News & Announcements
More on Lilly Grant...
up on last month's announcement of the nearly $2 million Lilly Endowment
award, here is more information about this important grant. The award supports
a comprehensive program that invites students to reflect on their "vocation"
-- that is, living lives of commitment to the welfare of the whole community.
Vocation is broader than career and encompasses the person's life, including
work, family, community service, and political involvement. This program
affords many opportunities that build upon existing college programs and
activities. It also provides many entry points for students, faculty, and
staff to participate in and help shape the program. For more information,
Endowment Executive Summary prepared by interim project director Bob
Directory Assistance Tips...
save money, the Office of Telecommunications recommends that campus community
members use the following Web sites to locate a telephone number, name,
These services are
free, while a call to directory assistance costs about $2 per call.
College Inducts 8 into
Hall of Fame... The athletics
department inducted 8 individuals into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct.
28. The 2000 inductees include:
They were inducted for
their accomplishments as student-athletes at the College. The Gustavus
Hall of Fame selections are made by the Gustavus Hall of Fame Board, an
11-member group that consists of current athletic administrators, former
coaches, and alumni.
Connie Fortin ('82
and a 2-time All-State and All-Region volleyball player who was also a
track and field team member);
Steve Hansen ('78
and a starting forward on 3 MIAC Champion hockey teams who earned 4 All-Conference
and 2 All-America honors);
Paul Holbach ('80
and a 4-time All-American in doubles tennis and a 1-time All-American in
singles, who won the 1980 NCAA Division III Doubles Championship with John
Mattke, as well as a member of the 1980 NCAA Division III Championship
Sara Johnson Illies
('85 and a 4-year basketball and 2-year volleyball starter who earned All-Conference
honors in basketball and still holds the school basketball record for assists
in a game, 16);
Cynthia Wentworth Kraemer
('81 and a 4-year tennis All-American who won the small college state and
regional singles titles and earned All-State and All-Region honors);
Terry Olson ('85
and a 2-time golf conference individual champion and 3-time qualifier for
the NCAA Championships who earned All-America honors when he finished 6th
('80 and a 4-year starting football running back who earned All-Conference
and All-America honors and still holds the school record for yards rushing
in a game, 239); and
Ron Zaniewski ('61
and a 4-time conference swimming champion in the 100 butterfly and a member
of 3 conference championship teams).
Order Twin Cities Phone
Directories... St. Paul and
Minneapolis White and Yellow Phone Directories may be purchased through
telecommunications. St. Paul directories may be ordered now for $14.95
(White Pages) and $19.95 (Yellow Pages). Minneapolis directories may be
ordered in mid-January and cost $26.95 (White Pages) and $29.95 (Yellow
Pages). To place orders or ask questions, call Pat Stevensen (x0).
International Festival Friday...
is invited to the annual International Festival, beginning at 4 p.m. Nov.
3 in Alumni Hall. The International Cultures Club (ICC), with support of
the Crossroads program, has planned the following free events:
American Brass Quintet Performance
Friday... The American Brass
Quintet, considered by many to be the finest brass quintet in the world,
will present a Gustavus Artist Series performance at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3 in
Bjorling Recital Hall. Works by Luca Marenzio, Osvaldo Lacerda, Robert
Beaser, Luigi Cherubini, Josquin des Pres, and Eric Ewazen will be featured
in this, the quintet's 40th Anniversary Concert Tour, concert. Tickets
will be available at the door 1 hour prior to the performance. Tickets
are $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens.
A 4 p.m. "silent auction"
of international gifts, articles of clothing, and/or services, with proceeds
going toward 2 international charitable organizations;
At 4:30 p.m., "Rakugo"
-- Japanese comic storytelling -- with John Braun (communication studies);
At 5:30 p.m., the international
food and display booths open;
From 5:30-8 p.m., entertainment
consisting of international music, dance, skits, and an ethnic fashion
show; and more.
Percussion Concert Sunday...
Gustavus Percussion Ensembles will present a concert at 3:30 p.m. Nov.
5 in Bjorling Recital Hall. Under the direction of Robert Adney, the 2
ensembles will present works by Alexander Lepak, David Mancini, Stanley
Leonard, and others. Each ensemble will also perform a movement from Amadeo
Roldan's "Ritmica," written in 1930 and considered the first work in Western
music written for percussion ensemble. The final work is a Latin-styled
rhythmic and melodic composition, "Textures," written by George Frock.
The fall percussion concert is free and open to the public.
Special Worship Service
Sunday... A candlelight service
of beauty and power, "The Souls of the Righteous are in the Hands of God,"
will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 5, All Saints Sunday, in Christ Chapel. Hymns
from a variety of backgrounds will be sung, along with selections from
John Rutter's Requiem. There will also be opportunities for meditation.
