Archive for August, 2018

Dr. Jamesetta Newland ’72 Inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

Dr. Jamesetta Alexander Newland ’72 was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in October at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC. This is one of the highest honors in the world that is given to a nurse. The Academy “serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy and […]

Gustavus Human Resources Blog: The Rule of 72

  72 It’s a great number for many reasons (shout-out to all of the 46 year olds out there), but have you thought of it financially? TIAA shares an interesting article about the financial Rule of 72 which reminds us with actual data why it’s not too soon to start saving. We strive towards good financial […]

Volleyball Ranked No. 7 in AVCA Preseason Poll

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its Division III Coaches Top 25 Preseason Poll on Tuesday and Gustavus is ranked No. 7 after reaching the NCAA quarterfinals last season and finishing with a 26-7 overall record.

Gusties at Heritage Classic Golf Tournament

Six Gusties gathered recently at the Minnesota Valley Country Club as part of the Heritage Classic Golf Tournament. Shown left to right: Rick Clevette (’80), Cathy Henderson Clevette (’80), Judson Heitner (’80), Tracy Koeger Heitner (’82), Anne Juhl Legeros (’82), and Nick Legeros (’77). Judd Heitner was the defending champion, having won the tournament in […]

Clay Man Soo Sletta

Clay Man Too Sletta’18 is performing one of the leads in Theatre Mu’s production “The Korean Drama Addict’s Guide to Loosing Your Virginity” at Theater Mu at Park Square Theatre in St. Paul. Theater Mu is dedicated to presenting the Asian American experience onstage.  Here is the link to the production: http://www.muperformingarts.org/production/the-korean-drama-addicts-guide-to-losing-your-virginity/

Wireless Upgrades to Confer / Vickner Hall

The WiFi network in Confer / Vickner Hall has received a significant upgrade as part of our ongoing project to improve the WiFi network in the academic buildings on campus.  Last year the building had 13 aging WiFi access points.  This summer we replaced those access points with 22 of the latest generation WiFi access […]

Swimming in the Water of TLC

We swim in the water we are born into at birth.  Sometimes it is full of love.  And sometimes it is not. And we don’t realize, often, that if it is not, when we grow up we can climb out of that water that is unhealthy for us and find water that will give life, […]

Four Questions with Historian Greg Kaster: Slavery and the Constitution

The history professor spent much of July in Washington, DC as one of 25 scholars from across the nation to attend the National Endowment for Humanities Summer Institute on Slavery and the Constitution.

Football Kicks Off 2018 Season with Annual Golf Tournament

The Gustavus football team welcomed 155 alumni, family and friends to its 28th annual golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 3 at Shoreland Country Club.