Blogs at Gustavus

 

Semester in Sweden: Geology on the Rocks

This semester, a troop of Gusties is trekking around Sweden under the leadership of Jeff and Maria Jeremiason.  On the trip are two Geo majors (and I hear rumors of a newly-recruited third??); below is a missive from Ruby Schaufler (Geology, ’17) and Lindsey Reiners (Geology, ’17). But first, here are Ruby and Lindsey with […]

Sarah Rozell, Hannah Heacox, And Motasem Al-Houni Named Gustavus Athletes Of The Month For April

St. Peter, Minn. – Pitchers Sarah Rozell (Sr., Lakeville, Minn.) and Hannah Heacox (Sr., Stillwater, Minn.) were named the Gustavus Female Co-Athletes-of-the-Month, while men’s tennis player Motasem Al-Houni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) was named the Gustavus Male Athlete-of-the Month for April. SARAH ROZELL Softball Hometown: Lakeville, Minnesota HANNAH HEACOX Softball Hometown: Sherburn, Minnesota Over the course […]

Matt Spier Takes Home Second MIAC Weekly Honor

Bloomington, Minn. – Gustavus Adolphus men’s golfer Matt Spier (Jr., Prior Lake, Minn.) capped the 2014-15 season with the best round of his junior year and was rewarded by the MIAC sports information directors with the MIAC Men’s Golf Athlete-of-the-Week award. With an open date remaining in their regular season schedule, the Gusties took advantage […]

 

Video: April at Gustavus in Pictures

April has come and gone and that means there is less than a month left in the 2014-15 academic year. In just a few weeks, the class of 2015 will receive their diplomas on Hollingsworth Field.  There are plenty of exciting events left in the month of May, but take a moment to watch this video slideshow produced by Caroline Moynihan ’17 to reflect back on some of things that happened on campus during the month of April.

Dirks, Krebsbach, Schulz, Stanczyk Named To 2015 MIAC Women’s Tennis All-Conference Team; Carlson Is Co-Coach Of Year

SAINT PETER, MINN. – As a part of the 2015 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Tennis postseason awards that were announced Tuesday, Gustavus’ Sidney Dirks (Jr., St. Peter, Minn.) was named to the All-Conference Doubles Team, while Laurel Krebsbach (Sr., North Oaks, Minn.), Michaela Schulz (So., Elk River, Minn.) and Lizzy Stanczyk (Jr., Plymouth, Minn.) were […]

 

Chad Winterfeldt Awarded Swenson-Bunn Teaching Award

Chad Winterfeldt, Cantor of Christ Chapel and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College, received the 2015 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence at the College’s Honors Day convocation on Saturday, May 2. The award, which is nominated and selected by students, has been presented annually since 1990. Winterfeldt has served as an […]

 

Weekend of Recitals & Concerts Fills Bjorling Calendar

Another busy weekend of student recitals is scheduled for the Björling Recital Hall stage on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. Beginning Friday, May 8, a series of six student recitals featuring end-of-the-year performances for eight students headlines the weekend. In addition to the recitals, a flute showcase and the spring concert of the woodwind chamber […]

 

Four Gusties Honored In MIAC’s Postseason Men’s Tennis Awards

St. Peter, Minn. – As a part of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s 2015 Postseason Men’s Tennis Awards released Tuesday by the league office, four members of Head Coach Tommy Valentini’s squad earned a spot on the All-Conference Singles and Doubles Teams. Earning All-Conference honors in both singles and doubles is Motasem Al-Houni (Sr., Tripoli, […]

 

Meg Wika (’14) awarded Patricia Lindell Research Prize

Congratulations to Geography and Environment Studies graduate Meg Wika (’14) for winning the Patricia Lindell Research Prize for 2014. Meg’s senior geography honors thesis–Family, Patriotism, and Land Stewardship: Employing the Rural Ideal to Champion Corn Ethanol in Minnesota–was chosen as the outstanding research paper as determined by the Gustavus Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library selection committee.

NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Tournament Field Announced, Gusties Sent To Whitewater Regional

Indianapolis – The NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Committee has selected the 43 teams that will compete in the 2015 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championships.  The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis team is one of the participants in the year’s tournament, receiving the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s automatic berth after winning the MIAC Playoff Championship […]


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