Archive for July, 2014

Gusties To Shine at Minnesota Fringe Festival

With more than 165 shows performing five times each on 19 stages across the Twin Cities area, the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival, one of the largest in the nation, looks to be even bigger than last year’s record festival. Through it all, Gustavus theatre and dance and music alumni, along with current students and faculty will play a major role in the 12-day festival.

Free Press Features President Bergman

The Mankato Free Press and education reporter Amanda Dyslin recently featured President Rebecca Bergman with a front page story in the paper's Tuesday, July 8 print edition. President Bergman became Gustavus Adolphus College's 17th president and first female president when she officially began her tenure on July 1, 2014.

Alumnus and Trustee Rev. John Hogenson ’81 Named Senior Pastor at Mount Olivet

Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus and current member of the College’s Board of Trustees, Rev. John Hogenson ’81, has been named the new Senior Pastor at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. Hogenson will begin his new duties on August 1, 2014.

Rebecca M. Bergman Begins Tenure as 17th President of Gustavus

On Tuesday, July 1, Rebecca M. Bergman officially began her duties as the 17th President of Gustavus Adolphus College. The College's Board of Trustees announced in late February that Bergman would replace Jack Ohle, who retired after serving as President since July 2008. Bergman is the first woman in the 152-year history of the College to be named president.