Archive for May, 2011

Senior Tunnel Tours

Almost 250 seniors toured the tunnel yesterday during the kick-off to Senior Week!  Those who made a gift to the Annual Fund through the Senior Class Legacy Campaign were invited to take a tour of a section of the underground tunnels and sign the 2011 Legacy Wall that was recently painted by Nicole Tetrault ’11.  […]

Erica Lucast Stonestreet ’00, Sarah Spessard Olson ’00, and Julie Mattson Zamora ’00

Gusties and kids (left to right): Erica Lucast Stonestreet ’00 and son Remi, Sarah Spessard Olson ’00 and son James, and Julie Mattson Zamora ’00 and daughter Lila. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Kirsten Dumke Worzala Dumke ’06

This has been a busy spring for our family. On April 28th I gave birth to our daughter, Roman Malia, and in May my husband, John, graduated from seminary on the same weekend that Roman was baptized. I am finishing my pastoral internship in Saratoga, CA before returning to Berkeley for my final year of […]

David Savage ’01

David Savage ’01 was recently selected for a 2011 Department of Energy Early Career Research Award, a five year $750,000 grant given to junior faculty working in the field of energy science. More details can be found at the DOE: http://science.energy.gov/news/in-the-news/2011/05-06-11/ and on David’s lab’s website: www.savagelab.org. This news was submitted using our Submit Your […]

Troy Anderson ’03

Troy Anderson ’03 completed his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University and accepted a job as Director of Research Informatics at Theranostics Health, Inc. (a biotech start-up). This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Andrew Nelson and Stephanie Haugdahl Nelson ’06 ’06

Samuel Robert was born on April 4, 2011 to Andrew Nelson ’06 and Stephanie Haugdahl Nelson ’06. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

April Valentine ’97

April Valentine ’97, a former Study Abroad Advisor at Gustavus (June 2006-August 2007), has been an Immigration Adviser at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, IN, since February 2010. April also recently purchased her first home. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please […]

Lisa De Young Jastram ’78

A group of Gustavus concert choir altos from 1978 gathered in the Twin Cities to reminisce and catch up. It was the first time to get all together since graduation! The Jastrams flew in from Sugar Land, TX and and the Thomsens were in from Henderson, NV. The rest live in MN. This news was […]

Angela Colvin ’09

Angela Colvin ’09 graduated from the University of Iowa with a Masters in Healthcare Administration. In July, she will begin her Administrative Fellowship at Abbott Northwestern Hospital 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!

More Advice for the Class of 2011

2010 Make a “bucket list” of everything you want to do during senior week – then DO IT! Go to lunch at El Agave, Check out the Historical Treaty Site, Go to the Cox house, Hunt frogs in the Arb, Have a picnic at 7 Mile, Watch the stars from the end of the world […]

Nathaniel Willey ’07

Nathaniel Willey ’07 recently graduated from the Minnesota School of Business in Richfield with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in December and am working at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. Nathaniel went on a medical mission trip to Chimbote, Peru. His trip provided a free clinic to those who cannot afford health care. […]

Ross Bloomquist ’93

Ross Bloomquist ’83 has been promoted to Executive Vice President at Financial One Credit Union. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Cara Evanson and Kari Sexe ’09

Cara Evanson and Kari Sexe, 2009 Gustie grads, both graduated with their master’s degrees in Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2011. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Gretchen Michlitsch ’95

Daughter, Kirsten Maxine Hillery, was born on Sept. 30, 2010, to Gretchen Michlitsch ’95 and Allen Hillery. Gretchen Michlitsch is currently Associate Professor of English at Winona State University in Winona, 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!