Alumni Blog

Get to Know a Gustie: Hubert Ngabirano ’18

Current Company/Organization: Treehouse (Chaska, MN) Job Title: Youth Outreach Associate Grad Year: 2018 Major: Political Science Hometown: Bujumbura, Burundi Current City: Saint Louis Park, MN What is your first Gustavus memory? My first memory was receiving an e-mail about Gustavus in December 2013 and marveling at the idea that I could one day attend such a prestigious institution. What was your […]

Get to Know a Gustie: Emma Breitenstein ’16

Current Company/Organization: Jeffers Pond Elementary School in Prior Lake, MN Job Title: 4th Grade Teacher Grad Year: 2016 Major: Elementary Education Hometown: Decorah, IA Current City: Minneapolis, MN What is your first Gustavus memory? I first toured campus with my mom and fell in love with it. She suggested we wait a bit before making […]

Mitchell Winiecki ’06

Mitchell Winiecki ’06 and his climbing partner, Jason Hendricks (St. Olaf class of 2005), ascended and traversed North America’s Third Highest point on their own, unassisted and unsupported. Pictured below is Pico de Orizaba – North America’s Third Highest Peak (18,491 ft). “We reached the summit on February 19, 2019 at approximately 10am CST. Below is […]

Gusties Gather in Scottsdale

This group of Gusties gathered in Scottsdale, AZ to listen to Paul Robelia’s son, Jackson, perform with the Luther Band. Pictured left to right are:   Paul Robelia ’91, Allison Hoff Robelia ’92, Celia Napton (Future Gustie Class of ’23), Kris Robelia Oppegard ’93, Julie Haiwick ’92, Beth Robelia Napton ’93, Eric Oppegard ’92, Darin Napton […]

Get to Know a Gustie: Ava Goepfert ’14

Current Company/Organization: Gustavus Adolphus College Job Title: Visiting Instructor of Communication Studies Grad Year: 2014 Major: Honors Communication Studies and History Hometown: Fairbanks, AK Current City: St. Paul, MN What is your first Gustavus memory? Wouldn’t everyone’s be the feeling they had when they stepped on campus? It felt like home. What was your favorite […]

Emily Pearson ’09

Scott Harris and Emily Pearson ’09, got engaged on 10/14/2018, in Shakopee, and will be getting married on June 29, 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!

James W Wiberg ’61

James Wiberg ’61 retired in the mountains of Colorado. “Luray and I will be celebrating our 55th Anniversary next summer. Daughter, Kymm Wiberg Durocher ’96 and son, David Arthur Wiberg ’93 are both Gustavus graduates.” This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please […]

David Olson ’94

David Olson ’94 is a Team Doctor (Family Med/Sports Med) at Minnesota Vikings, University of Minnesota, US Soccer in Twin Cities. Finishing 16th season as team doctor for the Minnesota Vikings, University of Minnesota Athletics and US Soccer. Also volunteer team doctor for Roseville and Minneapolis North High Schools. Recently lead a Sports Medicine Conference […]

J McClelland ’94

Jay McClelland ’94 wrote, “While I still teach high school science and coach track and cross-country runners, I aspire to find a role as a professor in science teacher education. I earned my doctorate in curriculum & instruction in 2015, and have utilized this for some part time post-secondary teaching opportunities. My wife Angie works […]

Marilee Buss Zalewski ’84

Marilee Buss Zalewski ’84 is a receptionist at Johns, Flaherty & Collins Law Office in Holmen, WI. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Melissa Mokry ’12

Melissa Mokry ’12 is an outreach forester at Wyoming State Forestry Division. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Jake Heckenlaible ’98

Jake Heckenlaible ’98 is a VP of Sales at Cheers ManWah, 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!

Greg Ovrebo ’76

Greg Ovrebo ’76 has retired after working for 35 years as a physicist with the US Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, MD. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Nicole Paulette Menz ’90

Nicole Paulette Menz ’90 is a Indian River County Court Judge at State of Florida in Vero Beach, FL. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!