Blogs at Gustavus

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Katie Sexe-Talbot ’00: A Leader in Healthcare Administration

Gustavus Adolphus College alumna Katie Sexe-Talbot '00 was recently recognized by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for professional achievement, leadership qualities, and contributions to the broader Twin Cities community.

 

Looking Ahead to the 51st Nobel Conference

The 51st Nobel Conference, which is titled “Addiction: Exploring the Science and Experience of an Equal Opportunity Condition,” will take place Oct. 6-7, 2015. Tickets for this year's Nobel Conference are now on sale and can be purchased online at gustavustickets.com or by calling 507-933-7520.

Sharon Rajala Reese ’64

Gusties from the class of 1964 gathered for lunch in June at Ciao Bella in Bloomington. Left to right, front row: Sharon Johnson Corl, Susan Fenske Anderson, Mary Fahden McIlrath, Nicky Kerpen Bredeson. Back row, left to right: Maxine Holm (Jim ’63), Ina Street Sickels, Sharon Rajala Reese, Diane Ness Anderson, Liz Proeschl Wold.

Paula Dumdei Rock ’77

Paula Dumdei Rock ’77 shares, “Retired from nursing after 37 years, 33 of those as Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. We have sold the house in Eden Prairie and are now living the good life in Grand Rapids, MN. We live on Lake Jay Gould. Daughter Lauren has moved to Laguna Niguel, CA. Son Jeffrey ’08, […]

 

On Giving: #1

It all started with a hairbrush. Tuesday, two sister campers came up to me with a problem.  They had forgotten their hairbrush at home.  I said, “Well, I just run my fingers through my hair.  Try that.”  When I saw their faces and realized that my sense of humor is not shared by all, I […]

Kyrstin and Keith Gustafson Schwartz ’04

Augustus (Gus) Thomas Schwartz was born on 7/17/14 to proud parents Keith Schwartz ’04 and Kyrstin Gustafson Schwartz ’04.  

Felipe Bernstein ’79

Felipe Bernstein ’79 shares, “I live in Santiago, Chile and with my wife Angelina. We have 3 daughters and 1 son, and on April 7 2015 I had my first granddaughter named Mila. Currently I am CEO and owner of SOLNET Corp a Consulting and Software company in my country.”

 

Junior Eric Hanson ’16 Wins Goldwater Scholarship

Gustavus Adolphus College junior mathematics major Eric Hanson ’16 is the recipient of a 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate award for students pursuing careers in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering.

 

Jean-Paul Noel ’12 Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus Jean-Paul Noel ’12 is the recipient of a 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). The fellowship will support Noel’s research through the Neuroscience Graduate Program at Vanderbilt University.

 

Jace Riggin ’16: A Champion for Justice in His Home State

While growing up in Devils Lake, North Dakota, Gustavus Adolphus College junior Jace Riggin ’16 says he was an “outsider” for many reasons. Today, Riggin is using his life experiences and passion for justice to help others in his hometown who might consider themselves as “outsiders”.