Blogs at Gustavus

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Brandon Hirdler ’12

A group of Gustavus alumni traveled to the Boundary Waters this past summer! The group included Brandon Hirdler ’12, Erick Kunkel ’12, Ben Meyer ’12, Scott Broady ’09, Ryan Dobbs ’09, Blake Gust ’13, and Peter Rocky ’11.

Gymnastics Places 11 On WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll

Madison, Wis. – The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced its All-Academic Award winners and Scholastic Honor Roll recipients for the 2014-15 academic year on Aug. 13. The Gustavus Adolphus gymnastics team once again had a strong showing on the WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll with 11 members of the team taking home the honor for their achievements […]

Sarah Opseth Rowe ’01

Sarah Opseth Rowe ’01 graduated from St Catherine University in December 2014 with a BSN and now works for Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN as an RN in the Cardiac Renal unit.

 

Gustavus Adolphus College Announces Largest Single Gift in School History

An extraordinary $25 million gift, the largest single contribution in the history of Gustavus Adolphus College, will serve as the cornerstone of the $65 million complete renovation and 50 percent expansion planned for Alfred Nobel Hall of Science.

 

Adam Risland ’09

Adam Risland ’09 married Katie Putnam ’09 on July 13th, 2015 at Breezy Point Resort.

Ivy Borgstrom Huston ’98

Ivy Borgstrom Huston ’98 and husband Bill and I welcomed their first child, daughter Nora Lyn on July 3, 2015.

 

Knoepfel & Olson-Moser Join Idina Menzel for Minneapolis Concert

Two Gustavus Department of Music faculty members, Justin Knoepfel, viola and Jill Olson-Moser, violin, joined vocalist Idina Menzel for the pop singer’s August 13 concert in Minneapolis. Menzel, best known for her Oscar and Grammy-winning performance of “Let It Go” in Disney’s animated film Frozen, performed with a chamber orchestra of Minnesota musicians on the […]

Laura Russell ’11

Laura Russell ’11 completed her program requirements at Saint Mary’s University in August and now has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling & Psychological Services. She is beginning the two-year process of becoming a licensed mental health professional. In June, she started working at Fraser as an Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) Mental Health Practitioner. 

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