LIFE: Learning is ForEver

A venture of Recreation & Leisure Services Department and Community & Family Education 

The Washington Monument: Centerpiece of the National Mall

The 555-foot Washington Monument stands proudly in the center of the National Mall in Washington DC.  Building the Monument involved disagreements about the design, political infighting, inability to raise money and a 22-year interruption in the building phase. Join us as we explore this fascinating story.

David Jones, Historical Presenter

Mon., Feb. 27, 11 a.m., SPCC Rm. 219, Free


The Importance of Sport & Leisure Practices in Scandinavia

Gustavus faculty and students will be presenting on their recent January term trip to Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.  They will discuss similarities and differences of sporting and leisure practices from societal, historical, and cultural perspectives.

Aaron Banks, Professor of Health and Exercise Science, Gustavus Adolphus College

Tue., Mar. 7, 11 a.m., SPCC Rm. 219, Free