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Gustavus recognized for student voter participation

Building upon the school’s impressive track record of robust student voter participation, Gustavus has been recognized as one of 394 colleges nationwide recognized for its efforts to increase nonpartisan democratic engagement in the 2022 elections. The national ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting campaign helps colleges and universities make intentional efforts to increase student […]

Gustavus gears up for Christmas in Christ Chapel

As the first snows of the year surround us, the Gustavus campus is lively with preparations for this year’s Christmas in Christ Chapel. While students, faculty, and staff put in the countless hours of rehearsal that this service requires – as they have for nearly 50 years – this is a time to reflect on […]

Gusties Raise $500K for First-Generation Students in One Evening 

First-generation Gusties Brenna Germscheid ’23, Anahi Rubalcava Ortiz ’23, and Cristina Sirbu ’24 with Gus In a welcome return to in-person philanthropy, A Royal Affair—the Gustie Gala raised more than $500,000 on Saturday, Nov. 12 to support scholarships for first-generation Gustavus students, and another $150,000 for the Gustavus Library Associates (GLA) Endowment Fund. The Folke […]

Meet Kong Yang ’23, Japanese Studies Major and Army Serviceman

Kong Yang on reconnaissance duty in Somalia, 2020. When Kong Yang was a high school senior in Maplewood, he began to think about ways to pay for college. Born in Thailand, he came to the Twin Cities with his family as a child and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2016. Around that time, his […]

NorthMarq Internship Opens Doors for Nduwayezu ’23

The senior international management major says that her internship taught her to “get connected and be daring.”

Mayo Clinic Fellowship Opens Doors to Passionate Gustie Researchers

Eight students spent ten weeks at one of the country’s leading medical research centers.

Move-In, Convocation, and the Official Start of 2022-2023

More photos from Move-In Day found here.  On a warm, sunny Friday, Gustie Greeters assembled themselves at the Grace and Jefferson Street entrances and welcomed—with boisterous cheers and song—members of the Class of 2026. For Greeters who entered college during the heart of the pandemic, the cherished Gustie tradition carried special significance this year.  “I […]

Four Questions with Khu Thao ’97

Thao, the new CEO of Canvas Health, says that young people need a combination of adult support and space "to live their complexity."

Lavan ’23 Named PPIA Junior Summer Institute Fellow

The rigorous fellowship in public policy brings together scholars from around the globe to tackle real-world problems at a graduate level.

Robles ’23 Takes a Backstage Lead as Minnesota Orchestra Intern

Landing an internship with one of the most prestigious orchestras in the region has taught Jessica Mendez Robles ’23 how to ensure the show goes on.