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Brent E. Larson ’78

Brent E. Larson ’78 was been elected the 2016-17 secretary-treasurer of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), the world’s oldest and largest dental specialty organization, at its annual meeting in May. Dr. Larson is the Director of the Division of Orthodontics and associate professor of orthodontics at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.  He has […]

Mike Gilmer ’04

Michael Gilmer ’04 recently joined the Davis Brown Law Firm as Special Counsel in the Business Division. Michael practices primarily in the area of tax law including complicated tax controversy matters, and also has experience in general business matters advising clients on incorporation and mergers and acquisitions as well as estate planning. Prior to joining […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Gustavus Choir Alumni

The Gustavus Choir toured the heartland and Texas on their 2016 tour. At many of the locations, they were greeted by Gustie alumni. Photos courtesy of Julie Aune. At Redeemer Lutheran Church in Austin, TX, on February 1 were Hannah Enright ’15, Bob Karli ’67, and Karin Hogberg Schatte ’98.       At Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, […]

Kari Clark ’91

Gusties pals from the class of 1991 traveled together to Vietnam in January 2016. Pictured are Amy Millette Close, Alyssa Bruns Hammar, Susan Johnson Nelson, Kari Clark, Abby Close, and Olivia Hammar in restored Russian and American jeeps from the Vietnam / American war at Hải Vân Pass near Da Nang, Vietnam with the village of Lăng Cô.

Paul Almen ’91

Attorney Paul Almen ’91 joined the firm of Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, P.A. is January 2016. His practice focuses on the area of construction law, construction defect law, and real estate litigation, assisting sureties, owners, associations, contractors, architects, engineers, and subcontractors with a variety of matters.

John McCally ’86

John McCally ’86 appeared on local show Twin Cities Live in December to promote his new television show, Hockey Moms, a reality show featuring four families whose lives revolve around their children’s participation in hockey. The show is the latest creation of McCally and partner Randy Lee ’84. Together, these longtime friends form the backbone of […]

Sarah Crane ’04

Sarah Crane ’04 has been elected as a shareholder at Davis Brown Law Firm in Des Moines, IA. Sarah is a member of the litigation division and maintains a general litigation practice, including business litigation, commercial litigation, appellate practice, health law, antitrust law, insurance defense, and employment law. As part of her significant experience in Iowa’s […]

William Belvedere ’86

William Belvedere ’86 has begun work at the CPA firm, Pieper Whitaker & Bjork LLC (PWB)