Alumni Blog

Erin Hoffman Austin ’02

Daryl and Erin (Hoffman ’02) Austin welcomed son, Emmett McCartney Austin, on November 13, 2016.

Doug and Kjirsten Everling ’01 ’02

Doug ’01 and Kjirsten (Holmquist ’02) Everling welcomed their first baby, a son, Soren Grant Everling.

J-term Gusties in Seattle

J-term students as well as local alumni who showed up to volunteer at Mary’s Place on Jan. 15, as part of their January term class. We had a fun day of helping out around the place as needed including playing and doing arts and crafts with the kids in the playroom. The people from left […]

Melissa (Wygant) Mokry ’12

Ephraim William, born to Melissa Wygant Mokry ’12 and William Mokry Jr., on  12/21/2016. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Karen (Jones) Wojahn ’79

A group of ’79 education majors gathered in Red Wing, MN to celebrate 40 years of friendship and marked the occasion with a professional photo session.  Clockwise from top: Kim Anderson Schutt, Joy Peterson Sietsema, Deb Vetter, Heidi Palmquist Larson, Karen Jones Wojahn, Mary Anne Carlson Korsch. This news was submitted using our Submit Your […]

Sue (Halverson) Wagner ’03

Birth, Joseph James, to Sue Halverson Wagner ’03 and Jamie Wagner, on 06/10/2016. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Gerald Huebschman ’99

Brooklyn will soon get its first museum which will present the history of the Holocaust with special emphasis on the values and perspectives of religiously observant communities. The Amud Aish Memorial Museum is founded by Elly Kleinman, and it is scheduled to open somewhere between late 2016 and early 2017. The rebranded museum will include […]

Lauri (Odegaard) Garbo ’86

Lauri Odegaard Garbo ’86 received her Doctor of Education degree from Florida Gulf Coast University on Sunday, December 11, 2016.  Her research study is entitled, Technology integration: A mixed methods study of veteran secondary teachers’ beliefs, attitudes, and classroom practices.  Dr. Garbo is a Specialist in Advanced Studies for Collier County Public Schools in Naples, […]

Sarah Lippert ’04

Sarah Lippert ’04 is a financial coordinator at The Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago in Chicago, IL.  “I made a big jump from The College at the University of Chicago to The Institute for Molecular Engineering, working on the administrative side as financial coordinator.  In addition to reviewing and approving purchases […]

Cynthia (Holmes) Carlson ’80

Cynthia Holmes Carlson ’80 is a Director of Congregational Life at St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church in Plymouth, 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!

Rebecca (Gilbertson) Merritt ’68

Rebecca is a year-round resident of Scottsdale, Arizona.  She is involved in multiple programs and activities at La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church in Scottsdale and is also a member of the Auxiliary of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have […]

Jodi (Billehus) Fedor ’85

Jodi Billehus Fedor ’85 is a Partner at SSL Law Firm LLP in San Francisco, CA. Certified Women-Owned 30-lawyer law firm specializing in real estate, land use, environmental and related areas of the law. “In 2016, I was recognized by “BisNow Power Women” as one of the top 50 most powerful women in Bay Area […]

Ally (Wood) Lundquist ’06

Augustus Robert was born to Ally Wood Lundquist ’06 and Lance Lundquist, on 06/01/2016. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Sarah (Zierke) Solyntjes ’08

Started working in November 2016, for Mayo Clinic as a Quality Analyst in the FDA Regulated Manufacturing office. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!