Entries tagged with ‘events’

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Mankato Gustavus Picnic May 31

Come enjoy the beautiful Minnesota weather and join other Gusties at a family potluck picnic.  Alumni, parents, friends, current students, and the incoming Class of 2015 are all invited.  It will be a good time to reconnect with some Gusties from your area, and have a chance to hear some updates about the College and […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Gustavus String Orchestra Tour

Find time in your busy schedule this month to sit back, relax, and enjoy this concert with the Gustavus String Orchestra. Under the direction of Ruth Lin, GSO will be touring Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. The concerts are all free and open to the public. Saturday, March 26, 7 p.m. – St. Mark’s […]

Gustavus Jazz Lab Band Tour

Although the Jazz Lab Band is still determining the specifics of their tour this spring, it is bound to be a terrific concert! However, they know they are performing in the Eau Claire Jazz Festival on Friday April 8th. Also, the Jazz Lab Band’s home concert will wrap up the tour on Saturday April 9th […]

Upcoming Events and Important Dates

4-person housing selection – March 8-10 Building Bridges Conference – March 12 Deadline for returning students to complete student-employment contracts – March 18 President’s Ball (student formal dance in St. Paul) – March 19 Housing selection for singles and triples – March 22-24 Residence Halls close at 9:00 a.m. for Spring Break – March 26 […]