Archive for June, 2018

Gratitude Minute

People are strewn all over the courts, lying face up, or standing stock still.  It is as quiet as a graveyard.  But it might be the most alive minute of the day at TLC. It is a minute of being completely present.  Of leaving every care behind.  Of remembering who or what we are grateful […]

Hawaii is just so amazing

I hope you’re all paying attention to the phenomenal footage from Hawaii!  From the first cracks in driveways to the sputtering lava fountains to the mighty rivers of lava flowing to the sea…  How awesome is our planet!  Laura was there on vacation in January, and there was no indication that a major eruption was […]

DUO Two-factor authentication enrollment

Gustavus Technology Services’ ongoing relationship with DUO Security offers all employees the ability to enhance the security of their Gustavus account by enrolling in two-factor authentication. A username and password are no longer considered a secure mechanism for authentication. Two-Factor authentication adds an additional layer of security to your Gustavus account by requiring a supplemental […]

Dr. Bernard Powers ’72: “Can’t Have the Testimony Without the Test.”

Three years ago, white supremacist Dylann Roof shot and killed nine members of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Powers—a historian of Charleston and the AME church—found his life’s work at the center of our nation’s conversations on race, violence, history, and forgiveness. Here is our Q & A with him.

Nora Holtan, Mohanad Alhouni Named 2017-18 Gustavus Athletes of the Year

Another successful year of Golden Gustie athletics is in the books and to officially close out the 2017-18 academic year, the Athletics Department is proud to announce volleyball setter Nora Holtan (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) and tennis ace Mohanad Alhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) as winners of the 18th Annual Gustavus Athlete of Year awards.

Sunshine

TLC summer is in full swing.  It is everything we hoped for.  Except…   We have not seen the sun in five days. We have lost outdoor court time each of those days. The clouds have pressed down on us, even when it’s not raining.   And yet….   We have the magnificent bubble.  That […]

Nobel Conference 2018, starring Geology! Tickets on sale now!

The 2018 Nobel Conference is titled “Living Soil: The Universe Underfoot”, with geology center stage!  Laura is co-chairing the conference with Jim Dontje, the director of the Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation, and Julie and several GEO students are deeply involved in planning and hosting.  We have a crazy-talented set of speakers who will address […]

Swimming & Diving Named CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named the Gustavus men’s and women’s teams to its Scholar All-America list for the 2018 Spring Semester. The CSCAA recognizes teams with the Scholar All-America Award for achieving a team GPA of 3.0 or higher. The Gustie men achieved a 3.42 team GPA, while the women posted a 3.32.