Honors Weekend

a celebration of excellence

Honors Weekend is a special occasion at Gustavus Adolphus College. It is an opportunity for the College to showcase student accomplishments and talents. Events will be held in-person on campus.

Friday, May 6, 2022
Time Event

3 - 5 p.m.

Books in Bloom
Features floral arrangements by designers and florists who interpret a book, film, or other academic resource selected from the library's holdings. Sponsored by Friends of the Library - Gustavus Library Associates
Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library

4 - 6 p.m.

Celebration of Creative Inquiry & Spring Science Research Symposium
Gustavus students publicly share their research and creative work in a poster-presentation format.
Beck Hall

Celebration of Creative Inquiry Program


Saturday, May 7, 2022
Time Event
8:30 a.m. 

Communication Studies Honors Reception (for honorees and their families) 
Torrey Atrium, Beck Hall

10 - 11:30 a.m.

Honors Convocation 
A celebratory recognition of honored students for academic, service, and leadership achievements.
Christ Chapel

2022 Honors Conovaction Program 


10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Books in Bloom
Features floral arrangements by designers and florists who interpret a book, film, or other academic resource selected from the library's holdings. Sponsored by Friends of the Library - Gustavus Library Associates
Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m

Convocation Reception 
For students, families, faculty, and staff
Eckman Mall (Rain site Beck Hall, Torrey Atrium)

11:45 a.m.

Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies Department and Philosophy Department Reception 
Old Main First Floor

11:45 a.m.

Theatre and Dance Honors Reception (for theatre and dance award recipients and their families)
STEAMery / Theatre Lobby

11:45 a.m.

Alpha, Alpha, Alpha Induction Reception (for inductees and their families)
Alumni Hall

12 p.m.

Magnuson Awardee Luncheon (special invitation required)
Heritage Banquet Room

1:30 - 3 p.m.

Honors Day Music Recital 
Jussi Björling Recital Hall



2022 Honors Day Senior Music Recital Program

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Political Science Senior Research Symposium and Student Recognition 
Old Main, Second Floor

2-4 p.m.

Scandinavian Studies Colloquium
Confer Hall, Room 127

3:30 p.m. 

Theatre Production - Gloria
Rob and Judy Gardner Laboratory Theatre

3:30 p.m.

Guild of St. Lucia Reception (for Guild members and their families) 
Presidents Dining Room, Jackson Campus Center

3:30 p.m.

Sigma Tau Delta Induction for English Honor Society (for honorees and their families) 
Alumni Hall

4 – 6 p.m. 

Senior Art Majors Exhibition Opening Reception
Hillstrom Museum of Art

4-6 p.m.

Scandinavian Studies Department 40th Anniversary Celebration
Vickner Hall, Phi Beta Kappa Room

5 p.m.

Sigma Pi Sigma Induction for the Physics Department (for honorees and their families)
Three Crowns Room, Jackson Campus Center

7:30 p.m. 

Choral Showcase
Christ Chapel


Sunday, May 8, 2022

1:30 - 3 p.m.

Spring Jazz Showcase
Gustavus Jazz, the Adolphus Jazz, and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble 

4:30 - 6 p.m.

Spring Jazz Showcase
Featuring Jazz Combos and Soloists