Entries tagged with ‘campus landmarks’

Tuesday Trivia

The Gustavus Adolphus College sign at the top of College Avenue is iconic, but it has not always been the first thing you see driving up the hill. In what year did the sign first appear? A. 1909 B. 1929 C. 1959 D. 1979     The answer will be posted at 6:00 p.m. CST.

Factoid Friday

Did you know…  that daily chapel had been required attendance for all Gusties each day? This rule was changed after the completion of Christ Chapel in 1962. This is a snapshot of a chapel service in the old Auditorium before the completion of Christ Chapel in 1962.

Words of Wisdom

“The visit of more than 20 Nobel prize winners to the Gustavus Adolphus campus this weekend is a notable event for all Minnesota. It places emphasis not only on the  intellectual attainments of America but also on the steady cultural and academic growth of the St. Peter college.” May 3, 1963 Mankato Free Press article […]