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Senior Delaney Sweet Selected as 2016 Commencement Speaker

Senior English major Delaney Sweet has been chosen to serve as the commencement speaker on Sunday, May 29, when the Class of 2016 graduates at Hollingsworth Field.

Happy Graduation, From the Top of Old Main

Graduation Day on top of Old Main, prior to 1920. “The young people that found and shall find inexhaustible treasures here, shall exhort their friends to come, seek, and find what they need for a happy life.”—Lars Lundgren, class of 1890 Somewhere in Gustavus history, prior to 1920, it is May and it is 12:30 […]

Shine: Siri Erickson

CORE VALUE: FAITH. At Gustavus, questions of faith permeate in traditional Lutheran practices, like Daily Sabbath and sacred music. They are present in nontraditional ways too, like the planned Multifaith Center in the renovated Anderson Hall. It will have flex space for students to pray and engage in a variety of contemplative practices from their […]

Dwight Stoll Receives 2016 Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award

Gustavus Associate Professor of Chemistry Dwight Stoll has been named the recipient of the 2016 Faculty Scholarly Achievement Award. The award was presented at the College’s annual Honor’s Day Convocation on Saturday, May 7.

Karl Satterlund ’19 Awarded Swedish Language Scholarship

Gustavus first-year student Karl Satterlund was recently awarded a Swedish Language Scholarship by the Swedish Council of America (SCA). The award will help Satterlund study in Sweden for a semester next spring.

Remembering Ellery Peterson ’49

Ellery Olof Peterson ’49, a professor emeritus of accounting who taught at Gustavus for 35 years, passed away on November 18, 2015. Peterson had a long history of service and giving to the College beyond his professorship. He set up a scholarship endowment with his first wife, Aileen, and worked with alumni to set up endowments. […]

Mary Joos Wins Swenson-Bunn Teaching Award

Mary Joos, program director and clinical education coordinator of the Gustavus Adolphus College Athletic Training Program, has been awarded the 2016 Swenson-Bunn Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence.

Shine: Kendra Frey

CORE VALUE: EXCELLENCE. Kendra Frey’s choice to perform at the highest level possible within her multiple passions made her an exceptional candidate for medical school. She was accepted into several programs, and heads to the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in the fall. (Photo: Becca Sabot) (Shine profiles celebrate members of the Gustavus […]

Second Annual Gustie Entrepreneur Cup Set for Saturday

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Economics and Management is hosting its second annual Gustie Entrepreneur Cup on Saturday, May 14 in Beck Academic Hall.

Reginald Penner ’83 Helps Lead a Nanowire Discovery

A California-based research group led by Reginald Penner ’83 has made an important discovery in nanowire technology that could revolutionize our battery-powered devices.