Archive for March, 2016

Paige Miller ’15, Michelle Hulke ’15, and Helen Wauck ’14

Three Gustie alumnae won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship awards. Michelle Hulke ’15 is researching in the field of genetics at Cornell University. Paige Miller ’15 is researching in the field of the ecology at the University of Georgia (she received an honorable mention last year while a senior). Helen Wauck ’14 is researching in […]

Jeff Rathai ’83

Jeff Rathai ’83 retired on Jan 31 after 32.5 years as a Project Manager at Federated Insurance in Owatonna, 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!

Jessica Olson Melander ’06

Jessica Olson Melander ’06 has a new job as Brand Collateral Manager at Select Comfort. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Sally Petersen Dietzenbach ’07

Silas John Dietzenbach was born to Sally Petersen Dietzenbach ’07 and Keith Dietzenbach. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Rachel Poppy Wiegand ’08

Rachel Poppy Wiegand ’08 and husband, Bradley, recently welcomed their first child, a daughter named Lillian Wiegand, on March 18th, 2016. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Rachael Albertson McKinney ’00

Rachael Albertson McKinney ’00 recently became a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. Fellow status represents achievement of the highest standard of professional development. Only 9,200 healthcare executives hold this distinction. To obtain Fellow status, candidates must fulfill multiple requirements, including passing a comprehensive examination, […]

Jo Ellison ’07

Jo Ellison ’07, Fargo, ND,  earned her Ph.D. In clinical psychology from the University of North Dakota. She is a Licensed psychologist in North Dakota and Minnesota working for Solutions, helping run their ND Rehabilitation program. She also teaches as an adjunct for Concordia College, Moorhead in the psychology department.

John Steele ’90

John Steele’90, Faribault, MN, is the Ministry Director at Lifeguard Ministries. Lifeguard is an outreach organization that brings the Gospel of Jesus and supplies to homeless people living in tents, under bridges and in caves around the metro area.

Anna-Marie Bergstrom Rieffer ’00

Anna-Marie Bergstrom Rieffer ’00 recently accepted a promotion as LPN Lead with the University of Minnesota Physicians Orthopaedic Clinic. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Samantha Stoner Hoffer ’10

Andrew Hoffer ’08 and Samantha Stoner ’10 were married on December 31, 2015. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

Dawn Krabbenhoft Stapleton ’01

Drs. James Turner ’73, Kevin Bjork ’79, and Dawn Krabbenhoft Stapleton ’01 traveled to Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala for a medical mission trip in January of 2016. Many surgeries were performed over the week, as well as some projects to improve the Hospilito Atitlan. A large team was involved with the mission included past alumni Martha […]

David Holdhusen ’96

Dr. David Holdhusen ’96 directs the University of South Dakota Chamber Singers, who performed at the North Central American Choral Directors Association Conference in Sioux Falls, SD, on February 18. David and his wife Deedra (Halverson ’95) were pleased to see Dr. Greg Aune, Gustavus Choir director, at the conference. Holdhusen is the current chair […]

Scott Dee ’81

Scott Dee ’81, DVM, received the American Association of Swine Veterinarians’ 2016 Howard Dunne Memorial Award during the association’s 47th Annual Meeting February 29 in New Orleans, LA.  The award recognizes an AASV member who has made important contributions and provided outstanding service to the association and the swine industry. Scott earned his DVM in […]

Crystal Campbell Burns ’00

Crystal Campbell Burns ’00 is a Development Specialist in the Music Department at Simpson College, Indianola, IA. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!