‘Current’ Category


Janey Helland (’11) and Bruce VanDuser

Janey Helland (11′ Health Fitness), is in her second year at St. Catherine’s, Physician Assistant (PA) program. Janey talked with HES students interested in PA as a possible post graduate direction on Wednesday, November 18.


Mary Joos and AT Event

On the evening of Thursday November 12th, the Athletic Training Program welcomed back several alumni to speak to current students about the many opportunities for athletic trainers post graduation. The Athletic Training Program is built on the shoulders of our alumni and we greatly appreciate their involvement with our current students! Pictured: Back row (left […]

Alex Legeros (2011)

Alex Legeros is building a career in arts and nonprofit leadership in the Twin Cities with the intent of taking the reins for the next chapter in the great legacy of our nation’s most vibrant arts community. In spring of 2016, Alex will graduate with a Masters degree (MPS) in Arts and Cultural Leadership (ACL) […]

Jill Smith (2014)

Jill Smith is working as an administration specialist at Towers Watson in Bloomington, MN. She works on a team of administrators to make sure the paperwork is in place so that people can retire. Jill writes “I’ve even been able to flex my editorial muscles and use my English major skills.”

Coach Karl Larson

Dr. Larson just finished his 9th year as the head varsity girls soccer coach at St. Peter High School. Highlights of the 2015 Season include: 16-3-2, Most wins in program history for a season. Went 18 games without a loss after losing first two games of season against top 10 ranked opponents. Lost to Mahtomedi […]

2015 PETE and HETE Conference

Aaron Banks and Bonnie Reimann attended the Physical Education and Health Education, Teacher Education (PETE and HETE) Conference in Atlanta, GA on October 28-31st. The conference is the premier professional development and networking event for university PETE & HETE faculty and leaders, graduate students, university administrators, and researchers in various fields of study relating to […]


James Freetly (2012)

James is, well, what can we say? He’s a comedian, writer and “online humor content writer” in Chicago, where he works with Chicago Comedy Theaters. What can we say???

Megan Maricle-Roberts (2014)

Megan is currently enrolled in the MSW program at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She will complete her degree in 2016

Garret Zayic (2001)

Garret is a proposal project manager for United Healthcare. After Gustavus, Garret spent three years in the Peace Corps, before completing an MFA in creative writing at the University of Alaska, Anchorage.

HES AT Alumni

Several Gustie Alumni give back to the Athletic Training Program as preceptors. Ashley (Gewerth) Roiger ’10, Colin Rust ’10, and Scott Mangen ’10 have AT students working with them in the physical therapy and cardiac rehabilitation departments at the New Ulm Medical Center (New Ulm, MN). Dr. Robert Gazzola ’83 shares his medical practice with […]