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Chill Out Already!

Amidst the hustle and bustle of midterms, it is sometimes hard to find time to take a break.  In fact, relaxation often seems like the last thing you should be doing when assignments are piling up, and student organizations are becoming more time consuming. Even though it may seem counter-intuitive to take some time to […]

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail??

Hey again ya’ll! Let me tell you first how excited I am to be interning in the CVR this year.  I have always been so intrigued by this office’s interest in helping me find purpose and passion within my life.  I hope this blog and the ideas expressed through it can help inspire a fulfilling […]

Welcome, friends, to our NEW BLOG!

Hello Friends of the Center for Vocational Reflection! Thanks for tuning in!  My name is Ben Batz, I am a Junior sociology/anthropology major interning in the CVR this year.  We in the office decided we wanted to use a blog to reach out to the big question lovers, the listeners, the searchers, and the Tuesday […]

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 […]

Haiti Relief T-shirt Drive

On Wednesday, March 17th, students from the Changing the World J term class and the Servant Leadership Program loaded sixteen boxes full of t-shirt donations to be transported to the Friends of the Orphans office in St. Paul. From there, the t-shirts will be shipped to the Our Little Brothers and Sisters Orphanage in Haiti […]

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 apehrson@gustavus.edu

Courage and Light Summer Workshop

The Center for Vocational Reflection invites you to be part of a special workshop opportunity this summer, as we pilot “Courage and Light: Exploring Passion, Renewal, and Creativity with Jim Brandenburg and Parker J. Palmer.” The CVR is partnering with (among others) Hamline University and the College of St. Benedict to create this new professional […]