Alumni Blog

Oakes ’14 – Staffon ’14 Proposal

Andrew Oakes ‘14 and Taylor Staffon, ‘14 drove down to Gustavus on Sunday, October 6th and spent the day in St. Peter, walking around campus (our first time back on campus together since graduating).  “The last stop of the day was of course, the sign. That’s where Andrew then got down on one knee and […]

1974 and 1979 Gusties Gather in Minneapolis

Gusties gathered at the home of Peg (Bronkala) and Lee Skold in Minneapolis, for an early 2019 New Year’s Eve party.  Some of these classmates hadn’t seen each other since college days – good fun was had by all! Pictured Front L to R:  Sandra Wheat Ingaldson ’79, Sue Swanson Kimitch ’74, Cherie Wheat Schweiger […]

Rodney Hokenson ’53 and Helen Hokenson ’54

Rodney Hokenson ’53 and Helen (Forsgren) Hokenson ’54 have moved to Kalamazoo to a senior independent living facility, Fountains of Bronson. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

David Silseth ’60

David Silseth ’60, and his wife, Ruth, are living in a retirement community in Maryville, TN. “Our home is about a mile from the 200 year old Presbyterian, Maryville College, so we experience some of the benefits of being near a small liberal arts college. We just returned from a wonderful cruise from Athens to […]

Julie (Anderson) Wawczak ’84

Julie (Anderson) Wawczak ’84, shared, “after a dream trip to England and Sweden this past summer to celebrate our 25th anniversary and our son’s college graduation.” This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Aneka Swanson ’98

Aneka Swanson ’98, is an air program strategic coordinator at Minnesota Pollution Control Agency in St Paul. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Gusties Gather, Minnesota

Part of the 2006 Women’s tennis team met up at the Mall of America with their families. Pictured from left: All-American Jenni Gruenisen (White) ‘08 with kids, Addy, Sami, Matthew, Will; National Champion Lauren Oien (Hom) ‘07 with kids Juliette, Asher and Vera; 2x National Champion Lyndsey Crossley (Palen) ‘06 with kids Bryant, Landon and […]

Twila Brase ’81

Twila Brase ’81 is a president and co-founder at Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom in Saint Paul, MN. She shared, “my award-winning book, “Big Brother in the Exam Room: The Dangerous Truth About Electronic Health Records” was published in July 2018. The book has won four awards, including two top, gold-level honors: first place in […]

Per Berger ’93

Per Berger ’93, is a chief marketing officer at Berger Marketing Group. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Scott Slarks ’09

Scott Slarks ’09, is an assistant athletic director of communications at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Samuel Luby ’14

Samuel Luby ’14, is a director of college counseling at Three W International in Beijing, China. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Gusties Gather, Virginia, MN

The Epsilon Pi Alpha fraternity, 1998 and 1999 graduating classes, gathered in Virginia, MN earlier in 2019. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Gusties Gather, Minneapolis

Joel Johns ’87, attended a family wedding reception in Minneapolis with Nathan Ebnet ’09 and Nick Murray ’10. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Kaitlin Biteler ’16

Emery Jo, to Kaitlin Biteler ’16 and Derek Biteler, born on 10/05/2019. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!