Archive for Matt Thomas '00


Matt Thomas is the Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication at Gustavus Adolphus College. After graduating from Gustavus in 2000 with degrees in Communication Studies and History, Thomas worked mainly as a sports journalist in the western suburbs of Minneapolis before returning to Gustavus in 2007.

 

 

Dr. Brenda Kelly Named Interim Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences and Education

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biology Brenda Kelly has been named Interim Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences and Education at Gustavus Adolphus College. Kelly will begin her 10-month tenure in the Provost’s Office in July.

 

Senior Rosalie Repke Chosen as Commencement Speaker

Gustavus Adolphus College senior Rosalie Repke has been chosen by a committee of faculty, staff, and students to speak at the College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 31 at Hollingsworth Field. A native of Orono, Minn., Repke will graduate with degrees in management and political science.

 

Jace Riggin ’16: A Champion for Justice in His Home State

While growing up in Devils Lake, North Dakota, Gustavus Adolphus College junior Jace Riggin ’16 says he was an “outsider” for many reasons. Today, Riggin is using his life experiences and passion for justice to help others in his hometown who might consider themselves as “outsiders”.

 

MJ Sun ’15 Takes Unique Path to Veterinary School

Gustavus Adolphus College senior MJ Sun '15 will graduate on May 31 with degrees in nursing and biology. In the fall, she will begin veterinary school at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

 

Commencement Scheduled for May 31

At 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31, members of the class of 2015 will receive their bachelor of arts degrees from Gustavus Adolphus College during commencement exercises at Hollingsworth Field. Senior Rosalie Repke of Orono, Minnesota, will deliver this year’s commencement address.

 

Dr. Darrin Good Named VP of Academic Affairs at Whittier

Gustavus Adolphus College Provost and Dean of the College Mark Braun announced Monday that Dr. Darrin Good would be leaving his post as Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences and Education in mid-June to assume the role of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Whittier College in California.

 

Students Compete in Inaugural Gustie Entrepreneur Cup

This spring, students in Professor Marta Podemska-Mikluch’s upper level Entrepreneurship course developed original entrepreneurial ventures, wrote and submitted business plans, and pitched their projects to a panel of invited judges as part of the inaugural Gustie Entrepreneur Cup.

 

Video: April at Gustavus in Pictures

April has come and gone and that means there is less than a month left in the 2014-15 academic year. In just a few weeks, the class of 2015 will receive their diplomas on Hollingsworth Field.  There are plenty of exciting events left in the month of May, but take a moment to watch this video slideshow produced by Caroline Moynihan ’17 to reflect back on some of things that happened on campus during the month of April.

 

Chad Winterfeldt Awarded Swenson-Bunn Teaching Award

Chad Winterfeldt, Cantor of Christ Chapel and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College, received the 2015 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence at the College’s Honors Day convocation on Saturday, May 2. The award, which is nominated and selected by students, has been presented annually since 1990. Winterfeldt has served as an […]

 

Lisa Heldke ’82 Receives Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award

Professor of Philosophy and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Lisa Heldke, received the 2015 Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award on May 2 at the College’s Honors Day Convocation.