Archive for May, 2015

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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 […]

Addie Ryan ’08

Addie Ryan ’08 is the Finance and Operations Manager for the USAID-funded “ASEAN-U.S. Partnership for Good Governance, Equitable and Sustainable Developement and Security” program in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Shawna MullenEardley ’08

Shawna MullenEardley ’08 was named “bicycle friendly business champion of the year” by the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota at the group’s annual meeting in May 2015. (Read the article in Duluth News Tribune.) Also at the meeting, Shawna sat on a panel with fellow Gustie Maren Anderson Webb ’07, discussing the topic of Bicycle Friendly Businesses in Minnesota. […]

Kristine McLean ’14

Kristine McLean writes, “I graduated last spring from Gustavus at the age of only 21. Just 2 months following graduation I began my first year of law school at William Mitchell. As the youngest law student in my class, I just successfully completed my first year at William Mitchell.”

Last Weeks of Paradise – Visby, Gotland

It’s so sad to be reminded that we are leaving this great country in just a couple days, 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 […]

Pre-Register for Graduation Photos

During the Commencement Service, staff from Grad Images will be taking a photo of each graduating senior as they cross the stage and receive their diploma.  These photos are then available for purchase direct from Grad Images.  Family members may pre-register so they receive an e-mail when the photos are ready to download and order.  […]