Gustavus 150th celebration 28 Sep 11

Gustavus Adolphus in St. Peter is having a big year as they celebrate their 150th anniversary. Assistant to the President for Special Projects Barb Larson Taylor says many special activities will coincide with already scheduled events throughout the year.

This weekend is actually the sesquicentennial kickoff and it’s homecoming as well. The public kickoff is Friday and will include a gala dinner that will feature the announcement of the next next comprehensive fundraising campaign. Saturday people will be able to tour the new Warren and Donna Beck Academic Hall building. Plus the Gusties will play Concordia in the homecoming football game. There will also be two books available about the history of Gustavus. One is a coffee table book already available in the book store. The second book is a narrative history book that will be available toward the end of October. More information is available at You can hear the Gusty football game Saturday on 860 KNUJ.