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Gregg Aamot ’91

Gregg Aamot ’91 recently published new edition of a writing textbook called “Writing Insights: Discovering the Keys to Structure and Content,” a book targeted to English composition courses for high school and college students. The author is my late father, Paul Aamot, who first published a version of the book several years ago while he […]

Joe Campbell ’05

Maxwell J., to Joe Campbell ’05 and Emily Wenzel Campbell ’05, 08/12/2014

Britt Stewart Named Head Softball Coach At Gustavus Adolphus College

Britt Stewart, a native of Minnetonka, Minn., has been named the head softball coach at Gustavus Adolphus College, which was announced Tuesday by Athletic Director Tom Brown. Stewart most recently completed her third season at Southwest Minnesota State University where she was the lead pitching and assistant hitting coach.

International Education Director Roger Adkins Named AIEA Presidential Fellow

Director of International and Cultural Education Roger Adkins, Phd, has been named an Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) Presidential Fellow for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Web Changes for Fall 2016

Last September we launched our new website. Since then, we’ve made numerous minor updates to improve the site’s performance, and to increase accessibility and usability. Larger issues were monitored throughout the academic year, and we’re now at a point where we can confidently address them. We’re primarily basing these changes on our analytics–aggregate data that […]

The Next Right Thing

One of our camper’s opponents drove a tough shot into the corner, and the camper went for an ill-advised winner.  He tried to do too much.  He missed.  He hit his shoe with his racket.  Then he hit it again.  And again. I happened to be walking past at the moment.  Lucky him. I called […]

Gustavus Hosts ITA Summer Circuit Event

Gustavus Adolphus College is hosting an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Summer Circuit event Friday through Sunday, July 1-3. The tournament brings together college players from all divisions as well as top junior players for a weekend of singles and doubles. Play begins with play-in matches, beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday. Main draw and consolation matches continue Saturday with play beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday’s matches also begin at 9 a.m.

Brianna Sander Borka ’06

During a recent, long awaited trip to Ireland, Nathan ’04 and Brianna (Sander) Borka ’06 met up with Dana Rabe ’09 who is currently in Galway working on getting her master’s in creative process.

Amy (Haberman) Abercrombie ’95

Members of the Class of 1994, 1995 and 1996 got together for their annual Christmas celebration for the 20th consecutive year. This year the gathering was at the JW Marriott at the MOA. Picture in the front row are: Amy Haberman Abercrombie (95), Melissa Rach, Kara Buckner (97), Katie Norelius, Kristin Swanson Engman (95), Jodi […]

Heidi (Sands) Gusenius ’03 and Mik Gusenius ’03

It’s a Girl!  Marika Sue, born to Heidi Sands Gusenius ’03 and Mik Gusenius ’03, on 05/04/2015.