Blogs at Gustavus

S.1 E.4 Journeying Inward By Journeying Outward

Bryan Messerly, interim director of the Gustavus Center for International and Cultural Education, discusses bringing students abroad home safely during the COVID-19 pandemic and the life-changing potential of study away experiences. Season 1, Episode 4: Journeying Inward by Journeying Outward Transcript: Greg Kaster: Learning for Life at Gustavus is produced by JJ Akin and Matthew […]

Update: June 1, 2020

The College and its COVID-19 Response Teams are transitioning away from daily updates with the close of the academic year. Updates will be communicated to students, faculty, staff, and other appropriate audiences as planning efforts continue.

Sustainability Interns Wrapping Up the Academic Year

  As we enter the beginning of June, we sustainability interns are left reflecting on the completion of the academic year. During this year we have seen so many wonderful things happen and many things that excite us for the future. During this year we saw our first organized Eco Fair that celebrated successful sustainability […]

Summer Hours – By Appt.

The library will be open by appointment only through July 31, 2020. For your safety and ours, individuals who need specific items (e.g. books, DVDs, music scores) are asked to arrange for mediated pickup in the library’s foyer; please fill out a materials request form.  If you need a portion of a work (article, book […]

S.1 E.3 From Preacher’s Nephew to Religion Prof

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews religion professor Casey Elledge.

Daily Update: May 30-31, 2020

Saturday’s virtual celebration of the Class of 2020 is now archived and available to view online at COVID-19 Response Leadership and Action teams will continue their planning this week.

Celebrating #Gusties20 Saturday at 2 p.m.

A virtual celebration begins at 2 p.m. and will be followed by online receptions.

The Voice of Our Majors

Melanie Eggler graduates from our Spanish Teaching Program. She will soon have students of her own and will inspire generations to learn Spanish and learn about the world. Congratulations Melanie!!! Amelia Espinosa graduates with majors in Political Science, International Relations, and Spanish and a minor in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies. Amelia has earn many […]

Daily Update: May 29, 2020

Members of the Gustavus community and Gustie friends and family are invited to join the Class of 2020 for a virtual graduation celebration on Saturday, May 2, at 2 p.m. central. Prelude music featuring recordings of Gustavus music ensembles will begin at 1 p.m. Visit to participate.

George Floyd, Racial Injustice, and the World We Want to Build

President Bergman's message to students, faculty, and staff as protests continue in the Twin Cities and beyond.