Archive for JJ Akin '11

July Student Information Forum Recordings

Links to recordings of incoming and returning student forums.

Gustavus Announces Fall Semester Calendar Change

Classes will begin one week early on September 2 and the College will transition to online course delivery after Thanksgiving.

COVID-19 Response Update

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: Barb Larson Taylor, chair, COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Response Update DATE: June 17, 2020 This week, the College’s 12 COVID-19 Response Action Teams submitted preliminary recommendations and executive summaries that are being reviewed by the other Action Teams, the COVID-19 Response Leadership Team, and the President’s Cabinet. Recommendations […]

COVID-19 Response Update | June 12, 2020

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: COVID-19 Response Leadership Team SUBJECT: COVID-19 Response Update DATE: June 12, 2020 This week, the College’s 12 COVID-19 Action Teams are completing the first draft of their preliminary recommendations for how to safely welcome students back to campus, which will be delivered to the COVID-19 Response Leadership Team and President’s […]

Reflecting and Looking Ahead | Student Message from President Bergman

TO: Gustavus Students FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Reflecting and Looking Ahead DATE: May 26, 2020 You did it, Gusties! Today officially marks the last day of final exams, and with it, the completion of our academic year. It is my sincerest hope that when you reflect on this semester in the years to come, you […]

Gustavus Preparedness Plan for Return to the Workplace

TO: Gustavus Employees FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Gustavus Preparedness Plan for Return to the Workplace DATE: May 21, 2020 As the College develops strategies to welcome students back to campus this fall, detailed planning is necessary as we prepare for the majority of employees to return to on-campus work. While Minnesota’s “Stay at Home” order […]

Gustavus COVID-19 Response Leadership Team

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Gustavus COVID-19 Response Leadership Team DATE: May 19, 2020 Over the course of the last two months, even as we experienced great change and ongoing uncertainty, I have seen the best of the Gustavus community. Despite its challenges, our transition to online learning has provided opportunity for […]

Daily Update: April 30, 2020

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz extended the state’s “Stay at Home” order through May 18. President Bergman emailed faculty and staff that the majority of employees will continue to work from home.

Message To Parents

TO: Gustavus Parents FROM: President Rebecca Bergman SUBJECT: Gustavus COVID-19 Update for Parents DATE: March 18, 2020 Gustie Parents, Last night, we made the difficult decision to extend our period of online learning through the end of spring semester. This is a challenging time for all of us at Gustavus and across the world as […]

Message To Students

TO: Gustavus Students FROM: JoNes VanHecke, Vice President for Student Life SUBJECT: New Information following President’s Announcement DATE: March 17, 2020 Dear Students, I am writing to provide you with additional information related to President Bergman’s announcement earlier today that Gustavus will be moving to online learning for the remainder of the spring semester. I’m […]