Entries tagged with ‘community’

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 […]

Update: June 4, 2020

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Gustavus COVID-19 Response Update DATE: June 4, 2020 As we begin the summer, our COVID-19 Response Leadership and Action teams are hard at work preparing strategies and plans to have students safely living and learning on campus this fall. The membership of our 12 COVID-19 Response Action […]

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 […]

Minnesota “Stay Safe” Order and Campus Mask Guidelines

TO: Gustavus Employees and On-Campus Students FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Minnesota “Stay Safe” Order and Campus Mask Guidelines DATE: May 15, 2020 On Wednesday evening, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced that Minnesota is transitioning from our “Stay at Home” order to a new “Stay Safe” order as of Monday, May 18. While we celebrate this […]

Important Announcement Regarding Summer Activities

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Important Announcement Regarding Summer Activities DATE: May 5, 2020 Eight weeks ago our community was asked, almost overnight, to face a new reality. Our vision statement called us to boldly act on this great challenge of our time. Teaching and learning has taken place exclusively online instead […]