Blogs at Gustavus

Ethan Bjelland ’12

Ethan Bjelland ’12 writes: “In the last couple months, I have started working at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts as a Group Ticketing Associate on the Marketing Team, working with all customer groups of 10 or more. I’ve been having a great time, and have run into quite a few Gusties in and […]

Andrew Soleim ’09

Andrew Soleim ’09 has been named a 2015 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows. The fellows program, administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, recruits both recent graduates and career changers with strong backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and math—the STEM fields—and prepares them specifically to teach in high-need secondary schools in Indiana. Each fellow receives $30,000 […]

Heather Rossow Dickey ’07

Heather Rossow Dickey ’07 married Steven Dickey on June 6th, 2015 in Faribault, MN.

New Features in Moodle version 2.9 & Fall courses ready!

The Core Services team updated our version of Moodle to version 2.9 and with it comes some GREAT enhancements!! Thank you to Paul and the rest of the team for their hard work on this upgrade As an added bonus: Fall courses are imported and ready! We have also created a YouTube Playlist on our Instructional […]

 

Charlotte Nielsen Gunnufson ’94

Charlotte Nielsen Gunnofson ’94 forwarded the following press release, sharing her good news: “Cedar Rapids Author Honored by National Children’s Magazine Charlotte Gunnufson receives Pewter Plate Award from Highlights magazine July 28, 2015 (HONESDALE, PA) – Highlights magazine has honored author Charlotte Gunnufson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for her verse titled “Seven Sailors,” which was published […]

Behavior Therapist Associate

Title: Behavior Therapist Associate Company: The Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention, Midwest Headquarters The job is described as: Ideal candidates are: passionate about helping children, motivated by making a positive difference in the lives of others, dedicated to exercising effective leadership in implementing treatment programs, and possess a desire for continuous growth and learning. Provide individualized […]

 

Gusties Light Up Minnesota Fringe Festival

For most Minnesotans, summer means family vacation, time at the lake or in the Boundary Waters, a slower pace, and some time to themselves. For others, as July rolls into August, it means Minnesota’s Fringe Festival and their lives go from wild to crazy. Playwrights, directors, actors and theatre enthusiasts from around the country will […]

 

On Family

I love family camp. All shapes, sizes, ages, and abilities thrown into a melting pot. The love – or sometimes rediscovered love – parents have for their kids come out in surprising ways. And vice versa. By the end, we become like one, big, family. It no longer surprises me, but it still makes me […]

 

Gustavus Wind Orchestra Earns CBDNA Invite

Adding another accolade to its storied, 137-year history, the Gustavus Wind Orchestra has received word from the College Band Directors National Association that the ensemble has been honored with an invitation to perform at the 2016 CBDNA conference at Iowa State University. The invitation, a first for the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, followed an audition process […]

 

Dates & Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

THIS WEEK!!:  Housing and roommate information is sent to first year students September 4:  First year student move-in day September 4 – 7: New Student Orientation September 6:  Transfer student move-in day September 6 – 7:  Transfer Student Orientation September 7:  Returning student move-in day September 8:  Classes begin September 15:  Reading in Common lecture: Lacks […]


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