Inside Gustavus (May 17, 2012)
Volume 44, Number 32
The journal Helios will be publishing Mary R. McHugh's (Classics) paper, "Ferox Femina: Agrippina Maior in Tacitus’s Annales," at the end of this month.
Raymond Thrower (Campus Safety) was selected as one of four judges for this year's Campus Safety Magazine "Director of the Year" award. The three categories for judging were Higher Education, K12, and Hospital.
The work of Sesquicentennial Sculptor, Greg Mueller, has been selected for two national juried outdoor sculpture exhibitions opening this summer. The City Art Sculpture Walk, opens this Saturday, May 19 and runs through March 2013 in downtown Mankato; and the Port of Dubuque, Art on the River Exhibition opens July 12 and runs through May 2013 in Dubuque, Iowa.
Senior Chloe Radcliffe has been chosen by a committee of faculty, staff, and students to speak at the College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 27. Radcliffe, who has maintained a grade point average of 3.9, will graduate with a degree in mathematics and a minor in theatre.
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations' weekly program or funding opportunity highlight:
Program Incentive Policy for Faculty and Program Directors
Gustavus created a Program Incentive Policy to encourage faculty and program directors to seek external funding by providing them with additional support. Its purpose is to provide incentives to those individuals who have helped generate indirect costs (facilities and administrative costs) for the College. Faculty receive 25% of the recovered indirect cost amount. Funds can be used to enhance teaching, research and scholarship, or program. More information regarding this policy is available online.
For more information on grants or proposal preparation, contact Bob Weisenfeld in the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (x7049 or email@example.com).
The following people have recently joined the Gustavus community:
* New Support Staff
- Matthew Kjellgren, Cook/Server, Dining Service
News & Announcements
Accreditation Update...Work will continue through the summer of 2012 in preparation for the the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) site visit on April 22-24, 2013 – just 341 days from now. The College Self-Study Steering Committee will complete work on a rough draft of the self-study document by the beginning of fall semester. The self-study rough draft will be available for review and comment all fall semester in several venues, along with an online comment submission form; details on these ways to weigh in will be publicized at the start of the 2012-13 academic year. Full details about accreditation and self-study requirements can be found on the HLC’s website. For more information on the accreditation process and the Gustavus self-study, contact co-chairs Carolyn Dobler (x7481) or Chris Gilbert (x6093) or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hosts Needed...Hosts are needed for Commencement on Sunday, May 27. You would need to arrive by noon and would be able to leave after commencement starts at 2 p.m. Please contact Dana Lamb (x7550) or email@example.com if you are able to help!
Twins Tickets...Regardless of the Twins' record, the game is still on! Tickets are available to join other Gustie employees and their families for an afternoon of outdoor baseball at Target Field on Wednesday, June 27 when the Twins host the Chicago White Sox. Game time is 12:10 p.m. and tickets are $25/person. Requests for tickets will be filled in the order payment is received. Seats are located in the sections 310 and 311. Each person will receive a voucher for a pop and hotdog. Free bus transportation will be provided for those interested and who make reservations in advance. The buses will leave at 10 a.m. at the three flags. Employees may request unpaid release time from their supervisor to attend the game. Please make checks payable to Gustavus and send tp the President’s Office. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or x7538 with questions.
Until Next Time...This week's Inside Gustavus (May 17) is the final edition of the 2011-12 academic year. Weekly online publication will resume on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, for the 2012-13 year. To announce events and information to the College community during the summer months, the Office of Marketing and Communication will publish the Summer Scoop online on a monthly basis (tentatively June 21, July 19, and August 16).
All-employee Meeting...All employees are encouraged to attend the annual All-employee Meeting at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 25 in Alumni Hall. President Ohle and others will review the progress on the institutional goals for 2011-12. There will also be a report from the Special Task Force on financial modeling.
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, May 18 - Responsive Prayer
- Sunday, May 20 - Shared Worship with First Lutheran Church of St. Peter, Chaplain Rachel Larson
- Monday, May 21 - Recognition of newly tentured faculty, Provost Mark Braun
- Tuesday, May 22 - Litany for Travelers
Diabetes Prevention Program...Learn how to create a healthier lifestyle and prevent diabetes in this 16-week diabetes prevention program. The group will meet with trained lifestyle coaches once a week to help participants lose weight, eat healthier, and increase physical activity. The group will meet on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. from July 10 through October 23 at the Helen White Conference Center (River's Edge Campus). Cost is $60 with incentives for regular participation. For more information or to register, contact Jen Donkin at 507-934-7694.
