‘Community’ Category

Gusties Gather at the Fair

Minnesotans hungrily await the food at the annual Minnesota State Fair, held this year Aug. 27—Sept. 7, 2009. For the eleventh straight year, Gustavus will be part of the fair, hosting a booth in the Education Building.

Graduates Leave a Legacy

When the 608 members of the Class of 2009 graduated in May, they made a special mark on the Gustavus community with record-setting Senior Class Legacy giving to the Gustavus Annual Fund.

Senior Class Gift and Senior Week

With graduation only weeks away, I and more than 600 other seniors will say a bittersweet goodbye to the place where we have grown intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.

Learning to Lead

What do you get when you combine students who are passionate about leadership with five area colleges, the Mankato business community, and Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.?

CVR Builds Community

The Center for Vocational Reflection, or CVR as it is known, serves the Gustavus community as an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle, while still focusing on and uniting people around the important, big questions in life.

Celebrate Gustavus

That's just what the Gustavus community did Sept. 28-Oct. 5 as numerous events, dubbed "Celebrate Gustavus," were held for the inauguration of new President Jack R. Ohle in conjunction with Homecoming and Family Week.

Greeters a Gustavus Tradition

Like any college or university, Gustavus Adolphus College has many traditions. One tradition that many first-year Gustavus students experience is being welcomed to campus by a Gustie Greeter on move-in day.

Students Experience Community

Gustavus welcomed the Class of 2012 for the first time June 17-19 as next fall's first-year students visited the campus to register for classes, tour their new home away from home, and meet some of the people with whom they will spend the next four years.

A Decade After the Storm

Ten years ago, a devastating tornado damaged the Gustavus Adolphus College campus and the city of St. Peter, as well as other areas. This month, the College commemorates this tragic event and the immense response by Gustavus alumni and friends.

Carrying Barbara Andrews

Fifty years ago, a class of 188 people completed their studies at Gustavus Adolphus College. Things were different then—tuition was $900 a year, there were 24 major choices, and none of the buildings on campus was disability accessible.