Archive for July, 2017

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Gustie Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today that 822 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2016-2017 season. This number breaks the previous year's total of 764 to set an all-time high. The Gustavus volleyball team was one of 150 Division III recipients of the award. 

Men’s Tennis Earns ITA Academic Awards

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2017 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes on Tuesday. In all, 720 teams and 3,908 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored. The Gustavus men's tennis team earned the All-Academic Team award as well as 10 Gusties earning the Scholar-Athlete award.

I Can’t Control The Rain

It is raining this morning as I write this.  We are indoors with drills. For many years at TLC, we had a saying as a staff about weather.  “Only God and Steve can control the rain…”  Steve Wilkinson, co-founder of TLC, was like Moses parting the Red Sea.  He looked up at the sky and […]

Carmen Mayo Johnson ’03

Aaron and Carmen (Mayo ’03) Johnson announce the birth of their son, Timothy Johnson, born on 10/10/16.

Class Officer Bill Laumann ’66 Connects Alumni in the Digital Age

By Jane Leitzman ‘69 Bill Laumann ’66 might be a relative newcomer to the role of class officer with four years of service, but he definitely stands out as resourceful and creative. When Bill noticed the lack of information about his class in the Gustavus Quarterly “Class Notes” section, he contacted Philly Kauffmann (whom he […]

Brooke (Jenkins) Dugdale ’02

Brooke Jenkins Dugdale ’02 is a fourth year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School.  She was recently awarded the prestigious Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award presented by the American Medical Association Foundation. This award recognizes those who “exemplify the highest values of volunteerism, community engagement, leadership and dedication to the care of […]

Kimberly (Johnson) Lo ’01

received her Master’s of Science in human resource development from Villanova University.

Megan (Kaderlik) Conklin ’13

Jared Conklin and Megan Kaderlik ’13, were married on 04/22/2017, in Shakopee, MN.

Beth (Schmidt) Miller ’15

Ben Miller ’13 and Beth Schmidt ’13 were married on 04/29/2017, in St. Paul, MN.

Charlotte (Nielsen) Gunnufson ’94

Charlotte Nielsen Gunnnufson, Cedar Rapids, IA, is a children’s author whose second book, Prince and Pirate, was recently released by Penguin. It’s the tale of two little fish with whale-size personalities and has netted positive reviews, including a starred review from Kirkus, for outlandish humor and themes of acceptance and sharing. Tour stops include Montreal, […]