Entries tagged with ‘English’

Matt Rasmussen (English)

Matt Rasmussen was featured in the Voice of Alexandria tour of Minnesota Book Award winners.

Rebecca Fremo (English)

Rebecca Fremo published an essay, “Bring Out Your Dead,” in the Mud Season Review (Issue #25).

Joyce Sutphen (English)

Joyce Sutphen was interviewed on WCCO Radio after Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Rebecca Fremo, 2013 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Rebecca Fremo Each year at commencement a faculty member is honored with the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching in recognition of his or her exceptional skill and effectiveness as an instructor. The 2013 recipient is Rebecca Taylor Fremo, associate professor and chair of the English Department at Gustavus. Fremo received her bachelor’s and […]

Claude Brew, 2007 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Claude Brew Over the years, Carlson Award winners have been introduced using a variety of laudatory language. But how many of them have been compared by a colleague to “an aikido master?” This year’s winner can claim such a distinction. So, is the Carlson Award a Gustavus martial arts prize? Well, no, [but like a […]

Eric Eliason, 2000 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Eric Eliason The Edgar M. Carlson Award is presented each year at Commencement to a member of the faculty who has demonstrated exceptional skill and effectiveness as a teacher. With regard to these criteria, this year’s recipient has, shall we say, “hit the ball out of the park.” This year’s winner is described in the […]

Florence Amamoto, 1998 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Florence Amamoto The Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching is awarded each year to a member of the faculty who has demonstrated exceptional skill and effectiveness as a teacher. Though we are scholars and research is dear to our hearts and our minds, it is the personal intellectual relationship the professor has with students […]

Ann Brady, 1995 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Ann Brady There are many capacities that students recognize in an excellent teacher-the ability to inspire, to communicate passionately about one’s discipline, to lead students onto roads less traveled, to attend creatively to the individual needs of students, to introduce them to the wonder and complexity of one’s own research, and above all to celebrate […]

Luke Reinsma, 1984 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Luke Reinsma The Edgar M. Carlson Award is intended to recognize an outstanding teacher. All members of the faculty and student body may participate in nominating candidates for this award. The following criteria for selecting this distinguished teacher have been enunciated by the Personnel Committee: Competence Effectiveness Enthusiasm Authority Trustworthiness Creativity Respect The recipient of […]

Gerhard Alexis, 1981 Carlson Award Winner, English Department

Gerhard Alexis The Edgar M. Carlson Award for Innovative Teaching was established in 1971 by the Board of Trustees of Gustavus Adolphus College to honor Edgar Carlson for his years of distinguished leadership as president and in recognition of his commitment to academic excellence. Each year, after a nominating process involving faculty, administrators and students, […]