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. 

This is a time to see the results of the long hours students dedicate to studying, practicing, meeting, researching, and working. 

Families of Gustavus students and the entire campus community are encouraged to attend events during the weekend to support and celebrate the hard work of Gustavus students.

Friday, May 1, 2020

Time Event 
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Spring Science Research Symposium and Reception for science majors
Location: Olin Hall, Rooms 103, 216, and 220
 4-5 p.m
Celebration of Creative Inquiry 
Student research presentations and poster displays as a campus-wide forum to publicly share the creative inquiry of student.research and scholarship across all disciplines.
Location: Charles Jackson Campus Center Banquet Rooms

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Time Event

8:30 a.m.

Phi Beta Kappa Reception
For Phi Beta Kappa inductees and their family
Location: C. Charles Jackson Campus Center Three Crowns Banquet Room
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Communication Studies Honors Reception 
For Communication Studies students and their family
Location: Torrey Atrium, Beck Hall

10 – 11:30 a.m

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

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Convocation Reception
For students, families, faculty, and staff
Location: Eckman Mall
Inclement weather locaiton: Beck Hall Torrey Atrium
11:45 a.m.
Nursing Department Pinning Ceremony
For nursing students and their families
Location: Cec Eckhoff Alumni Hall
11:45 a.m.
Classics Department and Philosophy Department Reception
Location: Old Main First Floor
11:45 a.m.
Theatre and Dance Honors Reception
Lind Interpretive Center
Paul Magnuson Awards Luncheon 
For Magnuson Award recepients and families
Location: Heritage Banquet Room
1 p.m.
Sigma Delta Pi New Member Induction (Spanish Honor Society)
For members and their families
Location: Phi Beta Kappa Room, Vickner Hall lower level
1:30 p.m. 
Senior Honors Music Recital
Location: Jussi Björling Recital Hall
Event live streamed and archived

1:30 – 3 p.m.
Political Science Senior Research Symposium and Student Recognition
Location: Old Main Lower Level
4 – 6 p.m.
Senior Art Majors Exhibition Opening Reception
Location: Hillstrom Museum of Art
4 p.m.
Sigma Tau Delta Induction for English Honor Society
(for honorees and their families)
Location: Heritage Banquet Room
4:30 p.m.
Guild of St. Lucia Reception
For Guild members and their families
Location: Three Crowns Room
 5 p.m
Sigma Pi Sigma Induction for the Physics Department 
For members and their families
Location: Lind Interpretive Center
7:30 p.m.

Gustavus Jazz Ensemble and Adolphus Jazz Ensemble Concert
Featuring guest artist Christine Hitt
Jussi Björling Recital Hall
Event live streamed and archived

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Time Event
 3:30 p.m. 

Vocal Jazz Showcase
Location: Jussi Björling Recital Hall
Event live streamed and archived