Archive for May, 2016

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Symphony Welcomes Concerto/Aria Winners to Finale Concert

As the 2015-16 academic year at Gustavus Adolphus College comes to a close, the Department of Music has one final public performance on the calendar. The Season Finale with the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra will include performances by the 2016 Concerto/Aria Competition winners on Saturday, May 28 at 8:00 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall. Conducted […]

Rudi Thompson Senior Recital Set for Saturday

As part of the 2016 Commencement Weekend at Gustavus Adolphus College, the Department of Music has scheduled a senior clarinet recital by Heather “Rudi” Thompson at 1:30 on Saturday, May 28 in Jussi Björling Rectal Hall. This recital will be accompanied by pianist Beth Winterfeldt and will be presented free to the public. Rudi Thompson […]

2016 Commencement Set for Sunday, May 29

Gustavus Adolphus College will conclude its 154th academic year with the 2016 commencement exercises at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 29 at Hollingsworth Field.

Five Track & Field Athletes Named USTFCCCA All-Region

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the All-Region honorees for the 2016 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season and five Gustavus athletes earned recognition as part of the All-Central Region Team. On the men’s team, Michael Hensch (Fy., North Branch, Minn.) and Sam Fischer (Sr., Sauk Centre, Minn.) were honored as All-Region, and on the women’s team, Mallory Butchko (Fy., Elko, Minn.), Marit Sonnesyn (Sr., Plymouth, Minn.), and Sarah Swanson (Sr., Fairbanks, Alaska) were named All-Region.

I Want To Be Like Them

I have a tendency in my life to hold on tight to what is “MINE”.  In fact, we have a woodprint in our house that has two trolls wrestling over something inconsequential and both screaming “It’s mine, Mine, MINE!!!”  I walk past it every day and it is a reminder.  That I should be ruler […]

Summer Parking Information, 2016-2017 Permits

Red and Green permit parking is enforced through Graduation (Visitor parking restrictions are enforced 24/7/365).  A properly displayed valid permit is required for students and employees to park on campus. Come to the Campus Safety office with your vehicle information to register for a parking sticker before parking your vehicle.   Students can pay with […]

Senior Delaney Sweet Selected as 2016 Commencement Speaker

Senior English major Delaney Sweet has been chosen to serve as the commencement speaker on Sunday, May 29, when the Class of 2016 graduates at Hollingsworth Field.

Alhouni, Saenz To Represent Gustavus at NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Individual Championships

UPDATE (2:32 p.m. May 25): The singles and doubles draws have been released. Mohanad Alhouni will face Steven Chen of Wesleyan (CT) at 9 a.m. Thursday in the singles draw, and Alhouni and Andres Saenz will face Scott Rubenstein and James Spaulding of Emory at 3 p.m. Thursday in the doubles draw.

Sonnesyn, Swanson To Represent Gustavus At NCAA Track & Field Championships

UPDATE (12:49 p.m. May 25): Due to the predicted severe weather Thursday afternoon and evening, the Division III Track and Field and Cross Country Committee has decided to adjust the championship schedule of events for Thursday. Marit Sonnesyn is competing in the 10k, which will now begin at 4:35 p.m.

Shine: Eric Dugdale

(Shine profiles celebrate members of the Gustavus community who are shining examples of one of the Gustavus core values.) How do we learn empathy? The short answer is from trying to understand the feelings of others. The long answer is worth a lifetime of reflection. Few would answer, “from the Greek tragedies.” But classics professor […]