Blogs at Gustavus
Kalamazoo, Mich. – The Gustavus men’s tennis doubles team of Amrik Donkena (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) and Mya Smith-Dennis (Jr., Savage, Minn.) concluded its 2013 campaign on Friday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Doubles Championship. The pair fell at the hands of Nicholas Ballou and Raymond Worley of California Lutheran University by [...]
Professor Emeritus Larry Owen used to welcome incoming first-year students by saying, “Welcome to the conversation.” Gustavus has always been a place where great conversations happen, and last night the Gustie conversation moved off the hill and into the homes of alumni, parents, and friends.
The OB students did such a GREAT job with their executive summaries! The community partners were in the audience and it was a great networking and sharing session to hear service work and projects. I was really proud of what they accomplished this spring. Thanks to Feeding our Communities Partners and the backpack food program, [...]
An end-of-the-year celebration for BE U Peer-Based Coaching Groups was held yesterday, May 24, 2013. A group of about 35 students and staff who participated in a BE U Peer-Based Coaching Group during the 2012-2013 academic year gathered at the Johnson Family Courtyard outside the Campus Center. Students and staff took some time out of [...]
Permit parking enforcement continues through Commencement. Please park according to permit color and note that parking is enforced during finals and Senior Week. Summer parking begins June 3. Vehicles on campus may park in any red or green permit space after Commencement through August 25, when we ask all employees and returning students to park [...]
La Crosse, Wis. – Gustavus track and field athlete Josh Owens (Sr., Brooklyn Park, Minn.) placed third in the pole vault competition at the 2013 NCAA Men’s Track and Field Championships held on the campus of UW-La Crosse on Thursday afternoon. Owens capped off his senior spring with a vault of 16-feet 2.25-inches to earn All-America [...]
Kalamazoo, Mich. – The Gustavus men’s tennis duo of Amrik Donkena (Sr., Rochester, Minn.) and Mya Smith-Dennis (Jr., Savage, Minn.) advanced to the quarterfinal round of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Tennis Doubles Championship after a convincing 6-2, 6-3 win over Tanner Brown and Erik Lim of Johns Hopkins University. The tandem will play again Friday, [...]
Indianapolis - The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced its 2013 winter sports postgraduate scholarship winners earlier this week. Among the list of 29 male and 29 female winter sports student-athletes was Gustavus senior track and field competitor Allyson Voss (Wausau, Wis.). “It was such an honor for me to receive a nomination from Gustavus for [...]
Moreover, everyone on the philosophy team is an actual philosophy major. We’re just sayin’. And our shirts were fantastic. But, okay, it’s true. We lost. Yes, after five years of easy, breezy victories, the philosophy department was routed by classics today, 7-2. I like to think it was the fact that the game moved indoors. [...]
After graduating from Gustavus in 2001 with a double major in honors music and physics, Jason Haaheim didn't stop learning and he didn't stop pursuing his dreams. After earning a master's degree and spending 10 successful years as a scientist, Haaheim is now the Principal Timpanist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in New York.