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Campus COVID-19 Updates – Fall 2022

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Campus COVID-19 Updates DATE: August 12, 2022 Greetings  Gusties, As the calendar turns to August, our sights turn to the start of the school year and welcoming students back to campus. I hope you have had a little time this summer for fun and renewal. The COVID-19 pandemic […]

Nobel Conference Speaker Joseph P. Gone

Dr. Joseph P. Gone. His conference lecture is titled, “Anticolonial Approaches to Community Mental Health Services for American Indians: Enacting AlterNative Psy-ence.” Native American people suffer mental health issues just like any other community in the world. Many community members struggle with substance abuse, depression, and associated distress. But living on reservations also presents unique […]

Faculty Spotlight: Peg O’Connor

Peg O’Connor (Philosophy) had an op-ed in USA Today on the necessity of legislation to legalize pot including limits on its potency. Additionally, her series, “Philosophy Stirred, Not Shaken,” on psychologytoday.com has now reached more than 2 million total views.

Faculty Spotlight: Sara Conrad

Sara Conrad (Sociology and Anthropology) presented her paper, “OPC – Other People’s Children – Tibetan Nannies, Tibetan Motherhood, and Flexible Mothering,” at the 16th seminar of the International Tibetan Studies conference, which took place in Prague, Czech Republic. This paper looked at nannying in New York City and how Tibetan nannies are expected to perform […]

Updates and Reminders for Fall

Fall Technology Helpline Hours The Technology Services Helpline will be available this fall from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Friday. We will be closed Saturday and Sunday. During office hours, you may stop by our main floor Olin location for personal assistance, or we encourage […]

Birgen Nelson, Jack Hanson Selected 2021-22 Gustavus Athletes of the Year

The Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department is pleased to announce the winners of the 20th Annual Gustavus Athlete of the Year awards. The 2021-22 recipients are track hurdler Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina) and baseball first baseman Jack Hanson (Sr., Minnetonka).

Dining Service: Celebrate your student’s birthday

Birthdays are special occasions and we realize families cannot always be together at that time. An easy and thoughtful way to bring a piece of home to your student is with a bakery fresh personalized cake or beautiful fruit basket from the Gustavus Dining Service. An order for a cake or fruit basket can be placed any time. We […]

Faculty Spotlight: Sharon Marquart

Sharon Marquart (Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies & Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) and Elizabeth (Ellie) Hartmann ’23 were featured on the front page of the Mankato Free Press in an article on the effect that overturning Roe v. Wade is having on local young people.

Senior Spotlight: Sydney Sutherland

Sydney Sutherland is a Theatre Honors major and a minor in Arts Administration and English from Minneapolis, Minnesota. We asked Sydney about her time at Gustavus and her goals for the future. What are your plans for the future? SS: “I plan to travel as an assistant stage manager and stage manager. So far I’ll […]

Softball Has Eight Named NFCA Scholar-Athletes

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recently honored eight Gustavus softball student-athletes as Easton/NFCA Scholar-Athletes for the 2021-22 academic year.


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