Archive for Megan B. Ruble

 

College Rhythm in March

Housing selection starts.  Students feel the pressure of mid-term exams.  Many students start to think of summer employment and seniors continue to work on plans for post-graduation. Some students are concerned with winter weight gain and are making plans for spring break. In the spring, sophomores begin to declare majors; students should start looking for […]

 

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

March 11: Off-campus living applications due for 2014 – 2015 March 14: President’s Ball at Verizon Wireless Center, Mankato, MN March 27: Final Exams for half semester courses March 31: Deposit due to be eligible for room draw March 28 – April 6: Spring Break/Easter Recess April:  Room Draw process (see Residential Life website for more information) […]

 

January 2016 Study Away Information

Is your son or daughter looking to study away for a short term, with choices in all parts of the world?  January Interim 2016 may be the perfect time!  Check out out Initial information for January 2016 off-campus courses at:  https://gustavus.studioabroad.com and click on January Interim Programs.  Cost ranges will be available before Spring Break.  Applications […]

 

Gustie Lingo

Do you ever find yourself confused by terms or acronyms that your student uses when talking about campus? do they keep talking about buying “P-ball,” tickets?  If they asked you to meet them at “3-flags” or “the rock” would you know what they mean? If not, you can find out more about these three staples of student […]

 

Gustavus Wellbeing in March

Our March wellbeing offerings are guaranteed to put a spring in your child’s step!Sleep Education and Advocacy Did you know March 2-8 is National Sleep Awareness Week? Check out more information from the latest issue of Student Health 101 about how your student can enjoy better sleep! http://readsh101.com/0315/03/gustavus.htmlWe think sleep deserves much more attention than a single week—it’s the third leading factor to […]

 

Res Halls Closing for Spring Break

The halls are closed during Spring break. Students who are not able to leave campus for the break due to distance from home may be housed on campus with permission from the Residential Life Office.  Information about and applications for break housing can be found online. Applications are due to the Residential Life office by […]

 

Awards and Scholarships

Your student learns, serves, and leads along side some amazing Gustie peers.  Make sure they are recognized for their efforts!  Encourage your student to nominate themselves or someone else today for awards and scholarships: Magnuson Award for Leadership and Service Ovanlig Award for raising campus awareness of LGBT issues St. Ansgar senior recognition for scholarship, leadership, […]

 

College Rhythm in February

February is the beginning of spring semester (though the campus and the state hardly look it!). Many students are optimistic about a new start and enjoy reuniting with friends who were away for January Term or fall. Later in the month, students may feel sad or depressed due to the winter weather or as the […]

 

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

February 20:  Late Registration Deadline March 7: Building Bridges Conference March 14:  President’s Ball in Minneapolis March 28 – April 6:  Spring Break April 1:  Midterm grades due April 9:  Grad Finale for seniors April 16:  Women in Leadership Conference in the Twin Cities (parents and public invited) April 13 – April 23:  Fall 2014 Registration   In addition, a number […]

 

Student Leader Applications

February is the month when most significant leadership groups at the College recruit new members. Check out the following websites for more information and please encourage your student to apply to whatever looks most interesting! Collegiate Fellow (CF) selection, Residential Life (due 2/20) Gustie Greeter Orientation Leaders, Campus Activities (due 2/23) Peer Assistants (PA), Wellbeing Center (due 2/23)