Entries tagged with ‘Alumni’

Early Gustavus Alumni Connections Program

The Early Gustavus Alumni Connections program has launched! This brand new pilot program, also known as EGAC, matches recent Gustie grads with a First Year Gustie student for help in navigating life “on the hill”, understanding the myriad of programs and activities that are available, and simply give the students a great Gustie grad as […]

 

Rasmussen’s Black Aperture on National Book Award Longlist

Visiting Professor of English and 1998 Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Matt Rasmussen has been named to the 2013 National Book Award Longlist for Poetry for his debut collection of poems titled Black Aperture. The list of 10 books was announced on Tuesday, Sept, 17 by the National Book Foundation.

 

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.

 

Tracy Saunders ’10: From California to Gustavus to Washington, D.C.

Tracy Saunders '10 chose to make Gustavus Adolphus College her home for four years after growing up in California. Now she is enrolled in Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies and has a bright future ahead of her.

 

Michael Klajda ’13 Receives Kenneth and Florence Bray Medical School Scholarship

Michael Klajda '13 graduated this past spring with a degree in biology. This fall he is headed to medical school at the University of Minnesota's Duluth campus with a merit based scholarship.

 

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.

 

Alumna Makes History at Gay Marriage Ceremony

Gustavus alumna Cathy ten Broeke ’91 has committed her professional career to ending homelessness in the state of Minnesota. At midnight on Thursday, August 1, ten Broeke made a commitment of a different kind, and in the process, became part of Minnesota history.

 

Gustavus Senior Interning for Minor League Baseball Team

This fall, senior Beau Bachman '14 will be a key player for the Gustavus football team, but this summer he is busy interning with the Arkansas Travelers, a minor league baseball affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

 

Shane Jensen ’10 Returns to Minnesota for Newest Film The Way The Crow Flies

For some graduates, a move off of the campus following graduation includes a move back home for a time of soul-searching, reflection and discovery, a time to consider a path for the next step in their journey. While this move may not fit into their original master plan, it does provide some time to determine […]

 

Gusties to Light Up the Stage at Fringe Festival in August

A number of current and former Gustavus students will be performing, directing, and producing at the 2013 Minnesota Fringe Festival, which will take place August 1-11 at various locations in Minneapolis.