Archive for May, 2018

Alhouni Caps Impressive Career In Quarterfinal Of NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championships

The collegiate career of Gustavus men’s tennis ace Mohanad Alhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) came to a close Friday at the NCAA Singles Championships. In the quarterfinal round, Alhouni lost 6-3, 6-2 to Bowdoin’s Grant Urken, finishing his senior season with a 29-9 singles record.

Leading by Example: Henry Adebisi ’18

After a busy career on the Hill, the senior is taking his leadership, creativity, and activism with him as he transitions to his career in June.

1962 Gals Meet in San Francisco

Five San Francisco Bay Area Gusties, class of 1962 gathered at the St. Francis Yacht Club to welcome visiting fellow classmate Audrey Kramer from Chanhassen, Minn. Pictured Left to right:  Judy Flom Shoemaker-Hill, Lonnie Olsen Pristavok, Karen Anderson, Joan Rahm Roy, Linda Johnson Blanding, Audrey Kylander Kramer.

Alhouni Advances To NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Quarterfinals, Falls In Doubles With Whaling

Mohanad Alhouni (Sr., Tripoli, Libya) and Patrick Whaling (Jr., Manakin Sabot, Va.) competed in the NCAA Men’s Tennis Individual Championships on Thursday and came out with mixed results. Alhouni won his first two singles matches to advance to the national quarterfinals, while he and Whaling lost in the first round of the doubles tournament.

Hartmann Ends Season In Second Round Of NCAA Women’s Tennis Singles Championships

Gustavus women’s tennis ace Briana Hartmann (Jr., Owatonna, Minn.) Thursday experienced her first NCAA singles tournament, winning the first match and losing in the second round against the defending national champion. Hartmann, who earned All-America status in the fall by winning the ITA Midwest Regional and taking fifth at the Oracle Cup, finishes her season with a 26-10 singles record.

Nick Elder ’18 receives 2nd place at GAC Entrepreneur Cup Contest

On May 12th in the Beck Hall Atrium current Gustavus students battled it out with the business pitches, for a $5,000 first prize and guaranteed spot in the Minnesota Cup in the fall, in the 4th annual Gustavus Entrepreneurs Cup. Similar to a shark tank style pitch, the environment was intense and heart pumping while […]

Nursing Pinning Ceremony 2018

On Saturday, May 5th, the Nursing Class of 2018 was honored with their traditional nursing pins in celebration of finishing the Gustavus nursing program. Family and friends were invited to share a pasta bar and dessert with their accomplished students. Barbara Kroll, Gustavus Nursing Alumni of 1963, was honored with the distinguished nursing alumni award […]

Gustavus Human Resources: Lower Back Pain Solutions

  Lower back pain is a serious issue for many. While yoga, stretches and exercise can help strengthen your lower back, a new study suggests adding physical therapy into your first line of defense. Click here to read more about the efficacy, reduction in opioid prescriptions and substantial long-term cost savings to physical therapy at […]

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement takes effect on May 25, 2018 and many questions have arisen in anticipation of this date. This broad new law attempts to enforce data protections for all EU citizens, whether they are home or abroad.  To learn more about this legislation and how it impacts Gustavus, please visit the […]

Graduating Senior Megan Johnson to Speak at 2018 Commencement

The senior English and history major will use a Fulbright ETA award to teach in Vietnam next year.