Archive for June, 2012

Ben Johnson-Tesch '12 

Ben Johnson-Tesch ’12 Receives Prestigious Med School Scholarship

Recent Gustavus Adolphus College graduate Ben Johnson-Tesch recently received a scholarship that will provide him with full tuition for four years of medical school at the University of Minnesota. The Eden Prairie native recently graduated with a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Kirk Beyer 

Kirk Beyer Receives Donald E. Dickason Award

Kirk Beyer, director of human resources at Gustavus Adolphus College has been named the 2012 recipient of the Donald E. Dickason Award by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources.

Glen Lloyd 

Glen Lloyd Named New Assistant Director of Multicultural Programs

Gustavus Adolphus College Vice President for Student Life Dr. JoNes VanHecke has announced that Glen Lloyd has been named the new Assistant Director of Multicultural Programs at the College.

Tim Kennedy '82 

Tim Kennedy ’82 Promoted to Vice President for Marketing and Communication

After serving as Interim Vice President for Marketing and Communication during the 2011-12 academic year, Tim Kennedy has been promoted to Vice President for Marketing and Communication effective immediately.

Hilary Bauer '12 

Hilary Bauer ’12 Named a Fulbright Scholar

Hilary Bauer ’12, a recent graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College has been named a Fulbright Scholar for 2012. Bauer is the third Gustavus alumni this year to receive the honor as she joins previously announced recipients Jean-Paul Noel ’12 and Claire Sagstuen ’11.

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Gustavus Records Top 40 Finish in NACDA Director’s Cup

Gustavus Adolphus College placed 39th out of 444 competing NCAA Division III schools in the 2011-12 Director's Cup. Gustavus recorded national finishes in eight sports during the 2011-12 school year.

Peg O'Connor 

O’Connor Has Article Published by The New York Times

For the second time in the last six months, Gustavus Adolphus College Professor of Philosophy and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Peg O'Connor has had an article published by The New York Times. The article titled "The Fallacy of the 'Hijacked Brain'" is part of a Times series called The Stone.

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Gustavus Looks Ahead to 48th Nobel Conference

Top researchers in biogeochemistry, oceanography, deep-sea biology, molecular genetics, and coral ecology are coming together on Oct. 2-3, 2012, for “Our Global Ocean,” the 48th annual Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College. They will meet to discuss the marine realm: what we know, what we don’t know, and how we humans rely upon healthy vibrant seas.

Dr. Kathi Tunheim 

Kathi Tunheim Named Endowed Chair in Management and Leadership

Dr. Kathi Tunheim, Assistant Professor of Economics and Management at Gustavus Adolphus College, has been named the inaugural holder of the Board of Trustees Endowed Chair in Management and Leadership in the Department of Economics and Management at the College.


Gustavus Annual Fund Achieves Goal of $4.5 Million and Increases Alumni Participation

The Office of Institutional Advancement at Gustavus Adolphus College is proud to announce that thanks to the generosity of alumni, parents, and friends the Gustavus Annual Fund has achieved its goal for the 2012 fiscal year by raising more than $4.5 million.