Blogs at Gustavus
The Gustavus Orientation program is September 4 – 7 and is focused on helping new students with the transition to Gustavus and establishing a sense of belonging in this community. Visit the orientation website for more information and a complete schedule of events for both incoming first year students as well as transfer students.
Parents of first year students: come as you are after a physically and emotionally draining move-in day (September 4) to enjoy a relaxed meal and entertaining program with other family members who are going through the same things! This Parent Dinner & Orientation is scheduled from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Heritage Banquet Room […]
When talking about college with your student, the conversation almost always turns to money. From tuition to back to school shopping to textbooks and more, there are many costs associated with attending college. For many families, college tuition is one of the largest investments they will make, however, many overlook the need to protect that […]
Looking for a good summer read? Each summer, incoming Gustavus students are asked to read a “Reading in Common” book that will be discussed during New Student Orientation and, for some students, during their First Term Seminar course. Many members of the Gustavus community including faculty, staff, and upperclass students also read the book over […]
Near perfect weather graced the Gustavus Adolphus College campus on Sunday, May 31 for the College’s 2015 commencement exercises. Six hundred and sixteen seniors walked across the stage and received their degrees at Hollingsworth Field. Senior Rosalie Repke of Orono, Minn., gave this year’s commencement address. Anna M. Wiltse of Glenwood Springs, Col., received the […]
How are you thinking about your philosophy major now? A Gustavus Philosophy Alumni Event The faculty and students of the Philosophy Department invite you to a first-ever all-philosophy-alumni gathering, to be held Saturday, April 16 at Gustavus. See the attached pdf for details. save the date
Maja Margaret was born on July 2, 2015 to Maren Stoddard Mack ’05 and her husband, Doug Mack. Maren writes, “Everyone is healthy and we’re overjoyed to be a family!”
Samantha Manick is working as a baker at River Rock Cafe in St. Peter, a community institution much beloved for its excellent homemade treats. Sami follows in the footsteps of fellow philosophy graduate Kate Goodpaster, who also began her baking career at River Rock. (Kate now is the (philosopher) queen of the laminated dough machine, […]
Louise Spike Wolff was born on May 13, 2015 to Tessa Carlsen Wolff ’07 and Charlie Wolff.
Austin writes: “I’m currently working at the Leo Hoffmann Center [in St. Peter] as a Night Youth Counselor. My primary job responsibility is providing supervision at night (doing bed checks, etc.) while the kids are sleeping. The Leo Hoffmann Center is a residential treatment center for male adolescent sex offenders. Apart from night supervision, most of what […]