Blogs at Gustavus

Gustavus Senior Marta Sikora Makes Big Impact in MN Orchestra Internship

Marta Sikora, a senior studying business management and music, completed a marketing internship with the Minnesota Orchestra over the summer. During this internship, Marta had the opportunity to publish a program note in Showcase—Minnesota Orchestra’s concert program brochure. Marta wrote her program note about Sir James McMillan’s Trombone Concerto, performed by Jörgen van Rijen for […]

Gavin Stodden ’25

“Along with teaching applicable information, the professors also do a phenomenal job of making sure that we know how to summarize that information and relay it forward in an efficient manner.” As someone who has been involved in sports throughout his life and plans to become an Athletic Trainer, Gavin decided to pursue a minor […]

November 28, 2023 Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes:

Kitchen CabinetNovember 28, 2023Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Kevin Birr, Jeri Miller, Adam Stewart, Jen Donkin, Stephanie Marsh, Mark Hanson, Danielle Burger, Lucas Lennartson, Soren Sackreiter, Kari Wallin, Karen Yess, Cristina Sirbu, Kari Eckheart Athletics – Kari Eckheart – What will be the impact to athletes and others’ dining plans with changes in the academic calendar? […]

Building a Custom PC for the UX Lab

Erin Kock, Peacebridge Osei, and Andreas Xu joined me in what was an incredible experience. We got together on a Friday afternoon to assemble the machine and from the moment we started assembling the components, it was clear that we were working with a team of highly skilled individuals.

TLC Thanksgiving Blog – What If…

What if, when you sit around the Thanksgiving table today, or wherever you sit, you take one Gratitude Minute together in silence, and think about all the things you’re grateful for. Not a meditation, not a prayer, just let your mind be a movie reel and let all the things you are grateful for wash […]

Carson DeKam ’24

“I am looking forward to expanding my skill set in this area of business and broadening the outreach I can have through sports in the future.” With a major in Business Management, Carson decided to additionally pursue a minor in Sports Management as a way to stay close to the sports world, which he has […]

Isabel Reuvers ’24

“[HES Faculty] push me to be better everyday and continue to build confidence in my abilities.” With athletics always having been a big part of her life, a major in Athletic Training has made Isabel feel that she can stay involved in sports for as long as possible, all while having the rewarding experience of […]

Ohnica Melenich ’24

 “All of the faculty have been supportive of my decisions and needs to prepare me for my future, and have really pushed me to become the best version of myself.” As a Health and Physical Education Teaching Major, Ohnica has found that the Health and Exercise Science Department has given her flexibility to focus on […]

Madison Fleming ’24

“My professors have really helped me navigate what I want to do after Gustavus.” As a Political Science and Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies double major, Madison has realized how applicable a minor in Peace, Justice & Conflict Studies will be to her future career endeavors. While topics that are covered in Peace Studies courses […]

Christmas in Christ Chapel Marks 50 Years at Gustavus

Written by Alex Ogle ‘27 As the season turns toward winter and the days grow shorter, hundreds of Gustavus students, faculty, and staff work tirelessly to gift the world the remarkable celebration of Christmas in Christ Chapel. This has become a widely loved tradition that has been bringing the community together for half of a […]