Inside Gustavus 

October 27, 2016 | Volume 49, Number 9

News and Announcements

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Benefit Option Meetings...Open enrollment benefit explanation meetings will take place during the week of November 7 in Alumni Hall. These meetings are for Gustavus benefit eligible employees. Plan to attend one of these sessions to learn about your 2017 benefits.

There are several sessions available and space is limited so once you select your date and time, you will be unable to make changes. Please click on this link to select your meeting time.  

TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions… A TIAA-CREF representative will be on campus on Nov. 21 and Nov. 22, 2016. To schedule an appointment, go to www.tiaa-cref.org/schedulenow or call (800) 732-8353, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET).

Have you heard...? Exciting changes are on the horizon for our Gustavus alumni events. Join the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement for a wine and cheese reception from 4-5 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 9 in the Three Crowns Room. Learn more about the switch to a spring reunion weekend for all classes, expanded opportunities for distinguished alumni engagement and affinity-based gatherings at homecoming, and how you and your department can get involved. Please contact Angela Erickson '01,  or at x7595 with any questions. Hope to see you there.

Christmas in Christ Chapel Tickets On Sale...Employees and students each receive one free ticket for Christmas in Christ Chapel, happening December 2, 3, & 4. Tickets are available now. Christmas in Christ Chapel 2016: Ubuntu, Jesu: From the Cradle of Humankind to the Ends of the Earth, celebrates unity by connecting the incarnation of Christ with the creation of humankind in Africa. Ushers are also requested for each service. All ushers may stay for the service at no cost (a great way for family members to attend for free).  For more information, visit gustavus.edu/events/ccc. or contact the Office of Marketing and Communication at 507-933-7520. 

Saint Peter Weekly Newsletter... As we continue to find ways to strengthen our partnership with the City of Saint Peter we would like to share this link to their weekly newsletter. Be sure to read it for the latest information about the greater Saint Peter community.

Campus Happenings

CICE Webinar Series...The CICE and the Provost's office are sponsoring three lunchtime webinars on topics related to intercultural teaching and integrating international students in classrooms and on campus. These webinars are open to all interested faculty, staff, and administrators. Feel free to bring your lunch along.

  • Webinar #1: “Integrating International and Domestic Students: What, Why, and How"
    Wednesday, November 2, 12-1 p.m., Board Room
  • Webinar #2: "Design and Implementation of a Research-Based Pedagogy in Support of Intercultural Learning as a Developmental and Formative Process with an Interculturally Sensitive Study Body as a Goal"
    Thursday, November 10, 12-1 p.m., Old Main 205
  • Webinar #3: "Integrating International Students: The Role of Data, Relationships, and Tenacity”
    Friday, November 11, 12-1 p.m., Board Room

Additional details about each webinar (presenters and topics) are available.

HLC Interim Report Feedback Sessions…The College Accreditation Committee is drafting the HLC interim report that is due on December 31, 2016. A copy of the interim report draft will be shared with the community around November 11, 2016. Community feedback on the report draft is valued and will be received by the College Accreditation Committee in two ways: an online Google form and through open feedback sessions, occurring as follows:

Thursday, November 17 at 10:30-11:20 a.m. in the Konferensrum (Campus Center 203A)
Monday, November 21 at 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Board Room (Campus Center 201)
Tuesday, November 22 at 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Rundquist Room (Campus Center 210)

The committee invites feedback on this draft on or before November 22, so that the report can be finalized for a timely submission in December. This report will inform our HLC on-campus, comprehensive evaluation visit scheduled to take place on March 13-14, 2017. Thank you for your feedback and participation in this important process.

Home Athletic Events

There are no home athletic events this weekend. Check the athletics page for updates and upcoming events.

Fine Arts Events

Hillstrom Museum of Art
September 12 – November 6, 2016

Animal and Sporting Paintings in the Penkhus Collection: The Very English Ambience of It All

Chester A. Johnson Geology Museum
Through early December

Photographs by local artist Kay Helms

October 30 at 1:30 p.m., Karrin Meffert-Nelson faculty recital has been cancelled

October 30, 7:30 p.m., Andrew DeLuca, student clarinet recital, Björling Recital Hall

In The News

English professor Joyce Sutphen was interviewed on WCCO Radio after Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

The St. Peter Herald's update on the construction of the new high school included reference to road updates that will take place on the western edge of the Gustavus campus.

