@Gustavus Newsletter

July 2012


Gustavus at the American Swedish Institute

The new Nelson Cultural Center, including the Edward and Patricia Lindell Office Suite, opened with a big bash on June 30 with over 9,000 people attending. People loved Ma Young’s Swedish Rye bread in particular. Thanks to all the alumni that stopped by the Gustavus Office Suite.  Visitors are welcome anytime during regular business hours, […]


Summer Reading

Looking for a good book for the summer? Try The Other Wes Moore, this year’s Reading in Common selection. All incoming first year students, CFs, Gustie Greeters, Peer Assistants, and many faculty members will be reading it this summer as well. For more information about the Reading in Common program, contact Megan Ruble at 507-933-7597 […]


Gustavus at the Minnesota State Fair

Gustavus will again staff a booth at the Minnesota State Fair in the Education Building, August 23-September 3.  The booth will have friendly faces, information, Gustie Grams, and a cool giveaway.  High school students can enter to win a Gustavus t-shirt.  Wear your Gustavus apparel to the fair to show off your Gustie pride!


Send Flat Gus Home!

            As the Sesquicentennial Celebration begins to wind down, we want to see all of the different places Gus visited! In the upcoming months, if you find one on your fridge, in a drawer, or you get one in the mail, please mail him back to: The Office of Flat […]


Own a Piece of Gustavus History!

Two books commemorating the Sesquicentennial are a must for all Gusties. Gustavus: 150 Years of Images and Stories is a fun and inviting book with photos, stories, and facts to captivate Gusties of all generations.  Gustavus: 150 Years of History is a narrative history that captures the warmth and spirit of the Gustavus community from […]


Upcoming Summer Events

July 11, 2012 St. Peter Gustie Breakfast – Tom Brown July 16, 2012  Sesquicentennial Celebration – Grand Rapids, MN July 17, 2012 Sesquicentennial Celebration – Duluth, MN July 18, 2012 Gustie Breakfast – Tom Brown August 8, 2012 St. Peter Gustie Breakfast – Mike Wobschall ‘06 August 15, 2012 Gustie Breakfast – Mike Wobschall ‘06 […]