Inside Gustavus (March 4, 2010)

Volume 42, Number 23

Faculty/Staff Activities

Douglas Nimmo (music) served as guest conductor for the Minnesota Band Directors Association Young Band Festival held at Mankato West High School on Saturday, Feb. 20. He conducted the grade 9-10 band, which included 80 students from 35 high schools. In addition, Nimmo served as guest clinician for the Springfield High School Band in that city on Thursday, Feb. 25.

Ray Thrower (Campus Safety) served as a trainer for K-12, college, and university police and safety departments in the Jonesboro, Ark., area in late February under a Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) grant. He provided advanced "train the trainer" instruction in the area of crime prevention, which participants could then take back to their individual departments to train other patrol officers. An interview with Thrower and some of the participants in the training course was telecast by KAIT-TV Channel 8 of Jonesboro on Feb. 24.

The Gustavus Adolphus College Alumni Association Board of Directors has announced that Mark Anderson (admission) will receive the Greater Gustavus Award at the annual alumni banquet on May 29. The award is the highest honor given by the College’s Alumni Association and is awarded to those “who by deed have notably advanced and aided Gustavus Adolphus College. Anderson returned to his alma mater in 1978 as assistant dean of students and in that capacity helped to develop the College’s Career Counseling Center. He later served for 15 years as director of admission and for one year as associate vice president for advancement. In 1998 he was named dean of admission and in 2006 he assumed the title of vice president for admission and financial aid. During the course of his career, he assisted in enrolling 27 classes at Gustavus and thus touched the lives of more than half of the living alumni of the College. Anderson plans to retire this summer after devoting 32 years of service to Gustavus.

Nicole Roberts Hoiland's (art & art history) sculptures were reviewed in the March issue of Ceramics Monthly.

Funding Opps

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations' weekly program or funding opportunity highlight:

  • National Science Foundation’s CCLI Program Replaced by TUES... The National Science Foundation has recently announced the Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES) program, which replaces the Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) program. A focus of the new program is that funded projects have the potential to be adapted easily by other colleges and universities. The program supports efforts to create new learning materials and teaching strategies, develop faculty expertise, implement educational innovations, assess learning and evaluate innovations, and conduct research on STEM teaching and learning. The program supports three types of projects, ranging from small exploratory investigations to large comprehensive projects. Grant awards for Type 1 proposals are for two to three years and can be up to $200,000. The next deadline for Type 1 proposals is May 26. For the newly released guidelines, please see the NSF website.

For more information on grants or proposal preparation, contact Bob Weisenfeld in the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (x7049 or

Social Media

Video Storytelling... Video is a powerful tool for social networking. The Office of Marketing and Communication is engaged in video storytelling, and here are links to some recent examples:
* Helping Haiti: geography-professor-conducting-research-in-haiti/
* Gustavus Going Green: 02/26/gustavus-at-it-again-committing-to-green-initiatives/
* Zeiss Microscope:
* Notes with wind orchestra conductor Doug Nimmo:
* MLK Jr. Day:

For more information on social media, or to make a suggestion, contact Stacia Vogel in Marketing and Communication (x6365 or

In the Media

Here are some noteworthy Gustavus-related stories that recently appeared in print or broadcast media locally, regionally, or around the nation:

  • The Mankato Free Press printed a story on Thursday, Feb. 25, about this year's "Building Bridges" Conference. Student co-chairs Rebekah Schulz and Mayanthi Jayawardena were quoted in the story.
  • The St. Peter Herald printed a story in its Thursday, Feb. 25, edition about the Gustavus forensics team winning the state championship.
  • The Star Tribune printed a news brief on Friday, Feb. 26, about the upcoming Lupe Fiasco concert.
  • Gustavus was mentioned in a KMSP-TV story on Sunday, Feb. 28, regarding the earthquake in Chile. Three Gustavus students had been scheduled to leave for Chile on March 2.
  • The Mankato Free Press printed a story on the front page of its Sunday, Feb. 28, Currents section about the latest exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Art. Don Myers (art & art history) was quoted in the story.
  • KEYC-TV ran a story on its Monday, March 1, newscast about the College's St. David's Day celebration in Christ Chapel.
  • KEYC-TV ran a story on its Tuesday, March 2, newscast about Anna Versluis (geography) conducting research in Haiti.

