Entries tagged with ‘2010’

Discovering the Power of Public Discourse

Communication Studies students at Gustavus Adolphus College are making their lives count through the department's Public Discourse class, which is gaining the attention of colleges and universities around the country.

Sustainability. Empowerment. Dignity.

Who are you and how are you going to change the world? What really matters? What is your purpose? Who do you want to be? These are the "big," challenging questions. Mary Duvall ’05 is one Gustavus graduate who asked such questions at Gustavus and let them lead her on a journey of helping others.

Like St. Lucia, Shed Light

The annual Festival of St. Lucia at Gustavus serves as a reminder to all to take hold of legendary St. Lucia's values -- leadership, service, thoughtfulness, charity, and kindness -- and take initiative to be the light in a sometimes dark world. 2009 Gustavus St. Lucia Jen Fox '12 says now, with a finals' sleepless haze on campus and the cold and dark days of winter setting in, is the perfect season to find humility, take a new opportunity to serve, ignite thoughtfulness in your peers, and never miss a new chance to show kindness. It is now your time to shine. Make Saint Lucia proud in your community. Be the light.

Reflections of International Music Tours

Written by Jaimie Farel ’10 Eye opening. Life changing. Memorable. Gustavus Adolphus College student musicians commonly speak these short but profound statements after international music tours. The tours challenge students’ thinking and broadens their horizons. “Going international reminds you that there is a world out there besides what we see here, or what we’ve encountered […]

Alumna Finds Passion for Helping Others

Internships are a great way for students to get involved in their community, find a career they are passionate about, and get some real-world experience. Read about one graduate's experience as an intern.