Relay For Life...Relay For Life of Nicollet County will be held on Friday, June 15 at Gorman Park and the St. Peter Community Center. There will be a 6 p.m. Survivor's Ceremony and a 9 p.m.Luminaria Ceremony. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. with food, entertainment, games, and educational activities. If you would like to register as a survivor (and order a t-shirt), join a team, volunteer, or purchase a luminaria/donate, please contact Ann Volk at x7577 or email@example.com. Please join us in the fight against cancer. Proceeds go to the American Cancer Society for research, education, patient services and advocacy.
Library Hours During Finals...Thursday, May 17 & Friday, May 18: 8 a.m. - 2 a.m. Saturday, May 19: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday, May 20 & Monday, May 21: 8 a.m. - 2 a.m. Tuesday, May 22: 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Seeking Rental...I am a Gustavus employee on a visiting assistantship for next year. I am looking to rent an apartment (1 or 2 br) or a small duplex, preferably close to campus. I am clean, quiet, and I spend most of my time in the office. I would like to move-in during the 2nd half of June. If you have or know of a place, please contact Mohammad Abu Baker (Biology) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Rent...Looking for a quiet place to live? We have several one bedroom apartments for rent at Parkview Manor. Within walking distance of Gustavus. Rent based on 30% of income (Maximum rent of $378-478). Affordable, even for ‘over income’ individuals). All utilities except cable television and phone included. Contact Shannon Lloyd at (507) 931-2236 or email@example.com for more information.
"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.
|Today 6–6:40 am||WE Fitness Class-Boot Camp with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-boot-camp-with-brenda-2/47631Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:30 am to 1:30 pm||Teachers Talkinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/teachers-talking-124/46950Banquet Room B - Heritage Banquet Room|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Kellyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-kelly-3/47659Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:45 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-trx-with-troy-2/47645Lund-3rd Floor Forum|
|3–5 pm||Foreign Language Equivalency Examshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/foreign-language-equivalency-exams/47607Culpeper Language Learning Center, Vickner 108|
|4:30–5:30 pm||MAYDAY! Peace Conference - Divestment: A Tool for Peace?https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mayday-peace-conference-divestment-a-tool-for-peace/47741Beck 144|
|5–6 pm||Liberate the Booty w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/liberate-the-booty-w-gabe-hwc-2/47827Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance Jam w/ Kayla (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-jam-w-kayla-hwc/47854Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Tomorrow All day||Spring Academic Internship Registration Deadlinehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/spring-academic-internship-registration-deadline/47782Career Development (lower level Campus Center)|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-295/47771Christ Chapel|
|11:40 am to 12:20 pm||WE Fitness Class-Step with Stephhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-step-with-steph-2/47686Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|1–2 pm||CIC Grant Opportunity Webinarhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cic-grant-opportunity-webinar/47784President's Dining Room, Jackson Campus Center|
|6–8 pm||Fair Prep Partyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fair-prep-party-4/47597Alumni Hall|
|7 pm||Men's Basketball at St. Olaf Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-basketball-at-st-olaf-college-7/45883Northfield, Minn.|
|7 pm||Women's Basketball hosts St. Olaf Collegehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-basketball-hosts-st-olaf-college-4/45793St. Peter, Minn.|
|7–8 pm||Dance 4 Fun w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/dance-4-fun-w-gabe-hwc-2/47799Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8–9 pm||Coffeehouse Guitarist Dustin Kaiserhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/coffeehouse-guitarist-dustin-kaiser/47761Courtyard Café|
|Feb 11 6–6:40 am||WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-brenda-2/47700Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbath: "Student Speaker"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-student-speaker-6/47772Christ Chapel|
|10:30 am to 12:30 pm||Foreign Language Equivalency Examshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/foreign-language-equivalency-exams/47608Culpeper Language Learning Center, Vickner 108|
|11:30 am to 1 pm||Jaime Hollis Welcome Receptionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/jaime-hollis-welcome-reception/47601Diversity Center|
|12:30–1:20 pm||New Faculty Orientation Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-orientation-session-97/45734Banquet Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room|
|12:40–1:20 pm||WE Fitness Class-Pyramid with Lauriehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-pyramid-with-laurie-2/47726Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|2–4 pm||Moodle Drop-in Hourshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/moodle-drop-in-hours/47458Olin 124 Lab|
