‘Alumni Events’ Category

Gustavus Town Hall

On Tuesday evening September 24, over 1000 Gustavus alumni, parents, and friends answered their phones and joined the second ever Gustavus Town Hall.  Hosted by President Jack Ohle, George Hicks ’75, Chair of the Gustavus Board of Trustees, and Warren Beck ’67, Chair of the Presidential Search Committee, the conversation covered a wide range of […]

Introducing the First Annual Nuss Young Alumni Challenge!

Here is an awesome opportunity to have a serious impact on what you love at Gustavus Adolphus College! Brad Nuss ’97 has chosen to use his philanthropy to Gustavus to inspire young alumni of the college to give back. He is challenging all alumni from the classes of 2002-2013 to give online anytime between April […]

Gusties at Fenway

Gusties gathered to watch the Twins play the Red Sox at Fenway Park in August. Pictured are Kathy Lund Dean (Distinguished Endowed Chair in Leadership and Ethics), Vidya Sivan ’02, Jackie Neeck Peterson ’77, Nadine Lysiak ’03, and Tim Powell-Flatt ’91.  This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any […]

1959 Ladies Gather in Red Wing

Ladies from the Class of 1959 drove to Red Wing to surprise Liz at a luncheon. In the photo are Linda Lund Anderson, Elaine Torrey Holmen Magnuson, Liz Sandquist Brown, Carol Johnson Heyl, Lois Madsen Allen.

Class of ’71 looked great for their 40-Year Reunion

Here are some pictures from the Class of 1971. They had a terrific weekend full of hugs, memories and good times! Thanks to all who attended and made it a terrific Homecoming/Reunion Weekend!

Class of 1981 knows how to “Celebrate Good Times!”

The Class of ’81 had quite the 30-Year Reunion! Flash mob, good times, and laughter all rolled up into one great Homecoming/Reunion Weekend. Thanks to all who worked hard to make it a good one!

Students and Alumni Connect over Nobel Luncheon

In conjunction with the 47th Nobel Conference “The Brain and Being Human”, the Office of Alumni Relations and the Center for Servant Leadership collaborated to host a Mentoring Luncheon to connect current students with an interest in neuroscience with alumni who work in related fields. The luncheon was held on the first day of the […]

Pictures from the Class of ’66 Reunion

Pictures submitted by Bill Laumann, taken from the Class-Of-66 Reunion. We had a wonderful time, and it was great to see everyone! Picture 1. Julie Hagen Accola ’66, Bill Laumann ’66, Sue Tillman ’66                 Picture 2. Bruce Haugland ’67, Bill Laumann ’66, Gary Engen ’66, Al Molde […]

Gusties Meet Up in New York

About 15 New York area Gusties along with a couple Gustavus staff, were entertained at a Gustie Gathering at the Birdland Jazz Club in New York on Friday, March 4. They were treated to a performance by alumnus and Grammy Award winner Kurt Elling ’89. An article in the New York Times reviewed this performance. […]

Bend in the River Big Band

Bend in the River Big Band (www.BRBB.org), under the direction of Bob Hallquist, is having a party for the release of their 3rd CD on Thursday, March 31, from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Wabasha Street Caves. (www.wabashastreetcaves.com) The band members are primarily Gustavus Adolphus College alumni that played under the direction of Dr. […]

Alumni Board of Directors Announces 2011 Award Recipients

The Gustavus Alumni Board of Directors has announced 2011 award recipients. The Greater Gustavus Award is the highest award given to those, who by deed, have notably advanced and aided Gustavus Adolphus College.  Walter Youngquist ’42, Eugene, OR, chair emeritus, Department of Geology, University of Oregon, and consulting geologist, was selected as the 2011 recipient […]

Class of 1970 – 40-Year Reunion Celebration

A great time was had by those from the class of 1970 on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010.  The day started casual in the Hospitality Tent reminiscing and getting reacquainted.  At the banquet, it was wonderful to see everyone and enjoy the quiet atmosphere with a great meal.

Adirondack Chair Build Sept. 19

Join Aaron Banks, associate professor of health and exercise science, on Sept. 19 to build adirondack chairs. These chairs have become a Gustavus icon on campus and this is your chance to help build. Build from 4-6 p.m. or 6-9 p.m. in Lund Arena. Contact Aaron Banks at 507-933-7616 or abanks@gustavus.edu for more information.