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News & AnnouncementsChapel Spire Update...Work is continuing to reinforce the Christ Chapel spire and a crane is expected to arrive this week. Inspections are also underway. When final inspections are completed, Christ Chapel will be reopened. Watch The Yellow Sheet or community-l for updates.
Yellow Sheet Reminder... Due to touring week, The Yellow Sheet will not be published Jan. 25. Publication will resume Feb. 1.
Web News... On the Gustavus Web, there's a new site for alumni affairs. The site (http://gustavus.edu/alumni/alumni.cfm) features historical Gustavus photographs, an online interactive poll, a bulletin board for alumni to read and post questions, answers, and opinions, the ability to update address and personal information including births/adoptions, weddings, employment information, and deaths, and a dynamically driven e-mail address search. The Office of Alumni Affairs hopes to capitalize on this asset by providing its alumni community with interactive tools for keeping in touch.
Performance Art Exhibit Wednesday... All are invited to attend a performance art video exhibit featuring the works of Gustavus students from 8-10 p.m. Jan. 17 in Alumni Hall. Performance art is a medium that emerged in the 1960s; it is based on live performance by the artist and, unlike theater, tied to a specific artist. Performance art is also generally not repeated. Titled "Flesh by Student Bodies: Performance Art on Video," the exhibit focuses on the body and what it means to be a physical being. The specific themes are diverse, including body image, sexuality, social pressure, historic context, self-perception, vulnerability, food, biology, childhood, adulthood, and gender. The event is free and sponsored by the Gustavus Art History Club. (Some content may be deemed inappropriate for children.) For more information, contact Travis Nygard (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Tim Weld (email@example.com).
Employee Enhancement Days
scheduled for Jan. 30-31 in Alumni Hall. On Jan. 30, Robin Getman will
present "Laugh from Your Toes" at 8:15 a.m., "Lead From Your Soul" at 9:45
a.m., and "Serve From Your Heart" at 11 a.m. Gretchen Koehler (health and
exercise science) will present "Yoga, The Oldest New Exercise" during "Lunch
and Learn" at noon in the banquet rooms. On Jan. 31, Andy Weisberg will
present a 2-part session, "Learning to Play," at 8:15 a.m., Arlene Vernon
will present "Goal the Distance -- Music with a Message" at 11 a.m., and
Margi Willmert and Paul Jacobson (both dining services) will present "Lunch
and Learn: The Latest in Appetizer Buffets" at noon in the banquet rooms.
Pre-registration is requested for the lunches. All Gustavus community members
are encouraged to participate in Enhancement Days. Each day's events begin
at 8 a.m. and conclude at 1:30 p.m.
Beth Barbosa, Institutional Advancement
Diana Gabriel, Counseling Center
Mary Milbradt, Administrative Computing Center
Preaching in Congregations... Mark Granquist (religion) will preach at First Lutheran Church, Le Sueur, Jan. 14. This program is coordinated by the Office of Church Relations.
Retreats... The Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations Retreat Center, coordinated by the Office of Church Relations, will host retreats for Trinity Lutheran Church, Owatonna, Jan. 11 and St. John's Lutheran Church, Northfield, Jan. 12-13. The Office of Church Relations will host confirmation retreats for Christ Lutheran Church, Faribault, and House of Hope Lutheran Church, New Hope, Jan. 12-13; and Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Spring Valley, Jan. 13.
Gustavus Youth Outreach
includes Trinity/Hegre Parish in West Concord, Messiah Lutheran Church
in North Mankato, and United Methodist Church in Rochester, on Jan 12-13;
and Galilee Evangelical Church in Roseville, on Jan. 13-14. 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 church services.
For Rent: Home in St. Peter with a single-car garage and new flooring. Available Feb. 1. Call 931-5313 (days) or 931-4115 (evenings).
For Rent: 3-bedroom home, with a family room, fireplace, porch, and garage. Appliances are furnished. Located near the College. No pets and no smoking permitted. References requested. Call 931-1664.
Home Needed for a 6-year-old cat that is a very friendly, indoor, lap cat. Has had shots, is neutered, and is house broken. If interested, contact Carl at x6089 or 246-5330.
The Yellow Sheet is a newsletter for Gustavus Adolphus College employees produced by the Office 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 submission form. While online,e-mail submissions are preferred, items may also be submitted typewritten on a letter-sized sheet of paper. Send "snail mail" items to: The Yellow Sheet, Office of News Services. Items must reach the news office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the Tuesday before publication. The week of Nobel Conference the deadline is 4:30 p.m. Monday. For more information, call Stacia Senne at x7510 or Barb Booren at x6213.
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