Archive for Stephanie Ash

Move-In, Convocation, and the Official Start of 2022-2023

More photos from Move-In Day found here.  On a warm, sunny Friday, Gustie Greeters assembled themselves at the Grace and Jefferson Street entrances and welcomed—with boisterous cheers and song—members of the Class of 2026. For Greeters who entered college during the heart of the pandemic, the cherished Gustie tradition carried special significance this year.  “I […]

Four Questions with Khu Thao ’97

Thao, the new CEO of Canvas Health, says that young people need a combination of adult support and space "to live their complexity."

On the Anniversary of Title IX: Where We Go From Here

Nicole LaVoi ’91, director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport, on how we act next to advance Title IX’s promise.

The Her Heritage

When the eldest of the Her kids enrolled at Gustavus, she unlocked the door to college for her six siblings.

Recap: Reunion Weekend 2022

Class years ending in 2’s and 7’s—plus reunion years skipped due to the pandemic—joined together on campus for a weekend of fun and fellowship.

A Year Later, the Class of 2020 Gets Its In-Person Commencement

Part unofficial reunion, part cathartic closure, and all joyful, members of the Class of 2020 returned to the beloved campus they abruptly exited last spring.

Congratulations to the Class of 2021

“No class deserved a perfect day more than the Class of 2021,” said Scott Anderson ’89, chairman of the Gustavus Board of Trustees, as he opened Commencement ceremonies.

The First-Ever Gustavus Virtual Homecoming

  Gustavus held its first-ever Virtual Homecoming on Saturday, September 26. With the campus closed to visitors due to the COVID pandemic, and the MIAC having postponed fall sports until spring, celebration pivoted to online and at-home activities. Though there was no football game, the weekend was full of events connecting Gusties far and wide […]

Remembering the BSO

  During the 1970s, many Black students from racially segregated areas of the U.S. attended Gustavus. These pioneering Gusties started the Black Student Organization, which became the Pan African Student Organization, out of which grew the Diversity Center, now the Center for Inclusive Excellence. This summer, the Gustavus Quarterly joined video chats with several BSO […]

Ipoh: A Musical Exchange with Kinta Valley Symphony Society

Dispatch from Katelyn Yee ’20, communication studies, sociology, and anthropology I barged through the doorway with a cello and a handful of bows in my arms and a second cello strapped to my back. The energy in the room was contagious. I literally stood for a moment with my jaw on the floor, taking in […]