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Gustavus Extends “Warm” Welcome to Class of 2019

Gustavus Adolphus College welcomed the Class of 2019 to campus on Friday, September 4, 2015 with lots of energy and plenty of sun and a heat index nearing 100 degrees. President Rebecca Bergman along with an energetic group of Gustie Greeters welcomed the 640 members of the incoming class with creative cheers and lots of high fives, while the Gustie football team provided the muscle to help everyone haul furniture, clothing, and electronics into the dormitories

 

Gustavus Adolphus College Announces Largest Single Gift in School History

An extraordinary $25 million gift, the largest single contribution in the history of Gustavus Adolphus College, will serve as the cornerstone of the $65 million complete renovation and 50 percent expansion planned for Alfred Nobel Hall of Science.

 

Track and Field Standout Elizabeth Weiers Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has announced its 2015 spring sports postgraduate scholarship winners. Among the list of 29 male and 29 female recipients was Gustavus Adolphus College track and field throwing specialist Elizabeth Weiers (Le Center, Minn.). “This is another outstanding achievement for Liz,” said head track and field coach Dale Bahr. “Each award or recognition that […]

 

Gustavus Alumnae Thrive at Mayo School of Health Sciences

Three talented students began their first year at Gustavus Adolphus College in 2010, drawn in by the welcoming community of people and the high-caliber of academics, athletics, and activities. All three students: Paige Dieleman ’14 (chemistry), Michaela Holm ’14 (biology), and Ashley Petersen ’14 (biology), knew they were interested in the health care profession, but […]

 

Katie Sexe-Talbot ’00: A Leader in Healthcare Administration

Gustavus Adolphus College alumna Katie Sexe-Talbot '00 was recently recognized by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for professional achievement, leadership qualities, and contributions to the broader Twin Cities community.

 

Looking Ahead to the 51st Nobel Conference

The 51st Nobel Conference, which is titled “Addiction: Exploring the Science and Experience of an Equal Opportunity Condition,” will take place Oct. 6-7, 2015. Tickets for this year's Nobel Conference are now on sale and can be purchased online at gustavustickets.com or by calling 507-933-7520.

 

Board of Trustees Recognized by AAUP for Shared Governance

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) announced Monday, June 8 that the Gustavus Adolphus College Board of Trustees, including President Rebecca Bergman, would receive the Association’s Ralph S. Brown Award for Shared Governance.

 

David Lilly and Jenny Strom Named Gustavus Student-Athletes Of The Year

Gustavus Adolphus College senior soccer player David Lilly and senior swimmer Jenny Strom have been named the 2014-15 Gustavus Student-Athletes of the Year.

 

Video and Photos from Commencement Day

On Sunday, May 31, the 616 members of the Class of 2015 walked across the stage at Hollingsworth Field to receive their bachelor of arts degrees. You can relive the day by watching a number of videos or browsing through a gallery of photos.

 

Vice President Westphal Receives Honorary Degree

Gustavus Adolphus College Vice President for Finance and Treasurer Ken Westphal received the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, at the College’s commencement exercises on May 31. The honor was conferred to Westphal by Gustavus President Rebecca Bergman.