Blogs at Gustavus

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Melissa Bruninga (’90)

Melissa writes: I am a tenure-track Assistant Professor of History at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee, where I teach everything but US history. One of the classes I created is History of Gender, and I find myself returning again and again to ideas I learned at Gustavus, in classes such Dr. Kate Wittenstein’s Women’s History […]

Ashley Gibbs Paul ’09

Ashley Gibbs married Ian Paul on July 31, 2015. Ashley teaches kindergarten at Plymouth Creek Elementary, having received an M.A. in Education from Saint Mary’s University in April 2015.

Website Redesign Process

The Process Roughly ten months ago, we outlined a process to redesign the website and presented it to the administration, and later, to the community. We broke this process down into four distinct phases. Phase 1: Feedback and Idea Generation Phase 2: Organization and Research Phase 3: Design and Refinement Phase 4: Development and Production […]

 

Summer’s Not Over for Guthrie’s Berdahl, Guittar and Benson

Summer hasn’t yet run out on The Music Man. Not this summer. The Guthrie Theatre has extended its run of Meredith Wilson’s time-honor classic The Music Man through August 30. Performances are scheduled daily (except for Mondays) at 7:00 p.m. on the Wurtele Thrust Stage at the Guthrie with an added 1:00 p.m. matinée on […]

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.