Entries tagged with ‘alumni’

Get to Know a Gustie: Marissa Haeny ’16

  Grad year: 2016 Major: Biology and Political Science, emphasis on conservation and environmental politics/policy Hometown: Minnetonka, MN Current City: Mankato, MN Current Company/Organization: Gustavus Adolphus College Job Title: Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement What is your first Gustavus memory? I was driving up the hill with my mom for a junior visit […]

Get to Know a Gustie: Dan Michel ’90

Grad Year: 1990 Major: Theatre     Hometown: Hopkins, MN     Current City: Chicago, IL What is your first Gustavus memory? Arriving with a broken arm my freshman year. What was your favorite class? Dramatic Theory with Rob Gardner. What was your favorite on campus event while you were at Gustavus? Christmas in Christ Chapel. What do you […]

Class Officer Spotlight: Rebecca Ihnen ’16

Written by Cathy Villars Harms ‘85 The featured Class Officer for this quarter is Rebecca Ihnen.  Last newsletter we shared the story about Owen Sammelson ’58 and how he has successfully reached participation rates over 60% in his class with his personal touch. Now we learn about a plan to engage one of our newest […]

Get to Know a Gustie: Todd Krough ’85

Grad Year: 1985 Major: Business Administration Hometown: Born in St. Peter, MN Current City: Plymouth, MN What is your first Gustavus memory?  Going to a Gustavus Football game to see my Grandfather coach. What was your favorite class and/or professor and why?  Several Economics classes all taught by Leonall Andersen. What do you miss most about your time […]

Get to Know a Gustie: Jane Norman-Leitzman ’69

Grad Year: 1969 Major: English Hometown: Minnetonka, MN Current City: St. Joseph, MN What is your first Gustavus memory?  Probably move-in time. Mr Knautz trying to teach us the Gustie rouser! What was your favorite class and/or professor and why? Esby, Dr. Alexis, Dr Suderman, Larry Owen, Dr. Clark. What do you miss most about your […]

Early Gustavus Alumni Connections Program

The Early Gustavus Alumni Connections program has launched! This brand new pilot program, also known as EGAC, matches recent Gustie grads with a First Year Gustie student for help in navigating life “on the hill”, understanding the myriad of programs and activities that are available, and simply give the students a great Gustie grad as […]

Shane Jensen ’10 Returns to Minnesota for Newest Film The Way The Crow Flies

For some graduates, a move off of the campus following graduation includes a move back home for a time of soul-searching, reflection and discovery, a time to consider a path for the next step in their journey. While this move may not fit into their original master plan, it does provide some time to determine […]

A Memorial Day Gustie Gathering

A Gustie gathering on Memorial Day weekend 2013. Pictured (with 8 future Gusties) are: Geoff Goodwin ’97 Alison Rucinski Goodwin ’97 Elaine Nelson Peik ’97 Mike Logan ’97 Jen Gallus ’97 Sarah Machel Beach ’97 Justin Peik ’97 Shannon Mitchell Schulz ’98 Wade Schulz ’98 This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. […]

Gusties Gather in London

Gusties gathered at St. Anne’s Lutheran Church with former Gustavus President James Peterson ’64 and the Rev. Susan Pepin Peterson ’65, who is serving at St. Anne’s as an interim senior pastor. This photo is of Ann DeLaHunt Burniston ’88, Hanna Manitz ’14, Kelsey Raasch ’14, former President Jim Peterson ’64, and Amy Mickelson Thompson […]

Gusties Gather

A cottage meeting was held at Brad Hanson’s ’76 on Wednesday, August 21. It was a fun gathering. Attendees are listed from left to right: Front Row:  Jacque Brunsberg ’81, Rad Royer ’77, Tina Wold Royer ’78, Susan Hanson, Craig Nelson ’70, Doug Scheunemann ’68 Back Row:  Brad Hanson ’76, Morgan Schlief ’78, Shannon Schlief, […]

Seattle Gusties Gather at a Twins v. Mariners Game

Seattle Gusties gathered together for some baseball fun on August 17 at Safeco Field for a Twins v. Mariners game. Here are a few photos from the fun event!          

Gusties Gather

Gusties gather at the 7th annual LA/SB Wine Tasting and Pool Party. Row 1: Dan Balach ’83, Ben Resman ’87, Marc Tennis ’91; Row 2: Prassana Guneratne ’85, Jackie Hunt Christensen ’86; Row 3: Joanie Balach ’78; Row 4: Kelli Koob ’86, Alison Madson ’86, Becky Holt Guneratne ’86. This news was submitted using our […]

Oldest Gustie dies at 108

Gustavus’ oldest graduate, Adele Regner Stearns, Class of 1922, a resident of Amery, WI, died November 11 at the age of 108.  Stearns was a retired school teacher and church and community volunteer.  Her love of travel brought her to all 50 states, Europe three times, Greece, Israel, Spain, Ireland, Guatemala, Mexico, the Orient, Portugal, […]