Archive for 2012

Order of Omega has induction for new members

I got a chance to talk about character in leadership with the Order of Omega honor society students. Claire Koukol ’13 is president of the Gustavus chapter and presided over the induction ceremony for new members. Order of Omega recognizes top leaders involved with Greek organizations on college campuses, and students who are selected to […]

How do I know I’m at Gustavus?

I left my wallet in the restroom on my way back from the Book Mark, and a student just dropped it by my office for me. WOW. Talk about character! A wonderful gift.

Marshall Lichty ’99 helps students rethink the idea of “networking”

Paige Yahnke ’13, Jacque Brunsberg ’81 and Lambda Alpha Nu hosted a Gustie alum who gave a dynamic and sometimes irreverent presentation on re-thinking what “networking” means when looking for a job. Marshall Lichty, an attorney with the law firm Hallberg & McClain in St. Paul, spoke to students at LAN’s member meeting on November […]

Ethics blog moves to the public domain– follow The Ethicist

Kathy Lund Dean, the Board of Trustees Distinguished Chair in Leadership & Ethics, has been one of three bloggers for The Ethicist, a blog sponsored by the Academy of Management where important issues around ethics can be collaboratively examined. Just this week, The Ethicist moved from the Academy’s member-only social networking site AOMConnect to an […]

Kathi Tunheim Named Endowed Chair in Management and Leadership

Dr. Kathi Tunheim, Assistant Professor of Economics and Management at Gustavus Adolphus College, has been named the inaugural holder of the Board of Trustees Endowed Chair in Management and Leadership in the Department of Economics and Management at the College. The position was created when six members of the Board of Trustees anonymously pledged $5 […]

Rita Ray to present paper at 17th International Business Research Conference

Rita Ray’s Paper ‘Wither Slumdog Millionaire: India’s Liberalization and Development Themes in Bollywood Films’ has been accepted in 17th International Business Research Conference to be held in Toronto, Canada from 7-8 June, 2012.   Bollywood is the largest film industry in India as well as in the world in terms of its number of audience […]

Vikings Stadium Plan Is Not a Good Deal for Minnesotans

The proposed Vikings stadium has come back from the brink thanks to a timely visit by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The proposal has now made it through committees in both the House and Senate and will come up for floor votes. There is a realistic chance that the bill will pass, which is bad news for […]

Professor Jeff Owen participates in Global Insight panel discussion

Associate Professor of History Nicholas Breyfogle from The Ohio State University and Gustavus Assistant Professor of Economics Jeff Owen participated in a panel discussion entiteld “Sustainability and Economics in the Circumpolar Region” on Thursday April 19. This 90-minute discussion that took place at Gustavus was part of the Global Insight program’s day-long spring semester event. […]

Accretive Health

Kathi Tunheim, Assistant Professor of Management, was invited by Tina Semsch ’11 and Nina Boldt ’11 who both work as Business Analysts at Accretive Health in Minneapolis. She was asked to facilitate a two hour meeting by their female employees about how to work more effectively and successfully in the business environment. Kathi shared the […]

Employee Enhancement Days at Gustavus

Kathi Tunheim, Assistant Professor of Management, was invited to speak by Kirk Beyer, Ph.D., Director of Human Resources at Gustavus, to lead two seminars on life gifts and career development for Gustavus Staff on Wednesday, April 2, 2012.  Kathi distributed two assessment tools to help the employees discover their six areas of giftedness, according to John Holland’s RIASEC […]