Archive for January, 2009

Upcoming Alumni Events

Naples Chapter Gathering – Jan. 8, Collier Athletic Club, 7 p.m. Washington D.C. Alumni Gathering – Jan. 12, Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport, 7 p.m. Twin Cities Gustie Breakfast, Gwen Freed, vice president for marketing and communication – Jan. 21 Chicago Alumni Gathering – Jan. 29, Hyatt Regency O’Hare, 7 p.m. 100th Anniversary […]

Gustavus on the Web

Check out Folkelore — the blog from the Library! Become a Fan of Gustavus Adolphus College on Facebook. Join the Gustavus Adolphus Alumni Group on LinkedIn.

Music Ensemble Tours

Both the Gustavus Wind Orchestra and the Gustavus String Orchestra will be touring at the end of January and beginning of February. The Wind Orchestra will tour mainly in the Denver area, but will also make two appearances in South Dakota. The String Orchestra will travel from Stillwater through Iowa, Missouri, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois, and […]


Mark your calendars now for Homecoming 2009! The Gustavus football team will face off against Pacific Lutheran University on Saturday, Oct. 10. Watch for more information about tons of fun events the weekend of Oct. 9 and 10.

Gustie Pages

Want to support Gustie professionals? In need of a doctor, pastor, or financial adviser? Look in the Gustie Pages, an online database of Gusties who have submitted information about their profession. Use the Gustavus network to meet your needs, or submit your professional information if you would like other Gusties to become your customers. Go […]

Black and Gold Fridays

On campus and around the world, Gusties are encouraged to wear your favorite Gustie apparel and black and gold on Fridays. How many Gusties work in your school or business ? How many Gusties will you meet in your city? How many Gusties will you be able to network within the Minneapolis Skyway?

Alumni Insurance Programs

Are you in need of short-term medical insurance and between jobs? Meyers and Associates can help with temporary medical insurance as well as life insurance. For information about life and short-term medical insurance, call 800-635-7801 or visit Meyer and Associates. Want to save money on your car insurance? As a Gustavus alumnus you qualify for […]

Freed to Speak at January Breakfast

Join us for the January “Come on You Gustie” Breakfast featuring Gwen Freed, vice president for marketing and communication. The breakfast is Wednesday, Jan. 21, at the Doubletree hotel, Minneapolis-Park Place, 1500 Park Place Boulevard (Hwy 394 and Hwy 100). The breakfast runs from 8-9:30 and is $10 per person. Reserve a spot by calling […]

Mustaphi Named Michelle Obama’s Deputy Press Secretary

Semonti Mustaphi ’03 was recently named Deputy Press Secretary for First Lady Michelle Obama. Mustaphi worked on the Obama campaign, and has also held communications positions for three senators. Mustaphi graduated with a political science and communication studies double major, danced in the Gustavus Dance Company, and was an Anderson Scholar.

President Ohle is on the road!

Please join President Ohle, his wife Kris, and other Gustavus staff at a dessert reception near you. President Ohle will be visiting 11 cities around the country in the coming months and all alumni, parents, and friends of the College are invited to attend a reception. Check out the Alumni website to find out when […]

Haugen Named Head Football Coach

Peter Haugen was named the new head football coach in mid-December. Haugen posted an 111-44 record in 15 years at Washburn High School. He is the 17th head coach in the 93-year history of Gustavus football. Haugen will start the second week of January.