Anyone who has suggested additions for this list, suggestions for potential future media stories, or interest in being a media source should contact Marketing and Communication (x7520 or

New Faces

The following people have recently joined the Gustavus community:

* New Faculty

  • Andrew Grace, part-time visiting instructor (English)


President's Cabinet Summary

The President’s Cabinet met on Tuesday, March 2, and discussed the following topics:

  • Earlier this academic year, students submitted to President Ohle 95 suggestions "to enhance the already well-established institution we [students] attend." As part of an annual feedback process, these student suggestions were reviewed, and the Cabinet will formally respond to student body leaders this spring.
  • Conversation continued about the desirability for central planning and authority to manage constituent contact information input and retrieval through Datatel and related systems. A current staff member will be named to manage this database coordination of the information. Last week’s Cabinet Summary referred to this role as a chief information officer, but, in fact, this responsibility is most accurately described as a database coordinator.  
  • A progress report was given on the state-funded and county-managed initiative to reduce tobacco use on campus. At an upcoming meeting, the Cabinet will review a draft campus survey on smoking cessation.
  • The group was updated on Day at the Capitol registration, which has surpassed recent years. President Ohle will join the group to advocate for the State Grant program at the legislature.
  • The Cabinet approved supplemental student fees for the 2010-2011 academic year.

News & Announcements

An Invitation to a Ball... The Campus Activities Board invites the entire Gustavus community to the 27th annual President's Ball. This year, President's Ball will be held on Saturday, March 20, at the International Market Square in Minneapolis. The evening will feature a catered meal by D'Amico Catering, the music of the Rockin' Hollywoods, and Gustavus's own Quintessence. Tickets are available for purchase for $30 each at

Advertising Recognition... When this year's Educational Advertising Awards were announced in February, Gustavus earned recognition for three of its entries. The Office of Admission had entered four pieces: the new viewbook, the "travel piece" brochure, a brand video, and the new T-shirt design for visiting prospective students. The College was awarded a bronze award for both the travel piece and the T-shirt and a merit award for the video. Last year, Admission had received a gold award for the fine arts and athletics contact decks. More than 2,000 entries from more than 1,000 institutions were submitted this year; 218 received gold awards, 190 silver, and 170 bronze. Consultant BD&E, in addition to their work on the Gustavus pieces, received two additional silvers and one other merit award.

Progress Report of VP Search Committee... Committee chair Richard Leitch (poli. sci.) reports that the Search Committee for the Vice President for Enrollment Management met on Tuesday, Feb. 16, to review the process and time frame of the search and the responsibilities of the consultants, Academic Search Consultation Services. President Ohle presented the charge to the committee. Material and questions concerning the expectations of committee members were also reviewed. The next two meetings will focus on creating the objective criteria for the review of applications and the rating system and selecting candidates for interviews later in March.

Staff Reclassification Committee to Meet... The next meeting of the Staff Reclassification Committee will be held on March 25 to evaluate requests for grade changes for support staff positions. To be considered at this meeting, a complete request for position review must be received in the Office of Human Resources by March 19.

New Structure for Counseling Center... VP Jeff Stocco (student affairs) has announced a new leadership structure in the Counseling Center, effective February 15. Lisa Rinehart has agreed to serve as Counseling Center director, Stacey Gerken will continue to serve as clinical services coordinator, and Rachel Slater will retain her role as training coordinator. All three will serve in these capacities through the end of the 2010-11 academic year, at which time we will have selected a new vice president for student affairs/dean of students. Stocco states, "For the most part, if you have an established relationship with one staff member, continue to consult with that individual. If you are uncertain how to address a particular concern, I suggest that you start with Lisa Rinehart (lrinehar)." Please contact Stocco, if you have any questions about these changes.

'Gustavus After Hours'... The "Gustavus After Hours" announced at the last faculty meeting by President Ohle to be held on March 19 is rescheduled for 4:30 p.m. in Linner Lounge on March 22. Faculty and staff are invited to visit with President Ohle over refreshments at the close of the workday. This will be a casual social gathering. All are encouraged to come and enjoy one another's company.  

