Entries tagged with ‘3cc’


Five Recent Alumni Start Year of Service with Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Five recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduates are among the 138 volunteers that recently began their year of service in 14 different cities across the country through Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC). Benjamin Batz ’12, Dan Burnett ’13, Elizabeth Logas ’13, and Ben Whalen ’13 are all serving in Minneapolis, while Brin Bailey ’13 is serving in Seattle, Wash.


St. Croix Theatre Festival Features Kim Braun ’11 and Ethan Bjelland ’12

The annual St. Croix Theatre Festival in St. Croix Falls, Wisc., has opened for another season and, again this year, includes some familiar names from the Gustavus Department of Theatre & Dance and the Department of Music.


Jason Haaheim ’01: Principal Timpanist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Jason Haaheim '01 earned degrees in honors physics and music and is now the Principal Timpanist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in New York.


Laurel Boman ’14: Excelling in Classics Department

Gustavus junior Laurel Boman has found a home in the College's Classics Department and was recently awarded a Manson A. Stewart Scholarship. Her story reveals how challenging and rewarding a major in the humanities can be for Gustavus students.


Gustavus graduate Kurt Elling up for another Grammy

Elling’s latest album, The Gate, is his 11th Grammy nomination When the annual Grammy Awards are held on Sunday, February 12, Gustavus Alumnus Kurt Elling ’89 will be among the nominees for Best Jazz Vocal Album for his latest jazz album entitled The Gate. For Elling, this is his eleventh Grammy nomination. Elling received his […]

Celebrate St. Lucia

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Jennifer Werness was crowned the 2011 St. Lucia. She was chosen from a court of five women who were nominated for the honor by their fellow sophomore women. The court consists of five Sophomores: Russian Studies and Classics Major Susan Crane of Des Moines, Iowa; Political Science and Scandinavian Studies Major […]


Phil Helt Chosen as Commencement Speaker

Gustavus Adolphus College senior Phil Helt has been chosen by a committee of faculty, staff, and students to speak at the College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 29. Helt will graduate with a degree in Communication Studies and History.

The Philosophy of Bread

For Senior Religion Majors Bethany Ringdal and Brendan Wilkes and Senior Philosophy Major Alex Legeros, baking bread is more than just a fun hobby. “Bread brings people together,” Wilkes said, “You invite people in and you share it.” While they all share a common philosophy about making bread, the three bakers became interested in bread […]


Mellema Awarded Rossing Physics Scholarship

Gustavus Adolphus College senior Daniel Mellema has been named a Rossing Physics Scholar Honorable Mention for 2010-11.


Co-Presidents Elect Tessmer and Thayer make plans for the future

Emily Thayer, a junior politial science and communication studies major, and Sean Tessmer, a junior political science and religion studies major, have been elected Student Senate Co-Presidents for the 2010-2011 school year. The election took place last Monday following a race between the Thayer-Tessmer pair and the other campaigning pair of Junior Phil Cleary and […]