Entries tagged with ‘award’

Stephanie Pearson ’92

Stephanie Pearson ’92 is a self-employed writer and contributing editor to Outside Magazine in Duluth, MN.  A story she recently wrote for Outside magazine was included in the 2020 edition of The Best American Travel Writing, an annual anthology published on November 3 by Houghton Mifflin. In October she also received three Lowell Thomas Awards […]

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 […]

Gwendolyn Gillson ’09

Gwendolyn Gillson ’09 was awarded a Fulbright Study/Research Grant to Japan for her dissertation research on Japanese Buddhist women for her PhD in Religious Studies at the University of Iowa. She and her husband, fellow Gustie alum John Hadfield ’09, will be in Japan from July 2016 to July 2017. This news was submitted using […]

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 […]

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 […]

Elizabeth Braun Harstad ’08

Elizabeth (Braun) Harstad ’08 was recently named Greater Mankato Growth’s Young Professional of the Year. The award recognizes an individual between the ages of 21-39 who has made outstanding contributions to the community through their demonstrated leadership and service. After graduating from Gustavus as a history major, Elizabeth earned her master’s in social work and […]

Grant Boulanger ’97

Grant Boulanger ’97, a Spanish teacher at Skyview Middle School in the North Saint Paul, Maplewood, Oakdale District (ISD 622), has been selected as the recipient of the Minnesota World Language Teacher of the Year Award for 2015 from the Minnesota Council on the Teaching of Languages and Cultures (MCTLC).This is one of the organization’s highest […]

Andrew Soleim ’09

Andrew Soleim ’09 has been named a 2015 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows. The fellows program, administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, recruits both recent graduates and career changers with strong backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and math—the STEM fields—and prepares them specifically to teach in high-need secondary schools in Indiana. Each fellow receives $30,000 […]

Vicki Larsen Anderson ’71

Vicki Larsen Anderson ’71 was awarded the Mark Rathke , Md Medical Leadership Recognition award on January 25, 2014 at the Arrowhead Regional Ems Meeting in Duluth for “exemplary dedication and commitment to providing outstanding EMS leadership qualities in her community and region”. She has been the volunteer medical director for Carlton Fire and Ambulance from […]

Char Henn ’89

Char Henn ’89 was named the 2013 Goodhue County Citizen of the Year by the Googhue County Editorial Association. This news was submitted using our Submit Your News form. If you have any news you'd like to share, please let us know!

David Holdhusen ’96

David Holdhusen ’96, Director of Choral Activities and Associate Professor at the University of South Dakota, was awarded the Encore Award by the South Dakota Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association. This award is given to a choral director working in South Dakota in recognition of excellence and achievement in the field of choral […]

Dick Bubllitz ’54

Dick Bubllitz’s ’54 company, FIBRENEW-WeFixLeather, is a member of the Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber of Commerce and Bublitz ’54 is on the Board of Directors & V.P. Marketing. Dick was named 2013 Member of the Year’ for this 700 member organization. In an annual Daily News ‘READERS BEST CHOICE’ Award voting, FIBRENEW-WeFixLeather won in the Upholstery Services […]

Noah Rouen ’97 Named TwinWest’s 2013 Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year

Minneapolis, MN- Noah Rouen ’97, founder and president of The Rouen Group was honored with the TwinWest’s Chamber of Commerce 2013 Emerging Entrepreneur Award. In a room full of entrepreneurs and business professionals, Rouen was chosen out of three finalists as the 2013 award winner. In giving Rouen the award, TwinWest Chamber President Brad Meir […]

James Elvestrom ’92

James Elvestrom, CFP®, FIC, LUTCF, of Minnetonka was one of 11 financial representatives recently inducted into the prestigious Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Hall of Fame. Elvestrom is a wealth advisor for the Central Minnesota Region of Thrivent Financial. The Hall of Fame is one of the highest honors Thrivent Financial gives to members of its […]