Faculty Lunches with the President... President Ohle is pleased to invite faculty members to join him for luncheon forums this spring. These events will provide opportunities for regular interaction and a time for sharing ideas. The first forum is scheduled for Wednesday, March 17. The second luncheon forum will be held on Tuesday, April 6 (date change from April 22). Both lunches will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Presidents Dining Room. RSVP at least one week ahead to the President's Office by calling Pat Leagjeld at x7538 or e-mailing her at

Building Projects and Financing Plans Presentation... In conjunction with the faculty luncheon forum on April 6 (see above), a presentation and discussion for faculty to review the building projects and financing plans will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the Heritage Room. The presentation and discussion will end by 12:30 p.m. for the luncheon forum.

Campus Happenings

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.

  • Friday, March 5 - Carolyn Dobler (MCS)
  • Sunday, March 7 - Mary Gaebler (religion)
  • Monday, March 8 - Glenn Kranking (history)
  • Tuesday, March 9 - Chaplain Brian Johnson
  • Wednesday, March 10 - Lenten Liturgy
  • Thursday, March 11 - "Building Bridges" co-chairs Mayanthi Jayawardena and Rebekah Schulz
  • Friday, March 12 - Deborah Pitton (education) and members of her IEX class in Peru

Faculty Shop Talk... Amanda Nienow (chemistry) will present the next Faculty Shop Talk of the 2009-10 academic year. Her talk, titled "What happens to herbicides sprayed on Minnesota crops?" will be presented on Friday, March 5, at 4:30 p.m. in the Interpretive Center. Feel free to arrive any time after 4:15 p.m. The abstract for this and future talks may be viewed at

Moe Lecture Scheduled for April... Drucilla Barker, professor of women’s and gender studies and director of the Women’s and Gender Studies program at the University of South Carolina, will speak at this year’s Moe Lecture in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at Gustavus. Barker, co-author of the book Liberating Economics: Feminist Perspectives on Families, Work, and Globalization, which earned distinction as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title in 2005, will present a lecture titled "Caregivers and Other Dangerous Strangers: Rethinking the Paradox of Caring Labor" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in Alumni Hall. Since its inaugural year in 1997, the Moe Lectureship, endowed by Robert and Karin Moe, has helped to bring top feminist scholars to campus from the fields of biology, English, nursing, philosophy, history, and theatre. For more information about this year’s Moe Lecture, contact Peg O’Connor (philosophy & GTS) at 507-933-7573 or

Off-Campus Events of Interest

Saint Peter Choral Society Performs 'Elijah'... The Saint Peter Choral Society will present Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah, accompanied by organist David Fienen (provost), on Sunday, March 7, at 3 p.m. at First Lutheran Church. Michael Jorgensen (music) will sing the role of Elijah, and Gustavus graduate Roy Heilman '00 will be tenor soloist. Tickets are $8 in advance at Swedish Kontur, or $10 at the door. Students are admitted free of charge. The concert will be preceded at 2:50 p.m. by a performance of Mendelssohn's Sonata for Organ #6 by Chad Winterfeldt (music), associate organist at Christ Chapel.

Daddy-Daughter Dance... The first annual Daddy-Daughter Dance will be held on Saturday, March 13, at 5:30 p.m. at the St. Peter Community Center. Dads, uncles, grandpas, big brothers, cousins, and friends . . . bring that special "daughter" in your life for a night of adventure. "A Sweet Adventure" will feature Kern Brothers Entertainment for a night of dancing and activities, including a complimentary picture and door prizes. The night will also feature a cotton candy machine and a candy bar. Purchase your ticket at the St. Peter Recreation and Leisure Services Department in the Community Center. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door, with each additional guest costing $5. If you have any questions, call the Recreation Department at 934-0667.

Give Where You Live... As part of the March Campaign, the St. Peter Food Co-op and Patrick’s on Third have joined forces to stage "Groovin' for Grub," an evening of music and good vibes to benefit the St. Peter Area Food Shelf. Enjoy the funky grooves of the New Primitives (high-energy rhythm & blues, ska, reggae, calypso, and world dance music) in the name of charity on Saturday, March 20, at 9 p.m. at Patrick’s. All proceeds received at the door will be donated to the St. Peter Area Food Shelf (recommended donation at the door is $5). More information will be available at the St. Peter Food Co-op and at in the weeks to come. For more information on Minnesota FoodShare and the March Campaign, visit For more information on Second Harvest, go to