The St. Peter Herald ran a piece on the 2016 Gustavus Athletics Hall of Fame inductees.

Gustavus was included on MSN's list of the best college food in America, which uses rankings from Niche.

Off Campus Events of Interest

Ellis Jones Birthday Party... An open house is planned to honor Ellis Jones, emeritus professor, for his 85th birthday. The open house will be held on Sat., Nov. 12 in the Jackson Campus Center from 2-4:30 p.m. Greetings may be sent to 301 South Washington Avenue, Apt. 205, Saint Peter.

Trunk or Treat Event...John Ireland Catholic School invites you and your family to a Trunk or Treat event. The event is from 6-8 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 29 in the Church of St. Peter parking lot. Come in your best Halloween costumes for an evening of fun, fellowship and treats.  The students of John Ireland Catholic School hope to see you. Come out and meet some of the younger members of the St. Peter community. All are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Plugs

For Sale...4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house very close to campus. Bathrooms and kitchen have been updated. Perfect for Gustavus students or faculty. Contact Bethany Valentini for more information.

For Sale...Upright piano, antique rolltop desk, misc. other furniture for sale. Call Barbara at 507-993-5575 or email at bkkaiser17@gmail.com.

"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 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Men's Golf at Saint John's Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-saint-johns-invitational-cancelledSartell, Minn.
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Women's Golf at St. Catherine Invite (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-st-catherine-invite-cancelledStillwater, Minn.
66:30 p.m. 48-Hour Theatre Projecthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/48hour-theatre-projectStreaming Online
6:307:30 p.m. Sunday Worshipping Community: Virtual Editionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worshipping-community-virtual-editionOnline
Tomorrow "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Sep 22 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Sep 23 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
4 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. St. Thomas (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-vs-st-thomas-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
7 p.m. Volleyball at St. Olaf (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-st-olaf-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
Sep 24 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
12:301:20 p.m. New Faculty Orientation Sessionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/new-faculty-orientation-session-146Online
3:305 p.m. Reconciliation Circle with Cânté Sütá-Francis Bettelyounhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/reconciliation-circle-with-cnt-stfrancis-bettelyoun-5via videoconference or telephone
4:30 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Luther (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-vs-luther-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
Sep 25 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
7 p.m. Boom Boom Bingohttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/boom-boom-bingo-2Lund Forum
7 p.m. Volleyball at Cornell (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-cornell-cancelledMount Vernon, Iowa
Sep 26 "Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.
Women's Golf at D3 Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-d3-classic-cancelledHastings, Minn.
8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Homecominghttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/homecoming-6Gustavus Adolphus College Campus
10 a.m. Volleyball at Monmouth (Mabel Lee Invite) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-monmouth-mabel-lee-invite-cancelledCedar Rapids, Iowa
noon Volleyball at Coe (Mabel Lee Invite) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-coe-mabel-lee-invite-cancelledCedar Rapids, Iowa
1 p.m. Football hosts St. Thomas (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-hosts-st-thomas-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
1 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. St. Catherine (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-vs-st-catherine-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
1011:59 p.m. Peer Assistants host SNLhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/peer-assistants-host-snlLund Arena
Sep 27 Women's Golf at D3 Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-d3-classic-cancelledHastings, Minn.
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.
6:307:30 p.m. Sunday Worshipping Community: Virtual Editionhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/sunday-worshipping-community-virtual-editionOnline
Sep 28 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.
Sep 29 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
34 p.m. Fall 2020 Career Expo! Tuesdayhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/fall-2020-career-expo-tuesdayZoom Meeting: https://hellogustavus.zoom.us/j/5079337525?pwd=UkY0TC9RL0tnY2tENXdLV1FicEVxZz09
4 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Augsburg (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-vs-augsburg-cancelledSt. Peter, Minn.
6 p.m. Women's Soccer at Luther (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-at-luther-cancelledDecorah, Iowa
Sep 30 Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art

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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