Archive for December, 2016

Looking Back on 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, let’s take a moment to look back on the calendar year. A lot can happen on a college campus in 12 months. Here are some snapshots of the many events, experiences, and stories of our students, alumni, and faculty who combine to make Gustavus great…

2016 Gustavus Athletics Year In Review

2016 was another year filled with conference championships, national tournament appearances and spectacular individual performances both on and off the field of play for Gustavus athletics. Here’s a look back at numerous highlight events that occurred throughout the year.

Women’s Basketball Escapes With 60-56 Win At UW-River Falls

The Gustavus women’s basketball team continued its impressive start to the 2016-17 campaign with its 11th consecutive win Thursday against the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The 60-56 win over the Falcons moves the Gusties to 11-0, which is the second best start to a season in program history.

Men’s Hoops Downed 77-62 By Ramapo

The Gustavus men’s basketball team concluded play at the Classic on Thursday, losing 77-62 to Ramapo College. The loss moves the Gusties to 2-7 overall, while the Roadrunners remain perfect at 11-0.

Men’s Basketball Drops 78-57 Decision To No. 11 UW-Eau Claire

The Gustavus men’s basketball team opened the Classic Wednesday with a 78-57 loss to No. 11 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The defeat drops the Gusties to 2-6 overall, while the Blugolds improve to 9-1.

Viva Las Vegas: Men’s Basketball Set To Compete At Classic

After a two-week break for the holidays, the Gustavus men’s basketball team is soaking up the sun in Las Vegas, Nev. where it is set to compete in two games at the Classic at the South Point Arena. The Gusties enter the Classic with a 2-5 overall record, most recently losing 76-67 to North Central on Dec. 13. UW-Eau Claire, which is ranked No. 11 in the nation according to the Dec. 18 Top 25 poll, enters today's game with an 8-1 overall record after most recently losing 103-90 to Wartburg on Dec. 11. Ramapo is off to its best start in program history with a perfect 9-0 mark, most recently defeating Farmingdale State 88-73 on Dec. 15.

Fair message Dec. 21, 2016

Thank you for registering to attend MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair!Over Christmas is a great time to:- upload your resume to Handshake for Career Development approval (this may not happen until January as the office is closed several days)- upload your resume to the Fair site at….so that employers can find it […]

Out of the Darkest Night

Sometimes, in a world seemingly consumed by fear and suspicion of “the other,” darkness washes over me and I consider giving into despair.  Sometimes the night seems so long, the sun feels like it will not rise.  Sometimes when someone treats me unfairly in a match, the darkness I feel makes me want to walk […]

Gustavus Wins Inaugural Minnesota College Ballot Bowl

Sixty-three percent of the College's students registered to vote, winning Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon's inaugural Ballot Bowl.

Julie Bartley (Geology)

Research by Julie Bartley, Hilary Christensen (Moravian College), Dominic Delmont ’15, and high school student Brooke Rosenberg was featured in the Lakefield Standard newspaper. The research project, which examined the origin and human alteration of pre-settlement bison bones found in the Des Moines River, was initiated by teenager Brooke Rosenberg and led to a series […]