Archive for Amy Pehrson

Discovering Citizenship: Public Discourse at Gustavus Adolphus College

By Tristan Richards “As  a citizen, I have the responsibility to act,” said Junior Management and Communication Studies major Blia Xiong.  This is what she learned from Public Discourse, a 100-level course in the Department of Communication Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College.  Public Discourse challenges students, who are often first-years, to identify a problem in […]

Post Secret Wall and Scrapbook

Thanks to everyone who made a Post Secret postcard! Though the Post Secret Wall has now been taken down, we will be making a Gustavus Post Secret Scrapbook. Stop into the CVR and check it out. Also, please know that if you ever need to talk about your dreams or secrets there are resources here […]

Secretary of State Mark Ritchie defines “Patriotic”

Today (April 9), Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie joined members of the Gustavus community for pizza and conversation.  He immediately had two pieces of important information for Gusties: 1. Think about November elections now!  If you are going to be abroad or unable to vote at your polling place on November 2, it is […]

Tea Time Today

Yes, even though the weather is almost nice enough to play some golf and hit those little white balls off the tee, we will be having our weekly tea time and invite everyone to join us. This is a chance every Tuesday afternoon to stop for a moment or two, reconnect with some friends or […]

“I Can’t Believe It Went So Fast” Senior dinner tonight

Tonight a group of seniors will come together to enjoy some good food, good conversation, and a chance to celebrate and anticipate that graduation day is only 75 days away! The Center for Vocational Reflection (CVR) is excited that these seniors are taking the opportunity to reflect on what has been some of the highlights […]

Senior Dinner – March 16, 2010

Just a reminder that the “I Can’t Believe It Went So Fast” senior dinner will be held on Tuesday, March 16 at 6:00 p.m. in the Heritage Room. Be sure to RSVP to Amy in the CVR at