The Yellow Sheet for Jan. 20, 2005
Volume 37, Number 17
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News & AnnouncementsYellow Sheet Reminder... Due to touring week, The Yellow Sheet will not be published Thursday, Feb. 3. Publication will resume Thursday, Feb. 10.
January Term FYI... There are 1,771 students studying on campus and 557 students studying either off-campus domestically or off-campus abroad during January Term.
Campus Plan Meeting Monday... College planning consultant Krisan Osterby-Benson of HGA and Associates will present an update on the Gustavus "Campus Framework Plan" at 1 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Heritage Room. The presentation will cover projects that are being considered in the next several years, including a new academic building, the relocation of the football staduim, and the development of a wind turbine. The presentation and question time will last approximately one hour and is open to the campus community.
Chapel Schedule... All are invited to the worship services at 10 a.m. weekdays and 10:30 a.m. Sundays in Christ Chapel. The upcoming schedule is as follows:
Sign up for Continuing Ed Events... The public is invited to the following continuing education events:
These events are open to the public; pre-registration is required. Register at the office of St. Peter Community and Family Education, Suite 207, 600 S. Fifth St., St. Peter. Office hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, or register online at www.stpetercommunityedonline.com. For more information, call 934-3048 and press zero for the operator. These events are Gustavus continuing education programs done in cooperation with the St. Peter Community and Family Education programs.
Anniversary Celebration Jan. 30... The college community is invited to join family and friends of Paul and Helen Baumgartner (professors emeriti of music) for a 50th wedding anniversary celebration on Sunday, Jan. 30, at First Lutheran Church in St. Peter. A renewal of vows at 2 p.m. will be followed by a reception in the church dining room until 4:30.
Sweetheart Dinner Feb. 12... Bring your spouse, partner, or friend to this candlelight dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 at First Lutheran Church, 1114 West Traverse Road. The evening promises delicious food, live musical entertainment, and great Valentine's Weekend ambiance. On-site childcare, including a meal, is available upon request. Cost is $12.50 per person; tickets can be purchased by calling the church office (934-3060) or at the door on the night of the event. Profits benefit First Lutheran's youth program, particularly those youth who will attend the ELCA's 2006 National Youth Gathering in San Antonio, TX.
John Bungum, economics and management, was guest speaker at the LeSueur Rotary Club on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005. He spoke on issues in the globalization debate.
Sarah Daniels, administrative information systems, was awarded a master of science degree in software engineering on Dec. 17, 2004 from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.
Steve Mellema, physics, gave an invited lecture, titled "Islam and Human Rights," Jan. 19 at the University of Minnesota's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Retreats... The Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations Retreat Center, coordinated by the Office of Church Relations, will host a confirmation retreat for Newport Lutheran Church from Newport, MN Jan. 21-22.
Workshops... The Office of Church Relations will host a gathering of the Pastor-to-Pastor program for pastors from the Southwest Minnesota Synod, Jan. 20-21. This group gathers on campus 3 times a year for pastors' sabbaths to pursue pastoral excellence through networking and professional enrichment opportunities. Psychologist Conrad Weiser, author of "Healers--Harmed and Harmful," will be presenting several sessions during this event. The Office of Church Relations will also host an all-day workshop on the lectionary series, "God With Us," for pastors Jan. 24 in the Interpretive Center. This is the third part of the Koinonia Lectionary Series under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. Dave Mesner and is sponsored by Gustavus. The topic for this session will be Lent.
Music in Worship... Any Gustavus music ensemble or soloist is welcome to perform in congregations. For more information, contact Marilyn Beyer (x7001).
Music ensembles on the go... The Gustavus Choir, the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, and the Gustavus String Orchestra will perform 37 concerts in 15 states between Jan. 20 and Feb. 13 as part of their annual winter tours.
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