‘Announcements’ Category

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Website Redesign Process

The Process Roughly ten months ago, we outlined a process to redesign the website and presented it to the administration, and later, to the community. We broke this process down into four distinct phases. Phase 1: Feedback and Idea Generation Phase 2: Organization and Research Phase 3: Design and Refinement Phase 4: Development and Production […]

Feedback Phase Ends

Our feedback phase has officially ended. Does that mean we’re not going to take more input? Absolutely not. The feedback form will remain open throughout this process, and you can always send email to web@gustavus.edu. All channels remain open, but the process moves on as we begin to analyze everything that’s been collected. Thank you […]

Editing Pages is Easier

We’ve started the roll out of our new content management system, Concert, and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. Thanks to our early adopters, we’ve caught several bugs and made numerous improvements. If you want to consider Concert for your website, just let us know. It’s easy, and everything happens right in your browser. We’ve […]

Help Us Redesign the Website

We’ll be working with the Office of Marketing and Communication in the upcoming months to completely overhaul the Gustavus website. Our goal is to accomplish this feat before September 2015, and we need your help to make this happen. If you have feedback about the current website template or the Gustavus homepage, we’d like to […]

New Content Management System

Adobe Contribute’s days are numbered, and we couldn’t be happier. We’re glad to announce that we’ll soon be rolling out our new content management system, Concert. In the upcoming weeks and months, you’ll have the opportunity to test and use Concert. Since it’s new, and since we have a bit more control over it, we’d […]

Gone the Way of the JoeJoe

There’s no way to sugar coat this. The web team is going to be severely understaffed starting in July. Personal circumstance has led me to search for, and take employment in Indiana. I have taken a job at Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, IN as the Assistant Director of Web Communications. The Gustavus community […]

Introducing Rides

Rides is a new look for the campus rideboard. The video below explains pretty much everything you need to know about it. You can also opt-in to receiving emails when users post to Rides by going to Rides preferences¬†checking the box and clicking save. Feel free to leave feedback and comments below, or on youtube […]

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

My past 11 years at Gustavus as student-turned-employee have been wonderful, but this is my last month at Gustavus. It is now time for us to part ways. It is difficult for me to let go of something that I have spent countless hours thinking about and working on: the Gustavus website. But, I know […]

New Search and Profiles

We have been working hard integrating alumni information into the Gribly. This summer, we completed the first major phase of that project which brought major changes to searching, the Gribly, profiles, and account tools. This quick rundown will give you an overview of the best and biggest of what’s new. Search and the Gribly We […]

Now Hiring

Gustavus Adolphus College is seeking a Web Developer to work as a member of Web Services to program and provide support for the maintenance and augmentation of the College‚Äôs web presence. As a key component of this dynamic office, this individual is expected to be organized, resourceful, and able to effectively collaborate within a team […]