Also at the ceremony, Alisa Rosenthal, associate professor of political science, was awarded the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. Chloe Radcliffe […]

Will you have access to your student’s grades?

  Gustavus encourages parents to discuss mutual expectations with regard to academic achievement – including how and when grades will be discussed and shared – with their students. Students can easily provide their WebAdvisor user names and PIN codes, permitting parents to view grades and degree audits at any time. The College may also release […]

Book of the Month: The 2012 Reading in Common

  “This is the story of two boys living in Baltimore with similar histories and an identical name. One of us is free and has experienced things that he never even knew to dream about as a kid. The other will spend every day until his death behind bars for an armed robbery that left […]

Question of the Month

  What advice would you give to parents of incoming students regarding the last weeks at home, move-in day, and/or the first month of College? What do you wish you had known? Click on the header of this post to be brought right to the comment page. The answers will be referenced in next month’s […]

Sesquicentennial Events in July

  Regional Gustavus events have been scheduled to bring the College’s Sesquicentennial celebration to Gustavus alumni, parents, and friends living throughout the United States! These events will include updates from College officials and a Sesquicentennial presentation by President Jack Ohle. Visit the Sesquicentennial website or call the Office of Alumni Relations to register at 800-487-8437. […]

Nobel Conference Tickets

  Tickets for the 48th annual Nobel Conference are currently on sale. The 2012 Nobel Conference is titled “Our Global Ocean” and is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 2, and Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Eight distinguished presenters will discuss questions such as, How do the deep and shallow regions of the ocean interact? How does the […]