Inside Gustavus 

March 29, 2018 | Volume 50, Number 27

News and Announcements  

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Spring Break Building Hours...On Thursday, March 29, academic and administrative buildings will close by 8 p.m. and remain closed until 7 a.m. on Monday, March April 2. Monday, April 2 through Friday, April 6, academic buildings will close at 6 p.m. each day. Please check the posted hours for the Campus Center, Lund Center, and the Library for specialized closing times. Normal building hours resume Sunday, April 8. If the closing schedule conflicts with programming needs, please contact Lisa Octigan or Campus Safety to make the necessary reservations. Students requiring access to academic buildings after-hours or to secured areas during this period will need to have a "Permission for Admittance Card" issued by a faculty or staff member. Additional cards can be requested in advance from Lisa Octigan.

Spring Break Parking Lot Closing Schedule...All vehicles remaining on campus over Spring Break must be parked in the designated break parking in the Bjorling lot (directly west of the Music building) or if that fills up, in the designated break parking section in the Arbor View lot. Please see the lot cleaning schedule for lots that are closed each night Tuesday, April 3-Thursday, April 5 (5 p.m.-4 a.m.). Look for the BREAK PARKING signs to be sure you are parked in the correct row(s).
Regular permit parking enforcement will also be in effect during spring break (red and green permit lots permit required 7 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, overnight parking restricted 2-7 a.m. in green permit parking and the Stadium lot seven days a week, Visitor parking closed to students and employees 24/7/365). Always assume that parking is enforced even if classes are not in session.

SCHEDULE OF PARKING LOTS TO BE CLOSED
The following Parking Lots will be closed for overnight cleaning according to the following schedule.

Lots CLOSED from 5 p.m. Tues., April 3 until Wed., April 4 at 4 a.m.
Norelius Lot (Green section)
Norelius Lot (Red section)
Arboretum Lot (between Fine Arts/Interpretive Center)
Sorensen Lot (west of North/Gibbs/Sorensen)
Stadium/Beck lot

Lots CLOSED from 5 p.m. Wed., April 4 until Thurs., April 5 at 4 a.m.
Visitor Lot (north of Campus Center)
Lund Lot (south of Lund Center)
Olin Lot (south of Olin / International Center)
Uhler Lot
Swanson Tennis Center Lot
Chapel Circle (west of Christ Chapel)
Southwest Lot (north of Southwest Hall)

Lots CLOSED from 5 p.m. Thurs., April 5 until Fri., April 6 at 4 a.m.
Nobel Lot (west of Nobel)
Heating Plant Lot (east of Heating Plant)
Rundstrom Lot
Sohre/Wahlstrom Lot
College View Lot
Bjorling Lot (west of Bjorling/south of Prairie View)
Arbor View Apartments Lot
Pittman Lot
Chapel View Townhomes Lot

Spring Break Library Hours...Thursday, March 29: 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Friday, March 30-Sunday, April 1: Closed. Monday, April 2-Friday, April 6: 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; Sat. April 7: Closed. Sunday, April 8: 6 p.m.-1 a.m.

Spring Break College Post Office Hours...The College Post Office will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 2 through April 6, 2018. The Mailroom and Print Services will be open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

Saint Peter Chamber of Commerce Annual Social...As a member of the Chamber, all Gustavus employees are invited to attend the Saint Peter Chamber of Commerce annual social dinner and silent auction on Friday, April 6 starting at 5:30 p.m. in Cec Eckhoff Alumni Hall. This year's theme is Second Chance Prom. This evening is a chance to have fun with prom stories that did not go as expected. Prom-themes attire is optional. Cost is $40 per person. For more information, visit stpeterchamber.com or call 934-3400.

Lecture on Government...Dr. Walter Williams is serving as the 2018 Lindau Resident in Conservative Thought. His lecture, titled "The Role of Government in a Free Society" is on Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. in Cec Eckhoff Alumni Hall and will be live streamed. Williams is an economist, national media commentator, and academic who is a proponent of free market economics and opposes socialist systems of government intervention believing laissez-faire capitalism is the most moral and productive system. Dr. Williams will address why and how there has been a decline of constitutional values that has permitted the growth of the government. More information about the lecture is available online.

