News & Announcements
Broadcasting of Celtic Christmas...
This year's Christmas in Christ Chapel will air (in full or in part) during
the holiday season on the following radio stations as indicated:
Newsletter Break... Due
to Christmas Recess, The Yellow Sheet will not be published Dec.
20, Dec. 27, or Jan. 3. Publication will resume Jan. 10.
WCAL Radio in Northfield
(89.3 FM in southeastern Minnesota and the Twin Cities, 88.7 FM in the
Rochester area, or www.wcal.org) at
10 a.m. on Dec. 18 and at 9 p.m. on Dec. 25;
KRBI Radio in St. Peter
(1310 AM) from 1-3 p.m. on Dec. 22;
KYSM Radio in Mankato
(103.5 FM) Dec. 25 and 26, times to be determined; and
KNUJ Radio in New Ulm
(860 AM) at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 26.
United Way Update. To
date, the campus fund for the 2002 St. Peter United Way campaign has reached
the $8,000 mark of the $10,000 goal, or 80 percent of the goal. Dean Wahlund
extends his congratulations and thanks to all who have participated so
far this fall. Individuals who are still considering are advised that the
local United Way campaign is slated to close by Christmas and is currently
at about 70 percent of its $58,000 goal. See Dean Wahlund in the Office
of Public Relations or Barb Lundgren in the Finance Office for a pledge
card. The options are direct gifts or payroll deductions.
IT Open House Today... All
are invited to an open house hosted by the Department of Information Technology
from 2-4 p.m. on Dec. 13 in Olin Hall. Talk with the staff, tour the facilities,
win door prizes, and enjoy a snack. More information is available at http://gustavus.edu/goto/?d=openhouse.
Chapel Schedule... All
are invited to the 10 a.m. worship services in Christ Chapel. The upcoming
schedule is as follows:
Dec. 14 -- Julie Gilbert,
Luke 1: 57-66;
Dec. 16 -- 3rd Sunday
in Advent, Chaplain Brian Johnson;
Dec. 17 -- Carol Sing;
Dec. 18 -- Litany for
Dec. 19-Jan. 1 -- Christmas
Leadership Seminar... The
public is invited to attend a presentation on leadership by U.S. Congressman
Mark Kennedy, R-Minn. at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at Sunrise Assembly of God, 722
Sunrise Dr., St. Peter. Admission is free. If questions, call the church
PA's Recognized Again...
Assistants Phil Graeve, Emily A. Johnson, Annie Potts, Jenny Schiebe, Aeleah
Soine, Zosia Stanley, and Brie Stevenson presented 2 invited workshops
at the national BACCHUS/GAMMA Peer Education Conference Nov. 9-11 in San
Francisco. The presentations were titled "Sex, Lies and Videotape" (a workshop
on sexual assault and alcohol abuse prevention) and "Pillow Talk" (an interactive
program dealing with women's self-esteem). At the same conference, the
Peer Assistants were awarded 1 of 3 "Outstanding Chapter Affiliate" awards
(trophy and cash prize), given to schools with an enrollment of less than
5,000 students. This is the 4th time since 1996 that the Gustavus group
has received this award.
Rhodes Potential... Two
Gustavus students were invited to interview with the Minnesota Rhodes Scholarship
Selection Committee Dec. 4-5. They were Ellen M. Anderson and Thomas
Although Anderson and
Valentini were not ultimately selected for Rhodes Scholarships, Gustavus
was well represented in the 2001 Rhodes Scholarship competition. The Rhodes
Scholarship advisors on campus are President Axel Steuer and Associate
Dean Mark Braun.
Anderson is a recipient
of the Presidential Scholarship and the Partners in Scholarship awards.
She did a summer undergraduate research fellowship at the Mayo Clinic,
volunteered at the Minneapolis Children's Hospital and the International
Diabetes Center in Minneapolis, studied abroad in England, Australia, and
New Zealand, and is a member of Beta Beta Beta Biological Society. She
is also captain of the women's tennis team, where she was an NCAA All-American
in 2000, a Verizon At-Large Academic All-American in 2001, named to the
MIAC All-Conference team the past 3 years, was the 2001 MIAC No. 1 single's
champion, and also qualified for the NCAA National Tennis Tournament the
past 3 years.
Valentini is a
recipient of the Trustee Scholarship and the John Fricker Memorial Scholarship.
