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Laurel Boman

When I graduated from Gustavus in 2014, I took the next logical step for someone with a Classics degree—I started testing software. Originally, I fell into the career without intention. I had applied with Epic to be a technical writer, but the results of a personality assessment suggested Quality Assurance. I took the job, and […]

Emma Ellingson

As a Classics major, I studied abroad in Florence, Italy, and served as president of Eta Sigma Phi during my senior year. I graduated with honors in 2010. My passion for culture brought me abroad again to the Netherlands where I lived briefly before returning to the United States to begin working at a governmental […]

Karl Boettcher

I initially took up Ancient Greek to fulfill a language credit while pursuing a Mathematics major and Computer Science minor at Gustavus. Ultimate goal: to become an actuary – consistently ranked as one of the 5 best occupations in the United States. I was instantly hooked on Classics with its complex language structures and incredible […]

Susan Crane

When I graduated two years ago with a degree in Classics and Russian Studies, I didn’t know that I would end up in the north of Moldova, teaching English as a Peace Corps volunteer. A year after graduation, I arrived in Moldova, a bilingual country that spoke Romanian and Russian. Studying ancient languages made it […]

Sarah Rozell Headlines 2015 MIAC Softball Playoffs All-Tournament Team

Release Courtesy of Matt Higgins – MIAC Assistant Executive Director Bloomington, Minn. – Sunday, Gustavus Adolphus College captured its first Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Softball Playoffs championship with a dramatic 4-3 win in the title game over the University of St. Thomas. Monday, the good times continued for the Gusties as pitcher Sarah Rozell […]

Caitlin Fermoyle Snags MIAC Weekly Honor

Release Courtesy of Matt Higgins – MIAC Assistant Executive Director Bloomington, Minn. – Gustavus senior distance runner Caitlin Fermoyle (Mendota Heights, Minn./Henry Sibley) had found plenty of triumphs in the 3,000-meter run this season, so she decided to increase her distance but didn’t have to sacrifice any success. Fermoyle was victorious in her first time […]

Men’s Tennis Falls 6-3 To Trinity In Opening Round Of ITA Indoor Championship

Release Courtesy of Nick Snow – ITA St. Peter, Minn. – Day one of the 2015 ITA Division III National Men’s Team Indoor Championship, hosted by Gustavus Adolphus College, saw the top four seeds struggle but move on to Saturday’s semifinal round. In the morning matches, second seed Washington-St. Louis and third seed Emory were […]

Legendary Men’s Tennis Coach Steve Wilkinson Dies

Steve Wilkinson, longtime men’s tennis coach at Gustavus Adolphus College and founder of Tennis and Life Camps, passed away on Wednesday, January 21 at the age of 73 after courageously living with cancer for nearly seven years. Wilkinson spent 39 years (1971-2009) at the helm of the Gustavus men’s tennis program. His teams compiled 929 […]

Jennifer Strom Earns Third Straight MIAC Weekly Honor

Release courtesy of Matt Higgins – MIAC Assistant Executive Director Bloomington, Minn.  – Gustavus senior Jennifer Strom (Rochester, Minn./Century) continued her record-breaking final season by leading her team to a decisive 210-88 dual win over MIAC foe Carleton while breaking a pair of pool records in the process. Strom won all three of her individual […]

Jenny Strom Named MIAC Women’s Swimming & Diving Athlete Of The Week

Release Courtesy of Matt Higgins – MIAC Assistant Executive Director The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team hosted the Grace Goblirsch Memorial Invitational over the weekend to honor the memory of a former teammate who passed away in 2013. The Gusties – and senior Jennifer Strom – certainly rose to the special occasion with a […]