Christ Chapel Choir, under the direction of Patricia Kazarow and David
Cherwien, organist, will lead the music.
Physics Seminar Tuesday...
physics seminar "Photovoltaic-cells" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov.
7 in Olin 220 by Jim Sites of Colorado State University.
Campus Cancer Support
Group will meet at noon Nov.
8 in the Leadholm Room. Come and bring a lunch. A short video will be shown
from the "Finding Your Way Series" provided by the American Cancer Society.
Wallenberg Memorial Lecture
Wednesday... The Peace Studies
Program will present this year's Raoul Wallenberg Memorial Lecture, "Raoul
Wallenberg, The Man and the Myths; Some Reflections on the Social Responsibility
of the Historian," at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 in Wallenberg Auditorium. This year's
speaker is Paul Levine of the Uppsala Programme for Holocaust and Genocide
Studies, Centre for Multiethnic Research, Uppsala University, Sweden. Levine
is author of From Indifference to Activism: Swedish Diplomacy and the
Holocaust, 1938-1944 (1996) and Tell Ye Your Children: A Book About
the Holocaust in Europe 1933-45 (1998). Both books are on overnight
reserve in the library under "Wallenberg Lecture/Paul Levine." Levine is
currently working on the first biography of Raoul Wallenberg that makes
use of Swedish archival materials. Through his heroic courage and personal
intervention in 1944 Budapest, Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg saved
the lives of perhaps 100,000 Jews who would otherwise have perished in
Nazi concentration camps. In January 1945, he was taken into custody by
the Soviet authorities and has since disappeared. The lecture is free and
open to the public.
Craft and Vendor Fair Saturday...
4th Annual Fall Craft and Vendor Fair Open House will be held 10 a.m.-1
p.m. Nov. 4 at Shoreland Country Club. Vendors include Stampin' Up rubber
stamps, The Good Nature Co., Creative Memories, Discovery Toys, Longaberger
baskets, Tupperware, Partylite candles, Mary Kay, Home Interiors, Pampered
Chef, The Country Peddler, HomeMakers Idea Co., Shaklee Products, and many
crafters. There will be many door prizes and special discounts.
English, published his essay "Light: A Meditation on the Winter Solstice"
in the current issue of the South Dakota Review.
religion, presented a paper to the biennial meeting of the Lutheran Historical
Conference, held Oct. 19-21 in Milwaukee. The paper, titled "Byron Nelson
and American Lutheran responses to Evolution," examined the life and thought
of an American Lutheran pastor who was prominent in the Creation Science
philosophy, gave the keynote address at Building Bridges: Aesthetics and
Ethics, an Oct. 20-22 conference sponsored by the philosophy department
of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
church relations, will give a presentation, titled "Changing Dreams and
New Beginnings: A Parent's Theological Reflection on Disabilities," at
Mount Olivet Retreat Center in Farmington on Nov. 4.
To inform the campus community
of the loss of a current student or employee or trustee, an emeritus professor
or trustee, or an immediate family member of a current employee, contact
the president's office (x7538).
(Fulbright Scholar at Gustavus during the 1995-96 academic year) died Oct.
25 in Mangalore. Expressions of sympathy and support may be sent
to Margaret D'Abreo, St. Joseph's High Land, Lower Bendur, Mangalore -
Lillian Potts, mother
of Larry Potts (chemistry) and mother-in-law of Jill Potts (education),
died Oct. 25. Funeral services were Oct. 28 in New York.
The following people have
recently joined the Gustavus community:
Sara Titus, Development
New Support Staff
Partners in Education
presenters scheduled for this week include Chris Gilbert (political
science) at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis Nov. 9. Partners
in Education is a program coordinated by the Office of Church Relations
where participating faculty and staff members prepare topical presentation
for adult forums, workshops, and seminars in congregations of the ELCA.
Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations Retreat Center,
coordinated by the Office of Church Relations, will host a retreat for
First Lutheran Church from Blooming Prairie Nov. 3. The Office of Church
Relations will host confirmation retreats for St. Paul Lutheran Church
from Hanover Nov. 4-5 and St. John Lutheran Church from Waukon, IA, Nov.
Gustavus Youth Outreach
includes Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Paul and Our Savior's Lutheran
Church in Hastings Nov. 4-5; and Mount Olivet Retreat Center in Farmington
Nov. 5. This program, coordinated by the Office of Church Relations, consists
of student team members who develop relational youth ministry programs
in congregations, including leading lock-ins, family night programs, and
Music in Worship...
The Gustavus Chapel Brass will perform at Bethlehem Lutheran Church
in Minneapolis Nov. 9. Any Gustavus music ensemble or soloist is welcome
to perform in congregations. For more information, contact Craig Johnson
About Founders Day... Oct.
