May Gustavus Events – A Countdown to Commencement

Posted on May 2nd, 2013 by

maydayMay 2 – 33rd Annual MAYDAY! Peace Conference “Decision: Roe v. Wade.” This full-day conference, open to the public at no charge, is an annual event designed to educate the campus, community, and beyond about issues related to peace, human rights, and social justice. For more information, contact the Office of Marketing and Communication at marketing@gustavus.edu

May 2 – There are over 150 alumni and students registered for the first Gustavus Networking Event at the Minneapolis Club.

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May 4 – Honors Day 2013 is a celebration of student achievements. Events for the day include Books in Bloom, Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition, the Senior Honors Recital, and the Gustavus Wind and Vasa Orchestras Spring Concert.

 

 

 

tim_kennedy_96May 8 – St. Peter/Mankato Gustie Breakfast will feature Tim Kennedy ’82, vice president for marketing and communication, who will talk about how the College tells its story to members of the Gustavus community on and off campus through print and social media. Cost is $8 for an individual or $15 per couple. RSVP to 507-933-6664 or gustiebreakfast@gustavus.edu.

May 9–12 – The Department of Theatre and Dance presents its spring production, Machinal, by Sophie Treadwell. Tickets are available online at gustavustickets.com or by calling 507-933-7598.

May 12 – Gustavus Choir Spring Concert in Christ Chapel at 3:30 p.m. is free and open to the public.

May 15 – The Twin Cities Gustie Breakfast held at the American Swedish Institute (2600 Park Ave., Minnepolis), will feature Tim Kennedy ’82, vice president for marketing and communication, who will talk about how the College tells its story to members of the Gustavus community on and off campus through print and social media. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. with the program following at 8 a.m. Cost is $10 per person, and registration is required with limited seating. Please register at https://gustavus.edu/forms/may-gustie-breakfast, or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-487-8437 or alumni@gustavus.edu.

May 15 – Choir of Christ Chapel Home Concert in Christ Chapel at 7:30 p.m. is free and open to the public.

May 18 – The Black Student Organization/Pan African Student Organization Reunion will be held on campus. Register online at gustavus.edu/diversity.

robert_douglas_photo_cropMay 22 – ASI Forum: “Swedes and Sudanese in Minnesota: Geographical Commonalities of Old and New Immigration” On Wednesday May 22 at 6:30 p.m. Gustavus Professor Emeritus of Geography Bob Douglas is the featured speaker at the monthly ASI Forum and will touch on Sweden and South Sudan. This presentation explores some common geographical characteristics of the old Swedish immigration to our state and the new immigration of the Sudanese. The Forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. on May 22 at the American Swedish Institute (2600 Park Ave., Minneapolis). Forum presentations are included with museum admission. Reservations for this event are encouraged but not mandatory; call 612-871-4907.

May 24–28 – Final Exams for Students

May 28–June 1 – Senior Week Activities are planned for graduating students on these days, and more information can be found on the Commencement webpage.

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May 31–June 2 – Spring Reunion Weekend welcomes back the Class of 1963, the Class of 1968, and members of the 50 Year Club. For more information and to register, visit gustavus.edu/go/reunions.

June 1 – The 2013 Alumni Banquet will be held in the Campus Center Banquet Rooms at 5 p.m., and will recognize the winners of the Greater Gustavus Award, Distinguished Alumni Citations, and First Decade Awards.

 

Commencement-Class-of-2010-Students-Hugging-May-2010-by-Tom-Roster-177_mrJune 2 – Baccalaureate and Commencement Festivities; more information can be found online.

June 5 – St. Cloud Chapter Event held at Le St-Germain Suite Hotel at 6 p.m.

June 6 – Willmar Chapter Event held at The Oaks at Eagle Creek at 6 p.m.

 

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