Blogs at Gustavus

 

On Suffering and The Three Crowns

I have had so much fun this summer. But this week, I have been particularly struck by the heartache we all experience in life.  No one escapes.  One camper has severe ADHD, another suffers from debilitating anxiety, another is deeply grieving the loss of a friend who died in an accident recently, another has a […]

Jillian Hiscock ’05

Jillian Hiscock ’05 wrote: “I recently left the world of undergraduate recruitment to take on the new role of National Partnerships Manager for College Possible. College Possible works to make college admission and success a reality for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. In this new role, I will be working […]

Drenttel, Meierhenry Named To WGCA All-American Scholars

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.  – Gustavus Adolphus women’s golfers Jordy Drenttel (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) and Mae Meierhenry (Sioux Falls, S.D.) were recently honored by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) as All-American Scholars. A total of 758 women’s collegiate golfers nationwide were recognized with the honor that goes to individuals with a GPA of at […]

Nineteen Tennis Players Named ITA Scholar Athletes

SKILLMAN, N.J. – A total of 19 Gustavus Adolphus men’s and women’s tennis team members were recently named 2015 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar Athletes. The women’s team was represented by Katie Aney (Fy., Rochester, Minn.), Avery Bather (Fy., Golden Valley, Minn.), Sidney Dirks (Jr., St. Peter, Minn.), Sofia Huitron (Jr., Cancun, Mexico), Laurel Krebsbach (Sr., North Oaks, […]

 

Elizabeth Weiers Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

INDIANAPOLIS – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has announced its 2015 spring sports postgraduate scholarship winners. Among the list of 29 male and 29 female recipients was Gustavus Adolphus College track and field throwing specialist Elizabeth Weiers (Le Center, Minn.). “This is another outstanding achievement for Liz,” said head track and field coach Dale Bahr. “Each award […]

Ethan Bjelland ’12

Ethan Bjelland ’12 writes: “In the last couple months, I have started working at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts as a Group Ticketing Associate on the Marketing Team, working with all customer groups of 10 or more. I’ve been having a great time, and have run into quite a few Gusties in and […]

Andrew Soleim ’09

Andrew Soleim ’09 has been named a 2015 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows. The fellows program, administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, recruits both recent graduates and career changers with strong backgrounds in science, technology, engineering, and math—the STEM fields—and prepares them specifically to teach in high-need secondary schools in Indiana. Each fellow receives $30,000 […]

Heather Rossow Dickey ’07

Heather Rossow Dickey ’07 married Steven Dickey on June 6th, 2015 in Faribault, MN.

New Features in Moodle version 2.9 & Fall courses ready!

The Core Services team updated our version of Moodle to version 2.9 and with it comes some GREAT enhancements!! Thank you to Paul and the rest of the team for their hard work on this upgrade As an added bonus: Fall courses are imported and ready! We have also created a YouTube Playlist on our Instructional […]

 

Charlotte Nielsen Gunnufson ’94

Charlotte Nielsen Gunnofson ’94 forwarded the following press release, sharing her good news: “Cedar Rapids Author Honored by National Children’s Magazine Charlotte Gunnufson receives Pewter Plate Award from Highlights magazine July 28, 2015 (HONESDALE, PA) – Highlights magazine has honored author Charlotte Gunnufson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for her verse titled “Seven Sailors,” which was published […]


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