Blogs at Gustavus

Men’s Soccer Falls to Carleton 2-1

The Gustavus men's soccer team hosted Carleton and took a 2-1 loss on Saturday. With the loss the Gusties move to 4-3 overall and 1-1 in the conference. 

Cross Country Competes Against Strong Field at St. Olaf, Stumbo Claims Individual Honors

The Gustavus men’s and women’s cross country teams both competed in the St. Olaf Invitational on Saturday. The men, highlighted by Andrew Stumbo’s (Sr., Boone, Iowa) first place finish, posted a team score of 95, good for fourth place. The women came in sixth place with 128 total points.

Volleyball Wins Opening Matches at UW-Eau Claire

The Gustavus volleyball team won in its opening round of matches on Friday night in the Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament; 3-2 over UW-Oshkosh and 3-0 over Lakeland. With the wins, the Gusties move to 10-1 overall. 


Britta Johnson ’16 announces her new position as a Media Producer for the Zucker Family Suite and Broadcast Studio at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, MN.

Gustie Gals Meet-Up

Gustie Gals from the Class of ’82 celebrated lifelong friendships recently with dinner at Redstone in Minnetonka. L-Rt: Sherrie Swanson, Tracy Koeger Heitner, Anne Juhl Legeros, Camille Clausen Ehrich, Lisa Martinson Buchal.


    McCartney Renn ’15 proudly shares that she is officially a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2020 with a Master of Nursing in addition to becoming a board certified neonatal nurse practitioner in December.


Jessica Bartell ’05 shares that she has officially graduated with her Master’s Degree in Integrated Supply Chain Management from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville last year. Congratulations!


      Julie (Landkamer) Helm ’08 and Steven Helm ’07 are happy to announce the birth of their new son, Calvin Leo. Calvin was born on November 3rd, 2020, and is preparing for his first birthday!

Marcio Jose Barbosa ’85

Amy Showers-Stone ’87 shares the heartbreaking news that her brother, Marcio Jose Barbosa ’85 of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has passed away. Marcio is survived by his spouse, Jonas Rodrigues.

Faculty Spotlight: Greg Kaster

Greg Kaster (History) was one of 18 college and university faculty from around the nation selected to participate in a seminar on “The American Civil War: Origins and Consequences,” led by Gary Gallagher, the John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War Emeritus at the University of Virginia. Sponsored by […]