Archive for May, 2013


Brendan Loney ’13: A Story of Perseverance

Brendan Loney came to Gustavus Adolphus College in the fall of 2007 as part of the class of 2011. His life was changed and his academic studies were put on hold in 2009 due to a spinal cord injury, but on Sunday, June 2, Loney will earn his bachelor's degree along with 550 other Gustavus students.


Beth Hauer And Ally Voss Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors

St. Peter, Minn. – The 2013 Capital One Academic All-District Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, has been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.  Representing Gustavus Adolphus College on this year’s Academic All-District First Team for District […]


Gabe Schmidt ’10 and Stephanie Kolstad ’10

Gabe Schmidt ’10 and Stephanie Kolstad ’10 are happy to announce their engagement. They plan to be married in June of 2014.


2013 Gustavus Summer Music Strings Institute

The summer of 2013 welcomes the 2nd annual Gustavus Summer Music Strings Institute opens its doors July 16 – 22 in the Schaefer Fine Arts Center. Information and registration for this 6-day, intensive string study institute, led by Dr. Justin Knoepfel and other members of the Gustavus Department of Music, is available online at

Tracy and Christina Potthoff Rahm ’94

Tracy and Christina Potthoff Rahm ’94 added to their family! Name: Phoebe Wenxin Lu Rahm Born: 4/4/2011 – China Adopted: 1/29/2013

Amy Turbenson Vogel ’00

Joshua David Vogel was born Dec 24, 2012 to Amy Turbenson Vogel ’00 and David Vogel.

Susan Haddox ’94

Susan Haddox ’94 received tenure and was promoted to Associate Professor of Religious Studies at University of Mount Union (2011). She was granted sabbatical leave for academic year 2013-14 to write a book on masculinity and violence in the biblical book of Judges.

Travis McKenzie ’01

Eleanor Elizabeth McKenzie was born to Travis ’01 and Heidi McKenzie on October 6, 2012 in Boston.

Katie NA Roggow ’05

Katie Roggow ’05 graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science with a MS in Physician Assistant Studies, and was a  recipient of the Lee Ann Myers Memorial Award. This award has been established to honor a graduating PA student who has chosen the PA Profession as a second career. Students who are able […]


Dick Bublitz ’54

Dick Bublitz ’54, VP Marketing on the Board of Directors of Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber of Commerce, was named ‘2012 Member of the Year’ for this 700 member organization in the West San Fernando Valley. Dick, his wife, Rosemary, and their 5 children have lived in Southern California since 1970 when they moved from Chicago with […]