It's in the Genes... For the third time in 13 years, the St. Peter High School Academic Decathlon team, coached by SPHS French teacher Mary Pederson Behrends '77, has taken first place in state competition. This year's championship was held Feb. 28-March 1 at the Oak Ridge Conference Center in Chaska, where the St. Peter team earned the gold medal for top overall team score (36,646) as well as gold and bronze medals for individuals in the overall standings and a total of 36 medals in individual events. The win qualifies the team for the national championships in Omaha, April 21-24. As was the case with the 2001 state championship team, the winning 2010 academic decathlon team includes a number of students with connections to Gustavus: overall gold medalist Dan Obermiller is the son of David Obermiller (history); overall bronze medalist Devin Bjelland, son of Barbara (chaplains' office) and Mark Bjelland (geography); Maggie Morrow, daughter of Terry Morrow (comm. studies); Isaac Dontje Lindell, son of Jim Dontje (Johnson Center); Dillon LoFaro, son of Tom LoFaro (MCS); Kevin Saulnier, son of Paul Saulnier (physics); and Faith Dontje Lindell, daughter of Jim Dontje (Johnson Center).


  • F. Dale Kaiser, father of Barbara Knight Kaiser (provost's office), died on Sunday, Feb. 28. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 13, in Marion, Ohio.
  • Rita A. Jewison, mother of Donna Hewitt (GTS admin. info. systems), died Thursday, Feb. 25, at Pathstone Living in Mankato. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Feb. 28 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Marysburg, Minn. Memorials are preferred to Pathstone Living.

To inform the campus community of the death of a current student, employee, or trustee; an emeritus professor or trustee; or an immediate family member of a current employee, contact the Office of the President (x7538 or Death announcements and funeral notices for students, current and emeritus faculty and employees, and trustees will be sent to the community via written notice from the president, posted on community-l, the official campus-wide e-mail list, and published in the Inside Gustavus or Summer Scoop. Notices for immediate family members of current employees will be published in the Inside Gustavus or the Summer Scoop unless they occur during a publication break, in which case they will be posted on employee-l.

Congregational Outreach

Partners in Education... Presenters scheduled for Sunday, March 7, include Elizabeth Baer (English & GTS), who will be discussing teaching children about evil in a post-Holocaust world at 9:45 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Owatonna, Minn. Partners in Education is a program coordinated by the Office of Church Relations in which participating faculty and staff members prepare topical presentations for adult forums, workshops, and seminars in congregations of the ELCA.

Retreats... The Office of Church Relations will host a confirmation retreat for Little Falls and Deronda Lutheran Churches from Amery, Wis., on Friday, March 5, and a retreat for Jackson Lake and Faith Lutheran Churches from Amboy, Minn., on Friday-Saturday, March 5-6. The latter retreat will include programming provided by Gustavus Youth Outreach. In addition, Church Relations will host a retreat for Nokomis Heights Lutheran Church from Minneapolis on Friday-Sunday, March 5-7.

Music in Worship... Any Gustavus music ensemble or soloist is welcome to perform in congregations. For more information, contact Marilyn Beyer (x7001).


Wanted... The Nienows—Aaron (MCS) and Amanda (chemistry)—are in need of a 5-drawer dresser for their growing son. If you (or anyone you know) are thinking of donating, selling, or otherwise getting rid of such an item, contact Amanda at or 933-7327.

For Rent... Two-bedroom home on Lake Washington available for lease to a Gustavus staff member for the remainder of the 2009-10 academic year. The lease is for $800 per month. This includes heat, electricity, cable TV, trash service, and snow removal. Some of the amenities include washer, dryer, dishwasher, insulated garage with storage, and cul-de-sac living. E-mail

For Sale... Twin bed: white metal headboard with frame, box spring, and mattress, in very good condition. $60. Call x7548 or e-mail

For Sale... New mocha patio umbrella. Powder-coated steel, crank handle, 9', super nice, comes with cover. Moved and no longer need it, used 1 month. $90. Contact Nicole at x7176 or e-mail

"Plugs" is maintained as a forum by which members of the Gustavus community may offer goods and/or services to others in the community, or seek the same from them. It is not meant to accommodate ads or announcements from area businesses such as real estate agents or retailers, although from time to time such announcements may be published when deemed to be of particular interest to the community.