He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Eta Sigma Phi (the Classics Honor Society),
and captain of the men's tennis team, where he was a Verizon Academic All-American
in 2001, Inter-Collegiate Tennis Association Scholar Athlete in 2001, won
the Inter-Collegiate Tennis Association Central Regions Arthur Ashe Award
in 2001, was All-Conference in 1999-2000 and 2000-2001, and placed in the
2000 and 2001 NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Tournament. Congratulations
to both students.
psychology, co-wrote a research report recently published in Psychological
Science. The paper, titled "Interviewing Witnesses: Forced Confabulation
and Confirmatory Feedback Increase False Memories," was published with
colleagues from Kent State University.
modern foreign languages/German, had his review of Hachenberger, Petra
and Paul Jackson, Topics, Questions, Keywords: A Handbook for Students
of German (New York: Routledge, 2000) a 3rd year textbook for conversation
and composition classes, published in The Modern Language Journal
(Vol. 85, 4, Winter 2001).
Anders Jamison Taylor
was born at 1:32 p.m. Dec. 7 to Barb Larson Taylor (alumni relations)
and her husband, Jaime Taylor. He weighed 8 lbs., 4 oz., was 21 inches
long, and has a 2-year-old brother, Kirby.
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).
On Dec. 7, The Free
Press of Mankato featured a color photograph of this year's St. Lucia,
Heather McGregor, on the front page.
The Dec. 6 St. Peter
Herald featured 2 color photographs of the Celtic cross and Gustavus
choirs, titled "Cold ice and warm music," on the front page. The Herald
also ran an article, titled "Cross brightens event," on page 9A, with a
black and white photograph of the cross.
On Dec. 1, The Free
Press of Mankato ran a front-page article, titled "Experts: No economic
bill may be best," as part of a larger article on economic stimulus legislation,
that included quotes by Larry Wohl (economics and management).
Time to Change E-mail
Password... The information
technology staff recommends that everyone change their e-mail password
before Christmas break if it has not been changed in the past 6 months.
All password changes must be done online by going to the Gustavus web site,
clicking on OnCampus Community under Resources, clicking on Online Service,
and clicking on Change Your Email Password or click here: https://secure.gustavus.edu/aup.cfm.
Passwords can no longer be changed using Eudora, Telnet, or NT.
January Term Information... Find
out more about the approaching January Term, with the theme "Global
Village," online at http://gustavus.edu/academics/jterm/
(also now accessible from the Gustavus homepage "J Term" button).
For Rent: Rooms
available Jan. 1 in a 4-bedroom home located 5 miles north of St. Peter.
Kitchen, laundry, phone, and computer facilities available. Call 931-2519.
For Rent: A
condo in Bonita Springs, FL, south of Ft. Myers, is available for rent
Feb. 15-March 31 for faculty and staff only. Condo has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths,
and 1st floor with a lanai on a golf course, is 6 miles from a beach. $400
per week with a minimum of 2-week rental. Pictures are available. Contact
Paula Swiggum (x6127 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
For Sale: Two
Minnesota Vikings tickets for the noon Dec. 23 game against Jacksonville.
The seats are on the 2nd level and are $40 each. If interested, contact
Ann Hogberg (x6515 or email@example.com).
For Sale: 4,500
square-foot home 1 mile west of St. Peter, on 2.75 acres, with oak trees,
a perennial garden, 2 outbuildings with electricity and cement floors,
and a 3-stall attached heated garage. Lots of built-ins, 4 bathrooms, and
a fireplace. If interested, call Don or Barb Olmanson (934-2828).
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
||Robert Weisenfeld Farewell Open Househttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/robert-weisenfeld-farewell-open-house-2/45650Office of the Provost's Reception Area
||Farewell Reception for Vince Thomashttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/farewell-reception-for-vince-thomas/45656President's Dining Room
||Summer Gatherings - Aitkinhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-aitkin/44930Aitkin, MN
||Summer Gatherings - Two Harborshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-gatherings-two-harbors/45282Castle Danger Brewery 17 7th Street, Two Harbors, MN 55616
||Summer Snapshot - Admission Visit Event for Prospective Students and Familieshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/summer-snapshot-admission-visit-event-for-prospective-students-and-families-2/45595Alumni Hall, Student Union and Campus Center
||Save the Date! All-Campus Strategic Action Conferencehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/save-the-date-all-campus-strategic-action-conference/45593
||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
||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
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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