Archive for November, 2008

Gustie terrorism expert to lecture in Twin Cities

Magnus Ranstorp ’85, Ph.D., research director for the Center for Asymmetric Threat Studies at the Swedish National Defence College in Stockholm, Sweden, will present a public lecture, titled “The Threat of Global Terrorism,” on Thursday, Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m., at Interlachen Country Club, 6200 Interlachen Blvd., Edina, Minn. Ranstorp, who will be in the United […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel celebrates a Joyeux Noël

Tickets are available for Christmas in Christ Chapel 2008, Joyeux No

Upcoming Alumni Events

Twin Cities Gustie Breakfast, Thomas Young ’88 — Nov. 19, Christmas in Christ Chapel — Dec. 5-7 Twin Cities Gustie Breakfast, Steve Kjellgren ’86 — Dec. 17 Twin Cities Gustie Breakfast, Gwen Freed,, vice president for marketing and communication — Jan. 21 Twin Cities Gustie Breakfast, Kris Kracht, communications; forensics head coach — Feb. 18 […]

Gusties on Facebook

Calling all Gusties on Facebook! Gus the Lion has his own page on Facebook. Come be a friend to Gus Tee today!

Athletics Hall of Fame inductees

The Gustavus Athletics Department inducted eight athletes and one benefactor into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct. 25. Inducted were Milt Brostrom ’49, benefactor; Andy Micheletti ’72, hockey; Susan Erlandson Breckner ’83, volleyball; Steve McDermott ’88, basketball, soccer; Mary Sutherland Ryerse ’90, tennis; Tim Schwartz ’90, football, baseball; Heather Thorson Kittelsen ’92, softball; Sarah […]

Gustavus women’s hockey player blogs for NCAA

Senior Jessie Doig from New Prague, Minn., has been selected by the NCAA to blog for Doig is one of a select few athletes from Division I, II, and III to give an account of her experiences as a student-athlete. Her twice-a-week blog will run through the entire season and can be read here.

New football rushing record set

Senior running back Ray Wilson set a single-game rushing school record with 258 yards on 28 carries and two touchdowns in the 34-31 win over Augsburg Oct. 25. Wilson broke the school record of 252 rushing yards set by Andy Traetow against Hamline on Oct. 26, 2002.

Nobel lectures online

Lectures from the 44th Nobel Conference, “Who Were the First Humans?,” Oct. 7-8, are now available online at Nobel Lectures.

Outstanding employees honored

Three Gustavus employees have been honored with service awards. The 2008 Augusta Carlson Schultz Award for the Outstanding Support Staff Employee was presented to Judy Waldhauser (admission); Virgil Jones (diversity development) received the 2008 Eric Norelius Award for the Outstanding Administrative Employee; and the 2008 Faculty Service Award was given to Florence Amamoto (English).

Nobel Conference endowment gift announced

Gustavus has received an endowment gift of $2 million from the Reverend Drell and Adeline Dekko Bernhardson, parents of four Gustavus graduates. The gift will support the Nobel Conference and give the College increased flexibility to respond to Nobel Conference-related initiatives as well as enhance the intentional relationship between the conference and science education at […]

Commission Gustavus 150

Gustavus Board of Trustees Chair James H. Gale ’83 has announced Commission Gustavus 150, a major initiative to chart the College’s future and plan for its Sesquicentennial in 2012. Commission Gustavus 150 will engage all College’s constituents in integrating and expanding the College’s Strategic Plan and making recommendations for the College’s future advancement. The Commission […]