Archive for May, 2022

Randy Stuckey Named WGCA Assistant Coach of the Year

The Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced the 2021-22 national coaching awards for Division III women’s collegiate golf on Tuesday and Gustavus assistant coach Randy Stuckey was named the Division III Golf Pride WGCA Assistant Coach of the Year. 

Hanson Named ABCA and Region 9 Player of the Year, Mocchi and Novak Earn All-Region

The 2022 ABCA/Rawlings and regional awards were released Tuesday and three Gustavus baseball players received recognition. Jack Hanson (Sr., Minnetonka) highlighted the honors by being named ABCA/Rawlings Region 9 Position Player of the Year and the Region 9 Player of the Year. Ethan Mocchi (Sr., Champlin) was named Second Team All-Region by both ABCA/Rawlings and, while Bryce Novak (Jr., Cleveland) was named Second Team by and Third Team by ABCA/Rawlings. 

Senior Spotlight: Astrid Axtman

Astrid Axtman is a Business Management major and a Dance minor from Fargo, North Dakota. In the future she will be an associate at Boston Consulting Group which is based out of Minneapolis. Professor Sue Gunness said that she has “So enjoyed having Astrid Axman in class for several semesters. Astrid brings such curiosity and […]

“A Sense of Understanding:” Olivia Anderson-Blythe (’22) Reflects on Her Years of Courses in the Department

  Our first post comes from graduating senior Olivia Anderson-Blythe. In it, she reflects on her courses in the Department, what she expected, and what lessons she’s taking with her as she leaves Gustavus. We wish her luck on her next adventures! As a religion major, it’s hard to choose a favorite course in the department as I […]

Summer Series: The Courses and Ideas That Our Students Will Most Remember

Congratulations to our 2022 Religion graduates!  The semester is over and summer break has arrived once again! Our Summer Blog Series this year will highlight our Religion undergraduate majors and minors, graduates and returnees. In each of the coming weeks, we’ll give the blog over to one of our students and let them tell you in […]

Women’s Track & Field Takes Fifth at NCAA Outdoor Championships

The Gustavus women's track & field team took fifth place at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute. The Gusties claimed All-America honors in all four events they competed in, highlighted by a national championship in the 100-hurdles by Birgen Nelson (Jr., Edina).

Men’s Tennis Ends Season at NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships

Three individuals for the Gustavus men's tennis team ended their season Friday at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, played at the USTA National Campus. 

Poe Earns All-America, Donnelly and Nelson Qualify for Finals at NCAA Championships

Gustavus women's track & field was well-represented Friday at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with an All-American performance and two finals qualifiers. 

Hillstrom Museum of Art acquires etching suggested by student Sydney Stumme-Berg (’22)

Claire Mahl Moore (1917-1988), The Widow, c.1936-1939, lithograph on paper, 7 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches, Hillstrom Museum of Art purchase with endowment acquisition funds The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College recently acquired a Depression-era lithograph made in New York by artist Claire Mahl Moore (1917-1988), titled The Widow (also known as […]

Senior Spotlight: Gigi deGrood

Gigi deGrood is a Studio Art and Art History double major from Edina, Minnesota. In the future she plans to take a gap year, refine her art portfolio, and apply to graduate programs for a Master of Fine Arts degree. Professor Betsy Byers says that deGrood “Gigi oozes style. She brings a mix of humor […]