Alumni Blog

Get to Know a Gustie: Mollie Peterson Dvorak ’06

       Current Company/Organization: St. Mark Lutheran Church, Circle Pines, MN Job Title: Senior Pastor Grad Year: 2006 Major: Religion, minor in Communication Studies Hometown: Minneapolis, MN Current City: Ramsey, MN What is your first Gustavus memory? Learning the Gustie Rouser with the girls on 4th floor Sorensen during first year orientation followed by the […]

Jerry Rice ’63 Mentor For SCORE

Jerry Rice ’63 is a Certified Mentor at SCORE in Greater Phoenix, AZ. SCORE is a volunteer organization of retired executives that help clients to start or and grow new businesses at no charge. Founded in Minnesota over 50 years ago and now officed in Washington, DC with over 13,000 mentors. Have mentored 100 or […]

Joy Zielske McCalroy ’88 Is Director at Lutheran Social Service

Joy Zielske McCalroy ’88 is a director at Lutheran Social Service in Minneapolis. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Sheri Stoeckel Friederichs ’89 Gathers With Classmates

Had a great time connecting at the lake in Alexandria, MN with friends from the Class of 1989! So much joy and laughter. We already have our weekend planned for next 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!

Michelle Beissel Heath ’99 Publishes Book

Michelle Beissel Heath just published her first book, Nineteenth Century Fictions of Childhood and the Politics of Play (Routledge). She is a associate professor of English at the University of Nebraska, Kearney. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Charlie Seitzer ’04

Ziggy Mae, to Charlie Seitzer ’04 and Emily Kopfmann Seitzer, born on 11/19/2018. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Suzanne Temple-Gumm ’05

Shawn Gumm and Suzanne Temple ’05, were married on 09/29/2018, in Saint Paul, 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!

Kristine Haataja ’73

Gusties Meet in Russia. In September 2018, Kristine Haataja ’73 from Napa, CA and Suzanne Tank ’76 from Potomac, MD met on a Roads Scholar tour of St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia. “There were only 18 people on the tour, so it was pretty amazing to meet another Gustie!” This news was submitted using our Submit […]

Tara (Loftus) Owens ’04

Fall Elizabeth, to Tara Loftus Owens ’04 and Daniel Owens, born on 07/08/2018. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

James Piper ’12

Emily Klatt ’12 and James Piper ’12, were married on 05/06/2018, in Cottage Grove, MN. “Emily and I started dating at the end of our Freshman year in 2009, and we officially tied the knot just four days shy of our 9 year anniversary. Between the bride, groom, bridesmaids, groomsmen, and ushers, 10 of our […]

Kremmin ’12 – Conroy ’12 wedding

Katie Conroy ’12 and Todd Kremmin ’12, were married on 09/15/2018 in Minneapolis, 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!

Conover – Vermeersch wedding

John Vermeersch and Deborah Conover ’89, were married on 10/18/2018 in Bruno, 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!

Baby Holsworth born

Birth, Evelyn Kay, to Kristin Kaplan Holsworth ’07 and Chris Holsworth ’04, born on 10/31/2018. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Xiong ’17 – Thao Wedding

Wedding – Jamey Xiong ’17 and Test Thao were married on 06/02/2018 in Spring Lake Park, 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!