5th Annual Word Play...a gathering of readers and writers, June 22 and 23 in the Melva Lind Interpretive Center.
Organized by Gustie English major alums Julie Johnson, Jane Leitzman and Dave Solheim, and co-sponsored by the English department. This event is open to everyone who likes to read, write and listen. Donations only to cover facilities and refreshments. All donations above cost will go to the English Department.
Friday night: Readers' Theatre--Doug Huff's "Benedict Arnold," his newest play. (Award-winning playwright and emeritus Philosophy faculty member).
Saturday: Lawrence Owen (emeritus English faculty member) will lead a memoir writing workshop.
Athena Kildegaard (English alum) will read from her newest book of poems, Course.
Open Mic--for anyone interested in sharing their own work or favorite pieces others have written.
Lawrence Owen and Cheryl Downy (theatre alum) will close the day with a two-person theatre performance.
For more information, contact Julie Johnson.

Weekend Home Athletic Events

Support the Golden Gusties at one or more of these home athletic events this weekend:

  • Women’s tennis hosts Saint Benedict at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 30
  • Baseball hosts Macalester at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 31

Fine Arts

Hillstrom Museum of Art

Through April 22, "Scharftopia: The Far-Out World of Kenny Scharf" and "Georges Rouault: Cirque de L'Etoile Filante"

In the News

The Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Mankato Free Press, Minnesota Public Radio, and KEYC covered the 20th anniversary of the Saint Peter Tornado. Kare 11, WCCO TV and radio, KSTP, and MPR also covered the anniversary.

A story was run in the Mankato Free Press on Gustavus Professor Karl Larson recieving a mentorship award.

Off Campus Events of Interest
 
Chipotle Fundraiser...Colleges Against Cancer is holding a Chipotle Fundraiser on Tuesday, April 17 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Chipotle at 1600 Warren Street, Mankato. Mention the Colleges Against Cancer fundraiser to the cashier or show them the photo from our Facebook page and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Relay For Life of Gustavus. Thank you for your consideration.

Plugs

Looking for a furnished rental?...Cozy home in Saint Peter available July 2018 to August 2019 academic year. Perfect for a new employee and family. A few blocks away from campus. Four bedroom historic home, 1 and 1/2 bath, big kitchen, lots of windows, big back yard with beautiful ferns and a pond. $1,500 a month (utilities included). Fully or semi furnished. Pets okay. No smoking. Must do own mowing and shoveling. Contact Angelique Dwyer if interested.
"Plugs" is maintained as a forum by which members of the Gustavus community may offer goods and 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 and retailers, although from time to time such announcements may be published when deemed to be of particular interest to the community.
Obituaries

Lorie Siebels, administrative assistant in the Office of Marketing and Communications, passed away on Sunday, March 25 due to complications stemming from a cardiac issue. Visitation and funeral arrangements can be found online.

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 jnoren@gustavus.edu). 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 campuswide e-mail list, and published in Inside Gustavus or the Summer Scoop. Notices for immediate family members of current employees will be published in Inside Gustavus or the Summer Scoop.

 

Upcoming events
Date Event
Today Cancer-themed exhibitions at the Hillstrom Museum of Arthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/cancerthemed-exhibitions-at-the-hillstrom-museum-of-artHillstrom Museum of Art
Tomorrow 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 at Saint John's Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-saint-johns-invitational-cancelledSartell, Minn.
Women's Golf at St. Catherine Invite (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-st-catherine-invite-cancelledStillwater, Minn.
Men's Cross Country at St. Olaf Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-cross-country-at-st-olaf-invitational-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
1 p.m. Volleyball at UW-River Falls (Sandy Schumacher Tournament) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-uwriver-falls-sandy-schumacher-tournament-cancelledEau Claire, Wis.
1 p.m. Women's Soccer at Saint Mary's (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-soccer-at-saint-marys-cancelledWinona, Minn.
1 p.m. Football at Carleton (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/football-at-carleton-cancelledNorthfield, Minn.
3 p.m. Volleyball at UW-Eau Claire (Sandy Schumacher Tournament) (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/volleyball-at-uweau-claire-sandy-schumacher-tournament-cancelledEau Claire, Wis.
3:30 p.m. Men's Soccer at Saint Mary's (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-soccer-at-saint-marys-cancelledWinona, Minn.
Sep 20 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 at Saint John's Invitational (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-at-saint-johns-invitational-cancelledSartell, Minn.
Women's Golf at St. Catherine Invite (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-st-catherine-invite-cancelledStillwater, Minn.
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
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
Sep 21 "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 "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
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 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
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 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 D3 Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/womens-golf-at-d3-classic-cancelledHastings, Minn.
Men's Golf vs. Twin Cities Classic (Cancelled)https://gustavus.edu/calendar/mens-golf-vs-twin-cities-classic-cancelledElk River, Minn.
"Escape The Zoom"https://gustavus.edu/calendar/escape-the-zoomOnline
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 "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.
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.

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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