Inside Gustavus 

October 18, 2018 | Volume 51, Number 7

News and Announcements

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Open Enrollment...Be sure to attend one of the annual Open Enrollment meetings the week of October 29-November 2 listed below. You will be introduced to the innovative new Sharecare tool from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, have an opportunity to pick up vendor sponsored products and information, and learn about benefit offerings in 2019. The Open Enrollment system will be active from October 29-November 7; plan to go online and confirm your benefits for 2019 during this period.

Monday, October 29
9-10 a.m., Heritage Room
1-2 p.m., Heritage Room

Tuesday, October 30
1-2 p.m., Board Room

Thursday, November 1
10:30-11:30 a.m., Heritage Room
1:30-2:30 p.m., Heritage Room

Parking Lot Closures During Fall Break...The Lund Center parking lot and the first section of the Norelius Lot (lot "A," closest to the Jackson Campus Center) will be closed from Sunday, October 21 at 9 p.m. until early on Tuesday, October 23 for crack sealing. 

Employees who regularly park in these lots are welcome to park in Red (Student) parking in the Stadium parking lot outside Beck Hall or the Red parking areas of the Norelius Lot.

St. Lucia Nominations...Who is a light in your world? The people of Sweden honor St. Lucia for her service to others and standing up for her convictions. You are asked to nominate SOPHOMORE women who are similarly a light to others and exemplify these qualities:

· Courageous Leadership

· Service to Others

· Strength of Character

· Compassion

Please note that these women do not have to have any Swedish connection or the ability to sing. The Festival of St. Lucia will be celebrated on Thursday, December 6 during the morning Daily Sabbath service in Christ Chapel.

 

Please go to St. Lucia Nomination to provide:

Name of sophomore woman

Reason for your nomination

Your name

 

You may nominate as many women as you wish. Submit your nomination(s) by Thursday, October 25.

Founder's Day Employee Awards Reception...All employees are encouraged to attend the Founder's Day Employee Awards Reception at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 30 in Cec Eckhoff Alumni Hall. Join the award recipients and celebrate with punch, coffee and carrot cake.

Postal Increase...The United States Postal Service is seeking a price change to take effect January 27, 2019. The new prices, if approved, include a five-cent increase in the price of a First-Class letter from 50 cents to 55 cents. 

The complete list of changes are available on Postal Explorer.

Library Hours for Fall Break...
Friday, Oct. 19: 8 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 21: Noon-6 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 22: 8 a.m.- 4:45 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 23: 8 a.m.- 1 a.m.

Looking for something to do during Spring Break?...The Community-Based Service and Learning (CBSL) office is looking for Gustavus faculty and staff to be trip advisers for upcoming Habitat for Humanity volunteer trips during spring break (March 30-April 7). This is an exceptional way for employees to grow in community service learning and professional development. Trip adviser guidelines are posted on the CBSL website. There is no cost to participate and all employees are eligible (see guidelines for approvals needed). Applications are online here (and on the CBSL website) and must be submitted by November 9, 2018. CBSL staff and campus Habitat for Humanity board representatives will review applications and select the individuals who meet the selection criteria. Please contact Amy Pehrson (x6011) with questions or more information about this program.

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

Fall Break...No classes will be held from October 20-23. Please be aware that many facilities may be closed or operating during different hours during this break.

Fine Arts

Schaefer Art Gallery

Through November 1 (closed October 20-23 for Fall Break), "What to Do When Lost in the Woods"

Hillstrom Museum of Art

Through November 4 (closed October 20-23 for Fall Break), "10 AM, Zero One, and Other Settings: Paintings by Tony Martin" and "FOCUS IN/ON: Cameron Booth’s Toilers"

Athletics

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

  • Volleyball hosts Concordia at 7 p.m. Friday
  • Football hosts Augsburg at 1 p.m. Saturday
  • Volleyball hosts St. Benedict at 5 p.m. Saturday

In the News

KEYC covered the Fall Festival in the Linnaeus Arboretum.

KEYC visited campus for a segment on class visits and a concert by members of the Minnesota Opera last week.

The Mankato Free Press wrote about this week's MN SOPHE Public Health Education Summit, hosted by Karl Larson (HES).

Obituaries

Clair McRostie, retired economics professor, died on October 6, 2018. Services have been held. A full obituary is available online. The Mankato Free Press wrote a "Life Remembered" piece about Professor McRostie.

Plugs

Visiting professor of theatre seeks housing January-June 2019...I'm Matt Trucano, and am joining the theatre and dance faculty for January Interim and second semester. I am moving to Saint Peter from New York with my friendly and quiet senior-dog-citizen, and we need places to rest our heads. I aim to arrive in town on January 3, and will leave on June 1. Any leads would be greatly appreciated. Please email me with 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.


 

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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