Archive for 2020

Reflections of Fall 2020 Semester

Reflecting on Fall 2020, Interns were grateful for the opportunity to continue working with students, staff, faculty, and administration amidst a turbulent semester. They continued numerous initiatives carried over from last Spring such as compost expansion, AASHE stars report work, communications, Big Hill Farm partnership, and Strategic Act 3.7. They also worked with the Environmental […]

S.6. E.6: Dance Me to the Liberal Arts

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews Gustavus dance professor Michele Rusinko.

We have a new member of our team, Kari Wallin!

Gustavus Sustainability Interns are excited to have a new team member: Kari Wallin, who joined the Gustavus community at the end of November. Kari was recently hired as the new Compost, Waste, and Environmental Sustainability Manager. She graduated from Bethel College in 2017 with an Environmental Science degree and was recently employed by the Minnesota […]

Students Concerned About Line 3 Consequences for Minnesota

In the face of the climate crisis, students in Minnesota have become increasingly concerned with the development of Enbridge’s proposed expansion of the Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline. Here on the Hill, the Environmental Action Coalition (EAC) has been working to educate members and the campus community about what the construction of Line 3 […]

Woman Coach Wednesday: Laurie Kelly

As a coach, I dream of the day when a Gustavus women’s basketball team wins the final game, each player climbs that ladder to cut down their piece of the net, and has that moment that changes their lives forever.

S.6 E.5: “A Passion for Asking Questions”

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews Gustavus alumna and cancer researcher Katie Aney '18.

Kojo Addo ’12: Resilience, Care, and Advocacy

The young alumnus is thriving as an attorney after taking advantage of support and mentorship as a Gustavus undergrad.

S.6 E.4: “Democracy Requires an Argument”

Learning for Life @ Gustavus host Greg Kaster interviews Gustavus alumnus and democracy expert Joel Johnson '96.

December Meeting Minutes 2

PCDEI Leadership Team Meeting December 17, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00, Zoom Call In attendance: Siri Erickson, Ron White, President Bergman, Carlos Mejia, Amy Mukamuri, Tom Flunker, Marie Walker, Alexys Guidry, Kathi Tunheim Agenda: 1.Themes from the Listening Sessions (Ron) and next steps Completed 19 listening sessions with over 150 participants. 2. Next steps on […]

Healing Waters: Lydia Francis ‘11 Talks Christmas in Christ Chapel and Teaching as an Alum

The alumna has created scenic designs for Christmas in Christ Chapel for five years, and will return to the classroom this spring.