Archive for Deirdre Rosenfeld

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Center for Student Leadership Opens

The Student Union at Gustavus has gone through a little make-over! To keep with the priorities of Commission 150, the Office of Church Relations, the Center for Vocational Reflection, the Community Service Center, and the Career Center are now one big happy family under the name of the Center for Student Leadership. The new office […]

Books in Bloom

“Books in Bloom,” a new initiative hosted by GLA to benefit and celebrate Folke Bernadotte Library, will be held on Honors Weekend, May 6–8, 2011. Based on the Minneapolis Institute of Arts’s “Art in Bloom,” the event features floral arrangements depicting more than 20 different books, films, and periodicals that will be placed throughout the […]

Save the Date – Gustavus Summer Picnics

Gustavus will be hosting several summer picnics for alumni, students, incoming or prospective students, parents and friends. Come out to connect with other Gusties in the area and get an update about College and plans for the 150th Anniversary Celebration. Gusties of all ages are welcome to attend, so bring the whole family. Don’t forget […]

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

Registration for room clusters – April 19-21 Easter Recess (Residence Halls remain open) – April 22-25 Registration for double rooms – May 3-5 Honors Day – May 7 Last day of classes – May 18 Reading Day – May 19 Finals – May 20-24 Commencement – May 29 New Student Orientation – September 2-5 Fall […]

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.