Upcoming events
Date Event
Today 78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/McKenzie 224 (Aerobics Room)
7:308:30 pm Joshua Mason, trombone, & Joseph Wiley, tuba, A Joint Student Recital Recital Hall
7:3010 pm Earth Hour Bonfire Fire Pit
810 pm Weekend Movie: The Hateful Eight Auditorium, Nobel Hall
Tomorrow to May 1 Women's Golf at Carleton Invitational, Minn.
Tomorrow 9 am to noon Summer and Fall 2016 Study Away Orientation Room
10 am Men's Track and Field hosts Drake Alternative Peter, Minn.
10 am Women's Tennis hosts Martin Luther College Peter, Minn.
10 am Women's Tennis hosts Martin Luther College Peter, Minn.
10 am Women's Track and Field hosts Drake Alternative Peter, Minn.
11 am to 2 pm Betes Brunch Square Park
1 pm Softball at Carleton (DH), Minn.
12 pm Kickboxing (HWC) w/ Gabe 224 (Aerobics Room)
17 pm Baseball vs. Carleton (DH) Peter, Minn.
1:302:30 pm Danielle Fulghum, clarinet & bass clarinet, A Student Recital Recital Hall
2 pm Women's Tennis hosts Carleton College Peter, Minn.
3:304:30 pm Eric Grev, flute, A Student Recital Recital Hall
511 pm Diversity Awards Banquet Hall
7:308:30 pm Connor Dufault, double bass, A Student Recital Recital Hall
810 pm Omega Kappa Charity Concert for Africa Jam Arena and Lund Center
810 pm Weekend Movie: The Hateful Eight Auditorium, Nobel Hall
May 1 10:3011:30 am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion (Sunday Worshipping Community) Chapel
noon Men's Golf vs. University of St. Thomas, Minn.
1 pm Softball vs. St. Catherine (DH) (Senior Day) Peter, Minn.
1 pm Women's Tennis at Macalester College Paul, Minn.
1:302:30 pm The Gustavus Percusion Ensemble Spring Concert Recital Hall
2 pm Baseball vs. UM-Morris (DH) Peter, Minn.
3:304:30 pm Iain McCrory, euphonium, A Student Recital Recital Hall
67 pm Zumba (HWC) w/McKenzie 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Dance 4 Fun w/ Gabe (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
7:308:30 pm Chase Fasbender, baritone, A Student Recital Recital Hall
May 2 6:307:30 am Pure Movement 224 (Aerobics Room)
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath Chapel
May 26 May 2 at 10 am to May 6 at 6 pm College Republicans Spring Fundraiser of the Caf
May 2 11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE-Pyramid w/ Laurie 224 (Aerobics Room)
3:304:30 pm 2017 Nobel Conference "Reproductive Technologies" Discussion Group Room
56 pm HIIT (HWC) w/ Morgan and Christina 224 (Aerobics Room)
66:45 pm Strength Training w/Mata (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Gustavus Student Senate Meeting- Come for Community Comment! Board Room, Jackson Campus Center
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/McKenzie 224 (Aerobics Room)
79 pm Join the Writing Center's International Write-In event! Café
7:309 pm Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence Sofia Jannok speaks in the Department of Music Colloquium series Hall
May 3 66:40 am WE Fitness Class-Boot Camp with Brenda 224 (Aerobics Room)
6:157 am Power Bootcamp w/ Kaitlin (HWC) 217 (Gymnastics Room)
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath Chapel
11:35 am to 12:15 pm WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Kelly 224 (Aerobics Room)
11:45 am to 12:15 pm WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troy Floor Forum
3:30 pm Softball at Concordia (DH), Minn.
56 pm Liberate the Booty w/ Gabe (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Cardio Dance Jam w/ Kayla (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
78:30 pm Bards in the Arb reading: Kaethe Schwehn Lind Interpretive Center
May 4 1010:20 am Daily Sabbath Chapel
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE Fitness Class-Step with Steph 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:308:30 pm Baseball vs. Bethel (DH) Peter, Minn.
3 pm Men's Track and Field at MSU Twilight Meet, Minn.
3 pm Women's Track and Field at MSU Twilight Meet, Minn.
6:307:30 pm Coffeehouse Paint-A-Pot's Family Courtyard
78 pm Dance 4 Fun w/ Gabe (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
79 pm Teach-in Panel on Indigenous Issues featuring Sofia Jannok, indigenous Sámi singer and environmental activist, in conversation with local and regional community members, scholars, and activists Hall
