Inside Gustavus 

October 25, 2018 | Volume 51, Number 8

News and Announcements

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Founder's Day Employee Awards Reception...Following the Daily Sabbath recognition of employee award winners in Christ Chapel at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 30, employees are encouraged to attend the Founder's Day Employee Awards Reception at 10:30 a.m. Cec Eckhoff Alumni Hall. Join the award recipients and celebrate with punch, coffee and carrot cake.

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

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 midnight on Thursday, October 25.

Christmas in Christ Chapel -- Tickets on sale now...Christmas in Christ Chapel is happening November 30, December 1 and 2. There is an exciting, significant change in how tickets will be sold this year. New this year, guests will select specific reservable seats in Christ Chapel at the time of ticket purchase. There will no longer be general admission seating. Employees will continue to receive one free ticket. Tickets are still available! For more information and to get your tickets, visit the Christmas in Christ Chapel website.

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.

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

Nordic Folklore Lecture Tonight...Professor Stephen Mitchell of Harvard University will be presenting a lecture titled "The Ungrateful Dead Revisited." It will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 25 in Beck Hall 101.

Special Speaker at Daily Sabbath... Rev. Åke Gabriel Bonnier will be sharing a message during Daily Sabbath on Monday, October 29. Bonnier is Bishop of Skara in the Church of Sweden, where he has served since September 2012. Åke and Kristina Bonnier are the generous donors of the Åke and Kristina Bonnier Multifaith Center and the Åke and Kristina Bonnier Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies at Gustavus. 

Reception to Welcome Bonnier Chair in Jewish Studies...reception to inaugurate the Bonnier Chair in Jewish Studies and to welcome Dr. Samuel Kessler will be held from 4-6 p.m. (with remarks at 4:30 p.m.) on Monday, October 29 in the Bonnier Multifaith Center.

Teach In: 1968 - A Legacy of Protest... On Monday, October 29 at 7 p.m. in Cec Eckhoff Alumni Hall, members of the campus community are invited to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 protest movements. Faculty members will be discussing the legacy of these movements in different fields and from different disciplinary perspectives. Panelists will include Greg Kaster (History), Bonnie Reimann (Health and Exercise Science), Laura Triplett (Geology and Environmental Studies), and Joaquín Villanueva (Geography).

Fine Arts

Music
October 29 at 7:30 p.m., Yumiko Oshima-Ryan, Faculty Recital in Bjorling Recital Hall

Schaefer Art Gallery
Through November 1, "What to Do When Lost in the Woods"

Hillstrom Museum of Art
Through November 4, "10 AM, Zero One, and Other Settings: Paintings by Tony Martin" and "FOCUS IN/ON: Cameron Booth’s Toilers"

In the News

KEYC reported on the Public Health Summit held at Gustavus.

 

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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