Blogs at Gustavus
Recently, the First Lady, Michelle Obama, visited the Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Washington, D.C. where Chris Nelson ’02 is an employee. During her visit, Chris (standing on the left of the First Lady) was able to meet with her in recognition of his leadership efforts to streamline USDA operations that have contributed to over $800 [...]
In 2012, Jacqueline Lindner Bencke ’92 was appointed to the position of “Director of Sacred Music” at Kyushu Lutheran College in Kumamoto, Japan. She continues to serve as a missionary on behalf of the ELCA, partnering with the Japan Evangelical Lutheran Church.
I spend way too much time on email. It’s one of the biggest time consumers in my day-to-day life. I often talk about email with my students and my expectations for how they use email, but I realize that many of my colleagues and others could also benefit from some simple email rules. The first thing I [...]
Brit Barkholtz ’12 is opening a piano studio in the Twin Cities, serving Minneapolis-St. Paul and the surrounding metro area. (You can check it out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BarkholtzPianoStudio for more info!) She is also currently working on publishing some of her original music.
USA Today reports a study that ranks the Minneapolis city park system as the best in the nation. Click here for the full article, including a map of the best and worst city park systems in the U.S. Did you know that 94% of Minneapolis’ residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park? (By [...]
Five Gustavus grads working together at HealthSource Solutions, a worksite health promotion and fitness center management company of 34 employees, based in Minnetonka, MN. Front row: Emily (Conlin) Westlund ’05, Katherine Cichowski ‘10, Back row: Katie Putnam ‘09, Karin (Fuzzey) Junge ’99, Carolyn (Carlson) Peterson ‘73
She said yes! David Nissen ’12 proposed on Friday, May 24th. They met through mutual friends at Gustavus and dated throughout junior and senior year. The two participated in Chapel and Gustavus Choir together and have great memories stargazing in the Shakespeare pit and walking in the arb. Alyssa and David are planning the wedding [...]
Sarah Lampi Kidwell ’00 accepted a new job as the Assistant Director of Administration at the Dakota County Community Development Agency in Eagan, MN.
St. Peter, Minn. – After being named the Gustavus Male Student-Athlete of the Month already once this year in March, senior pole vaulter Josh Owens (Brooklyn Park, Minn.) has been named the Male Student-Athlete of the Month for the second time for his performances in May at the MIAC and NCAA Outdoor Championships. Owens opened [...]
St. Peter, Minn. – With three competitions in the month of May, Allyson Voss (Sr., Wausau, Wis.) notched her second MIAC title in pole vault and made a third consecutive appearance at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. For her efforts, Voss has been named the Gustavus May Female Student-Athlete of the Month. To [...]