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President Ohle to Host Oberammergau Passion Play trip in 2010

Gustavus President Jack R. and Kris Ohle and Pastor Eric Gustavson ’66 will lead a 10-day Alpine European tour to Austria, Italy, Switzerland, and Germany, June 21-30, 2010.  The itinerary includes visits to Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Island of Mainau, Lucerne, and the Oberammergau Passion Play.  For a full itinerary and tour brochure, contact the Office […]

Bill Holm Tribute

Friends of acclaimed writer Bill Holm ’65, who died unexpectedly in February, will gather for a tribute Thursday, May 7, 7-9 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Around a dozen presenters, including Phil Bryant (English), Joyce Sutphen (English), Doug Huff (philosophy), Larry Owen (English, emeritus), and Athena Owen Kildegaard ’82, will give brief tributes or readings; John […]

Shane Claiborne to Address Social Justice Issues April 23

Author, activist, and founder of the Philadelphia-based faith community The Simple Way, Shane Claiborne will speak at Gustavus Adolphus College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23.  Claiborne’s free public address, “Another World is Possible,” will take place in Alumni Hall in the O.J. Johnson Student Union. Claiborne will be on campus for a few days, […]

Gustavus to Host Association of Congregation Convention on April 25

During the 22nd annual Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations convention, pastors and delegates from 539 ELCA congregations across the country will gather together. The daylong convention will begin with morning worship at 9:30 a.m. in Christ Chapel, followed by the business meeting at 10 a.m. The keynote address will be given at 11 a.m. […]

Gustavus Day at the Capitol

Hundreds of students and financial aid supporters from Gustavus Adolphus College and other Minnesota private colleges and universities will gather at the state Capitol this spring to advocate for need-based student financial aid. Gustavus’s Day at the Capitol will be shared with Hamline University and St. Mary’s University and is scheduled for Thursday, March 5. […]

Great Christmas Gifts from Gustavus

Looking for meaningful Christmas gifts for Gusties? Check out the Book Mark website for Gustie apparel and gifts. Two Gustie women will be on campus to sign their books at the store on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 1-3 p.m. Rev. Kay Jurgenson ’62 will sign Hold On! Life is Precious! and Claire Plank ’07 will […]

Commission Gustavus 150

Gustavus Board of Trustees Chair James H. Gale ’83 has announced Commission Gustavus 150, a major initiative to chart the College’s future and plan for its Sesquicentennial in 2012. Commission Gustavus 150 will engage all College’s constituents in integrating and expanding the College’s Strategic Plan and making recommendations for the College’s future advancement. The Commission […]

Nobel Conference endowment gift announced

Gustavus has received an endowment gift of $2 million from the Reverend Drell and Adeline Dekko Bernhardson, parents of four Gustavus graduates. The gift will support the Nobel Conference and give the College increased flexibility to respond to Nobel Conference-related initiatives as well as enhance the intentional relationship between the conference and science education at […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel celebrates a Joyeux Noël

Tickets are available for Christmas in Christ Chapel 2008, Joyeux No