Archive for September, 2018

Women’s Golf Finishes Day One of Division III Preview

The Gustavus women's golf team traveled to Houston, Tex. for the Division III Preview and they currently sit in ninth place after day one.

Men’s Golf Concludes Twin Cities Invite

The Gustavus men's golf team completed the Twin Cities Invite today in eighth place out of 17 teams.

Jazz Jamboree Receives $5,000 Grant from Schmidt Foundation

The Carl and Verna Schmidt Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Director of Jazz Studies Dave Stamps in support of the 2019 Jazz Jamboree at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Greg Kaster (History)

Greg Kaster, Department of History and Hanson-Peterson Chair of Liberal Studies, participated in two sessions of the 53rd Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference in Mankato, MN, September 20-22, 2018. He chaired a session on “Monuments and Memory” and was commentator for a session on “Civil War and Reconstruction.” The former panel focused on issues […]

The Science of Soil Right Now

This year’s international experts on soil have some startling scientific revelations.

Valentine Wins ITA Midwest Singles Title, Becomes All-American

For the second consecutive season, the Gustavus women’s tennis team has produced the singles champion at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships. On Monday morning, Ginger Valentine (So., Delano, Minn.) defeated Ali Kopiecki of Hamline 6-0, 6-4 to earn All-America status. Valentine joins teammate Bri Hartmann as ITA Midwest Region singles champions as Hartmann achieved the feat last year. Valentine is the 42nd All-American in program history.

Monday Moments with President Bergman: September 24, 2018

Gustavus President Rebecca M. Bergman shares her thoughts with College employees each week.

Gustavus Alum Daniel Sellers Named Finalist for National Teach For America Award

The 2006 sociology and anthropology major is now the Executive Director of EdAllies, an educational nonprofit based in the Twin Cities.

Assistant Cross Country Coach Becki Staley Brings Wealth of Experience to Gustavus

Becki Staley was one of the most prominent female distance runners in the country in the '90s, so prominent in fact, that there is a sculpture of her at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Men’s Tennis Competes at Drake Invite

The Gustavus men’s tennis team competed for the first time this fall season at the Drake Invite against Division I and II opponents over the weekend.