May 56 Men's Track and Field at MIAC Multi's, Minn.
Women's Track and Field at MIAC Multi's, Minn.
May 5 66:40 am WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Brenda 224 (Aerobics Room)
6:157 am Power Bootcamp w/ Kaitlin (HWC) 217 (Gymnastics Room)
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath Chapel
11 am to 12:30 pm Grants Open House Administration Building 206
12:401:20 pm WE Fitness Class-Pyramid with Laurie 217 (Gymnastics Room)
14 pm Wellbeing Fair front of the Jackson Campus Center
36 pm College Republicans Root Beer Float Social's Family Courtyard
56 pm Psychological Science Graduate School Panel Hall 201
56 pm Tabata w/Lydia and Christina (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
67:30 pm Courageous Conversation - Education in Urban Communities: How Prepared are Our Teachers? Center
78 pm Cardio Dance Jam w/ Kayla (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
79 pm Out of Scandinavia Artist-in-Residence Sofia Jannok, an indigenous Sámi singer and activist, performs in the Linnaeus Arboretum
910 pm Pure Movement (HWC) w/Gabe 224 (Aerobics Room)
May 6 Softball vs. MIAC Playoffs
May 67 Men's Track and Field at Meet of the Unsaintly Paul, Minn.
Women's Track and Field at Meet of the Unsaintly Paul, Minn.
May 6 9:3011:30 am Moodle Drop-in Hours 124 Lab
1010:20 am Daily Sabbath Chapel
11:35 am to 12:15 pm WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Kelly 224 (Aerobics Room)
11:45 am to 12:15 pm WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troy Floor Forum
12:401:20 pm WE Fitness Class-Dance4Fun (Cardio Dance) with Gabe 224 (Aerobics Room)
2:303:30 pm GLBTQA Support Group Room
2:453:45 pm Liberate the Booty w/ Gabe (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
4:30 pm Men's Tennis hosts MIAC Playoff Semifinal Peter, Minn.
57 pm Celebration of Creative Inquiry Campus Center
78 pm Zumba (HWC) w/McKenzie 224 (Aerobics Room)
7:309 pm Concert in the Twin Cities Andrew's Lutheran Church, 900 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi, MN
7:309 pm Spring Jazz Concert with the Gustavus Jazz Lab Band & Adolphus Jazz Ensemble Recital Hall
May 7 Honors Day Campus
Softball vs. MIAC Playoffs
May 729 Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition 2016 on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art Museum of Art
May 7 9:3010:15 am Honors Day Coffee Reception Courtyard (weather permitting) and Courtyard Cafe, Jackson Campus Center
10:3011:30 am Honors Convocation Chapel
11 am to noon Gustavus Women's Rugby vs. Gustavus Alumni Adolphus College. On the pitch, behind the baseball fields.
17 pm Baseball at St. Thomas (DH) Paul, Minn.
1:303 pm Gustavus Library Associates "Bloom Where You are Planted" Book Review and Floral Demonstration Bernadotte Memorial Library
1:303 pm Political Science Department Honors Day Research Symposium Main, Second Floor and rooms 205 & 207
1:303 pm The 2016 Senior Honors Recital Recital Hall
46 pm Opening reception, Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition 2016 Museum of Art
7:309:30 pm The Gustavus Spring Choral Showcase Chapel
May 8 10:3011:30 am Sunday Worship with Holy Communion (Sunday Worshipping Community) Chapel
1:302:30 pm Shannon Graham, piano, A Student Recital Recital Hall
3:304:30 pm The Woodwind Chamber Ensembles Spring Concert Recital Hall
67 pm Zumba (HWC) w/McKenzie 224 (Aerobics Room)
78 pm Dance 4 Fun w/ Gabe (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)
79 pm Night of Distinction Hall
7:308:30 pm Chelsea Rojas, soprano, A Student Recital Recital Hall
May 9 6:307:30 am Pure Movement 224 (Aerobics Room)
1011 am Provost Q&A Campus Center - Upper Level Tables
11:40 am to 12:20 pm WE-Pyramid w/ Laurie 224 (Aerobics Room)
3:304:30 pm 2017 Nobel Conference "Reproductive Technologies" Discussion Group Room
56 pm HIIT (HWC) w/ Morgan and Christina 224 (Aerobics Room)
66:45 pm Strength Training w/Mata (HWC) 224 (Aerobics Room)

To add or change items on the calendar, please fill out and submit a College Calendar event form. View the entire College Calendar online.


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