Entries tagged with ‘Summer’

Summer with your Gustie

Most students and parents find it to be an interesting transition if your college student is returning to live at home this summer.  Students are accustomed to different freedoms while at college and many families have also adjusted to a routine without their college student.  Talk with your student about expectations, both yours and theirs.  […]

Advice from the Gustavus Center for Student Leadership

There’s no doubt about it – regardless if your student is looking to fill their summer months or seeking a permanent position after graduation – it’s a difficult time to nail down a job or internship.  Without a job on the horizon, many students may spend their hours staring at a computer screen trolling for […]

Question of the Month

As plans shape up for spring break and summer, what will your child be doing that’s out of the ordinary?  Is your student using the time to “Make Your Life Count?”  Post a comment here and one will be chosen to receive a copy of this month’s featured parenting book, The Happiest Kid on Campus.  […]

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 […]

Gustavus’ Career Center Gears Students Up for Summer

Summer is rapidly approaching and students are moving into hyperdrive to get all of their work done, finish up their sports and volunteering, and pack in a few more social activities before that mythical final bell rings in May.  The Career Center is here for any last-minute student needs, right up until the last day […]

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 […]

2010 New Student Orientation at Gustavus

The Gustavus Orientation program is September 3-6 and is focused on helping new students with the transition to Gustavus and establishing a sense of belonging in this community. Visit the orientation website for more information.

Gustavus at the Minnesota State Fair

Gustavus will again have a booth at the Minnesota State Fair in the Education Building. The booth will have friendly faces, information, and those popular Gustie Grams. Wear your Gustavus apparel to the fair to show off your Gustie pride! The fair runs Aug. 26—Sept. 6.

Looking for a Summer Read?

Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to read a “Reading in Common” book that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and, for some students, during their First Term Seminar course. The Reading in Common selection for 2010 is Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford. This novel explores the […]

Summer in the Garden

A benefit for the Linnaeus Arboretum will be held on Sunday, June 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. Enjoy a late afternoon in the spectacular setting of Linnaeus Arboretum while sampling wines, cheeses, coffees and desserts, Music and other entertainment,  a silent auction,  tours, and more are planned.  This event is sponsored by the Friends […]