31, 1876 (Reformation Sunday) was the date Old Main and the new campus
in St. Peter were formally dedicated. Since that date the former St. Ansgar's
Academy has been known as Gustavus Adolphus College. In recognition of
that monumental day, Oct. 31 (All Saints' Eve/Reformation Day) is officially
designated Founders Day.
To submit items (questions
or answers) for consideration in this new section, contact Stacia Senne
(x7510 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
IN THE MEDIA:
Here are some noteworthy
Gustavus-related stories that recently appeared in print or broadcast media
around the nation:
Anyone who has suggested
additions for this list, suggestions for potential future media stories,
or interest in being a media source, should contact News Director Stacia
Senne (x7510 or email@example.com).
Chris Gilbert (political
science) has given several election-related interviews and commentaries,
including discussing the presidential race in Minnesota on Minnesota Public
Radio's "Midday" with Gary Eichten on Nov. 1.
Ringler (Web communications), and student Noah Johnson were
featured in a story on students using virtual tours to visit colleges,
which aired on KEYC-TV (Ch. 12, Mankato) at 6 and 10 p.m. Oct. 30.
Minnesota Public Radio
broadcast Jeffrey Sachs' Nobel Conference speech at noon Oct. 27
The Oct. 26 Gustavus
College Republican rally with Bush for Minnesota committee chair Norm
Coleman, Congressional candidate Mark Kennedy, and 24B Representative candidate
Julie Storm was included in the KEYC-TV (Ch. 12, Mankato) news at 6 p.m.
The following are changes
and additions for the "Personnel Phone Directory 2000-01":
x7001 Jean Baca (remove)
x7014 Abby Bodum (addition)
x7364 Stephen Bomgardner (addition)
x7644 Deane Curtin (change from x6148)
x6148 Rita Curtin (change from x7644)
x8809 Jim Ebbenga (addition)
x6145 Elizabeth Eden (addition)
x6512 Diane Harman (change from x7512)
x7329 Theresa Hodin (formerly
x7371 Dale Kruse (remove)
x7538 Patricia Leagjeld (addition)
x7598 Barb McMoran (remove)
x7675 Becky Miller (addition)
x7672 Brian Mork (remove)
x7675 Jane Osborne (remove)
x7555 Paul Quello (remove)
x8809 Todd Stolt (addition)
x7538 Steve Titus (change from x6540)
x7555 Sara Titus (addition)
x6664 Joyce Welling-Prahm (addition)
For further information or to make corrections, call x6261
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Rent: A
home in Phoenix, available Jan. 10-April 1. Built in 1910, the home is
1 of 10 historic buildings on the Roosevelt tour of homes. It features
nearly 3,000 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, full den, massive newer kitchen, dining
room, and wrap around porch. The house is fully furnished and could accommodate
2 couples, 3 singles, or any combination. Asking $1,800 per month. If interested,
contact the alumni office (x7511) for details or pictures.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
||Director of the Diversity Center open interviewhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/director-of-the-diversity-center-open-interview/45676President's Dining Room
||Director of the Diversity Center open interviewhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/director-of-the-diversity-center-open-interview-2/45677President's Dining Room
||Director of the Diversity Center open interviewhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/director-of-the-diversity-center-open-interview-3/45678President's Dining Room
||Summer Gatherings - Grand Rapidshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-grand-rapids/45013Grand Rapids, MN
||Summer Gatherings - Nicollethttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-nicollet/45183Nicollet, MN
9:30 am to 6 pm
||Gustavus Football Golf Outinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-football-golf-outing/45607Le Sueur Country Club, Le Sueur, MN
||Summer Gatherings - Los Angeleshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-los-angeles/45018Los Angeles, CA
||Gustavus Library Associates' Fall Membership Eventhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-library-associates-fall-membership-event-2/45680
||Summer Gathering - Omahahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gathering-omaha/45609Brother Sebastian's 1350 S 119th Street, Omaha, NE 68144
||Summer Snapshot - Admission Visit Event for Prospective Students and Familieshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-snapshot-admission-visit-event-for-prospective-students-and-families-2/45596Alumni Hall, Student Union and Campus Center
||GYA at Canterbury Parkhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gya-at-canterbury-park/45625Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee, MN 55379
||Summer Gatherings - Seattlehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-seattle/45008Seattle, WA
||Summer Gatherings - New Yorkhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-new-york/45620
||Gustavus Library Associates' Fall Membership Eventhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustavus-library-associates-fall-membership-event-2/45681
||Women's Soccer hosts UW-Eau Clairehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-soccer-hosts-uw-eau-claire-2/45211St. Peter, Minn.
To add or change
items on the calendar, please fill out and submit a College
Calendar event form. View the entire College
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of News Services. It is published weekly during the academic year (except
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