Blogs at Gustavus

Motasem ALhouni Named ITA’s Most Improved Player

SKILLMAN, N.J. – Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis player Motasem ALhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) has been named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s (ITA) Most Improved Player-of-the-Year, in its Division III National Awards that were announced May 20. More than 300 coaches participated in the award selection process, serving on regional and/or national selection committees. The award caps a decorated final […]

 

Dr. Betsy Anderson: Guest Speaker for Gustavus Psychological Science

Because career exploration is a key aspect for our majors, this spring the Gustavus Adolphus College Psychological Science Psi Chi chapter welcomed guest speaker Dr. Betsy Anderson. Dr. Anderson is a clinical psychologist in New Ulm, MN. During her talk, Dr. Anderson walked interested students through an average day and talked about job expectations in her current […]

 

Dr. Brenda Kelly Named Interim Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences and Education

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biology Brenda Kelly has been named Interim Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences and Education at Gustavus Adolphus College. Kelly will begin her 10-month tenure in the Provost’s Office in July.

 

Senior Rosalie Repke Chosen as Commencement Speaker

Gustavus Adolphus College senior Rosalie Repke has been chosen by a committee of faculty, staff, and students to speak at the College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 31 at Hollingsworth Field. A native of Orono, Minn., Repke will graduate with degrees in management and political science.

 

Gustie Athletics Unique Path Series—The Cancun Connection

In 2011, the Gustavus Adolphus football team took its first trip to Cancun, Mexico to compete against local club teams and perform service work, opening the doors for a unique athletic and academic opportunity for both Cancun natives and the Gustavus population. Saint Peter, Minn. – As a new addition to the Gustavus Adolphus athletic […]

 

Last Weeks of Paradise – Visby, Gotland

It’s so sad to be reminded that we are leaving this great country in just a couple weeks, however it even sadder to know this is one of the last Semester in Sweden 2015 blog posts. It’s been an absolute joy ride these past four and a half months. I mean just yesterday I feel […]

Elizabeth Weiers Finishes 11th At NCAA Outdoor Track And Field Championships

CANTON, NY – Gustavus Adolphus track and field hammer specialist Elizabeth Weiers (Sr., Le Center, Minn.) finished in 11th place out of 21 throwers at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at St. Lawrence University on Friday afternoon. Weiers recorded a throw of 168-feet 7-inches in her second trip to the national competition. “Liz has […]

ALhouni, Saenz Eliminated From NCAA Doubles Tournament

MASON, OHIO – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s tennis doubles team of Motasem ALhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) and Andres Saenz (So., Cancun, Mexico) was defeated in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Individual Doubles Tournament played at the Lindner Family Tennis Center on Friday afternoon. ALhouni and Saenz fell to Robert Kjellberg and Sebastian Sikh of North Carolina Wesleyan College by […]

 

College Rhythm in May

The last few weeks of school are here.  Students have anxiety about final exams and papers.  Students who do not have other plans for the summer are busy finding summer employment.  The reality of graduation brings mixed emotions for most seniors, sadness over leaving friends or relationships, anxiety about finding a job or starting graduate […]

 

Dates and Deadlines: The Next 60 Days

Last day of classes- May 20 Reading Day – May 21 Finals- May 22-26 Residential Halls close- May 26th at 6:00 pm for students not involved with graduation Senior Week– May 26-30 Commencement – May 31 Residential Halls close for Seniors- May 31 at 6:00 pm   Looking ahead to next year: Summer Registration for […]


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