Archive for May, 2015

Commencement Recap: 616 Graduates Receive Degrees

Near perfect weather graced the Gustavus Adolphus College campus on Sunday, May 31 for the College's 2015 commencement exercises. Six hundred and sixteen seniors walked across the stage and received their degrees at Hollingsworth Field.

David Obermiller Receives Edgar M. Carlson Award

Gustavus Adolphus College Associate Professor of History, Environmental Studies, and Japanese Studies David Obermiller, received the 2015 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching during the College’s commencement exercises on Sunday, May 31.

Professor Mimi Gerstbauer Serving as Fulbright Scholar in Poland

Dr. Mimi Gerstbauer, Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College, has spent the last several months in Poland, after being awarded a U.S. Fulbright Scholar grant for 2014-15.

Symphony Finale Features Aria/Concerto Winners

As the 2014-15 academic year at Gustavus comes to a close, the Department of Music has one final public performance on the calendar. The Season Finale with the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra will include performances by the 2015 Concerto/Aria Competition winners and a student conductor on Saturday, May 30 at 8:00 p.m. Conducted by Dr. Ruth […]

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 […]

Dan Larter ’96

Dan Larter ’96 shares, “My wife Amaris and I welcomed a baby girl to our family. Solveig Lina Rose Larter was born on 5/25/14.”

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.

Gina Quiram ’06

Gina Quiram says, “I am working as a Lecturer and Adviser for the Master of Biological Sciences Program at the University of Minnesota, and my husband Lukas and I welcomed Persephone Johnson into our family in August of 2014.”