|5–6 pm||Tabata w/Lydia and Christina (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-w-lydia-and-christina-hwc/47896Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance Jam w/ Kayla (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-jam-w-kayla-hwc/47868Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 12 6:30–7:30 am||Cardio Dance w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-w-gabe-hwc-2/47924Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|10–10:20 am||Daily Sabbathhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/daily-sabbath-296/47773Christ Chapel|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Kellyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-kelly-3/47660Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:45 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-trx-with-troy-3/47745Lund-3rd Floor Forum|
|12:40–1:20 pm||WE Fitness Class-Dance4Fun (Cardio Dance) with Gabehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-dance4fun-cardio-dance-with-gabe-2/47713Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|2:30–4 pm||All-Employee Meetinghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/all-employee-meeting-11/47791Alumni Hall|
|2:45–3:45 pm||Liberate the Booty w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/liberate-the-booty-w-gabe-hwc-2/47841Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|3:30–8:30 pm||Spread the Love Food Packhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/spread-the-love-food-pack/47249Dining Service Banquet Rooms (St. Peter, Heritage, and Three Crowns)|
|6:30 pm||Gymnastics at UW-La Crossehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gymnastics-at-uw-la-crosse-3/45855La Crosse, Wis.|
|7 pm||Women's Hockey at Bethel Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-hockey-at-bethel-university-6/45821Blaine, Minn.|
|Feb 12 to May 13 Feb 12 at 7 pm to May 13 at 8 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie-3/47798Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 12 7:05–10:05 pm||Men's Hockey hosts Bethel Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-hockey-hosts-bethel-university-2/45206St. Peter, Minn.|
|8–10 pm||Weekend Movie: The Internhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-the-intern/47776Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|Feb 13 8:30 am||Men's Tennis hosts UW-Eau Clairehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-hosts-uw-eau-claire-4/47273St. Peter, Minn.|
|10:30 am to noon||Around the World w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/around-the-world-w-gabe-hwc-2/47937Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:30 am||Men's Track and Field at Carleton Meet of Heartshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-track-and-field-at-carleton-meet-of-hearts/47363Northfield, Minn.|
|11:30 am||Women's Track and Field at Carleton Meets of Heartshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-track-and-field-at-carleton-meets-of-hearts/47364Northfield, Minn.|
|1 pm||Men's Basketball hosts Hamline Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-basketball-hosts-hamline-university-4/45884St. Peter, Minn.|
|1 pm||Women's Tennis at University of Northern Iowahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-at-university-of-northern-iowa/47520Cedar Falls, Iowa|
|2 pm||Women's Hockey hosts Bethel Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-hockey-hosts-bethel-university-3/45822St. Peter, Minn.|
|2 pm||Women's Tennis hosts Southwest Minnesota Statehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-hosts-southwest-minnesota-state/47518St. Peter, Minn.|
|3 pm||Women's Basketball hosts Hamline Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-basketball-hosts-hamline-university-4/45794St. Peter, Minn.|
|4 pm||Men's Tennis at Saint John's Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-tennis-at-saint-john-s-university-2/47274Sartell, Minn.|
|6:30 pm||Women's Tennis hosts University of Sioux Fallshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-tennis-hosts-university-of-sioux-falls-2/47519St. Peter, Minn.|
|7–10 pm||Men's Hockey at Bethel Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-hockey-at-bethel-university-6/45207Blaine, Minn.|
|7:30–9:30 pm||The Gustavus Choir Home Concert, 2016https://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-choir-home-concert-2016/46100Christ Chapel|
|8–10 pm||Weekend Movie: The Internhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/weekend-movie-the-intern/47777Wallenberg Auditorium, Nobel Hall|
|Feb 14 10:30–11:30 am||Sunday Worship with Holy Communion (Sunday Worshipping Community)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worship-with-holy-communion-sunday-worshipping-community-37/46053Christ Chapel|
|1 pm||Gymnastics at Hamlinehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gymnastics-at-hamline-5/45856St. Paul, Minn.|
|3:30–5:30 pm||The Gustavus Symphony Orchestra & Gustavus Jazz Lab Band Internation Tour Home Concerthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/the-gustavus-symphony-orchestra-gustavus-jazz-lab-band-internation-tour-home-concert/46101Bjorling Recital Hall|
|5:30–7 pm||Friends of Music Reception for Gustavus Symphony Orchestra & Jazz Lab Bandhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/friends-of-music-reception-for-gustavus-symphony-orchestra-jazz-lab-band/47609Melva Lind Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum|
|Feb 14 to May 15 Feb 14 at 6 pm to May 15 at 7 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie-3/47796Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 14 7–8 pm||Dance 4 Fun w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/dance-4-fun-w-gabe-hwc-2/47813Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 15 All day||Gustie for a Dayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gustie-for-a-day-5/46937Gustavus Campus|
