Archive for December, 2011
In March of 2011, Sarah Handahl Ahlberg ’03 and Lucas Ahlberg ’04 welcomed their third child, baby girl: Lilah Ruth. In June of 2011, Sarah transitioned into a new role at Medtronic, as a Sr. Scientist in the Structural Heart Research and Technology group, doing research on transcatheter heart valves.
Donnie Berkholz ’04 started a new job as an IT industry analyst with RedMonk. Donnie and his wife Noel are also expecting their third child in May 2012.
Rev. Jonathan Swenson, ’88, is answering a new calling. Swenson, who split his time at Gustavus between the Psychology, Theater and Music departments is now traveling to churches, colleges, conferences and retreats throughout the country performing WITNESSES –, a one-man, 8-character dramatic presentation on the life of Jesus. After nearly 20 years in parish ministry, [...]
Did you know…. that a Gustie helped pen a section of the G.I. Bill? C. Fred “Fritz” Hanson was a 1920 Gustavus graduate and a WWI veteran. He started his time at Gustavus in 1915, but left to fight in WWI where he was the recipient of a Purple Heart. As a marine serving in [...]
Even Elvis Presley would have been impressed with the Gustavus men’s basketball team’s performance at the D3hoops.com Classic held in “Fabulous Las Vegas.” For the second night in a row, the Gusties were able to hand their opponent its first loss of the season, defeating Transylvania University 66-62 in another tightly-contested game. Transylvania would lead [...]
Studying abroad for a semester or even just for the J-Term month is a fun cultural learning experience for many Gusties. In fact 53% of the class of 2010 studied abroad at more than 100 different locales. In a 1992 J-Term course, these two Gusties experience Stonehenge in Northern England.
Men’s Basketball Comes Away with 71-69 Win Over Hardin-Simmons In Opening Round Of D3hoops.com Classic
The Gustavus men’s basketball team kicked off the D3hoops.com Classic with a 71-69 win over Hardin-Simmons University on Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Nevada. In what was a back-and-forth affair from start to finish, a pair of Ben Biewen free throws with :20 seconds left turned out to be the difference, as Gustavus handed the [...]
This upcoming January, a number of students at Gustavus Adolphus College will be taking advantage of the variety of study-abroad opportunities offered during the College’s 2012 January Interim Experience (IEX). As the new year approaches, a total of 257 students will be packing their bags for their trips across the globe to destinations like Turkey, Guatemala, and Tanzania.
“We need not fear that diversity will somehow dilute our sense of community…While similarity of purpose, mission, and of vision, as well as of basic values, are integral to community rightly so called, diversity in all forms of nature and artifice is something to be desired, something to be sought, something to be celebrated.” Former [...]
Sometimes, you have to be out with the old, and in with the new. Put these Gustavus buildings in a chronological order to which they were destroyed/and or/ replaced: D. The White House (former President’s Residence, then post office and bookstore) B. The Auditorium (Aud) [...]