Alumni Blog

Anita Larson Mickelson ’90

Anita Larson Mickelson ’90 has been teaching English-As-A-Second-Language through the Office of Adult Education, Black Hawk College, Rock Island (IL) campus, since January 2009. The vast majority of the students are refugees, primarily from Burma, Nepal, several African countries and, most recently, Iraq. Anita teaches “Level One”, in which most of the students have had […]

Alaina Ramsburg Johnson ’12

Alaina Ramsburg ’12 and Tom Johnson ’12 got married on July 11th, 2015 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. It was a fun-filled event with many Gusties in attendance–including three in the wedding party alone. As with any Gustie wedding, the closing song was (of course) the Gustie Rouser. This news was submitted using our Submit Your […]

Jackie Winfree ’06

Jackie Winfree ’06 writes: “I am the new Chapter Administrator for the Dayton, OH chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. I have been an Educator for Learning Tree Farm, also in Dayton, since 2013 and became the Marketing Coordinator in early 2015. I also volunteer for local public TV station ThinkTV where I enter their […]

Lauri Huettl Smith ’05

Lauri Huettl Smith ’05 married Jason Smith on 12/20/2014. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

 

Landon Shroyer ’12

Emily Nelson ’09 and Landon Shroyer ’12 married July 24, 2015 in Mankato, MN. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Ashley Gibbs Paul ’09

Ashley Gibbs married Ian Paul on July 31, 2015. Ashley teaches kindergarten at Plymouth Creek Elementary, having received an M.A. in Education from Saint Mary’s University in April 2015. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

 

Brandon Hirdler ’12

A group of Gustavus alumni traveled to the Boundary Waters this past summer! The group included Brandon Hirdler ’12, Erick Kunkel ’12, Ben Meyer ’12, Scott Broady ’09, Ryan Dobbs ’09, Blake Gust ’13, and Peter Rocky ’11. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like […]

Sarah Opseth Rowe ’01

Sarah Opseth Rowe ’01 graduated from St Catherine University in December 2014 with a BSN and now works for Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN as an RN in the Cardiac Renal unit. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us […]

Adam Risland ’09

Adam Risland ’09 married Katie Putnam ’09 on July 13th, 2015 at Breezy Point Resort. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Ivy Borgstrom Huston ’98

Ivy Borgstrom Huston ’98 and husband Bill and I welcomed their first child, daughter Nora Lyn on July 3, 2015. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Laura Russell ’11

Laura Russell ’11 completed her program requirements at Saint Mary’s University in August and now has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling & Psychological Services. She is beginning the two-year process of becoming a licensed mental health professional. In June, she started working at Fraser as an Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) Mental Health Practitioner.  This […]

 

Vicki Fladland Hoien ’80

Past, present, and future Gusties skydive in Winsted, MN on August 11, 2015. Left to right are Vicki Fladland Hoien ’80, David Hoien ’16, and Marina Chapman ’19. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

 

Erica Roelofs ’12

Shared by Erica Roelofs ’12: “I graduated from graduate school at UNC-Chapel Hill in May, got married to Neil Skoog in July, and started as an Assistant Professor at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC in the beginning of August. I will be teaching classes in the Nutrition, Health, and Human Performance department focusing on exercise […]

Andrew Bennett ’05

Andrew Bennett ’05 writes, “I received a M.S. in Cultural Foundations of Education from Syracuse University in 2012. I interned with the Department of Defense Educational Activity in Alexandria, Virginia last summer.” This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!