||Intern in Sweden through the Wallenberg Internship Awardhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/intern-in-sweden-through-the-wallenberg-internship-award/47787Career Development|
|Feb 15 6:30–7:30 am||Pure Movementhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/pure-movement/47883Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:40 am to 12:20 pm||WE-Pyramid w/ Lauriehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-pyramid-w-laurie/47618Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|4:30–6:30 pm||Spring Involvement Fairhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/spring-involvement-fair/47346Campus Center Banquet Rooms|
|6–6:45 pm||Strength Training w/Mata (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/strength-training-w-mata-hwc/47911Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6–8 pm||Gusties Connect 2016 - Sioux Fallshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gusties-connect-2016-sioux-falls/46803Tre Lounge, 601 W 33rd Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57105|
|7–9 pm||Exploring Religious Questions Serieshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/exploring-religious-questions-series-6/47592Olin Room 103|
|Feb 16 6–6:40 am||WE Fitness Class-Boot Camp with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-boot-camp-with-brenda-2/47632Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|8:30–9:30 am||Writing Program Open Help Sessionshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/writing-program-open-help-sessions/4754649er Room|
|11:35 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Kellyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-kelly-3/47661Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|11:45 am to 12:15 pm||WE Fitness Class-TRX with Troyhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-trx-with-troy-2/47646Lund-3rd Floor Forum|
|2:30–5 pm||Dr. Shakti Butler Workshop: Understanding White Culture as a 21st Century Leadership Skillhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/dr-shakti-butler-workshop-understanding-white-culture-as-a-21st-century-leadership-skill/47552Alumni Hall|
|5–6 pm||Liberate the Booty w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/liberate-the-booty-w-gabe-hwc-2/47828Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance Jam w/ Kayla (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-jam-w-kayla-hwc/47855Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 17 11:40 am to 12:20 pm||WE Fitness Class-Step with Stephhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-step-with-steph-2/47687Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|6–8 pm||Gusties Connect 2016 - Phoenixhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gusties-connect-2016-phoenix/46969ASU Karsten, 1125 East Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281|
|7 pm||Men's Basketball hosts Saint John's Universityhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-basketball-hosts-saint-john-s-university-4/45885St. Peter, Minn.|
|7 pm||Women's Basketball at College of Saint Benedicthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-basketball-at-college-of-saint-benedict-6/45795Saint Joseph, Minn.|
|7–8 pm||Dance 4 Fun w/ Gabe (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/dance-4-fun-w-gabe-hwc-2/47800Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
||Men's Swimming and Diving at MIAC Championshipshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/men-s-swimming-and-diving-at-miac-championships-5/45916Minneapolis, Minn.|
|All day||Women's Swimming and Diving at MIAC Championshipshttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/women-s-swimming-and-diving-at-miac-championships-5/45928Minneapolis, Minn.|
|Feb 18 6–6:40 am||WE Fitness Class-Yoga with Brendahttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-yoga-with-brenda-2/47701Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|12:30–1:20 pm||New Faculty Orientation Session (tenure-track only)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-orientation-session-tenure-track-only-15/45735Banquet Room B - Heritage Banquet Room|
|12:40–1:20 pm||WE Fitness Class-Pyramid with Lauriehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/we-fitness-class-pyramid-with-laurie-2/47727Lund 217 (Gymnastics Room)|
|4–5 pm||Thought Forms: A Fireside Chat at the Intersection of Science and Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/thought-forms-a-fireside-chat-at-the-intersection-of-science-and-art/47555Courtyard Café|
|5–6 pm||Tabata w/Lydia and Christina (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/tabata-w-lydia-and-christina-hwc/47897Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|5:30–8:30 pm||Gusties Connect 2016 - Tucsonhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/gusties-connect-2016-tucson/46715Tucson, AZ|
|7–8 pm||Cardio Dance Jam w/ Kayla (HWC)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/cardio-dance-jam-w-kayla-hwc/47869Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
|Feb 19 All day||Registration Deadlinehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/registration-deadline-13/37952Gustavus Campus|
|Yesterday to May 16 Yesterday at 7 pm to May 16 at 8 pm||Zumba (HWC) w/McKenziehttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/zumba-hwc-w-mckenzie-3/47797Lund 224 (Aerobics Room)|
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