News & Announcements
Parking Lot Closed... The
heating plant parking lot will be closed Friday, Jan. 5. Heavy equipment
is being brought in for work to replace the boiler.
Chapel Spire Update...
Christmas Recess problems developed with the Christ Chapel spire and action
was taken immediately to secure it. The chapel is temporarily closed and
access to the area immediately adjacent to it is restricted to allow for
additional structural assessment and possible reinforcement. Events scheduled
to take place in the chapel will be relocated elsewhere until work is complete.
Daily worship services will be held in Alumni Hall at 10 a.m. until further
notice. Everyone's patience and cooperation during this time is appreciated.
NSF Grant... Mike
Hvidsten and Charles Pastor (both mathematics and computer science) recently
were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) matching grant of $21,300
for their project "Enhancing Student Preparation for Calculus via a Web-based
Homework System." Project objectives include enhancing student learning
in introductory calculus courses and improving faculty assessment of student
performance through a flexible, Web-based system.
are invited to the 10 a.m. worship services in Alumni Hall. The upcoming
schedule is as follows:
Cancer Support Group Meeting...
campus Cancer Support Group will meet at noon Jan. 10 in the Leadholm Room.
Come and bring a lunch.
Jan. 5 Chaplain Brian
Johnson, Ezekiel 43: 1-12;
Jan. 7 1st Sunday in
Epiphany, Chaplain Brian Johnson;
Jan. 8 Kris Kelly, Luke
Jan. 9 Marti Crouch,
Luke 2: 33-38;
Jan. 10 Morning Praise,
Luke 11: 33-36;
Jan. 11 Chaplain Linda
Roal, Luke 2: 41-51;
Jan. 12 Leila Brammer,
Luke 3: 15-17; and
Jan. 14 2nd Sunday after
the Epiphany, Chaplain Linda Roal.
The Gustavus Dance Team finished
first out of 5 collegiate teams in its category at the Midwest Region competition
Dec. 9 in Brainerd. The team ended the competition with a perfect ranking
score. The team, whose captains are Betsy Kumagai and Kendra
Tersteeg, danced to the song "We're Gonna Party." Choreography was
done by Michelle Larkin and Jenny Raiche.
physics, had an article "Enhancing electromagnetism experiments with clamp-on
ammeters," published in the January 2001 issue of The American Journal
education, had an article, titled "Literacy in AAC: What Should Be Written
on the Envelope We Push?," published in the December issue of Augmentative
and Alternative Communication.
education, has been named chair of the Accountability Focus Council for
the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). The
Focus Council will complete an ongoing study of accountability contexts
and complete white papers to guide the work of the organization and profession.
Miller currently serves on the Board of Directors for AACTE. Miller was
also recently elected president-elect for the Association of Independent
Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education (AILACTE). His term will begin
after the national meeting in late February. His 2-year term as president
will begin a year later.
(news services), Randall Stuckey
affairs), Dean Wahlund (public
affairs), and Steve
presented the session "Crisis Communication: Managing the Unpredictable
as a Team" Dec. 12 at the 26th Annual CASE V Conference in Chicago. CASE
is the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
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).
Grace Karstad, former
voice instructor at Gustavus and spouse of Richard Karstad (retired
custodian), died Dec. 13. The memorial service was held Dec. 19 at First
Lutheran Church, St. Peter.
Darwin Palmquist, husband
of Mary Palmquist (formerly classics, philosophy, religion, nursing,
and political science), died Dec. 7. His funeral service was Dec. 11 at
St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Le Center. Expressions of sympathy and support
may be sent to Mary at Route 1, Le Center, MN 56057.
Emeritus Professor of
Biology Ward Tanner died Dec. 7. Tanner taught from 1953-84. Services
were held Dec. 27 at Larson Mortuary, Minneapolis.
For more information on
the aforementioned position(s), call human resources (x7304).
in the Office of Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations
Director of the Center
for Vocational Reflection
PM Cook in Dining Services
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).
News of the "tilting"
spire on Christ Chapel circulated through the media between
Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, including reports on Twin Cities' television newscasts
(WCCO-TV Ch. 4, KSTP-TV Ch. 5, KMSP-TV Ch. 9, and KARE-TV Ch. 11), in the
Star Tribune, in the Mankato Free Press, on Mankato's
KEYC-TV Ch. 12, and in the St. Peter Herald. News also was circulated
broadly via the Associated Press and Minnesota News Network (radio).
The Dec. 22 Star Tribune
published a news brief (with photograph) announcing the display of Gustavus'
sculpture-in-residence Paul Granlund's sculpture "Repose" at Premier
Gustavus students Robyn
Borre and Nate Heintzman were part of an article titled "Home for the
holidays" in the Dec. 18 Star Tribune of Minneapolis, which also
included a color photograph.
A Dec. 11 Free Press
of Mankato article, "'Tis the season of giving: The Angel Tree is one of
several gifts-for-the-needy programs in the area," featured the Peer
Assistants' successful Angel Tree program. The page 1B story quoted
Reichel (alcohol and drug education) and included a photograph of Gustavus
student Zosia Stanley decorating the Angel Tree.
A black and white photograph
of 2000 St. Lucia Rebecca Harrington with the caption "Honoring
St. Lucia" appeared in the Dec. 8 Free Press of Mankato.
A color photograph of
the Dec. 2 Christmas in Christ Chapel service was published in the
Dec. 7 St. Peter Herald on page 12A.
Steve Wilkinson (men's tennis) was the subject of
a feature article, "Wilkinson remains a force," in the Dec. 7 St. Peter
Herald. The page 2A article, which was accompanied by a photograph
of Wilkinson, was written by intern Laura Westphal.
Campus Center Information
and Ticket Center Hours until
Feb. 5 are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Library Hours for January
Term are as follows: Monday-Thursday
-- 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday -- 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m.,
and Sunday -- noon-10 p.m.
Apartment for Rent...
2-bedroom duplex apartment with a garage and cable television is available
at 325 Skaro in St. Peter. Call 934-4305.
Holden Village Trip...
St. Peter group is going to Holden Village in late June 2001. Anyone interested
in going on this trip or knowing more about Holden Village should contact
Johann Liljengren (931-9387 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Need a Calendar? Free
2001 calendars provided by AAL are available in the Office of Public Affairs.
Stop by to pick one up in the Carlson Administration Building.
Room for Rent in
a quiet, smoke-free house in Le Sueur, close highway access. Asking $25
per night, but is negotiable. Call 931-7850 weekdays between 8 a.m.-4:30
p.m. and (507) 665-2953 evenings and weekends.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
||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.
||Men's Soccer at Martin Luther Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-soccer-at-martin-luther-college-3/45143New Ulm, Minn.
To add or change
items on the calendar, please fill out and submit a College
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is a newsletter for Gustavus Adolphus College employees produced by the
of News Services. It is published weekly during the academic year (except
during Thanksgiving, Christmas, Touring, Spring, and Easter breaks). Anyone
may submit items by filling out an online
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For more information, call Stacia Senne at x7510 or Barb Booren at x6213.
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