Blogs at Gustavus

 

Campaign Gustavus Reaches $145 Million Following Philanthropy Dinner Announcements

Gustavus Adolphus College Board of Trustees Chair George Hicks announced Friday, April 24, that Campaign Gustavus has reached $145 million in total commitments toward its goal of $150 million. Hicks made the announcement at the College’s annual philanthropy dinner—a gala event held to show appreciation for many of the institution’s top donors.

 

Jazz Lab Band Honored at UW-Eau Claire Jazz Festival

The Gustavus Jazz Lab Band, led by director Dave Stamps, won first place in the Collegiate Big Band Division at the 2015 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Jazz Festival, which was held April 17-18. This is the third time that the ensemble has taken first place at the festival, and the first time under the leadership of Stamps.

 

Library Fundraiser Books in Bloom Set for May 1-3

Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) will host its fifth annual Books in Bloom event at the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library on May 1-3. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Seniors to Showcase Artwork at Hillstrom Museum

Thirteen senior studio art majors at Gustavus Adolphus College will have their work displayed at the College's Hillstrom Museum of Art beginning May 2 through May 31. The exhibition is titled Free Art Tasting (And False Advertising): Senior Art Majors Exhibition 2015 and will feature an opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. as part of the College's Honors Day festivities on Saturday, May 2.

 

Katie Sayre ’80 to Receive GACAC Covenant Award

Katie Sayre ’80 will receive the 2015 Covenant Award at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations (GACAC) on Saturday, April 25. Sayre is being celebrated for her contributions to the life and growth of both Gustavus and the Church, most notably through her board level leadership, passion for Gustavus Church Relations, and philanthropic vision and commitment.

Men’s Golf Set For Saint John’s Spring Invitational This Weekend

St. Peter, Minn. - The Gustavus Adolphus men’s golf team is set to cap its regular season spring schedule this weekend at the Saint John’s University Spring Invitational being held at a pair of courses in central Minnesota.  Day one of the two-day meet will be held at the St. Cloud Country Club in St. […]

Men’s Tennis Takes Down Saint John’s 9-0

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team defeated Saint John’s University 9-0 on Thursday afternoon at the Brown Outdoor Courts. The Gusties picked up all nine of its points via straight set wins to improve to 15-10 overall and 7-0 in the MIAC. The Gustavus men’s tennis team will now gear up […]

 

Busy Recital Schedule Continues at Gustavus

Another busy weekend of student recitals and end of the semester concerts is set for the Gustavus campus as the Department of Music continues through its busy spring schedule. For the coming weekend, seven student recitals, with performances by nine student recitalists, and one ensemble spring concert will keep the department busy. Two performances are […]

 

Sisters in Psychological Science

A few weeks ago, I was honored to assist Natasha Behboudi ‘18 declare her major in Psychological Science. Natasha is a sister to Meishon Behboudi ’15 who is also a major in Psychological Science and current President of our Psi Chi Honors Society. Delighted that sisters were engaged in the same major at Gustavus, I asked […]

Unlimited email storage? Students sign up for GusMail!

GusMail is now available to all students. For more information about GusMail please visit: https://gustavus.edu/gts/GusMail To start your GusMail Migration, please visit: https://gustavus.edu/migrate Benefits No more email quotas (unlimited email storage space) Easy integration with Gustavus Google Drive Easy integration with Gustavus Google Calendar Uninterrupted access to your Gustavus email after graduation (viewing old mail, […]


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