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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.

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 […]

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.

Kjellgren to Speak at December Twin Cities Breakfast

The Gustavus Dining Service has received special recognition by The Princeton Review for having the 10th best food of any college or university in the nation. Director of Dining Services Steve Kjellgren ’86 will speak at the December Twin Cities Breakfast on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the Doubletree Hotel, Minneapolis-Park Place, 1500 Park Place Boulevard […]

Online Directory Helpful for Christmas Card Lists

Need help finding addresses to send Christmas cards to Gustie friends? Just sign in to the online alumni directory to locate your friends. The Office of Alumni Relations can help with your username and password; call 800-487-8437 or by e-mail at

New Exhibitions Open at Hillstrom Museum of Art

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus is hosting two new exhibitions until Friday, Jan. 30. Illusion and Certainty will be on display concurrently with Come On!: American Posters from World War I. Illusion and Certainty includes 50 paintings by New York artist Martin Weinstein and Come On!: American Posters from World War I consists […]

Great Christmas Gifts from Gustavus

Looking for meaningful Christmas gifts for Gusties? Check out the Book Mark website for Gustie apparel and gifts. Two Gustie women will be on campus to sign their books at the store on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 1-3 p.m. Rev. Kay Jurgenson ’62 will sign Hold On! Life is Precious! and Claire Plank ’07 will […]

Nordstrom Receives Award from Sweden’s Royal Family

Professor Byron Nordstrom (history/Scandinavian studies) has been awarded the insignia of Commander in the Royal Order of the Polar Star from Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf. The Royal Order of the Polar Star, founded in 1748 by King Frederick I, is the highest award the Swedish royal family can bestow on a foreign national who […]