Archive for Christina Sand '15
Just two and a half weeks into the academic year, nine Gustavus Adolphus College students have been busy organizing and preparing to make a trip to New York City for the People’s Climate March on Sunday, Sept. 21. The group of Gustavus students will join more than 1,400 partnering organizations at the march, including businesses, unions, religious groups, environmental groups, schools, social justice groups, and more to collectively stand up for environmental justice.
Professor Jill Locke, who teaches political theory courses in the Political Science department and directs the Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies program, will spend the 2014-15 academic year as a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ. She will conduct research on children’s political activism, looking at the case of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.
The Alumni Mentoring Program at Gustavus Adolphus College allows students to grow personally and professionally through a relationship with a Gustavus alumnus. The program is also helping Gustavus students obtain desirable jobs at prestigious companies immediately after graduation.
Gustavus junior Laurel Boman has found a home in the College's Classics Department and was recently awarded a Manson A. Stewart Scholarship. Her story reveals how challenging and rewarding a major in the humanities can be for Gustavus students.
Recent graduates Pete Schwingler '05, Hailey Harren '07, Krista Hiner '07, and Derek Hilding '10 say that their undergraduate experience at Gustavus Adolphus College prepared them to excel in law school and in the professional world.